Ilwaco’s boys’ basketball team was determined to not let Winlock earn another postseason win over their squad.
The Fishermen took a 12-point lead and staved off the Cardinals 69-66 on Monday in Southwest 2B District Tournament action. Ilwaco stays alive in the postseason, facing Life Christian Academy on Tuesday in Castle Rock. Winlock’s season ends at 14-10.
“(Reese) Tynkila was rock solid,” Ilwaco coach Tim Harrell said. “And John Glenn was great on the perimeter to stretch them out of their zone there.”
Tynkila tallied a team-high 17 points, and John Glenn went 5 of 5 from beyond the arc to finish with 16 points. Daniel Whiting tallied 11 points and Alex Kaino finished with 10.
Winlock’s Dawson Hall scored 15 points, Carter Whitehead finished with 13, Bryce Cline tallied 13 and Nick Patching scored 11.
Rainier 38, Clatskanie 20: The Columbians avoided elimination and a third season loss to the rival Tigers behind a dominant defensive performance and 11 points and 11 rebounds from Dawson Carr on Monday in Clatskanie.
Joey Tripp added 14 points and seven steals.
Clatskanie picked up six points from Dusten Sewald, as the Tigers’ season ended at 14-11.
“It was a long night,” Clatskanie coach Ryan Svenson said. “Give Rainier credit for doing a good job defensively. We just couldn’t get anything going.”
Toledo 74, Chief Leschi 52: The Indians advance to another loser-out game by holding off Chief Leschi on Monday. Toledo will face Willapa Valley on Tuesday in Castle Rock in a loser-out game. No other information was reported.
Kelso 61, Bonney Lake 30: Jordyn Dole finished with 17 points, Kylee Gibbs chipped in 13 and Alexis Kleven added 12 as the Lassies survived a loser-out affair at Clover Park High School on Monday.
Kelso will play Wilson on Wednesday in Clover Park. That game is slated for 6 p.m.
Kelso got out to a 25-17 halftime lead and allowed just 13 points in the second half, including holding the Panthers scoreless in the final frame.
Woodland 69, Centralia 59: Kelly Sweyer and Kaily Christensen combined for 13 points in a 24-point third quarter to keep the Beavers alive in the Southwest 2A District Tournament on Monday in Longview.
Sweyer finished with nine points and four steals, and Christensen tallied 15 points. Payten Foster added 13 points, McKenna Flanagan finished with 10 points and six steals and Nicole Guthrie put up 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Woodland led 27-23 at the break.
“We just jumped on them in the third quarter and those two sparked us,” Woodland coach Glen Flanagan said.
The Beavers face Columbia River on Wednesday in Ridgefield. That game is slated for 7:45 p.m.
Toledo 41, South Bend 33: The Indians turned in a solid defensive effort and got 19 points from Anna Tauscher to survive the loser-out bout Monday in Rochester. Toledo took a 14-10 lead at the break and put the Indians away with 18 points in the final frame.
Toledo will play Adna on Wednesday in Castle Rock. That game is slated for 7:30 p.m.