Hoquiam had a stellar shooting night up and down the lineup en route to a 59-44 victory over Toledo at St. Martin’s University on Friday.
Down 12-8 after one quarter, Hoquiam shooters got hot, particularly Garrett Dick. The senior guard scored 11 of his game-high 17 points in the second quarter as the Grizzlies (2-3 overall) outscored Toledo (2-3) 23-9 in the second quarter. Dick was 3-for-5 in the quarter, including a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line as Hoquiam shot 19-for-41 from the field in the game.
“The spark (in the second quarter) was Garrett coming off the bench,” Hoquiam head coach Curtis Eccles said. “Overall, he had a big game and we shot very well tonight.”
Dane McMillan scored 16 points for Hoquiam while Cameon Bumstead added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Grizzlies.
Zack Elsos grabbed 13 rebounds for Hoquiam.
Duke Schaplow scored 13 points to lead the Indians.
Montesano 51, Cottage Grove 30
Montesano pulled away from Cottage Grove, Oregon with a big fourth quarter en route to a 51-30 victory on Friday at the Seaside Tournament in Seaside, Oregon.
Leading by two points after three quarters, Montesano (4-2) dominated over the final eight eight minutes, outscoring Cottage Grove 21-2.
Wesley Bjornsgard scored 14 points to lead Monte.
Carter Olsen added 11 points for Monte.
Landon Colburn scored a team-high 11 points for Cottage Grove.
North Thurston 62, Aberdeen 50 (Thursday)
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Tumwater 74, Montesano 49
Tumwater used a big second quarter to hand Montesano a 74-49 loss on Friday at Montesano High School.
Leading by one point after the first quarter, Monte (3-4) was outscored 22-8 in the second quarter and never recovered.
“Their pressure got to us a little bit,” Montesano head coach Mark Mansfield said. “We had a few turnovers and they did a nice job of converting our mistakes into buckets.”
Zoe Hutchings scored 23 points to lead the Bulldogs.
Olivia Young scored seven points for Monte.
Tumwater’s Natalie Sumrock led all scorers with 24 points.
“I thought our girls competed really hard and battled to the end against a good squad,” Mansfield said. “We’ll be better for it.”
Chief Leschi 52, South Bend 25
The South Bend Indians had trouble handling Chief Leschi’s press defense in a 52-25 loss on Friday at Chief Leschi High School.
South Bend (3-3 overall, Pacific 2B) committed 32 turnovers in the face of the Warriors’ press defense, which Chief Leschi used the entirety of the contest.
When South Bend was able to get the ball into the front court, it had trouble making shots. The Indians made just 9-of-58 shots from the field and scored just two points on both the second and fourth quarters.
Sophomore Hannah Jewell scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds to lead South Bend.
South Bend head coach Randy Carlson found positives in the Indians’ loss.
“We played one of our best games so far,” he said. “We were aggressive on defense, but committed way too many turnovers. … I am glad we are getting over our fear of shooting, but now we need to work on converting them.”
Elma 60, Corbett 39
Elma opened its Seaside Tournament play with a convincing 60-39 victory over Corbett, Oregon on Thursday at Seaside High School.
Elma (4-2) got 18 points and 14 rebounds from Jalyn Sackrider and used its press defense to stifle Corbett.
The Eagles held a nine point lead at the half and put the game away with a 16-3 third quarter.
“We started out converting our press and that continued throughout the game,” Elma head coach Lisa Johnson said.
Kali Rambo scored 15 points while Jillian Bieker added nine points and five steals for Elma.
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Treasure Valley 79, Grays Harbor 70