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December 23, 2009 at 10:37 AM

Tuesday night hoops highlights


— Enumclaw got four three-pointers from Riley Carel for all of his 12 points and Coleman Clyde hit three triples (all in the second quarter) in the second-ranked Hornets’ 69-50 win up in Alaska against Juneau-Douglas. Tarren VanTrojen added 14 points and nine rebounds.

— Roosevelt only had four players score in a 47-40 win against Bothell. Roughriders senior forward Colin Noteboom had 26 points and 11 rebounds.

— Thrilling finish in Steilacoom’s 52-50 win against Life Christian. LC took a 50-49 lead late in the game on a three-pointer by Jordan King, but Alex Johnson of the Sentinels responded of his own with a three-pointer with three seconds left for the dramatic winner.

— Bear Creek had a pair of players (Jamie Meyer and Lucas Peterson) score 24 points and Kyle Blankenbeckler sacrificed a scoring night to help his teammates (0 points, 11 assists) in a 68-29 win against Overlake.

— Lake Washington’s Matt Staudacher scored at the end of regulation to send the Kangs game against Chief Sealth into overtime. Staudacher finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds in a 73-67 win, LW’s fifth straight.

— Emerald Ridge had four players score in double figures (Adam Kirk, 12; Ryan Storaasli, 11, 10 rebounds; Layton Smith, 10; Caleb Thaanum, 10) in a 54-41 win against Bonney Lake.

Girls highlights after the jump:


— Mercer Island won three of its four games down at the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz. to earn ninth-place in a competitive field. The fifth-ranked Islanders capped their run with a 74-56 win against Hamilton of Arizona (a two-time winner of the event in recent years).

MI had four girls in double figures and was led by freshman Kris Brackman‘s 17 points. Heidi Black had 14 points and 12 rebounds. Hannah Lilly added 11 points — she scored 10+ in each of the four games in the tournament.

— Auburn Mountainview got a boost in the return of Stephanie Smolinski (she broke a finger in the team’s jamboree) in a 54-33 win against North Thurston. The senior post had 14 points and 12 rebounds. The Lions outscored NT 19-3 in the first quarter and also got 13 rebounds from Caitlin Carr.

— Kentlake’s Riley Butler had 16 points and 12 rebounds, but the Falcons lost to Bethel 53-40.

— Seattle Christian’s Lexi Petersen, a junior point-guard, had a game-high 26 points in a 66-27 win against Tacoma Baptist.

— Overlake got 15 points and 12 rebounds from Jessica Elliott in a 46-40 overtime win against Bear Creek. BC’s Tajel Mehta had a game-high 21 points.

— Orcas Island got a great game from Stephanie Shaw in a 39-21 win against Lummi. The senior point-guard had scored 21 points, shot 4-of-4 from the three-point line, had seven steals and four rebounds.



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