Girls basketball: Prairie 52, Enumclaw 42



Having played a lot of lopsided game the past six weeks, Prairie was ready for a challenge, and Enumclaw provided it.

Enumclaw rallied from an early deficit to tie the game 32-32 in the third quarter. Then Prairie’s pressure took over in a Class 3A bi-district semifinal.

Top-ranked Prairie will face No. 2 Wilson of Tacoma in the bi-district title game on Monday in Kent.

“We’ve had a lot of easy games, so these types of games are good for us,” Prairie coach Mike Smith said. “They show us what kind of character we have.”

Prairie led 28-20 at halftime with Megan Lindsley hitting five 3-pointers in the first half.

After Enumclaw rallied back to tie, Smith credited Cherita Daugherty with some big rebounds and causing turnovers by getting her hands on passes, creating easy scoring opportunities for the Falcons.

Lindsley finished with 20 points, while Cori Woodward had 14 and Aislin Konig had 11.

“The Wilson game will be a tough one,” Smith said. “It will be good to see what we are made of.”


ENUMCLAW (18-6) — Calvert 5, Harnd 5, Polland 0, Remitz 0, Avert 0, Myers 10, Saltarelli 17, Snoen 5, Huff 0. Totals 16 (5) 5-8 42.

PRAIRIE (21-2) — Lindsey Asplund 2, Cori Woodward 14, Aislinn Konig 11, Jamie Phares 0, Nicole Geocke 4, Emily Peters 0, Megan Lindsley 20, Cherita Daugherty 1. Totals 19 (7) 7-10 52

Enumclaw 9 11 14 8–42

Prairie 15 13 8 16–52