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Girls basketball: Keanna Salavea scores 41 as Heritage beats Hood River Valley

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Keanna Salavea scored 41 points as the Heritage girls basketball team fended off Hood River Valley (Ore.), 59-51 to improve to 3-0 on the season.

Salavea had eight points in the decisive fourth quarter, but it was her passing when Hood River’s defense collapsed on her that proved pivotal.

“Our passing got a lot better in the fourth quarter,” Heritage coach Jacob Kaler said. “We executed our offense. I think we got a little rattled when they went on a run in the third quarter, but then we regrouped.”

Heritage opened the fourth quarter with three consecutive defensive stops and three straight baskets on offense.

Braidee Goodwin socred all six of her points in the fourth quarter.

PRAIRIE 44, MOUNTAIN VIEW 22 — Prairie’s defense held Mountain View to single digits in all four quarters to win the 3A Greater St. Helens League game.

Maddie Clouse led the Falcons in scoring with 11 points.

Mountain View was led by Nina Peterson’s 12 points.

SKYVIEW 73, WASHOUGAL 49 — Jordan Labrador-Hewitt scores 19 points to lead four players in double figures for the Storm, who pulled away with a big fourth quarter.

Labrador-Hewitt added seven assists for Skyview, which led 44-38 after three quarters.

Kiera Parks had 11 points, 10 assists and seven steals, while Sam Groesbeck added 10 points, five steals and four assists for Skyview (3-0). Kaydence Stratton added 11 points.

Isabella Albaugh led Washougal (0-2) with 21 points.

MARK MORRIS 64, HUDSON’S BAY 43 — Natalie Mejia scored a team-high 22 points on her birthday, and Charlie Blain pulled down 17 rebounds as Mark Morris opened 2A Greater St. Helens League play with a home win.

“We played a very good game offensively, and did an nice job of sharing the ball,” Mark Morris coach Sean Atkins said.”

Brooklyn Schlect had nine assists an Madi Noel added five assists to go with nine rebounds.

Isabella Merzoian scored 14 points for the Monarchs, and Hallie Watson added 13.

Alana Stephens led Bay with 22 points, and Devon Johnson-Brown added 13.

RIDGEFIELD 37, FORT VANCOUVER 19 — Elizabeth Swift scored 10 points as the Spudders pulled away with a big second half in the 2A Greater St. Helens League opener for both teams.

After leading 17-14 at halftime, Ridgefield outscored the Trappers 20-5 in the second half. Janessa Chatman scored sixh of her eight points in the fourth quarter for Ridgefield (2-0, 1-0 2A GSHL).

Trian Clark led Fort (1-1, 0-1) with 10 points.

HOCKINSON 48, R.A. LONG 18 — The Hawks outscored R.A. Long 37-5 in the second half to open 2A Greater St. Helens League with a win.

Siena Brown had 19 points to lead the Hawks (1-1, 1-0 2A GSHL), and Kendall Lawson added 13 points.

SETON CATHOLIC 77, TENINO 10 — Anna Mooney had 23 points and seven steals, and Keira Williams added 21 points and six steals as Seton Catholic got off to a hot start.

Seton (3-1) outscored Tenino 37-0 in the first quarter and eased to victory. The Cougars also got 14 points from Kasey Clifton.

DE LA SALLE NORTH CATHOLIC 40, KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 18 — Ella Zimmerman had 11 points and 11 rebounds as the King’s Way girls fell short in their season opener against De La Salle North of Portland.

Bridget Quinn added seven points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Knights. Izzy Hill had seven points and eight rebounds and Avery Tindol added eight points.

CAMAS 78, COLUMBIA-WHITE SALMON 15 — Addison Harris had 21 points and eight rebounds as the Papermakers cruised to a non-league win.

Reagan Jamison added 17 points and Riley Sanz had 16 for the Papermakers (3-1).

Ella Reed led Columbia-White Salmon with seven points.

COLUMBIA RIVER 36, WOODLAND 26 — Emma Iniguez scored a game-high 19 points as the Rapids won the non-league game at Woodland.