Hoquiam C teams sweep North Beach tourney

OYEHUT — Hoquiam’s boys and girls swept title honors in North Beach High School’s Winter Fest West C Squad Basketball Tournaments on Monday.

The Grizzlies beat South Bend, 31-20, in the girls championship game. Bianca Lopez led Hoquiam with 15 points.

Hoquiam downed North Beach, 39-30, in one semifinal, while South Bend topped Raymond in the other semi.

Tehya Pillsbury hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds remaining to give North Beach a come-from-behind 41-40 win over Raymond in the girls consolation game.

Hoquiam’s boys captured their first North Beach championship with a 49-42 win over Elma. Skyler Jump scored 13 points and Bubba Dick 11 for the Grizzlies. Cody Garizla tallied 19 points and A.J. Brown 14 for Elma.

The Grizzlies advanced to the title game with a 62-48 win over North Beach. Elma downed Raymond in the other semi.

North Beach also placed third in this tourney by topping Raymond, 51-26. Payton Forvour led the Hyaks with 22 points.

Elma’s boys and North Beach’s girls earned the team sportsmanship awards.


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