Here is my story from the Les Schwab Christmas Classic at Kenney Catholic High School. Mount Rainier took home the title.
Bellevue College Holiday Tournament
— Eric Bryant scored 18 and Andy Nwaelele added 14, leading Inglemoor to the title after a 61-57 victory over Sammamish.
George Valle scored a game-high 23 points for the Totems, ranked No. 9 in Class 3A.
— Payton Pervier scored 14 and Tanner Southard 12, helping Glacier Peak claim third place with a 54-44 win over Bear Creek.
Lucas Peterson scored 15 points to lead Bear Creek.
Here is the all-tournament team:
Andy Nwaelele Inglemoor – MVP
Eric Bryant Inglemoor
John Steinberg Sammamish
Jack Bonner Glacier Peak
Lucas Peterson Bear Creek
Darren Briggs Renton
Bill Riley Communities Holiday Classic
— Jefferson’s Deontae Davis scored a game-high 19 points, but it wasn’t enough as Lincoln, ranked No. 4 in 3A, claimed the title with an 82-52 victory.
— Rogers’ Derek Jobe finished with 26 points during an 88-54 victory over Decatur. Jerron Smith scored a game-high 30 points.
Boston Holiday Classic
Dallas Smith scored a game-high 30 points, helping Mount Si defeat Mount Pleasant (Providence, R.I.), 72-48.
Estancia Coast Classic
— Brian Miller scored 17 points and Derek Newhof added 15 during Mercer Island’s 61-49 victory over Corona (Calif.).
Orange Holiday Classic
— Gary Bell finished with 30 points, but Kentridge fell to Huntington Beach (Calif.), 57-54.
Surf ‘N Slam Hoop Classic
— Eric Holmdahl and Mike Hwang each scored 13 points, leading Eastlake past Monroe, 50-49.
Brandon Lester, who averaged 14.3 points and 4.2 steals, was named to the all-tournament team.
Cole Parker led Monroe with 19 points.
— Mount Si senior wing Hailey Eddings had 32 points and 12 rebounds with six three-pointers in a 49-41 win against Shorewood.
— Skyline’s Megan Wiedeman was named the MVP at the Cactus Jam. The Spartans defeated Holy Cross (Surrey, B.C.), 50-35 in their final game of the tournament.
Michelle Bretl was named to the all-tournament team.