Mark Morris had problems executing its offense, resulting in a 63-41 setback to Washougal in Greater St. Helens 2A League girls basketball on Tuesday in Washougal. The matchup has determined the league crown the past two years.
“We struggled to make our 3s,” MM coach Sean Atkins said. “Our defense played well in the first half, but it fell apart in the second half. I don’t know why that happened, but we seemed to get tired.”
MM (6-5, 2-2 league) trailed 25-19 at halftime, and 45-34 entering the final eight minutes.
Madison Mosier paced the Monarchs with 16 points, and Kalina Makaiwi added 10.
Wahkiakum 79, Onalaska 21: Three Mules combined for 38 points in a Central 2B League victory on Tuesday in Cathlamet.
Macie Elliott paced Wahkiakum (10-2, 8-0) with 15 points, nine rebounds and six steals. Ellie Leitz had 13 points and five rebounds, Maddy Mace tossed in 10 points, Charlie Ashe made seven steals, and Paige Mace grabbed six rebounds and dished five assists.
La Center 69, Castle Rock 24: The Rockets started on fire, making 71 percent of their first-quarter shots, but couldn’t maintain the momentum in a Trico 1A League loss at LeBaron Court on Tuesday.
CR (4-7, 1-2 league) trailed 43-17 at halftime. Nakayla Ehrhorn scored 15 points, with Megan Keeling and Logann Golden grabbing eight rebounds each.
Adna 46, Kalama 28: The Chinooks got their footing in the second half, but dropped a Central 2B League contest at Virgil Simmons Court on Tuesday.
Kalama (3-8, 3-5 league) trailed 25-8 at halftime, and was outscored 21-20 in the final 16 minutes. Akura Rocha led the Chinooks with six points, and Natalie Wilson added five.
Toledo 57, Pe Ell 20: Kal Schaplow and Stacie Spahr combined to match Pe Ell’s offensive output in a Central 2B League game at Dick Murdock Gymnasium on Tuesday in Toledo.
Schaplow had 12 points, and Spahr added eight. Also for the Indians (8-4, 6-2 league), Anna Tauscher and Alyssa Ewers tossed in seven points apiece.
Winlock 36, Rainier, Wash. 27: The Cardinals trailed 9-0 early, but rallied to claim a Central 2B League decision on Tuesday in Winlock.
“Our goal is to win every quarter,” Winlock coach Tori Nelson said. “After the first quarter, it was a total team effort.”
Cheleena Squibb led Winlock (2-9, 1-6 league) with 17 points and five steals, and Jenna Jones added eight points and 11 rebounds.
Kelso 67, Evergreen 34: The Lassies won their third Greater St. Helens League 3A game at Evergreen Tuesday, led by Alexis Kleven’s 21 points. Kylee Gibbs scored 18 points and Jordyn Dole added 12. Kelso (3-0 league, 8-4 overall) hosts Fort Vancouver Friday.
R.A. Long 36, Heritage 33: Rayana Randall and Arianna Maryott each hit a 3 in the third quarter, helping the Lumberjills pull ahead for a nonleague home win Tuesday.
R.A. Long trailed until late in the third, and scored 26 points in the second half. Eastyn Reeves led with 12 points, Randall scored 11 and Maryott finished with five. RAL travels Friday for a game against Ridgefield.
Woodland 67, Ridgefield 21: Posts Nicole Guthrie and Dana Glovick grabbed 12 rebounds apiece in the Beavers’ Greater St. Helens League 2A road win Tuesday. Guthrie scored 19 points and Glovick added 12, while guard McKenna Flanagan scored 10 points with six rebounds and four assists. Woodland travels to Fort Vancouver today and hosts Washougal next week.
Napavine 53, Toutle Lake 17: Casey Wentz scored nine points in the Ducks’ Central 2B League loss at home Tuesday. Toutle Lake (1-6 league, 1-8 overall) also got five points from Molly Donald. TL travels to Adna Thursday.
Columbia Adventist 63, Three Rivers Christian 24: Too many turnovers were the Eagles’ downfall in a Columbia Valley 1B game on Tuesday at TRC.
The Eagles (5-6, 1-1 league) had 26 miscues. Kamryn Wright scored nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Bailee Williams-Wallace had eight points and seven rebounds, and Bobbie Jo Gushman grabbed eight rebounds.
R.A. Long 1965, W.F. West 1946: The Lumberjills won a close one at Triangle Bowl Tuesday, with help from Hannah Hunsucker’s 236-413 series. RAL faces Ridgefield today at Hazel Dell Lanes.