Junior standout leads Meadowdale past Stanwood | Girls basketball
Jaiteh uses size, speed to overpower Spartans
Last updated 1/23/2020 at 11:32am
Meadowdale needed someone to step up.
The Mavericks took a 12-point lead early in the third quarter against Stanwood but quickly saw their advantage cut to 8.
Junior Fatoumata Jaiteh answered the call in a big way.
The 6-foot center used her size and strength to score three unanswered baskets and the Mavericks went on to defeat the Spartans 52-38 in a Wesco 3A girls basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, at Meadowdale High School.
“It was my teammates and coaches,” Jaiteh said. “I was hesitating when I got the ball. They were encouraging me. They said, ‘You’ve got this. Make your move...