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Girls basketball: Seton Catholic rallies past King’s Way Christian for first place in Trico League

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Remy Jenniges led three Seton Catholic players in double figures as the Cougars rallied past a hot-shooting King’s Way Christian team 53-48 to win a Trico League showdonw on Friday.

Bridget Quinn scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, for King’s Way Christian, which led 33-25 at halftime on the strength of nine 3-pointers.

But Seton’s defense improved in the second half as the Cougars cut the deficit to 42-39 after three quarter, then took the lead in the fourth.

Kiera Williams added 14 points for Seton (12-1, 4-0 Trico), and Anna Mooney added 12 points.

Ella Zimmerman added four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points and nine rebounds for the Knights (5-7, 3-1).

Hannah Erwin hit three 3-pointers, and Izzy Hill added eight points and seven rebounds for King’s Way.

KELSO 51, PRAIRIE 39 — Maddie Clouse scored 10 of her 20 points in a big fourth quarter for the Falcons, who improved to 4-1 in the 3A GSHL with the win.

Clouse went 6 for 6 from the free throw line. Prairie extended a 33-30 in the final period.

Claire Smith scored 11 points for the Falcons. Lexi Grumbois led Kelso with 13.

HUDSON’S BAY 55, MARK MORRIS 40 — Alana Stephens and Miranda Gonzalez combined for 44 points as Hudson’s Bay pulled away in the second half to beat Mark Morris in the 2A GSHL matchup.

Stephens led all scorers with 24 points with Gonzalez adding 20 for the Eagles (6-5, 4-5 2A GSHL).

Another big advantage for Bay was offensive rebounds.

“We couldn’t keep them off the offensive glass to the tune of 31 offensive rebounds,” Mark Morris coach Sean Atkins said.

Madi Noel had eight points and 11 rebounds, Isabella Merzoian had 12 points, and Brooklyn Schlecht had six assists for Mark Morris (9-5, 6-2).

HERITAGE 52, SKYVIEW 51 — Keanna Salavea scored 14 of her game-high 18 points in the second half to help rally Heritage past Skyview.

After jumping to an 11-4 advantage in the first quarter, Skyview took a 21-19.

But Salavea scored eight in the third quarter and six more in the fourth for the Timberwolves (8-5).

While Salavea dominated inside, Skyview countered with 10 3-pointers.

Jordan Labrador-Hallett hit four and scored 16 points to lead Skyview (10-3). Kaydence Stratton and Kiera Parks added three 3-pointers each.

COLUMBIA-WHITE SALMON 45, LA CENTER 38 — Sydney Aman scored 16 points and Maggie Bryan added 13 as Columbia-White Salmon fended off a fourth-quarter comeback by La Center.

Gianna D’Emilio had 11 of her team-high 16 points for La Center in the fourth quarter when the Wildcats cut a 41-21 deficit down to single digits.

D’Emilio also added five steals and four assists. MeKenzie Schockelt added 12 rebounds.