COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula women pick up first win; men win two of three at Oregon tourney

WENATCHEE — The Peninsula basketball women finally got the monkey off their backs with their first win of the year, beating Clark College 82-53 in the Wenatchee Valley Tournament for their first win of the year.

The women had lost eight games in a row to start their season. In that streak, the women had a one-point loss, a two-point loss and two other losses within 10 points.

Ashlynn Sharp and Kayla Alvarez combined for 11 3-pointers for the Pirates. Sharp led the team in scoring with six 3-pointers and 24 points. She also had nine rebounds. Alvarae had five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to go along with five assists.

Tiffani Smith scored 18 and pulled down 12 boards. Jamellia Clark scored 17 as the Pirates had good balance.

The women on Friday lost to South Puget Sound 74-47 at the second game at the Wenatchee Valley tournament. Sharp led the Pirates with 15 points, while Clark scored 12.

Peninsula (1-9) next plays at 4 p.m. Friday at home against Lower Columbia in the Pirates’ first home game in a month. On the Lower Columbia roster is Port Angeles Roughrider Nizhoni Wheeler. Wheeler is leading the entire Northwest Athletic Conference in field-goal percentage at 62.2 percent.

Douglas 74, Peninsula 47

Peninsula 9 11 16 11 — 47

Douglas 23 17 14 20 — 74

Peninsula (47) — Sharp 15, Clark 12, Alvarez 8, Smith 5, Geberyesus 5, Moore 2.

Douglas (74) — Beauchamp 21, Jorgenson 19, Castillo 15, Beasley 8, Fallis 6.

Peninsula 82, Clark 53

Clark 23 6 11 13 — 53

Peninsula 27 19 19 17 — 82

Clark (53) — Sampson 16, Bahr 20, Rose 8, Arnold 3, Aguiguyi 3, Brown 2, Loville 1.

Peninsula (82) — Sharp 24, Smith 18, Clark 17, Alvarez 15, Rodriguez 3, Fernandez 2, Geberyesus 2.

College Men

Peninsula at Clackamas Holiday Tournament

OREGON CITY, Ore. — The Peninsula men won two games out of three at the Clackamas Holiday Tournament, beating Linn-Benton on Saturday 77-72 and South Puget Sound 79-66 on Friday.

On Thursday, the men lost to Yakima 93-88.

In the Linn-Benton game, the men were led by Colby Jackson with 24 points. Jackson shot 10 for 10 from the free-throw line and hit four 3-pointers.

Cole Huish scored 13 and Kaelin Crane 12.

Marky Adams had eight points and five boards, while Trent Warren had seven points and eight boards and Eli’sha Sheppard had eight points and six boards.

Against S. Puget Sound, Crane scored 21 points, while Jackson had 13 points and nine assists. Warren scored 12 to go along with 11 rebounds, while Huish had 11 points.

In the Yakima game, the men got 27 from Jackson, who averaged 24.0 for the three games of the tournament. Crane scored 14, while Adams, and James Buckley each scored 10. Warren had another good game on the boards with nine rebounds to go with seven points.

Peninsula (9-5) next plays Thursday in the Pirates’ first home game in a month against Highline. That game will begin at 6 p.m.

Peninsula 77, Linn-Benton 72

Linn-Benton 31 41 — 72

Peninsula 41 36 — 77

Linn-Benton (72) — Jensen 19, Evers 12, Getsfid 12, Morsa 8, Davis 7, Ford 5, Harvey 5, Van Cleave 4.

Peninsula (77) — Jackson 24, Huish 13, Crane 12, Adams 8, Sheppard 8, Warren 7, Day 2, Buckley 2, Williams 1.

Peninsula 79, S. Puget Sound 66

SPS 32 34 — 66

Peninsula 38 41 — 79

SPS (66) — Sipe 12, Hodgeds 12, Reynolds 12, Poquette 16, Reitman 5, Hamilton 5, Malloy 4.

Peninsula (79) — Crane 21, Jackson 13, Huish 11, Warren 12, Adams 5, Day 6, Sheppard 4, Burton 4, Buckley 3.

Yakima Valley 93, Peninsula 88

Peninsula 41 47 — 88

Y. Valley 45 48 — 93

Peninsula (88) — Jackson 27, Crane 14, Adams 10, Buckley 10, Sheppard 9, Burton 7, Warren 7, Day 4.

Yakima Valley (93) — Raynor 13, Blodgett 13, Boykin 22, Britten 17, Delp 15, DAvis 5, Lindgren 3, Hodge 2.

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