Boys basketball: Evergreen 56, Washougal 49

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Ajay Jenkins scored seven of his 16 points in the third quarter to help the host Plainsmen edge in front. Evergreen outscored Washougal 18-12 in the third quarter to build a six-point lead.

Robert Franks also scored seven points, 11 rebounds, five assists for the Plainsmen during the third quarter, and Andre Johnson played big down the stretch for Evergreen. Jenkins added seven rebounds.

Aaron Diester scored 24 points and 19 rebounds for Washougal, and Mike McElroy scored 14 including 12 before halftime.

EVERGREEN 56, WASHOUGAL 49

WASHOUGAL -- Mike McElroy 14, Josh Banks 0, Regan Townsend 0, Sean Guthrie 0, Austin Tran 2, Nate Adams 1, Yoro Bah 2, Patrick Jones 4, Jaden Jantzer 2, Aaron Deister 24. Totals 17 (2) 11-20 49.

EVERGREEN (3-2) -- Donneze Braxtron 2, Jalen Ballard 7, Jahmil Johnson 9, Andre Johnson 7, Ajay Jenkins 16, Robert Franks 10, Andrew Morris 2, Trent Foster 0, Connor Finnegan 0, David Shirts 3, Nate Teagarden 0. Totals 22 (6) 6-9 56.

Washougal 7 18 12 12--49

Evergreen 12 13 18 13--56

JV -- Washougal won. C -- Evergreen won.