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Prep basketball: Stephens’ 28 points helps lead Bay past Hockinson


Alana Stephens scored 18 of her game 28 points in the second half as the Hudson’s Bay girls basketball team pulled away for a 64-40 win over Hockinson in 2A Greater St. Helens League play on Thursday.

The Eagles led 19-16 at halftime, but outscored the Hawks 45-24 after the intermission.

Miranda Gonzalez scored 11 points for Bay, and Shakira Gonzalez added 10.

Allie Seekins paced Hockinson with 11 points.

MARK MORRIS 51, RIDGEFIELD 46 — Mark Morris took control with a 16-9 advantage in the third quarter, then held off a Spudder rally in the fourth quarter.

“It was nice to score 51 points on a night when our jumpshots were not falling at our normal clip from 3,” Mark Morris coach Sean Atkins said. “Even when we went a little cold in the fourth, our defense held up just long enough.”

Isabella Merzoian had 13 points and eight rebounds, and Charlie Blain added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Morgan Goode led Ridgefield with 13 points, and Avery Wilson added 11.

SKYVIEW 77, EVERGREEN 38 — Jordan Labrador-Hallett hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points to help Skyview improve to 4-0 on the season.

Labrador-Hallett had 14 points in the first half as Skyview built a 44-23 lead.

Kiera Parks added five steals and four assists for Skyview. TaRyah Hamstreet pulled down nine rebounds, and Charlotte Baker grabbed eight.

Kimora Ross scored 20 points to lead Evergreen (2-1).

Boys basketball

PRAIRIE 50, KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 47 (OT) — Prairie freshman Cam Newsome scored a game-high 16 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime in his first varsity start.

Bailey Kousonsavath had 11 points including a 3 from the corner in OT for Prairie.

King’s Way scored the tying basket in regulation with about 10 seconds to play in the back-and-forth non-league contest.

The Knights were led in scoring by Ryan Tyler’s 11 points and Jamison Duke’s 10.

WOODLAND 77, LA CENTER 63 — Drew Burns scored a game-high 24 points, Beau Swett had 20, and Justin Philpot had 17 to help the Beavers to the non-league win over visiting La Center.

Burns made seven 3-pointers, five in the first quarter as the Beavers jumped out to a 24-14 start. Swett scored 12 of his 20 in the third quarter.

La Center’s Boston Walker led his team in scoring with 22 points, 15 of those points coming in the second half.