(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)
Cougars use hot start to power to victory…
The Lady Cougars picked up their first league win of the year and second of the season, downing Wilbur-Creston 54-41 in NE 2B North play on Friday. Alyssa Fitzgerald led the way with 15 points, Lexi Robertson had 12 points while Natalie Rose-Sheppard scored 10 points.
Chewelah jumped out to a 15-7 lead in the first quarter and went into halftime with a 28-20 advantage. The Lady Cougars then went on a 15-6 run in the third quarter to ice the victory.
Chewelah improved to 2-12 on the year and will play at Northwest Christian on Friday at 6 p.m.