PREP SPORTS: Quilcene girls basketball upsets Evergreen Lutheran; Port Townsend wrestling falls

Peninsula Daily News

TACOMA — The Quilcene girls basketball team upset second-place Evergreen Lutheran 46-41 in 1B Sea-Tac League play.

In the first meeting between the teams this season, the Eagles and their deep bench defeated the Rangers 44-27 in Quilcene.

“[We] played with desire, intensity, and a ton of heart,” Rangers coach Briana Weller said of Saturday’s game.

“They worked together as a team unit and had one heck of a game.

“The girls played tough defense, hustled for loose balls and rebounds, kept their turnovers down, ran their offensive sets with precision, and just really wanted to win this game.”

Megan Weller paced Quilcene’s offensive attack with 24 points, six rebounds and seven steals.

Sammy Rae pulled down 13 rebounds to go along with eight points and seven assists.

Allison Jones contributed five rebounds, three assists and four steals; Jerrica Viloria had four rebounds and five steals; Katie Bailey grabbed eight rebounds and Taylor Burnston and two boards.

The Rangers jumped out to a 14-5 lead after one quarter and held on from there, equaling the Eagles in the second and third quarters and preventing a fourth-quarter rally.

With the win, Quilcene improves to 4-9 in league play and 8-9 overall.

Evergreen Lutheran falls to 10-3 in league and 12-4 overall.

The Rangers host Shorewood Christian tonight.

Bremerton 39, Port Townsend 30

PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins fell to the Knights on senior night at Port Townsend High School.

Port Townsend won two matches by pin: Charity Jesionowski in the 126-pound match and Alex Morris in the 152-pound match.

Peter Glitsch won the 113-pound match with an 8-0 major decision.

Matt Cain won the 145-pound match with a 3-0 decision, and Jacob Wilford won the 138-pound match, also by a 3-0 score.

Next up for the Redskins is the district meet at Vashon Island High School on Saturday.

Last modified: February 03. 2014 6:12PM
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