2B Boys Basketball: Whitehead, Haight Power Onalaska Past Tigers


Whitehead, Haight Power Onalaska Past Tigers

NAPAVINE — The Loggers came to the city on the hill Wednesday night and claimed a 68-59 victory over the Tigers in Central 2B League boys basketball action.

Carter Whitehead of Onalaska tied for a game-high with 26 points in the win.

Napavine led by two points after one quarter but fell a couple of buckets short in each of the remaining periods as they watched the Loggers slowly pull away.

“We just lost the last three quarters by two or three and that’s the result,” said Napavine coach Rex Stanley. “They did a nice job at the line down the end. I think they made their last ten. We were getting scores we just couldn't get a stop.”

Ashton Haight added 16 points for the Loggers, going 4 of 8 from long range, and Cade Lawrence scored 14 points. Kayden Allison added nine points and a team-high six rebounds.

Cade Evander led Napavine with 26 points. Keith Olson added 12 points for the Tigers while Gavin Parker notched 10.

Onalaska made 45 percent of their 51 shots from the field and sank 13 of 17 free throws. Napavine connected on 53 percent of their 52 field goal attempts but hit just three of seven free throws.

“I was happy with the effort from everybody. We came up a little short but the approach and effort was all there tonight,” said Stanley. “This is that kind of league were you can play fairly well and still get beat.”

Napavine (10-2, 2-1 league) hosts Morton-White Pass on Friday.

Onalaska (8-3, 2-2 league) plays at Toutle Lake on Friday.

Arceo-Hansen Hits Game-Winner Against MWP

TOLEDO — Carlo Arceo-Hansen came up big in the final seconds here Wednesday night to lift Toledo to a 48-46 win over Morton-White Pass in Central 2B League boys basketball action.

Duke Schaplow hit a three-pointer with about 45 seconds left to play to put Toledo up 46-43, but MWP’s Hayden Young knotted things up with about 15 seconds to play.

The teams then swapped turnovers, and on the Indians’ final possession Arceo-Hansen went the length of the court and spun in a layup to give Toledo the win.

“He was huge for us tonight,” Toledo coach Grady Fallon said. “Carlo goes as hard as he can, spins it up and drops it in at the buzzer.”

Arceo-Hansen scored 10 of Toledo’s 12 first-quarter points, and had 24 through three quarters before finishing with 26 and eight rebounds.

Schaplow added 12 for Toledo, and Miguel Soto snagged nine rebounds.

Young led MWP with 15 points. Kysen Collette chipped in eight.

Toledo (5-9, 1-3 league) hosts Mossyrock on Friday. Morton-White Pass (6-8, 2-2 league) plays at Napavine on Friday.

Thomas, Pirates Drop Mossyrock

ADNA — Braden Thomas scored 27 points and Adna crushed Mossyrock, 79-39, here Wednesday night in C2BL boys basketball action.

Thomas went 13 of 16 from the floor and did the entirety of his damage in three quarters.

“Thomas was really good,” Adna coach Luke Salme said. “He’s a pretty phenomenal athlete who can get to the rim through bodies and go finish.”

Zander Blankenship-Todd added 10 points with eight rebounds for Adna, and Chase Collins chipped in 10 points.

“The energy was good,” Salme added. “Credit to the Mossyrock kids. I thought they competed hard for four quarters, and they hung around and were competitive for a while.”

Aiden Weist led Mosyrock with 12 points.

Adna (6-7, 2-2 league) hosts Montesano in a non-league game on Friday. Mossyrock (2-10, 0-4 league) plays at Toledo on Friday.