GIRLS BASKETBALL: Taholah beats Clallam Bay; other area reports

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CLALLAM BAY — The Clallam Bay girls basketball team fell to Taholah 56-25 in nonleague action.

Mariah LaChester led the Bruins with 10 points and nine steals.

Zeria Signor added six points, Inga Erickson had five and Jeddie Herndon had four.

Kyla Wilson grabbed a team-high six rebounds for Clallam Bay.

“[Taholah is] a lot bigger than us on the inside, and it was hard to get our inside game going along with keeping them off the offensive boards,” Bruins coach Kathleen Winter said of Wednesday’s game.

“Our defense held their best outside player to seven point, led by Jeddie Herndon.”

Clallam Bay (4-3) hosts Crescent today.

Taholah 56, Clallam Bay 25

Taholah 10 19 13 14— 56

Clallam Bay 6 8 2 9— 25

Individual scoring

Taholah

Walther 18, Hidalgo 13, James 9, Charley 7, Logan 5, Pope 4.

Clallam Bay (4-3)

LaChester 10, Signor 6, Erickson 5, Herndon 4.

Muckleshoot 58, Quilcene 50

QUILCENE — The Rangers gave the 1B Sea-Tac-leading Kings a scare before Muckleshoot pulled away in the closing minutes.

Quilcene outscored Muckleshoot 22-18 in the third quarter to flip a seven-point halftime deficit into a one-point lead into the fourth quarter.

Tuesday’s game remained close in the fourth quarter until the Kings took a late lead and the Rangers were forced to foul to conserve the clock.

“This was a rough, physical game, but our players showed great heart,” Quilcene coach Briana Weller said.

“I’m extremely proud of every one of our girls. This is their best performance of the season.”

Sammy Rae was Quilcene’s top scorer with 16 points, 13 rebounds and two assists with one blocked shot.

Megan Weller had 14 points and seven assists. Bailey Kieffer added 11 points and three steals, while Katlyn Hitt scored six points.

Quilcene is 5-5 on the season and 2-4 in league play.

The Rangers host another league opponent, Christian Faith, today

Shorewood Christian 52, Quilcene 19

SEATTLE — The Rangers struggled on offense and defense against the Lions.

Quilcene shot just 13 percent from the field and had 27 turnovers in last Friday’s game.

Shorewood Christian’s Nicole Jones scored 29 points, most of which came on fast breaks.

“We just didn’t hustle down and defend that attack and it killed us,” Quilcene coach Briana Weller said.

Allison Jones scored eight points for the Rangers. Sammy Rae added four points and had 14 rebounds.

Last modified: January 09. 2014 5:57PM
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