The boys’ and girls’ Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA) and Washington State Girls’ Basketball Coaches Association (WSGCA) all-state games will be held Saturday, March 17, at Curtis High (for the boys) and King’s High School (for the girls). The events are for seniors only.
The 1B vs. 2B boys’ game is set for 2 p.m. and will feature Toutle Lake’s Nate Hoff. He also joins Matt Poquette of Morton-White Pass, Napavine’s Jordan Purvis and Adna’s Cody Young. The 2B team will be coached by Kittitas’ Tim Ravet.
The 1A vs. 2A game will start at 4 p.m. and Garrett and Tyler Berger will take part on the 2A team, coached by Lynden’s Brian Roper. Columbia River’s Jacob Hjort is also on the squad.
On the girls’ side, Mark Morris’ Madison Mosier will play on the 2A girls’ team, which plays the 1A team at 4 p.m. That squad is coached by Archbishop Murphy’s Cassie Snyder.
The 2B vs. 1B game is slated for 2 p.m., with the 2B squad being coached by Ilwaco’s Ned Bittner, the TDN All-Area Coach of the Year. That squad will feature three of his own players — Eliza Bannister, Madeline Jacobson and Makenzie Kaech.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, ASB and children under 12.
Kalama 7, Rainier (Wash.) 6: Alex Dyer’s seventh-inning leadoff single turned into the winning run after a passed ball with two outs as the Chinooks earned a Central 2B League win Tuesday.
Bradey Vance got the win with 4 ⅓ innings of relief with one earned run and seven strikeouts. Tommy Brandenburg started, lasting 2-⅔ innings with two strikeouts.
Brandenburg was 1-4 with two RBI, Dyer was 2-3 with an RBI and a run, while first baseman Corbyn Byrnes went 3-4 with an RBI.
Woodland 11, King’s Way Christian 6: Wyatt Autrey, Ryan Cooney and Christian Yager all had two hits in the nonleague road win. Woodland scored nine runs in the fifth inning after trailing 6-2. Cooney earned his first win of the season striking out four in four innings, while Wyatt Wooden pitched three scoreless relief innings.
Update: Wahkiakum’s Terris Record hit a three-run home run in yesterday’s 3-0 win over Pe Ell/Willapa Valley.
Track and field
Kelso had a good day in its Jamboree on Tuesday, with Sam Chhim finishing first in the 100-meter dash (11.62) and in the long jump (20’ 4.27”). Colten Jorgenson also placed first in the 1600 meters (4:44.1) and 3200 meters (10:50.46).
Clay Downing topped the 110 meter hurdles (18.82), Josh Webb placed first in the pole vault (10’0”) and Todd Johanson finished first in the discus (118’0”). Drew Tack topped the Javelin (143’1”), while Kelso’s 4x100 relay team of Blake Fenter, James Fenter, Tommy Workman and Tim Calabrese also finished first (54.22).
Lassie Carlee Sams finished first in the girls’ 100 meter (13.38) and 200 meter (27.06) while teammate Sarra Soldadey placed first in the 100 meter hurdles (16.89) and 300 meter hurdle (52.08).
Kelso’s Ciyree Sams placed first in the 400 meter (66.89), while teammate Kahler Kirk finished first in the 1600 (2:36.71). Other Lassies to finish first were Tayla Beavers (long jump, 14’6.75”), Alexis Kleven (triple jump, 29’ 9.5”), Miah Montgomery (high jump, 4’ 9”), Tayla Beavers (pole vault, 10’ 0”), Harlei Harrington (discus, 83’ 1”), and Ally Harman (javelin, 86’ 5”).
Kelso’s relay team of Emma Wence, Iris Daily, Tachera Ward and Alexis Richard finished first as well (2:04.03).
Toutle Lake’s Riley Kent won the 800 (2:04.84), and Meleah Kandoll won the 800 on the girls’ side in 2:36.71.
United 0, Overlake 0: The Toledo/Winlock program settled for a scoreless draw on the road against the defending 1A champions. United was eliminated in a 1-0 defeat to the same squad last year. Alan Contreras earned the clean sheet. No other information was reported.
Kelso 219, R.A. Long 259: Lumberjill Josie Nickerson medaled with a 45 Tuesday while Kelso’s Liz Dolan was just a stroke behind. RAL’s Piper Nguyen finished with a 58, and Kelso’s Ellie Woodard had a 54.