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January 19, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Some girls basketball highlights from Tuesday night

The Federal Way Eagles showed once again why they should be the top-ranked Class 4A girls basketball team in the state, blowing out Emerald Ridge of Puyallup Tuesday night, 92-55.

ER now owes both if its losses to Federal Way, but this one wasn’t nearly as close as the first meeting, when the Jaguars managed to stay within nine.

Five players scored in double figures for the Eagles — Raven Benton (18), Talia Walton (17), Darah Huertas-Vining (15), Dyesha Bellhumeur (12) and Ty Burgess (10). And Jaleecia Roland, back in action after solving some health issues that kept her out the first half of the season (and the last half of last season), added nine points. That’s some kind of balance.

Jadea Brundidge led ER with 10. Taylor Buie, who came in averaging better than 22 points per game, was held to a season-low nine points after scoring 24 the first time the two teams played.

Here are highlights from some of the other Tuesday girls games:

Kentwood 62, Auburn 40

The Conquerors, ranked No. 7 in 4A, got 23 points, eight steals and six assists from senior guard Kylie Huerta. Liz Mills added 19 and Courtney Johnson 12. The Trojans also had a trio of players in double-figures — Isia Johnson (160, Kelsey Morgan (13) and Erin Fischer (11) — but no other Auburn players scored.

Mount Rainier 59, Tahoma 50

Tahoma’s Katie Buskey matched her season high with 32 points, but it wasn’t enough. She also came up with five rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks. Mount Rainier got solid games from freshman twins Brittany and Jordan McPhee with 24 and 11, respecively, while junior Kiana Gandy added 11.

Auburn Riverside 65, Kentridge 30

Makenna Clark (18), Kat Cooper (16) and Brook Hinkins (15) led the way as No. 10 Auburn Riverside got back on track after two recent losses.

Jefferson 40, Kent-Meridian 32

The Raiders got 12 points from Jada Piper and 10 from Christy Kullberg, while K-M’s Desiree Guilitan and Malakia Henry put up matching 11s.

Rogers 51, Bethel 43

Kaitlyn Sauders paced the Rams with 18 points and Kalani Ulufale added 12. For Bethel, Sirrenahdi Battle scored 14.

Spanaway Lake 44, Puyallup 19

The Sentinels were in charge 29-6 after three quarters en route to the easy victory with Nneka Nnadi (11) and Leanne Willingham (10) leading the way.

Auburn Mountainview 52, Decatur 17

Caitlin Carr scored 22 in the runaway victory, where the Lions led 28-12 at halftime.

Lakes 58, Peninsula 42

The 10th-ranked Lancers held Peninsula scoreless in the first quarter and had three players finished in double digits — JaMesha Holland (19), Stevonna Scott (12) and Tyanna Burton (10). Peninsula’s Hannah Lekson led all scorers with 21.

Bonney Lake 51, Enumclaw 32

Carli Elwin poured in 26 points for the surging Panthers, who have won four SPSL 3A games in a row.

Renton 55, Highline 44

The Indians used a 23-9 fourth quarter to pull away and were sparked by Taylor Farris (20 points) and Priscilla Tuiasosopo (13). Highline got 14 from Victoria Fesili and 12 from Marisa Munoz.

Lindbergh 46, Hazen 44

Without Airashay Rogers, the Seamount League’s leading scorer at 26.2 per game, the Highlanders couldn’t avoid the upset, despite 19 points from Michelle Wnek and 15 from Anastasia Pallis. Lindbergh got 15 points from Gabriel Redwine and 14 from Emily Graver.

Shorecrest 59, Lynnwood 52

Just when the Royals jumped back into the 3A state rankings at No. 9, they ran into a hot Shorecrest team that has now won six in a row since losing to No. 8 Juanita last month. The Scots got big performances from Brianne Lasconia (20 points, eight rebounds), India Matheson (16 points, 15 rebounds) and Janie Uppinghouse (10 points). For Lynnwood, Jasmin Edwards was the lone player in double figures with 16.

Everett 50, Mountlake Terrace 32

Sidney Rielly scored 20 and Jesselyn Taggart 13 for the Seagulls. Mountlake Terrace was led by Maddy Kristjanson (11) and Christine Lotz (10).

Meadowdale 73, Glacier Peak 64

Margreet Barhoum (25) and Bianca Landa (10) sparked the Mavs, who also had seven other players score. Glacier Park saw Katie Hawkins hit 22, Becca Smith 19 and Olivia VanDlac 13.

White River 46, Sumner 40

In a showdown between SPSL 2A teams ranked by the Associated Press last week (new rankings should be out today), No. 7 White River used a 12-6 third quarter to take command. Brooke Paulson (18) and Rani Wiegand (12) keyed the victory.

Washington 42, Franklin Pierce 36

The Patriots blew out to a 20-5 first-quarter lead and hung on as Cahlah Doss led a balanced attack with 10 points. FP got 11 from Malorre Miller and 10 from Gabby Evans.

Eatonville 55, Fife 45

Becca Schrimpsher tossed in 21 points and Lacie Hill added 15 from the Cruisers. Fife got 12 from Ciara Pedroni and 10 from Sarah Marchitto.

Clover Park 54, Steilacoom 35

CP had three players score 11 — Naomi Brown, Caitlyn Johnson and Danielle Pritchard. Jessica Miller topped Steilacoom with 12.

Bellevue Christian 42, University Prep 12

Maren Haines had 13 points to ignite Bellevue Christian, ranked No. 1 in last week’s AP poll.

Northwest School 43, Forest Ridge 18

Ellen Shrontz keyed the win with 15 points.

Cedar Park Christian 65, Bush 19

Rachel Staudacher poured in 20 points, Erin Halvorson had 12 and seven other Cedar Park players found the scoring column.

Seattle Christian 39, Vashon Island 26

The Warriors, tied for No. 4 in last week’s 1A AP poll, got 11 points from Katie Collier and 10 from Catie Shelton.

Chimacum 53, Orting 51

The Cowboys held on as Mallori Cossell scored 16, Cydney Nelson 15 and Lauren Thacker 12. Orting also had three players hit double digits — Mykaelynn Powers (16), Angela Jones (12) and Kristy Wheeler (10).

Cascade Christian 76, Life Christian 23

Caycee Creech (20 points), Kaydn Coltem (18) and Ashley Centioli (11) keyed the victory.

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