8pm Women: Columbia Basin 91, Peninsula 49 stats
|Lyndsay Oswalt came off the bench to tally her first double double of the season.|
Peninsula and Columbia Basin traded blows to a 13-13 tie at the 15:32 mark before the wheels fell off the bus for the Pirates. the Hawks closed out the half on a 34-13 run to take a 47-26 lead and was on cruise control the rest of the way.
14 Hawks got on the scoreboard led by starter Sierra Higheagle with 17 points. Lyndsay Oswalt had the game of her season coming off the bench to register a double double scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Shannon Bland was the thief of the game with 7 steals.
Gabi Fenumiai (14 pts) and Olivia Henderson (12 pts) led the Pirates in scoring.
Columbia Basin will advance to play the winner of Lower Columbia vs. Chemeketa tomorrow at 6pm while Peninsula will take on the loser at 10pm.
8pm Men: Portland 56 Lower Columbia 54 stats
|Josh Turner led PCC to their first win in NWAACC tournament history.|
It was a low scoring affair, but the game was a back and forth contest with 8 lead changes which came down to the final shot. Down by two, LCC's Mana Niu got a good look at the basket but the ball fell short in a 56-54 PCC win.
With may oft he starters struggling to crack PCC's defense, the Devils had to rely heavily on bench production with 29 of their 54 points coming from subs, led by Sherif Taha's 13pts.
Josh Turner led the Panthers with 15 points followed by Warren Edmondson's 12. Carl Appleton turned in a game high 8 boards.
Portland will advance to play the winner of Big Bend vs. Bellevue tomorrow at 6pm while Power Columbia will take on the loser at 10pm.
6pm Women: Spokane 79 , Bellevue 69 stats
|Riley Holsinger sinks a free throw during Spokane's 79-69 win over Bellevue|
In the first upset of a #1 region seed, Spokane took control early built it's largest lead just before the half at 19 points, 31-12. The Sasquatch then went to hold on a double digit lead of the way.
Spokane out-rebounded the Bulldogs 55-36 and their bench scoring outmatched BC's 27-9.
The Sasquatch had a double-double scoring threat with Morgan Freeman tallying 27 points & 16 rebounds and Riley Holsinger sinking 26 more along with 10 assists.
Four players were in double digit scoring for the Bulldogs with Maddison Rankin leading the way with 14. Tayler Flemming and Airashay Rogers registered 13 each while Jori Hall scored 12 to go with her 12 rebounds.
6pm Men: Clark 87, Chemeketa 77 stats
|Max Livingston helped lift the top-ranked Penguins to the win over Chemeketa 87-77|
The top-ranked Clark Penguins jumped out to a 29-12 lead with about nine minutes remaining before taking a 13 point lead into the locker room 43-30. The Penguins then built the lead to 21 with 9 minutes remaining in the second. Chemeketa went to work chipping away at the margin but fell short 87-77.
Clark was hot from the arc nailing 11 shots for 33 points on 46% shooting.
Sean Price and Collin Spickerman led the attack for Clark with 19 points apiece. Price also turned in 8 boards with Max Livingston leading the team with 9 to go with his 13 points.
Bryce White led the Storm with 21 points and 10 rebounds with adding 15 more on 58% shooting.
Clark advances to take on Skagit Valley tomorrow at 4pm while Chemeketa plays Columbia Basin in the elimination game at 8pm.
4pm Women: Lane 71 , Highline 68 stats
|Shelby Snook put on a dominating scoring performance with 31pts.|
The open half of this contest featured 10 lead changes with Lane grabbing the lead 33-32 just before the half. The Titans built the lead to 11, 56-45 but held off the Thunderbirds who battled back to keep it close at the buzzer.
Number of trips to the line were the major difference in the game as Lane sank 23 (62%) to HCC's 13 (59%).
Shelby Snook went 10-22 and Sank 10 free throws to tally a game high 31pts. Heidi Walchi came off the bench to score 11 off 43% shooting while Marikah Wright chipped in 7 points to go with her game high 10 boards.
Highline was led by Jada Piper with 14 points and Lanae Adams' 11.
The Titans will play the winner of Bellevue vs. Spokane tomorrow at 4pm while Highline plays the loser at 8pm in an elimination game.
4pm Men: Skagit Valley 85, Columbia Basin 74 stats
|Malik Barnes launches a jumper for two of his 14 points.|
Skagit Valley grabbed a huge halftime lead 48-29 and although CBC out scored the Cardinals in the second half, the deficit was too large to overcome as SVC took the win 85-74.
Dustin Watts led the Cardinals with 22 points followed by Greg Cox and Malik Barnes each scoring 14. Elijah Smith set up the offense with 6 assists.
Steven Walter led the Hawks in scoring with 20 follow by point guard James Lopez who tuned in 19 to go with his game high 11 assists.
SVC bombarded CBC with 21 threes against the Hawks 9 and won the bench scoring contest with 49 of their 85 coming from the substitutes.
Skagit will advance to play the winner of the Clark vs. Chemeketa game tomorrow at 4pm. Columbia Basin will meet the loser in an elimination game at 8pm.
2pm Women: Umpqua 88 Centralia 50 stats
|Leilani Morris led UCC with 20pts|
There were only two lead changes early on before Umpqua turned on the burners to pull out to a 44-26 haltime lead and doubled their score in the second half to cruise to a 88-50 win.
Leilani Morris, shooting a blistering 73% from the field, paced the Riverghawks with 20 points and Kyndal Charleston chipped in another 19. Ashli Payne tallied a double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
The Blazers were led by Kendra Preuninger and Leah Davis who each chipped in 8 pionts apiece.
UCC domintated the boards with a 60-37 rebounding advantage.
Umpqua will advance to take on Walla Walla at 2pm tomorrow while Centralia will meet Skagit Valley in a an elimination game at 10am.
2pm Men: Spokane 69, Whatcom 61 stats
|Kwinn Hanson had 25pts and 12 boards in CCS's win over Whatcom|
Spokane went into the locker room at half shooting 52%, hitting 14-27 to be up 5. After the split, they cooled and Whatcom heated up. Kyle Impero started it by going 7-8 from the line. Eric Fongue then took over, adding 7 points before Impero tied it at 51 with two free throws with just over 10 minutes left.
Then Spokane’s Jack Nygaard hit a three. And another. Then kept going, anchoring a 16-2 run lasting a little over 5 minutes over which Whatcom fell apart, going 3-22 from the field over the last 10 minutes of the game.
Nygaard finished 7-10 from the arc for 23. Kwinn Hanson went 9-12 from the field and 7-10 from the line for a game-high 25. He also chipped in 12 boards. Chase Haack contributed 6 assists and 8 points.
For the Orcas, Kyle Impero led the team with 19, going 5-25 from the field. He and Fongue each chipped in 8 boards while Fongue added 16 points. Alex Duncan added 13 points and Jared Wells got 7 boards.
12pm Women Walla Walla 70, Skagit Valley 46 stats
|Lainey Corbett advances the ball for the Warriors.|
Skagit Valley could only hand with the Warriors for the opening five minutes before WWCC ran away with the game for a 24 point victory over the Cardinals.
Walla Walla scorched the nets for 24 three pointers and out rebounded SVC 57-31.
Four Warriors tallied 13 or more points lead by Karli McHone's 18 and MeShel Rad's 16. Amy DeLong and (13 pts, 11 rebounds) and Jessica Siler (13 pts, 18 rebounds) both registered double-doubles.
Linda Wilson led the Cardinals with 13 points.
Walla Walla advances to play the winner of the Umpqua vs. Centralia tomorrow at 2pm while Skagit valley faces the loser in an elimination match at 10am.
12pm Men Highline 83, Clackamas 49 stats
|Harold Lee drives for 2 of his 10 points.|
Clackamas fell behind early and was never able to recover as Highline cruised to a 34 point win.
The Thunderbirds had five players in double digit scoring led by Doug McDaniel's 17pts and Ben Tucakovic's 15. Point guard Harold Lee turned in a game high 9 assists while Ben Tucakovic and Joseph Stroud banged the boards for a combined 16 rebounds.
For the Cougars, Grant Sitton and Mitchell Beckwith combined for 27 points.
HCC completely suffocated CCC's scoring production from 4 of it's 5 starters holding the quartet to a combined 11 points.
Highline advances to play the winner of the Whatcom vs. Spokane tomorrow at 2pm while Clackamas takes on the loser in an elimination match at 10am.
10am Women: Clark 67, Clackamas 62 stats
|Brooke Bowden scores 2 of her 19 points in Clark's 67-62 win over Clackamas.|
The Penguins owned the offensive boards, out-muscling the Cougars 24-6 leading to 16 second-chance points giving them the win, 67-62.
Clark led for most of the first half but Clackamas came out shooting after the split with Laci Effenberger hitting a quick deuce to bring the Cougars within one. Jasmine Gibbs-Brown hit a go-ahead field goal a minute later. Clackamas built the lead to as many as 9 but a strong rebounding performance helped Clark in the game. The Penguin’s Taylor Howlett hit a field goal with 4:55 remaining to tie the game. The teams traded baskets until Penguin Brooke Bowen hit a three to tie with 1:16 left, followed by a quick field goal off a Cougar turnover to give Clark the lead for good.
Bowen led the Penguins with 19 and 8 boards. Nicolette Bond added 14 and six boards. Shantell Jackson chipped in 8 boards, Haley Grossman with 7. For the Cougars, Laci Effenberger had a game-high 29 points off 10-21 shooting, 4/10 from the arc. Rebekah Jamerson added 6 boards. Gibbs-Brown finished with 14 points.
Clark advances to play Blue Mountain tomorrow at 12pm while Clackamas meets Whatcom in the first elimination game of the tournament at 8am.
10am Men: Edmonds 77, Treasure Valley 70 stats
|Payton Pervier (0) pulls down one of his 23 rebounds. Pervier tallied a double-double with his 15 points.|
The two teams combined for 13 lead changes in the first half, going into the locker room at a 35-35 tie. The game was no different in the second, with the teams entertaining the crowd with 10 ties and 19 lead changes. A Badhasa Margarsa field goal broke the stalemate, giving Edmonds the lead 58-56.
From there it was all Tritons, with the team owning the boards 13-5 and holding the Chukars to 5-14 shooting in the final 5:54. Edmonds led by as many as 10 in the waning minutes with Samuel Omondi scoring 8 of his final 14 in that time frame.
Payton Pervier led Edmonds with a game-high 15 points on 6-16 shooting. He added 23 boards to a team total 60. Zach Pederson chipped in 9 points and 9 boards.
For the Chukars, DeSean Mattox and Chris Willis each chipped in 14 points with Willis also added 9 boards and 6 assists. Drew McKie had 12 points and John Fletcher added 10 points and 4 assists.
Edmonds advances and will play Pierce tomorrow at 12pm. Treasure Valley plays SW Oregon in a loser-out elimination game at 8am.
8am Women: Blue Mountain 64, Whatcom 51 stats
The Timberwolves and Orcas played to a 25-25 halftime score, but BMCC gradually pulled away in the second half and won with their largest lead of the game outscoring WCC by 13 points.
BMCC topped WCC in several key categories: Points off of turnovers 18-7, 3pts conversions 27-3, points off the bench 16-7 while WCC out rebounded the Timberwolves 43-37.
BMCC's Jade Gutzman lead her team with 17pts and 5 assists with Hailey Markham-Patti adding 10pts and 3 assists. Riley Gerlinger led the wolves in rebounds with 7 boards to go with her 9 points.
Kortney Grattic led the Orcas with 16 points and added 7 rebounds with Nikki Gilbert scoring another 13 points in her 40 minutes of play. Kayla Tiemersma nearly registered a double-double with 15 pts to go with her 9 boards.
Blue Mountain will advance to play the winner of Clark vs Clackamas tomorrow at 12pm while Whatcom takes on the loser in an elimination game at 8am.
8am Men: Pierce 86, SW Oregon 75 stats
The two squads traded leads 12 times before Pierce went on a 16-5 run in the final 5 minutes to send the Lakers into the consolation bracket.
Pierce forced 21 turnovers and turned those into 28 points and out rebounded SWOCC 47-40 while their bench outscored the Lakers 24-15.
Devin Matthews led the Raiders with 18 pts and tallied 8 boards, Gary Jacobs added another 15 pts and a game high 7 assists. Paul Loranger just missed a double-double with his 9 points and 12 rebounds.
Anthony Heintzman led the Lakers with 21 pts while Dexter Williams, DJ Anderson and Jordan Willis registered 10 pts each. Wills also had a double double performance with his 10 rebounds.
Pierce will advance to play the winner of Treasure Valley vs. Edmonds tomorrow at 12pm while SW Oregon takes on the loser in an elimination game at 8am.