High School Sports

Pacific 2B League


Crystal Ball

(2009-10 records)

1. Willapa Valley (15-11)

2. South Bend (14-6)

3. Northwest Christian (14-6)

4. Naselle (16-5)

5. North Beach (7-11)

6. Ocosta (3-17)

7. Raymond (3-17)

Starting five

G Matt Friese, 5-8, sr., Willapa Valley

Do-it-all guard part of the team’s dynamic scoring duo.

G Aaron Friese, 5-9, sr., Willapa Valley

Big-time scorer who has already scored 47 points through two games.

F Brett Rose, 6-3, sr., South Bend

Tight end for state champion football team will help with scoring load.

G Derek Archer, 5-8, sr., North Beach

A smart player who can score in bunches. Has scored in double figures in team’s first three games.

F Steven Dunn, 6-2, sr., Northwest Christian

Solid all-around athlete who can score inside and out.

Northwest Christian Navigators

Coach: Rick Fox (second year)

Last year: 14-6 overall, advanced to district tournament.

Returning varsity players: Steven Dunn, F, sr.; Zach Carras, F, jr.; Brian Chase, G, sr.; Peter Morgan, post, sr.; Cole Van Lierop, G, sr.; Kevin Suaviso, G, sr.; Nick Mailhot, G, jr.

Top newcomers: Gabe Dominguez, post, jr.; Young Ho Kim, G, sr.


Crystal Ball

(2009-10 records)

1. Naselle (8-11)

2. Northwest Christian (21-4)

3. South Bend (5-12)

4. Raymond (10-9)

5. North Beach (15-4)

6. Willapa Valley (6-9)

7. Ocosta (3-13)

Starting five

G Kami Bates, 5-7, jr., Northwest Christian

Transitioning to PG; scored career-high 27 points this week.

G Mallory Maneman, 5-6, jr., Raymond

A speedy guard with a sweet shot from the outside.

G Andrea Smaciarz, 5-7, sr., Willapa Valley

Already has scored in double figures in first three games.

W Nicole Mosley, 5-7, sr., North Beach

First-team all-league honoree looks to build on solid junior campaign.

F Carley Kitzman, 5-9, jr., Naselle

Reigning league MVP is scoring and rebounding machine.

Northwest Christian Navigators

Coach: Ron Collins (sixth year)

Last year: 21-5 overall, advanced to state tournament.

Returning varsity players: Kami Bates, G, jr.; Courtney Wagner, P, sr.; Abbi Thomas, G, sr.; Alyssa Hancock, F, sr.; Allison Sowers, F/C, so.

Coach’s outlook: “We will have to wait and see how quickly this inexperienced team reaches its full potential. To be competitive, we have to bring our “A” game every night. The girls work hard and are ready to embrace the challenge.”