South Sound Highlights for Jan. 18

mwochnick@theolympian.comJanuary 18, 2014 

HIGH SCHOOLS

Timberline’s Callen Russell (18 points) and Sara Bowen (14) helped counter Tia Bragg’s game-high 26 points and hold off Lincoln for a 64-56 win over the Abes. The Blazers took over sole possession of second place in the 3A Narrows League girls basketball standings.

Olympia outscored Gig Harbor 22-6 in the first quarter on the way to a 67-47 win over the Tides in 4A Narrows League play behind Laura Snodgrass and Mackenzie Cooper, who finished with 15 and 14 points, respectively.

South Kitsap held North Thurston to single-digit scoring in all four quarters in a 39-23 nonleague victory in girls basketball.

Despite Khalil Matheney’s team-high 24 points, Olympia lost to Gig Harbor, 59-48, in a 4A Narrows League boys basketball game.

Elijah Fuller’s 25 points helped Yelm to its second consecutive win, a 61-57 4A Narrows League victory over Central Kitsap.

Lincoln dominated from the tipoff to down Timberline, 65-38, and push the Blazers into fourth place in 3A Narrows boys basketball.

COLLEGES

Women: Evergreen 79, at Concordia (Ore.) 71: Junior Brittany Gray notched her fifth double-double of the season with 27 points, 11 rebounds in 34 minutes to help the Geoducks defeat the Cavaliers in a Cascade Collegiate Conference game.

Men: At Concordia (Ore.) 103, Evergreen 92: Kyle Calhoun had 33 points, including eight 3-pointers, but the Geoducks were unable to extend their winning streak to two games with a loss to the Cavaliers.

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