Girls basketball: Hoquiam 68, La Center 60, 2 OTs

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The Grizzlies erased a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter and then won in double overtime to end La Center's season.

Katie Whitten had 26 points, six steals and eight assists for the Wildcats, who controlled the first three quarters of the game played at W.F. West High School in Chehalis.

Hoquiam shot 50 free throws in the game, converting 28 of them. La Center went to the line only 12 times.

Brandi Creviston scored 27 points for the Grizzlies, who made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to gain momentum.

Both teams scored 11 points in the first overtime, but Hoquiam outscored La Center 8-0 in the second extra period.

"We gave it our best shot. It just didn't work out for us," La Center coach Herm VanWeerdhuizen said.

Andrea Griffee scored 10 points for La Center. Ashley Denney grabbed eight rebounds and Shelby Vermuelen seven.

HOQUIAM 67, LA CENTER 60 (2 OT)

HOQUIAM -- Quercia 6, Parker 7, Rose 9, Kramer 1, Brandi Creviston 27, Stenart 14, Johnson 4, Doyle 0. Totals 16-38 (8) 28-50 68.

LA CENTER -- Katie Whitten 26, Ashley Denney 7, Kayla Aguirre 5, Andrea Griffee 10, Katie Hebdon 2, Rachel Moudy 6, Shelby Vermuelen 4. Totals 23-52 (10) 4-12 60.

Hoquiam 6 5 12 26 11 8--68

La Center 12 11 17 9 11 0--60