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University of Washington recruit Donaven Dorsey and Timberline play host to Wilson in an early battle of 3A Narrows League favorites in boys basketball.
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Timberline High School
Tanner Gueller’s career-high 31 points lifted W.F. West to an 85-78 win over River Ridge in the 2A Evergreen Conference boys basketball opener for both teams in Lacey.
Gueller hit a pair of free throws with 1:02 to go in the game to push the Bearcats’ lead to 79-73 after they trailed by seven entering the fourth quarter. W.F. West, which shot a sizzling 62 percent from the field, outscored River Ridge 34-20 in the fourth quarter.
David Cooper had a game-high 22 points, and Josiah Warner had 18 in Tumwater’s 69-55 boys basketball win over Capital to open 2A EvCo play. Jacob Pratt led the Cougars with 19 points.
Tyler Gedney scored 18 points in Rochester’s boys team’s 52-47 loss at Forks.
An 18-2 second-quarter run sparked the Black Hills boys in their 55-34 2A EvCo-opening win over Aberdeen to improve to 4-4.
Rachel Felton’s 15 points helped Capital snap its three-game losing skid with a 54-40 win over Tumwater to open 2A EvCo play in girls basketball. Drew Rothengass and Olivia Jackowich chipped in with nine points apiece. Mackenzie Bergquist led the T-Birds with 15 points.
Mckenna Schultz had 15 of River Ridge’s 23 points, including three 3-pointers in a 43-23 girls basketball loss to W.F. West, which got nine points from Julie Spencer.
Shayla Smothers scored 19 points, Sarah McGee addded 17, and Sydney Sauls chipped in 14 as Black Hills held Aberdeen to five points in the first and third quarters in a 73-35 win in a 2A EvCo girls basketball opener.
Yelm defeated Stadium via the pin (seven), decision (one) and forfeit (five) for a 75-6 victory in a dual wrestling meet in Narrows 4A.
Jake Grantham’s pin in 23 seconds at 220 pounds was one of five victories for North Thurston in a 59-18 3A Narrows League wrestling loss to Lincoln.
To keep up with South Sound sports, follow staff writer Meg Wochnick on Twitter, @megwochnick, or go to: theolympian.com/ south-sound-sports-blog