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Basketball: 4A, 3A consolation trophy game recaps

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on March 3, 2012 at 12:38 pm with No Comments »
March 3, 2012 5:03 pm

4A BOYS

No. 8 Mount Rainier 66, No. 3 Garfield 63: The Rams balanced offense overcame Garfield’s two-man attack in the fourth-/sixth-place consolation game.

Four Mount Rainier players, led by Caden Rowland’s 17 point effort, scored in double figures. Malik Rodgers had 14 points, Adrian Davis added 13 and Dwane Clay chipped in 10 for the Rams (20-11), who outscored the Bulldogs 18-10 in the fourth quarter.

A pair of junior wings powered Garfield (20-7). Tucker Haymond scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Trevaunte Williams totaled

3A BOYS

No. 7 University 63, No. 1 Kamiakin 50: Paced by four players scoring in double-figures, the Titans matched their highest state finish in school history, placing third with the win over the Braves.

Jared Miller, Brett Bailey and Conner Johnson scored 13 points a piece and Zach Bruce had 11 for University (21-5).

Zach En’Wezoh scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Kamiakin (23-3), which placed fifth.

No. 10 Lake Washington 52, No. 4 O’Dea 51 (OT): The Kangaroos dug themselves out of a 16-point hole in the second quarter, rallying to capture the fourth-place trophy – the highest finish in school history.

Lake Washington (22-7) trailed 20-4 early in the second quarter, but steadily gained ground in the Irish (21-9). The Kangaroos outscored O’Dea 13-3 in the fourth quarter and forced overtime.

Guard Matt Staudacher led Lake Washington in scoring with 18 points and Guy Lynott and Darien Nelson-Henry each notched a double-double. Lynott totaled 11 points and 10 rebounds and Nelson-Henry tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Guard Jalen Ward paced O’Dea with 13 points and Sekou Wiggs finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

4A GIRLS

No. 1 Mount Rainier 56, No. 9 Gonzaga Prep 51: An early surge and a late stand propelled the Rams to a third-place finish, the highest in school history and first trophy since 1979.

Mount Rainier (27-2) jumped out to a nine-point lead in the first quarter, only to see the Bullpups take a 39-37 lead into the fourth quarter. The Rams recovered, outscoring Prep (19-7) 19-12 in the final period.

Brittany McPhee led the Rams with 19 points.

No. 6 Jackson 49, No. 3 Woodinville 48: Sierra Andrson’s layin at the buzzer lifted the Timberwolves (22-5) to the win and a fourth-place finish, the highest in school history.

Kelli Kingma’s 21-point, 10-rebound effort helped Jackson rally from a 29-14 deficit in the second quarter.

Woodinville (23-4) placed sixth. Standout center Ali Ford continued her stellar play, totaling 16 points, 13 rebounds, five blocks, four steals and four assists.

3A GIRLS
No. 10 Cleveland 50, University 40:
Three Eagles reached double-figures in scoring, led by MyMy Ladd’s 14-point output, as Cleveland (22-7) claimed third place.

Cassie Shillam had 15 points for the Titans (17-9), who placed fifth.

No. 8 Shorecrest 40, No. 5 Seattle Prep 37: Brianne Lasconia scored 12 of her 22 points off free throws as the Highlanders (22-5) claimed their first piece of hardware on school history, a fourth-place trophy.

MaryAnn Santucci led Seattle Prep (22-8) with 14 points.

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