The Mountain View girls basketball team picked up its biggest win of the season, earning a start-to-finish victory over the Camas Papermakers.
Haley Holboke scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Carly Holboke had 14 points, three assists, and three steals, leading the Thunder to a 48-34 victory.
Mountain View led 15-2 after Carly Holboke’s long 3-pointer to beat the first-quarter horn. Camas would get no closer than eight points the rest of the night.
The Thunder (9-4, 5-1) are alone in second place in the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League midway through the season.
Camas (8-4, 4-2) was led by Kendra Preuninger’s 14 points. Melissa Williams, The Columbian’s All-Region player of the year last season, went down with a knee injury late in the third quarter.
At Evergreen 84, Heritage 55 — Dominique Lincoln and Derrik Pleasant came off the bench to spark the Plainsmen defensively in the second quarter.
Evergreen trailed Heritage 22-15 after one period, but the Plainsmen limited the Timberwolves to five second-quarter points to take a 36-27 halftime lead.
“It was not a great start for us,” Evergreen coach Kelly Blankenship said. “But we got good team effort by all the kids.”
Caleb Dressler had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Oshay Piper added seven assists for Evergreen.
Heritage was led by Tim Hergert’s 22 points.
Hudson’s Bay 77, at Fort Vancouver 59 — A close game midway through the final quarter turned into an 18-point win for the visiting Eagles, who outscored the Trappers by 14 over the last four minutes.
“They executed very well down the stretch,” Fort coach Scott Thompson said.
Derrick Brooks hit 5 3-pointers and scored 29 points for Hudson’s Bay in the 3A GSHL contest. Keith Kirkland scored 28 to lead Fort Vancouver.
Darius Goldman scored 11 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Eagles pull away. Thompson said Goldman was a force around the basket all game whose rebounding was key to the outcome.
“He was just relentless around the hoop all night,” Thompson said.
Ingo Arrozal also scored 14, and Musa Bah 10 for Bay.
At Washougal 52, R.A. Long 50 — All nine Panthers who played scored, and the Lumberjacks missed a contested 3-pointer as time expired.
Michael McElroy led Washougal with 11 points, scoring seven of those in the second quarter when the Panthers outscored the visitors 16-7 to lead by five at halftime. Isaac Bischoff hit two jumpers off the bench to contribute to the second quarter surge.
Patrick McCarthy hit a 3-pointer at the end of the first half, and capped the scoring with a late free throw that pushed the Panther lead to 52-50. That came after Washougal watched a four-point lead trimmed to one in the final minute.
Hockinson 69, at Woodland 34 — A 25-point first period sent the visiting Hawks on their way to victory in the 2A GSHL game. Joshua Hall scored 21 points, Alan Haagen 12 and Spencer Klug 11 for Hockinson.
Skyview 60, at Union 23 — Brooke Bowen scored 17 points and Aubrey Ward-El added 11 as Skyview jumped out to a 34-11 halftime lead.
Angelique Williams had seven points to lead Union.
At Evergreen 63, Heritage 25 — The Plainsmen dominated the first and third quarters in the 4A GSHL game. Justine Joudry scored 15 points to lead Evergreen, which also got 11 points apiece from Deja Nicholas and Tori Conley. Shamerica Scott had seven points and 11 rebounds, and Jessica Chatman had nine points and 10 rebounds.
At Woodland 59, Hockinson 37 — Hannan Ingraham led four Beavers in double figures with 18 points as Woodland remained unbeaten in 2A GSHL play.
Emily Smith had 13 points, Charity Arn added 12 and Taylor McCullough had 10 for the Beavers (11-2, 5-0).
Jenna Haagen had 13 points to lead Hockinson.
Washougal 49, at R.A. Long 39 — The Panthers hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to pull away. Kendall Utter led the way with 20 points and had one of those 3-point baskets. Darcy Akers had 16 points and six assists and hit two 3-pointers down the stretch.
Washougal outscored R.A. Long 29-16 after halftime.
La Center 63, at White Salmon 47 — Four Wildcats scored in double figures, led by Katrina Chamberlain’s 18 points, in the Trico League game. La Center led by five at halftime, then outscored White Salmon 34-23 in the second half.
Ridgefield 54, at Stevenson 46 — Penny Hughes led the visiting Spudders with 17 points. Carly Estes had 12 points and five assists. Ridgefield won the 1A Trico League game with a 19-11 fourth quarter.