Saturday Sports Roundup: Balanced Bulldog boys bash Beavers


BOYS BASKETBALL

Bulldogs 55, Beavers 40

TENINO — Well-balanced Montesano pulled away in the second half to down Tenino in an Evergreen 1A League game Saturday at Tenino.

Kody Usher topped the Bulldogs (1-1, 4-2) with 14 points. Kaleb Chastain added 13 points and nine rebounds, while Kenny Roy added 10 points, seven assists, six rebounds and five blocked shots.

The Bulldogs led by only three (22-19) at the half before settling matters after intermission.

“We were playing a little too fast,” Montesano coach Doug Galloway said. “We tried to slow it down and make better decisions and I think that helped us.”

The teams combined to hit only 20 of 48 free throws.

The Bulldogs will compete in Raymond’s New Year’s Coed Classic next weekend. They’ll open against host Raymond on Friday night.

Monte 10 12 18 15 — 55

Tenino 9 10 12 9 — 40

Montesano (55) — Truax 7, Usher 14, Chastain 13, Roy 10, Hopsecger 4, Bialkowsky 7, Nelson, Lovell. FG — 21-51 (.412). FT — 11-24.

Tenino (40) — Guzman 5, Bailon 3, Peterson 13, O’Brien 2, Pier 3, Davido 9, Engebreth 5, Jones. FG — 13-46 (.283). FT — 9-24.

JV — Tenino won.

Wildcats 75, Indians 61

WESTPORT — Ocosta pushed the offensive tempo and used full-court pressure defense to beat South Bend in a high-scoring Pacific League game on Saturday at Westport.

Caleb Tackett was the leading scorer for the Wildcats (1-2, 4-3), with 19 points. Kurt Bambauer and Alex Herrera scored 13 points apiece. Dan Sobrera added 12 points.

Tackett and James Benn were the leading rebounders for the Wildcats. Sobrera dished up the most assists.

Austin Lewis was the leading scorer for the Tribe (0-2, 1-6), with 20 points.

“Offensively, we played great,” said Ocosta head coach Jason Quinby. “We played good full-court defense and they (the Indians) played well on the half-court.”

Quinby praised Bambauer for his best game of the season offensively and defensively. He also commended Tackett, Benn, and Sobrera for their rebounds and assists.

Ocosta will hit the road to Northwest Christian on Jan. 3. South Bend will play in the Jack Pearson Holiday Classic at Tenoski Gymnasium, opening against Pe Ell on Friday.

SB 10 15 23 13 — 61

OCO 25 15 18 17 — 75

South Bend (61) — Ogilvie, V. Johnson 2, Davis 6, Lewis 20, T. Johnson 2, Edwards 13, Elliott 16, Diaz 2. FG — 24-57 (.421). FT — 11-20.

Ocosta (75) — Tucker, Tackett 19, Sobrera 12, Herrera 13, Anderson, Bambauer 13, Torres 5, Juarez, Short 6, Benn 7. FG — 31-68 (.456). FT — 3-6.

JV and C Squad — Ocosta won.

Loggers 72, Bruins 29

CLALLAM BAY — Brady Anderson poured through 26 points as Wishkah walloped Clallam Bay in a non-league contest Saturday at Clallam Bay.

The Loggers (5-2) enjoyed their highest-scoring contest of the season. Wishkah coach Matt Ferrier, however, might have been more pleased with his team’s defense.

“Defensively, our pressure from the get-go was absolutely fantastic,” Ferrier raved.

Wishkah’s Chris Thein, Trey Berge and Gavin Baltzell finished with six rebounds each. Anderson and Robert Rodriguez each handed out five assists.

The Loggers will participate in the Tenino Christmas Tournament on Friday and Saturday. They’ll face Tenino at 7 p.m. Friday and Northwest Christian at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Wish 19 19 13 21 — 72

C. Bay 5 9 7 8 — 29

Wishkah (72) — Gardiner 9, B. Anderson 26, Rodriguez 7, Thein 6, J. Anderson 6, Berge 7, Baltzell 11. FG — 27-62 (.436). FT — 13-29.

Clallam Bay (29) — Green 4, Signor 3, Gregory 12, McKay, Wrzesien 6, James 2, Ritter 2, Cowerey. FG — 12-56 (.214). FT — 3-7.

Chitwhins 60, Blackhawks 7

TAHOLAH — Powered by Trish Charley’s 18 points, Taholah thumped Lummi in a non-league game on Saturday at Taholah.

Karlena Walther added 12 points, five steals, three assists and two blocked shots for the unbeaten Chitwhins (5-0). Nicole Hidalgo had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Marquel Waugh contributed 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Rachel Cheney added seven assists.

Lummi only had two players who scored.

“The score speaks for itself,” said Taholah assistant coach Donald Waugh. “We shut them down defensively with our effective press. The girls on the bench came in and filled their roles. They continued to score offensively and even though we tried to pull back, it was impossible. We were patient and made all the right passes.”

Waugh cited Charley for her leadership in the front, steals and transition breaks. He also praised Rachel Cheney for her assists in scoring.

Taholah will hit the road to Clallam Bay on Jan. 8.

LUM 0 0 7 0 — 7

TAH 20 19 10 11 — 60

Lummi (7) — Ellenwood 5, Tomma 2.

Taholah (60) — James 3, Walther 12, Waugh 10, Charley 18, Logan 2, Cheney 4, Markishtum, Hidalgo 11, Underwood.

Bruins 34, Loggerettes 28

CLALLAM BAY — Wishkah went scoreless in the first quarter and could not catch up with Clallam Bay, taking the loss in non-league play on Saturday at Clallam Bay.

Although the Loggerettes (1-4) outscored the Bruins in the second half, 24-16, they could not overcome a 14-0 deficit after one period.

Ally Ancich was the leading scorer for Wishkah with nine points. She and Ryan Anderson were the leading rebounders with 11 apiece.

Anderson also swiped eight steals. Payton West dished up three assists to go with her seven points. Chrissy Rurup swiped five steals.

Jeddie Herndon was the leading scorer for Clallam Bay with ten points.

“In the second half, the score was 24-16, but we are underperforming in the first quarter, ” said Wishkah head coach Katherine Butcher. “We have struggled for the past two games and gotten ourselves into a hole.”

Butcher praised freshman Ancich for her offense and rebounding, She also commended Anderson for aggressive rebounding and defense and Rurup for her quick-footed defense.

Wishkah will host Lake Quinault on Jan. 4 in Brian Eager Memorial Gymnasium.

WISH 0 4 14 10 — 28

CB 14 4 11 5 — 34

Wishkah (28) — West 7, Barber 1, Anderson 7, Rurup 2, Cushing 2, Ancich 9, Warren, Pruitt, Kinnaman, Trudy, Sorensen. FG — 11-34 (.324). FT — 6-30.

Clallam Bay (34) — Lachester 2, Herndon 10, Erickson 8, Maines 2, Signor 8, Wilson 4. FG — n.a. FT — 10-28.

Devils 76, Owls 53

MATLOCK — Neah Bay overpowered Mary M. Knight in the second half and handed the Owls their first loss on Saturday at Matlock.

Cierra Moss scored 32 points for the Red Devils. Neah Bay hit 43 percent of its shots and 82 percent of its free throws.

The score was 36-30 at halftime. Then the Red Devils took over in the second half.

Jaycee Valley and Lauren Dierkop scored 13 points apiece for the Owls (4-1). Dierkop also grabbed six rebounds.

Miranda Sowle scored 12 points, swiped seven steals, dished up six assists and added two blocks.

“Cierra Moss is a good player and we had no answer for her,” said Knight head coach Lance Valley. “They doubled up on us on the boards. We couldn’t get our shots in in the second half. We did take care of the ball though and the score was a lot closer than the last time we played them.”

Mary M. Knight hits the road to Muckleshoot on Saturday.

NB 19 17 19 21 — 76

MMK 15 15 10 13 — 53

Neah Bay (76) — Ha. Greene 12, Ho. Greene 5, Halttunen 4, Aguirre 4, Jimmicum, Moss 32, Johnson, Chartrau 17, Hill 2. FG — 32-75 (.427). FT — 9-11.

Mary M. Knight (53) — Valley 13, Haury, Bearden, Sowle 12, Pais, Ackley 4, K. Kiliz, A. Kiliz 4, Snyder, Adsero 7, Dierkop 13. FG — 19-74 (.257). FT — 11-24.

C.C. MENS BASKETBALL

Chokers 110, Rangers 82

WALLA WALLA — K.C. Harrison erupted for 38 points as Grays Harbor College stayed alive in the Yakima Valley Crossover Tournament by downing Olympic College on Saturday at Yakima.

The Chokers (2-5) play another consolation game at noon today against Blue Mountain College. The Chokers lost their tourney opener to Walla Walla, 118-92.

Tim Straughter added 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds for GHC. Bryan Irion pulled down eight rebounds as well and Cameron Ladson dished up four assists.

Cortavius Williams was the leading scorer for the Rangers with 24 points.

“Today we came out and played college basketball,” said GHC coach Jordan Altman. “We have six new freshmen and they made an overall effort from start to finish.”

Grays Harbor (110) — Harrison 38, Larkins 14, Ladson 13, Straughter 16, McGriff 14, Dutton 5, Kolo 1, Irion 9. FG — 34-69 (.493). FT — 27-39.

Olympic (82) — Rayford 7, Jordan 10, Murray 9, Mosely 16, Steelman 2, Williams 24, Sounthone 4, Anderson 10. FG — 31-74 (.419). FT — 16-25.

Halftime: Grays Harbor 61, Olympic 47.

C.C. WOMENS BASKETBALL

Cardinals 73, Chokers 44

YAKIMA — Plagued by cold shooting, Grays Harbor College fell to Skagit Valley in the semifinal round of the Yakima Valley Crossover Tournament at Yakima.

The Chokers (2-3) play Spokane today at 1 p.m. for third place.

Emily Cox scored 14 points for the Chokers and Bianca Russell added 10 points.

Panoam Chieng grabbed 10 rebounds for the Chokers and Marlee Chovich dished up six assists to go with her seven points.

Samantha Kelleigh scored 13 points for the Cardinals.

“They shot really well and we did not,” said Choker head coach Christine Nelson. “We got good looks, but could not get our shots to fall in. We struggled from the 3-point line.”

Skagit Valley (73) — Turrieta 3, Wood 3, Filtz, Duncan, S. Brown 7, Kelleigh 13, Graham 5, W, Brown 4, Poradun 8, Wilson 8, Boyd 10, Stadt 12. FG — 32-71 (.450). FG — 2-6.

Grays Harbor (44) — Maneman, Chovich 7, Hagain, Cox 14, Robles 5, Koe 1, Fifield 2, Panoam 5, Russell 10. FG — 17-55 (.309). FT — 9-16.

Halftime: Skagit Valley 35, Grays Harbor 20.

 

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