December 6, 2012 


Seniors Jared Eidenmuller (17 points) and Keenan Williams (14) lifted Capital to a 67-62 victory over White River in the teams’ nonleague boys basketball game Wednesday night. The Hornets held a slim three-point lead at halftime before the Cougars (2-2) scored 24 third-quarter points to grab a six-point lead at 52-46 going into the fourth quarter.

Black Hills limited Chief Leschi to just two points in the fourth quarter to earn its second victory of the season, a 67-39 nonleague victory in boys basketball. Jacob Burgess had a career-best 30 points for the Wolves, who improve to 2-2.

Tumwater earned its second consecutive victory, holding Shelton without a field goal in the second and third quarters for a 41-11 nonleague win in girls basketball. Lacye Groening had nine of her game-high 13 points in the second half for the Thunderbirds (2-2).

Hollianne Wieland had a team-high 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Spencer Pettit had 11 points and nine rebounds in Capital’s 43-34 nonleague win over Bremerton to improve to 2-1 overall. The Cougars held Sawyer Kluge, who had a game-high 20 points for Bremerton, to five points in the second half.

Black Hills stretched its winning streak to four games with its 60-56 road win over Class 4A Union behind Sarah McGee’s team-best 14 points with an added 13 points from Hope Mortensen.


Saint Martin’s shot 52.6 percent in the second half to pull its record to 4-4 overall with a nonleague win over visiting Pacific Lutheran, 65-53. The Lutes (0-5) rallied, trimming the Saints’ 19-point lead to four at 48-44 with 7 minutes, 45 seconds remaining in the game before a 12-4 run by Saint Martin’s gave the Saints a double-digit lead at 60-48 with 3:19 remaining. Sophomore guard Angela Gelhar had a career-high 15 points and Chelsea Haskey chipped in 11 points for Saint Martin’s.

The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service