Kal Schaplow scored 23 points, and Stacie Spahr had nine points 10 rebounds and six steals as the Indians dominated on defense in the second and third quarters to top Onalaska 44-33 in Central 2B league girls’ basketball action on Thursday.
Schaplow also had four steals. Kyleigh Holmes had six points, seven rebounds and four assists.
“It was a good team to play against, and a good win,” coach Brian Layton said.
Kalama 48, Napavine 39: Chinook coaches challenged the team at halftime, and Kalama responded with a 16-2 run in the third quarter to earn the Central 2B League victory on Thursday at Virgil Simmons Gymnasium. Akura Rocha had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. “We made some adjustments, and just told them it’s gut-check time,” coach John Speed said. “We have a goal of where we want to be by districts, and we needed this one to get there.” Gracie Stemkoski came off the bench to score 11 points and Lily Given scored eight points and held Napavine top scorer Sydney Purvis to 10.
Wahkiakum 79, Toutle Lake 14: Ellie Leitz went off for 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Mules coasted in the Central 2B League victory on Thursday. Macie Elliott added 23 points, five assists and six steals, and Paige Mace had seven assists and six steals. Kimberlee Watkins hauled in nine rebounds. “I was really happy with our defense,” Mules coach Rob Garrett said. “We’ve really been working on our off-ball defense ... and I’m proud of the girls; they did a good job tonight.”
Toutle Lake’s Molly Donald and Keeley Studebaker-Smith each scored five points.
Mossyrock 48, Winlock 40: Addison Hall scored 25 points but the Vikings outscored the Cardinals 14-4 in the final frame to steal the Central 2B League victory. Mossyrock’s Andee Nelson scored eight of her 11 points in the fourth quarter. “We were unable to get to the free-throw line, and that’s kind of our bread and butter,” Winlock coach Tori Nelson said.
Naselle 45, Lake Quinault 12: The Comets spread out the scoring, as Kenzie Glenn tallied a game-high nine points and Jackie Steenerson scored eight points and hauled in seven rebounds in the nonleague victory on Thursday on the road.
La Center 49, Castle Rock 40: Megan Keeling scored 14 points and Brooke Wirkkala kicked in 11 but the Wildcats got hot late to win the Trico 1A League affair on Wednesday. La Center hit eight 3-pointers in the second half. “I’m extremely proud of the kids. They played really well, and never gave up,” Rockets coach Kim Karnofski said.
Seton Catholic 84, Castle Rock 50: Connor Edwards scored 18 points but, missing two starters, the Rockets couldn’t keep pace with the Cougars on Thursday. “The energy in the first quarter was great,” coach Hayden Tilton said. “But we just ran out of steam.”
Columbia River 67, Woodland 40: The Beavers were dealt a hand it couldn’t turn into a winner, taking a Greater St. Helens 2A League loss in Vancouver on Thursday. Alex Bishop scored 12 points and Jackson Finn dropped 11 in the loss.
Woodland 66, Mark Morris 12: The Beavers stayed in control of their own destiny in the Greater St. Helens 2A League with the home victory on Thursday. The Beavers will vie for their first-ever league title against Washougal next Friday.
Judeah Sanders (113 pounds), Josiah Sanders (120) and Mark Morales (160) won by pin for the Beavers on Thursday. Gaige Pilot (106) won by major decision, David Yager (132) won by decisision and Anthony Clifford (152) won by technical fall. Mark Morris’ Carlos Sebastian (138) and Lucas Beres (145) won by pin.
Double dual at White Salmon: Castle Rock won 54-24 over White Salmon and lost 39-36 to Stevenson on Thursday in the Gorge. Austin Reece (152), Austin McQuilliams (170) and Coleman Darvell (160) earned pins in the meet.
Kelso 75, Evergreen 6: Seven Hilanders won by pin on Wednesday. Alan Luff (120), Blake West (126), Derek Soto (138), and Shale Webb (160) conquered Evergreen opponents by pin. Jacob Webb (170), Blake Fowler (182) and Franklin McKinley (285) won by pin as well.
Hockinson 39, R.A. Long 34: The Lumberjacks won four matches by fall in a Greater St. Helens 2A League match on Wednesday in Hockinson. Gavin Yates (113 pounds), Xree Fleming (138), Anthony Powell (160), and Eric Howard (285) won matches by fall, Skyler Robeson (120) won by major decision, and Joseph Hernandez (152) won by decision.
North Thurston 123, Kelso 60: Jacob Redmill’s 50-yard freestyle win provided the lone victory for the Scotties in the dual meet at Gaither Pool on Thursday. Redmill also finished second in the 100 butterfly. Grant Eastham placed second in the 200 medley and 100 breaststroke. Mannix and Mason Montoya finished second and third, respectively in the 100 backstroke.
R.A. Long 1888, Columbia River 1817: Precious Sprague rolled a 342 series and Kylee Newman a 335 as the Lumberjills fended off the Chieftains in a Greater St. Helens League match on Thursday at Triangle Bowl. The Jills conclude the season against Mark Morris on Wednesday at Triangle.
Mark Morris 2009, Ridgefield 1359: Brooklyn Boudreau led the way for the Monarchs with a 278-503, and Hailey Harris (171-339) and Alexa Mejia (169-336) were remarkably consistent in the victory.