Sports in Brief 11/14


Wilson wins swimming award

Senior Shayna Wilson won the Randy McDougall Outstanding Swimmer Award at the Aberdeen High School girls swimming banquet Tuesday night at the AHS commons.

Other team awards: Inspirational — Amber Rosché. Bus Fairbairn Award — Danielle Rowe. Outstanding Sportsmanship — Darryl Craig. Coaches Award — Hannah Bortel. Most Improved — Naomi Wolfenberger. Captains — Hannah Bortel, Darryl Craig. Scholar-Athlete Awards — Megan West, Mairead Ost, Shayna Wilson, Hannah Bortel, Keola Holt, Molly Rabung, Linnea Davison, Naomi Wolfenberger, Claire Hurd, Josephene Butcher, Darryl Craig.

Letterwinners: Varsity — Hannah Bortel, Keola Holt, Claire Hurd, Molly Rabung, Shayna Wilson, Darryl Craig, Josephene Butcher, Megan West, Samantha Sampson, Naomi Wolfenberger, Danielle Rowe, Amber Rosché, Hannah Mellon-Jackson (lettered for Hoquiam), Lauren Dunn, Linnea Davison, Mairead Ost. and managers Keegan Davison and Raven Hines. JV — Libby Carrico, Shana Conrad, Alexa Giron, Marlena Luzzi, Jordan Wolfe.

Blazers crown Kings to end skid

Damian Lillard had 22 points and nine assists to help the Portland Trail Blazers stop a four-game losing streak with a 103-86 victory over the short-handed Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

Portland used a strong third quarter to build its lead to 16 points and pushed the cushion to 22 early in the fourth. The Blazers outrebounded the Kings and connected on 14 of 27 attempts from 3-point range.

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Wesley Matthews had 18. Nicolas Batum had 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists. J.J. Hickson added 10 points and 13 rebounds.

James Johnson scored 16 points and Marcus Thornton 14 for the Kings, who dropped their third straight.

Images Grays Harbor College will host a free softball hitting clinic Saturday at the college gym.

Choker softball coach Tom Sutera will direct the clinic. Girls in the 8-U through 12-U age groups will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, while instruction will be offered to those in the 14-U age group and older from 1 to 3 p.m. The camp is limited to 20 participants per session. Participants should provide their own bat, helmet and tennis shoes. Futher information may be obtained by contacting Sutera at 538-2506 or tsutera@ghc.edu.