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By PAUL DELANEY
Cheney Free Press 

Cardinal girls lose fourth straight

Return of Luat could turn recent struggles

 

Last updated 1/18/2024 at 9:08am

Clare McGraw

Chiche Okemgbo of Medical Lake drives into the key against Timberlake during a Jan. 10 loss, 50-15. Okemgbo scored 2 points for the Cardinals in that game.

With the main gear in its basketball machine still in the shop for repair, the Medical Lake girls struggled with a winless week.

Cardinals' leading scorer and playmaker Charde Luat was sidelined with an ankle injury during last week's three losses, two in Northeast A League play. Medical Lake lost Jan. 9 to Deer Park 71-23, to Idaho's Timberlake 50-15 (Jan. 10) and Freeman, Jan. 12. They now have four losses in a row since Luat rolled her ankle in an earlier practice.

"Last week was the worst stretch of the season," head Coach Yeta Holloway wrote in an email referencing the difficulty of th...



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