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January 30, 2010 at 12:16 PM

Friday’s high-school hoops highlights

Here is a look back at the high-school basketball action from Friday night:

Boys highlights

D.J. Fenner, Seattle Prep’s 6-5 freshman, got 15 of his season-high 33 points in the fourth quarter as the sixth-ranked Panthers pulled away from Bishop Blanchet for a 65-46 Metro League win. Prep (14-3, 12-1) led only 41-38 after three quarters. Nikola Djokovic added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers, who have won eight straight.

Dustin Watts’ 21 points led four O’Dea players in double digits, and the No. 10 Irish (12-5, 8-5) raced to a 21-8 lead on the way to a 75-57 Metro victory over Cleveland.

— Meadowdale, ranked seventh in 3A, buried Mariner 62-31 in the WesCo South with 6-7 Connor Hamlett muscling in 18 points for the Mavericks (13-3, 11-3).

— No. 9 Lake Washington (12-4, 8-4) stopped Ballard 78-70 in KingCo 4A behind 26 points from Ryan Guisness.

— Third-ranked Bellevue held Juanita to 16 points in the first half of a 71-40 KingCo 3A/2A win. Aaron Bright scored 20 for the Wolverines (16-1, 9-0).

Yusef Ayante and Kevin Bodle made key steals leading to Mount Rainier scores while Renton went scoreless in the final 2:07 of a 63-51 Seamount loss to the Rams. Bryce McPhee scored 22 for Mount Rainier, which won its fifth straight. Darren Briggs led Renton with 17.

— Stanford-bound forward John Gage collected 31 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks as Vashon, ranked No. 2 in Class 1A, bounced back from a loss to Cascade Christian by beating Orting 56-35 in the Nisqually League.

Ryan Hoff scored 21 points and sixth-ranked King’s (11-4, 8-1) erased a halftime deficit to beat Coupeville 51-40, avenging the Knights’ only loss in the Class 1A Cascade Conference.

— Bear Creek, the state’s top-ranked Class 2B team, got 19 points from Ryan Strandin and 18 from Lucas Peterson to rout Seattle Lutheran 60-32 in matchup of top Sea-Tac 2B North teams. The Grizzlies (16-1, 8-0) from Redmond have won 12 straight since their only loss, to 4A Lake Washington in December.

Girls highlights

— Sixth-ranked Newport (15-1, 11-1) got 23 points from senior forward Betsy Kingma in a 53-40 KingCo 4A victory over Redmond.

Melissa Gilkey’s 22 points helped No. 7 Woodinville (15-1, 11-1) beat Roosevelt in KingCo 4A, 43-36. The Falcons have lost only to No. 6 Newport.

— No. 8 Kentwood (13-4, 10-3 SPSL North) raced past Kentridge 76-35 in the Les Schwab Kent Shootout at the ShoWare Center, with Sanda Milovic scoring 22 and Kylie Huerta 20.

— Edmonds-Woodway (15-1, 13-1 WesCo South), ranked ninth in 4A, beat Mountlake Terrace 54-39 for the Warriors’ 11th straight victory, with Ashley Albertson scoring 16 and Alex Kenney 14.

— Kennedy Catholic (14-3, 13-0), ranked No. 2 in Class 3A, got 17 points from Aminah Williams to lead four Lancers in double figures in a 69-37 Seamount win over Highline.

— Fourth-ranked Mercer Island (13-3, 8-0) stayed perfect in KingCo 3A/2A, beating Interlake 64-47. Jae Shin scored 19 for the Islanders.

— No. 5 White River used a 20-4 second-quarter burst to rout Franklin Pierce 60-32 in SPSL 3A.

— Shorecrest, No. 7 in Class 3A, finished the game on a 19-7 run to rally for a 65-56 WesCo South win against Jackson. Brianne Lasconia had 17 points and Janie Uppinghouse scored 15 for the Scots.

Marcel Pounds had 32 points, 10 rebounds and nine steals and Rani Wiegand added 17 points, 11 rebounds and six steals in Bonney Lake’s 80-64 SPSL 3A win over Lakes.



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