The Baker girls win their first ever state basketball title, 51-48 over Marist, tonight at Forest Grove High School, finishing the season with a 25-1 record.

Jayme Ramos led Baker with 14 points. Rose Gwillim and Sydney Younger each had 11. Sydney Keller added 7, including two crucial late free throws, and Isabella Nemec had 6 points.

It was a thrilling game with multiple lead changes in the second half. After Marist took a 41-39 lead with 5:21 left, Baker scored 6 straight points -- 2 free throws by Ramos, a layup by Gwillim, and a layup by Ramos.

Baker made 16 of 22 free throws, compared with Marist's 4 of 8.

See full story and photos in Monday's issue of the Baker City Herald.


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