SOUTH SOUND HIGHLIGHTS

mwochnick@theolympian.comJanuary 9, 2013 

BOYS BASKETBALL

Austin Koukal scored 19 points, but Northwest Christian dropped to 2-11 overall with a 56-46 loss to North Beach in Pacific 2B Conference action.

W.F. West grabbed a quick 11-point lead after the first quarter en route to its 58-48 win over Capital in 2A Evergreen Conference play, behind a game-high 21 points from senior Brock Wade and 10 from Tanner Gueller.

Cedar Park Christian junior Trey Drechsel led all scorers with 18 points with Evan Scholten chipping in 14 and Luke Sauferer adding 13 points as the Eagles defeated Chimicum, 78-45, in Nisqually 1A Conference play. Rafael Pagasian led the Cowboys with 13 points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

With balanced scoring and three players in double figures, River Ridge ran its winning streak to three games with a 57-47 victory over Tumwater in a 2A Evergreen Conference game. Jazzlynn Brewster led the Hawks with 17 points and River Ridge also got double figures from Rebecca Stevenson (16 points) and Morgan Bernethy (11). Tumwater forward Lacye Groening led all scorers with 18 points.

Led by Jamika Parker’s game-high 12 points and 10 points from point guard Tori Weeks, W.F. West remained unbeaten in Evergreen Conference action with a 48-24 win over Capital. Hollianne Wieland led the Cougars with nine points and Sloan Jackowich had seven.

BOYS SWIMMING

North Thurston won 11 of the 12 events for a 137-40 3A Narrows League dual win over Lincoln. Connor Ridgeway won two individual events for the Rams (100 backstroke, 500 freestyle) and also swam on the winning 200 medley relay team.

Wilson edged Timberline, 93-90, in the teams’ 3A Narrows League dual, winning seven events. Timberline had four victories, including the 200 medley relay (1:52.33).

GIRLS BOWLING

Yelm’s Brianna Bedwell led all bowlers with a two-game score of 300 (167-143), but Stadium edged the Tornados in total pins 1,641-1,639 and the Tigers won the team battle, 6-1, at Chalet Bowl in Tacoma.

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