Boys basketball: Mountain View 75, Bonney Lake 59



Zach Torson scored a game-high 24 points, including two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter that helped the Thunder pull away in a 3A bi-district elimination game at Clover Park High School.

The win advances the Thunder (17-6) into the double-elimination portion of the bracket, where they will face Wilson of Tacoma at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma.

A win Friday will assure the Thunder a spot in the 3A regionals.

After taking 28-24 lead into halftime, Mountain View manage to maintain a 3-to-6 point lead in the third quarter.

But in the fourth, the Thunder was able to make some defensive stops and convert them into transition baskets.

Torson’s 3-pointers helped Mountain View push its lead to 12 points, and the Thunder sealed the win from the free-throw line, making 12 of 14 in the fourth quarter.

Ryan Johnson and Shane McCauley each added 14 points, and Rico Bolivar had 13.


BONNEY LAKE — Jackson 12, Gifford 8, Lund 3, Gould 19, Williams 7, Gamache 4, Berger 6. Totals 25 (4) 5-8 59.

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Zach Torson 24, Taylor Drey 5, Ryan Johnson 14, Luke DuChesne 5, Rico Bolivar 13, Sean McCauley 0, Shane McCauley 14. Totals 26 (6) 17-22 75.

Bonney Lk. 13 11 19 16–59

Mtn. View 11 17 19 28–75