Wallowa’s Lady Cougar Varsity Basketball team lost two games this past week.
Powder Valley came to town Friday night and walked away with a 51-20 victory.
Nixyaawii Community School of Pendleton dropped in Saturday and defeated the girls, 81-29.
Wallowa stuck closer to Powder Valley this outing than the last matchup earlier in the season, coach Annette Moeller said.
Shanna Rae Tillery led the effort with six points, Jamie Johnston and Rylee Goller added four each and Ella Moeller, Ashlyn Young and Grace Pendarvis each had two.
Nixyaawii, a perennial powerhouse, dominated every aspect of Saturday’s game. Wallowa did manage to hold one of the squad’s leading scorers Mary Stewart to 11 points. Milan Schimmel poured in 24 points.
Tillery led the Cougars with 12 points, Austin Post, Josie Scott and Riley Ferré had four each and Pendarvis and Goller added two each.
This week’s matchups are against Joseph, Griswold and Pine Eagle. Wallowa lost to Joseph in a previous league matchup, dropped its earlier game against Griswold and defeated Pine Eagle.
Wallowa Boys Varsity Basketball team lost to Powder Valley, 61-54, Friday and was defeated by Nixyaawii Saturday, 34-59. Both were home games.