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January 26, 2011 at 12:52 PM

Some girls basketball highlights from Tuesday night

There were plenty of noteworthy girls basketball games Tuesday night, including the one I covered, where Auburn Mountainview (No. 9 in Class 3A) beat Lakes (No. 8), 58-50, in a contest that could decide the SPSL 3A title. Lakes beat Mountainview the first time around, but then lost to Bonney Lake, so currently sits in second place with three league games remaining.

Caitlin Carr was outstanding for the Lions with a career-high 27 points. She can hit the three and has some nice post moves inside as well. Stefona Scott had 26 for the Lancers, despite sitting out all but 17.1 seconds of the first quarter at coach Daniel Guy’s discretion. She’s got cat-like quickness and is fun to watch.

If you missed it, you can still read my story.

And here are highlights from some of the other Tuesday girls games, starting with two other SPSL 3A contests:

Bonney Lake 52, Decatur 41

Carli Elwin hit 12 of 22 from the field en route to a season-high 29 points and added six rebounds and two steals for the Panthers. For Decatur, A’yesia Rogers had 12 and Alexis Cole 10.

Peninsula 54, Enumclaw 41

Hannah Lekson poured in 23 points and Leigh Isosia hit 19 to pace the Seahawks. Katina Ferguson paced Enumclaw with 15.

Federal Way 77, Bethel 50

Brittany Barrington led five players in double figures with 18 as the Eagles (No. 1 in 4A) rolled. She was followed by Raven Benton (14), Darah Huertas-Vining (14), Dyesha Bellhumeur (12) and Talia Walton (11). Bethel got 14 from Danielle Tabb and 13 from Karina Farr.

Beamer 77, Curtis 50

The Titans stayed in the SPSL 4A South playoff race as Meghan Graff popped in 22 points. Shyla Atkins contributed 19 and Megan Huff 16. McKenzie Blackner scored 16 for Curtis.

Emerald Ridge 60, Spanaway Lake 48

Taylor Buie (22 points) and Charleen Pleasance (20) did big damage for the Jags. Spanaway Lake, which kept it close until being outscored 20-10 in the fourth, was led by Nneka Nnadi (19) and Leanne Willingham (12).

Rogers 36, Graham-Kapowsin 32

The Rams, who trailed 15-11 at the half, were paced by Kalani Ulufale with 10 points. G-K’s Molissika Sar had 11.

Auburn Riverside 73, Kent-Meridian 19

Kat Cooper put up 19 points, Makenna Clark added 15 and Ilona Snyder 10 as Riverside (ranked No. 9 in 4A) rolled in the SPSL 4A North game, leading 48-8 at the half.

Mount Rainier 62, Kenlake 43

MR’s big three were at it again — Brittany McPhee (25 points), Jordan McPhee (15) and Kiana Gandy (11). Kentlake got 10 from Stephanie Luce.

Tahoma 51, Kentridge 37

The Bears’ Katie Buskey stood out again with 25 points, while Kentridge was led by Josie Paznokas (14) and Haley Crusch (10).

Auburn 33, Jefferson 28

An 11-4 third quarter made the difference for the Trojans, who had no one in double figures. TJ’s Jada Piper scored a game-high 11.

Franklin 61, Nathan Hale 54 (OT)

Patrice Toston headed a trio of Quakers in double digits with 19 points as they outscored Hale 7-0 in OT in the Metro League thriller. Janee Lewis adde 16 and Jazmin Home 14. For the Raiders, Angel Tulee tossed in 16 and Maddy Burton 11.

Holy Names 64, Bishop Blanchet 34

The Cougars, rated No. 1 in 3A, built a 32-14 halftime cusion and remained unbeaten as Erika Johnson scored 16, Claire Conricode 15 and Olivia Vincent 13. Blanchet’s Lauren Martin scored 10.

Cleveland 80, Ingraham 12

The defending 3A state champs, currently ranked No. 4, saw Makayla Roper score 18 and Cheyenne Wilson 14. We are missing points on the website (individual scoring only adds to 61), so sorry if I’m leaving someone out or shorting a player. It was 61-10 at the half.

Lakeside 61, Rainier Beach 34

Whitney Best dropped in 15 poitns and Danielle Estell 10 for the Lions, while Beach’s Myquierra Smalls led all scorers with 16.

Eastside Catholic 63, West Seattle 24

Michaela O’Rourke, who went off for 31 last Friday, went that one better with 32 to spark the Cruisaders. Emma Burnham added 11 and Colleen Nuss had 10.

Bainbridge 74, Chief Sealth 49

The Spartans put three in double figures — Hannah Depew (19), Wesley Nottingham (12) and Grace Kenyon (10). Sealth’s Justine Decker scored 13 and Victoria Elleby 11.

Kennedy Catholic 72, Foster 38

Aminah Williams (24) and Alli Madison (23) combined for 47 points, while Jasmine Lemon chipped in 13 for the Lancers, rated No. 5 in 3A. Foster’s Sahara Hill had 13.

Hazen 68, Evergreen 47

After missing the past two games for undisclosed reasons, Airashay Rogers returned in style with 31 points to spearhead the Seamount victory. Michelle Wnek contributed 15 and Keyanna Reed 12. Evergreen’s Brianna Fiso stepped up with 17.

Archbishop Murphy 48, Sulton 26

Kelsey Ramsen (15) and Beth Carlson (11) set the pace for ATM (No. 9 in the 2A AP poll) in the Cascade League win. Dani Markwood of Sultan put in 16.

King’s 44, Cedarcrest 43

After being outscored 22-5 in the third quarter, the Knights — who led 24-12 at tha half — rode a 14-9 fourth period to pull out the nail-biter. Joclyn Kirton (13) and Ellie Rasmussen (10) led the way. Cedarcrest had solid outings from Kendall Kramer (18) and Susan Kenney (10).

Lakewood 44, Granite Falls 42

Only four Lakewood players scored, but three of team had 10 or more — Kaylee Diggs (16), Jordan Wessell (13) and Kayley Mizell (10). Breanna White had 12 for G-Falls.

White River 72, Steilacoom 33

Brooke Paulson scored 21 and Sabra Sproul had 20 as the Hornets, ranked No. 4 in 2A, cruised to the SPSL 2A win. Rani Wiegand added 11 and Kennedy Hobert 10. Steilacoom’s Jessica Miller scored 15.

Sumner 57, Franklin Pierce 41

The Spartans (No. 8 in 2A) pulled away with a 23-9 fourth quarter. Angie Sanchez finished with 19, while Brenna Allsop and Kaitlin King matched 10-spots. FP saw Alex Baerge-Nunez drop in 14 and Gabby Evans 10.

Fife 54, Washington 44

Ciara Pedroni popped in 21 piotns and Sarah Marchitto had 14 for the Trojans, while the Patriots got 14 apiece from Brea Doss and Sam Schubach.

Eatonville 44, Clover Park 20

Eatonville’s Jessica Stead was the lone player in doube figures with 15.

Cedar Park Christian 58, Overlake 19

Rachel Staudacher (20 points) continues to shine and Mikaela Raschick added 10 points in the Emerald City game. Overlake’s Mariel Frank also scored 10.

Bush 44, Forest Ridge 21

Elise Wilcox (11) and Leigh Eisele (10) keyed the victory.

Northwest School 44, University Prep 42

The winners used a balanced attack as Adri Cvitkovic had 11 and Ellen Shrontz 10. U-Prep’s Tejal Angolkar poured in a game-high 19 and teammate Adriana Wetzel added 10.

Vashon Island 56, Life Christian 34

Charlotte Kehoe poured in 23 and Anya Quig added 11 in the Nisqually 1A victory. Life Christian’s Johnnise Moore scored 17.

Cascade Christian 65, Orting 17

Caycee Creech (18) and Kaydn Coltem (16) were the standouts for Cascade Chrisitian, which led 27-0 after one quarter.

Evergreen Lutheran 49, Seattle Lutheran 35

Erica Hanson (20) and Erika Herman (17) stood out for the winners, while Abby French had 10 for Seattle Lutheran in the Sea-Tac 2B contest.

Mount Rainier Lutheran 54, Cheif Leschii 35

Kalene Cassal scored 10 for the winners.

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