I watched a great game at Skyline High School Tuesday night. The Spartans needed a late jumper from point guard Will Parker to edge Garfield, 51-49.
Both teams, when playing well, are very good. I really like the Bulldogs’ duo of Tucker Haymond and TreVaunte’ Williams and they have some other kids who can play as well.
Parker is a lot of fun to watch. He does a nice job of managing a game. He’s a good passer and won’t hesitate to knock down big shots. Lucas Shannon got into early foul trouble, but teammates helped out off the bench.
And, while Max Browne is known more for his skills as a quarterback, he also moves well on the basketball floor.
Here is a look at the rest of the high-school basketball action from Tuesday night.
Eastlake 69, Inglemoor 53
Brandon Lester finished with a game-high 21 points in Eastlake’s win over Inglemoor.
Issaquah 79, Bothell 68
Issaquah’s Nick Price scored 23 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and had four assists and two steals in the Eagles’ win over Bothell. Fletcher Martin added 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Perrion Callandret scored a game-high 24 points.
Curtis 64, Spanaway Lake 49
Darius Johnson-Wilson led Curtis with 23 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block.
Newport 60, Ballard 47
Newport’s Jake Fink scored 18 points, helping the Knights knock off Ballard.
Seth Berger finished with 17 for Ballard.
Redmond 65, Woodinville 43
Leslie Ellis led Redmond with 22 points, while Conner Floan added 15 in the win.
Beamer 57, Emerald Ridge 45
Beamer’s Roosevelt Jones scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Titans.
Federal Way 63, Puyallup 49
Federal Way is starting to play some good basketball. The Eagles knocked off Puyallup with Deonte Anderson (18 points), DeeShawn Tucker (11) and Malik Montoya (10) all scoring in double figures.
Kentwood 67, Kentlake 57
Taylor Jones scored 18 points, while Jeremy Smith added 17 and Austin Benson finished with 15 for Kentwood.
Kentridge 60, Jefferson 54
Jefferson’s Jacob Thoreson scored a game-high 18 points, but it wasn’t enough against Kentridge.
Kent-Meridian 75, Mount Rainier 73
Michael Banks scored 21 points in Kent-Meridian’s win over No. 8 Mount Rainier.
Adrian Davis finished with 18 for Mount Rainier.
Jackson 70, Arlington 56
Terry Dawn poured in 29 points, but it wasn’t enough as Arlington fell to Jackson. Jason Todd scored 17 points for the Timberwolves, while Sam Brown added 15.
Lake Stevens 63, Cascade 57
Lake Stevens’ Kevin Smith scored 16 points, while Devin Stoen added 15.
Snohomish 63, Mariner 52
Mariner’s Byek Tutlam poured in 26 points, but Snohomish held on behind 19 points from Luke Hamlin.
Mercer Island 58, Lake Washington 48
Mercer Island’s Joe Rasmussen scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Islanders past Lake Washington.
Darien Nelson-Henry scored 16 for the Kangaroos.
Bainbridge 67, Eastside Catholic 62
Chris Bell finished with 29 and Rico Failla chipped in 20, helping Bainbridge hold off Eastside Catholic.
Joey Schreiber scored 26 for the Crusaders.
Lakeside 81, Cleveland 64
Lewis Cramer scored 19 points in Lakeside’s win over Cleveland. Nigel Farr had 19 for the Eagles.
Franklin 72, Chief Sealth 65
Chief Sealth’s Bronte’ Corbray scored 25 points and Aaron Knox added 18, but Franklin was able to hold on, led by Patrick Ball’s 21 points.
Nathan Hale 63, Ingraham 60
Gadisa Margarsa scored 20 and Badhasa Margarsa added 18, helping Nathan Hale edge Ingraham.
Said Hersi scored 25 and Malik Barnes finished with 20 for Ingraham.
Rainier Beach 81, Bishop Blanchet 36
Andrio Adams poured in 33 points, while Marquis Davis added 19 for Rainier Beach.
Seattle Prep 67, West Seattle 42
Mitch Brewe (17 points), Jackson Clough (16), D.J. Fenner (12) and Josh Martin (11) all finished in double figures for Seattle Prep.
Kennedy Catholic 66, Tyee 29
Mitch Penner scored a game-high 22 points in Kennedy Catholic’s win over Tyee.
Lakes 57, Bonney Lake 54
Zach Banner returned from the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and scored 17 points to lead Lakes. Andrew Holloway added 14 for the Lancers.
Decatur 77, Enumclaw 55
Dom Hunter and Markus Rawls scored 20 points apiece in Decatur’s win.
Mountlake Terrace 72, Everett 33
Blake Fernandez scored 15 points, while Greg Bowman and Ryan Shannon added 13 points apiece to keep Mountlake Terrace unbeaten.
Glacier Peak 56, Meadowdale 28
Jacob Davelaar finished with 21 points in Glacier Peak’s win over Meadowdale.