The Raymond Seagulls attacked the basket and the offensive glass in picking up a 67-35 victory over Pe Ell on Thursday at Pe Ell High School.
Raymond guard Kyra Gardner scored 32 points and had 15 steals to go along with eight rebounds and six assists to lead the Seagulls (15-1 overall, 13-1 Pacific 2B).
Raymond collected 25 steals as a team and had a 21-7 advantage in offensive rebounding.
According to Seagulls head coach Jason Koski, his team’s ability to turn defense into offense stood out in the victory.
“Our execution in transition really set the tone early for the game,” he said. “Kyra did a wonderful job attacking their pressure and finding her teammates for easy opportunities.”
Raymond led 18-5 after the first quarter and took a 33-15 lead into the half.
Kammi Hill led Pe Ell with 11 points.
The Trojans (7-7, 7-5) are tied with Willapa Valley for fourth place in the league standings.
Hannah Miller added eight points and six rebounds for Raymond, which remains a half-game behind Ilwaco for first place in the 2B Pacific League.
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Oakville 61, Summit Olympus 50
Eddie Klatush and Nathan Boyd each had big games to lead Oakville to a 61-50 win over Summit Olympus on Thursday at Summit Olympus High School.
Klatush led Oakville with 21 points while Boyd had a double-double, scoring 19 points to go along with 10 rebounds.
Ashton Boyd added 11 points and seven rebounds for the Acorns, which shot 53% from the field from inside the arc on 20-of-38 shooting.
Oakville also shot well from the charity stripe, hitting 16-of-21 free throws.
Summit Olympus’ Tyree Case led all scorers with 23 points.
Aberdeen 60, Rochester 35
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Grays Harbor 83, Centralia 72
Grays Harbor overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Centralia 83-72 on Wednesday in Aberdeen.
Down 53-40 at the half, Grays Harbor (12-7, 3-1 NWAC West) used its defense to get back into the game, holding Centralia (8-10, 3-1) to just 19 points in the second half.
Zyare Ruffin scored 21 points and grabbed 10 boards to lead the Chokers.
Antoine Hines added 18 points off the bench for Grays Harbor, which hit 34-of-59 shots (58%) as a team.
Tumwater 1591, Aberdeen 1481
Aberdeen fell to Tumwater 1,591-1,481 in the Bobcats’ Senior Night game on Friday at Rainier Lanes.
Tumwater (1,591) — Alyssa Weeks (133, 136, 269); Samantha Bluhm (126, 149, 275); Mia Henry (149, 144, 293); Lilah Keenan (127, 99, 226); Kayla Ducey (127, 138, 265)
Aberdeen (1,481) — Sierra Hammond (107, 159, 266); Juli Villa (101, 126, 227); Victoria Judkins (126, 138, 264); Savannah Hendricks (120, 139, 259); Macy Cogburn (98, 135, 233)