Girls basketball: Evergreen 50, Battle Ground 45

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Updated: January 16, 2013, 11:23 PM

 

Despite being ill, Deja Nicholas scored almost half of her team's points as Evergreen held off the host Tigers.

Nicholas finished with 25 points and seven assists as Evergreen improved to 2-2 in the 4A Greater St. Helens League.

Malory Olson led Battle Ground with 15 points. Haley Hamilton added 12.

Evergreen coach Jay Foreman said he rested Nicholas frequently, but that she was able to break Battle Ground's pressure effectively.

Demia Browning had a team-best eight rebounds for Evergreen, and Vela Jackson grabbed six boards.

EVERGREEN 50, BATTLE GROUND 45

EVERGREEN -- Deja Nicholas 25, Demia Browning 4, Ciara Shannon 4, Jennay Kennedy 0, Kristina Presson 2, Nakesha Hatchett 4, Vella Jackson 6, Moriah Doyle 5, Cameronn Logan 0. Totals 20 (0) 10-18 50.

BATTLE GROUND -- Haley Hamilton 12, Emily Griffith 4, Malory Olson 15, Jossilyn Blackman 1, Courtney Knott 6, Alena Jarvis 5, Kylie Smith 0, Dominique Lyon 2, Carly Hershberger 0. Totals 16 (4) 9-18 45.

Evergreen 10 12 12 16--50

B. Ground 8 10 12 15--45

JV -- Battle Ground won. C -- Battle Ground won.