High school girls All-Area basketball players and the Coach of the Year from The Daily News coverage area including basketball.
It’s been a big week for small town girls after teams made up primarily of players from hamlets, townships and unincorporated cow pasture left their mark on the senior All-Star circuit. On Tuesday at Myklebust Gymnasium it was the White Team and their roster full of farmer’s granddaughters w…
CENTRALIA — It was a big day for small school pride around the region when the girls Senior All-Star “B” Team took to Michael Smith Court at Centralia College, Friday, and ran the “A” Team nearly all the way off the hardwood in a 84-37 victory.
OSAA High School Girls Basketball: Clatskanie season comes to an end in State loss to No. 1 Salem Academy
SALEM, Ore. — A Cinderella style upset was not in the cards for Clatskanie in the first round of the Oregon’s 2A state high school girls basketball tournament, Saturday, where the Tigers fell on the road to top-seeded Salem Academy 65-34.
CHENEY — The Naselle Comets saw their basketball season come to an end Saturday in a 63-45 defeat to No. 11 Odessa in a loser-out Regional contest over 400 miles from home in the opening round of the 1B state girls tournament.
Mark Morris suffered a 45-39 defeat to Othello in the opening round of the State playoffs to end its season.
High school basketball All-League teams for all classifications including Mark Morris seniors Isabella Merzoian and Brooklyn Schlecht as well as Kelso senior Lexi Grumbois with first-team honors. Meanwhile, Ilwaco head coach Ned Bittner was named the Coach of the Year.
High School Girls Basketball: Mark Morris, Kelso, Ilwaco, Naselle put players on All-League first teams
Mark Morris senior Isabella Merzoian and Kelso senior Lexi Grumbois each earned first team honors and Ilwaco put Makaila Warfield and Olivia McKinstry on the first team. The Fishermen also saw head coach Ned Bittner named Coach of the Year.
MONTESANO — A dominant second quarter carried Naselle past Taholah 71-50 in the decisive winner-to-State, loser-out contest in the 1B District girls basketball tournament, Saturday.
VERNONIA, Ore. — Behind Maya Helmen’s 15 points Clatskanie edged Vernonia 29-25 in the 2A District playoff contest, Saturday. The victory gave the Tigers the third spot out of the 2A Northwest League and a shot to make some noise at the state tournament.
Toutle Lake lost to Raymond 49-33 in a winner-to-state, loser-out contest in a disappointing conclusion to its season, Saturday.
HILLSBORO, Ore. — Clatskanie advanced to a winner-to-state contest Thursday, behind a dominant fourth quarter in a 43-33 win over Faith Bible in the 2A District playoff game.
CHEHALIS — Toutle Lake went blow for blow with Forks for three quarters, Thursday, before losing their legs down the stretch in a 57-46 loss to the Spartans in a 2B District IV girls basketball tournament contest. The victory pushed Forks into the State round of the playoffs while sending th…
Mark Morris advanced to the 2A State tournament with a 49-39 win over Woodland in the 2A District playoff to place third.
MOSSYROCK — The Naselle girls basketball team saw its quest to repeat as District champions come to an end, Tuesday, after suffering through a disappointing first half in a 64-26 loss to Mossyrock.
CASTLE ROCK — The Mules won’t be going to Spokane this season and that in and of itself is newsworthy. Following a 71-48 loss to Forks on Tuesday, Wahkiakum will have to cancel their annual road trip after coming up short in the 2B District IV girls basketball tournament.
CASTLE ROCK — After splitting the regular season series Ilwaco saw Raymond take the rubber match, Tuesday, in a 51-34 loss at the 2B District IV girls basketball tournament.
Toutle Lake hung with the No.4 Adna Pirates for three quarters of their District semifinal affair before dropping the beat in the fourth quarter on the way to a 57-44 loss at Kelso High School, Tuesday.
High school basketball scores from Monday, Feb. 13, for teams from The Daily News coverage area.
VANCOUVER — With their season on the line the Beavers carved out a first half lead that proved to be their lifeline as Washougal came storming back over the final 16 minutes. In the end it was Woodland who stacked enough points to come out with a 48-45 victory over the Panthers to survive in…
TUMWATER — On the day the Monarchs were set to play for a spot to the state tournament the team suffered an acute outbreak of the Mondays in the worst way. With a road game against W.F. West on the docket Mark Morris loaded up the bus and hit the road north toward Thurston County with dreams…
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TUMWATER — Woodland struggled to hold onto the ball in its 2A District IV playoff opener against Tumwater, Friday, losing 51-26 in the process.
2B High School Girls Basketball: Warfield scores 13 in the 4th to save Ilwaco in District loser-out game against Chief Leschi
TUMWATER — If there’s one thing that can be said about Chief Leschi that will ring true no matter which ear or eye it reaches, it’s that the Warriors never go away quietly. So when Ilwaco jumped out to an early 8-0 lead in a loser-out game at the 2B District IV girls basketball tournament ev…
TUMWATER — The Kalama Chinooks were playing real playoff basketball in a gymnasium far from home, Thursday night, and if you allowed yourself to get caught up in the moment it was easy to forget all about the struggles they’ve endured over the last several seasons.
High School Girls Basketball Roundup: Lauren Katyryniuk helps Naselle ford Three Rivers Christian at Districts
High school girls basketball scores and reports for teams from The Daily News coverage area.
2B High School Girls Basketball: Niemeyer notches 1000th point, Wahkiakum bounces South Bend from Districts
Wahkiakum senior Reigha Niemeyer scored 26 points to carry the Mules to a loser-out win over South Bend, 61-31 on Thursday night at Castle Rock.
Ilwaco makes the list and Toutle Lake lands just outside the top-10 in the final Associated Press poll of the 2022-23 high school girls basketball season. A state panel of sports writers rates Washington high school basketball teams in the weekly AP poll, by WIAA Class, with won-lost record, total points and previous ranking (first-place votes in parentheses).
MONTESANO — For the second consecutive game, Toutle Lake rode its full-court defensive pressure to a postseason victory. This time it did so against the No. 1 seed out of the Pacific 2B League with a dominant 57-28 upset win over Ilwaco in the second round of the 2B district IV tournament, Tuesday.
Mark Morris overcame a four-point first quarter to beat rival R.A. Long 63-32, Tuesday night and secure a second-place finish in the 2A GSHL.