TACOMA — Life Christian outscored Ilwaco 16-9 in the fourth quarter to win 63-56 Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Tacoma, avenging a loss in Ilwaco in November. Derek Wallace, who averages 5.5 points per game, scored seven of his 15 points in the final quarter to lead the Eagles. Alex Kaino led the Fishermen with 17 points.

Life Christian ended the week at 10-2 in league play. Ilwaco was 8-4 behind Willapa Valley (11-1), Life Christian, and Northwest Christian (10-2).

Aaron Mead is a sports writer for the Chinook Observer. Contact him at 360-642-8181 or aaroncmead@gmail.com.

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