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Saturday, March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

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Prep Roundup: Mountain View girls hold off Evergreen, 49-47


Nina Peterson scored 17 points and Mountain View held off Evergreen 49-47 for a 3A Greater St. Helens League home win on Tuesday.

Mountain View, which went 0-8 in league play last season, knocked off an Evergreen team that won the 3A GSHL title, going 6-1 in league play.

Mountain View led 33-25 after three quarters, but Adrian Wright and Kimora Ross heated up down the stretch as each scored seven points in the final quarter.

Wright finished with 17 points and Ross with 15 points.

Girls basketball

SKYVIEW 58, KELSO 38 — Kiki Parks scored 14 points to lead four scorers in double-figures as the Storm opened the season with a road win.

Lainey Phillips had 10 points and nine rebounds. Charlotte Baker and Cam Watson also scored 10 points for Skyview.

The Storm took charge in the second quarter, outscoring Kelso 22-10 to lead 32-10 at halftime.

ADNA 57, SETON CATHOLIC 51 — The Cougars got within four points late in the game but visiting Adna, led by Karsyn Freeman’s 30 points, held on for the victory to open the season.

Kasey Clifton and Riley Seymer each scored 14 points for Seton.

Boys basketball

CAMAS 85, WASHOUGAL 55 — The Papermakers jumped out to a 35-9 lead after the first quarter and went on to win the season opener.

“We were powered by intense defense and the dynamic play of guards Jace VanVoorhis and Beckett Currie,” Camas coach Ryan Josephson said. “Matthew Sitler was active on the boards and hard to stop in the paint.”

Currie scored a game-high 32 points, and Sitler had 16 points. Nyima Namru added 10 points.

Washougal was led in scoring by Mather Minnis with 21 points.

PRAIRIE 66, MOUNT TAHOMA 55 — Sophomore post Carson Morningstar scored 23 points as the Falcons opened their season with a home win.

Josh Crane added 17 points and Solomon Ogbeama scored 14 points, including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give Prairie a 57-39 lead after three quarters.

“I thought we did a nice job being physically tough,” Prairie coach Jimmy Tuominen said. “We handled their pressure and physicality.”

EVERGREEN 79, KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 73 — The Plainsmen withstood a furious rally by King’s Way in the fourth quarter to win the season opener.

Evergreen led 64-45 going into the fourth where Jaydon Hall got hot for the Knights by scoring 20 of his his team’s 28 points to make the game close. Hall finished with 29 points.

Dez Daniel led the Plainsmen in scoring with 21 of his 28 points coming in the second half while also shooting 14 of 17 from the free-throw line.

Also for Evergreen, Damarien Walden scored 17 points on his 17th birthday and Arthur Bad had 15.

Ryan Tyler added 17 points and Daniel Flora 11 for King’s Way.

SETON CATHOLIC 62, HERITAGE 39 — Freshman Kaiden Wilson scored 24 points, shooting 10 for 11 at the free throw line, to lead the Cougars to a season-opening road win.

Wilson had 18 points at halftime as Seton opened a 37-16 lead. Brady Angelo added 10 points.

LA CENTER 98, MORTON-WHITE PASS 74 — Austin Nixon and Jacye Grotte each scored 16 points and the Wildcats pulled away for the season-opening win at Morton.

Zayne Latham added 15 points, Logan Rainey 14 and Anthony Larkin 11 for the Wildcats, who outscored Morton-White Pass 24-8 in the third period to essentially put the game away.

Girls bowling

FORT VANCOUVER 2208, MARK MORRIS 1654 — The Trappers had an impressive day at Husted’s Hazel Dell Lanes. They posted a 1,001 in the second game and had a 410 series in the baker games on the way to the team victory.

Lacey McHan had the high game and series for Fort with a 151-224. Also over 200 in the second game, Danika Iosty had a 213, and Lilly Peschka a 202.