COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men and women sweep Shoreline

Peninsula Daily News

SHORELINE — The Peninsula College men's and women's basketball teams have both inserted themselves into the NWAACC North Division postseason race after beating their Shoreline counterparts on the road.

The Pirate women beat the Dolphins 76-56, while the men won 89-80.

Both Peninsula teams are on three-game winning streaks with Bellevue traveling to Port Angeles for a Saturday night doubleheader.

In Wednesday's women's games, freshman Madison Pilster set a new career-high with 26 points. She also had seven rebounds and five steals.

Pilster hit 13 of 16 free throws, which highlighted the Pirates' 27 for 34 performance at the line. The Dolphins shot only 13 free throws, making eight.

Another Peninsula freshman, Gabi Fenumiai scored 22 points and ripped down 15 rebounds, five of which were offensive.

As a team, the Pirates out-rebounded the Dolphins 63-43.

Alison Knowles, Peninsula's leading scorer, finished with 15 points.

The game was tied 34-34 at halftime. The Pirates held Shoreline (1-5 division, 3-11 overall) to 22 points and 17 percent shooting in the second half.

Peninsula (4-2, 7-9) opens Saturday's doubleheader at 5 p.m. against the eighth-ranked Bulldogs (5-1, 12-7), who dropped their first division game of the season Wednesday against Skagit Valley, 62-59.

Peninsula 76, Shoreline 56
Peninsula 34 42— 76

Shoreline 34 22— 56

Individual scoring

Peninsula (4-2, 7-9)

Henderson 5, Pilster 26, Fenumiai 22, Knowles 15, Schmillen 6, Brumbaugh 2.

Shoreline (1-5, 3-11)

Benavides 14, Wilbur 6, Lloyd 5, Taylor 4, Dutro 18, McDaniels 9.

Men's Game
Peninsula 89, Shoreline 80

Xavier Bazile recorded a double-double and paced four Pirates in double figures as Peninsula defeated the Dolphins for the second time this season.

Bazile finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds.

Geno Horsley helped Peninsula with a nice all-around game, scoring 15 points to go along with six rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Juwan Flowers added 15 points, and Markus Rawls finished with 14 points and seven rebounds (four offensive).

Point guard Erron Shamlin scored nine points, dished out three assists and had three steals.

After starting North Division play with an 0-3 record, Peninsula now stands at 3-3 (9-6 overall), which ties them for fourth place in the division.

The Pirates face Bellevue (4-2, ) on Saturday at 7 p.m.

The Bulldogs enter the game having lost two in a row to Whatcom and Skagit Valley, the division's top two teams.

Peninsula 89, Shoreline 80
Peninsula 47 42— 89

Shoreline 45 35— 80

Individual scoring

Peninsula (3-3, 9-6)

Bazile 25, Shamlin 9, Horsley 15, McKinney 4, Flowers 15, Rawls 14, Hechanova 4, Erwin 3.

Shoreline (0-6, 3-14)

Sharer 5, Williams 14, Carroll 9, Jordt 6, Corbray 9, Thompson 24, Drew Viena 2, Dean Viena 2, Reyes 3, Kruk 2, Houston 4.

Last modified: January 23. 2014 5:52PM
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