Girls Hoops: Tigers Trounce Timberwolves


Napavine wreaked havoc defensively, forcing Morton-White Pass into 39 turnovers in a 55-19 blowout victory over the visiting Timberwolves Tuesday in Central 2B League action.

“I thought our kids came ready to play tonight,” Napavine coach Shane Schutz said. “We had balanced scoring.”

Dani Tupuola led all scorers with 14 points and was the only player on either team to score in double digits. Nine Tigers in all scored points.

“Dani did a much better job of finishing shots and taking care of the basketball tonight,” Schutz said. 

Tupuola added a game-high nine rebounds and nine steals. Avery Schutz contributed nine points, four assists, three steals and two boards in an all-around effort.

Natalya Marcial chipped in eight points and four steals, while Rae Sisson added seven points and a steal.

MWP was led by McKenzee Mays’ team-high eight points to go with five rebounds and two steals. Emarey Hampton pitched in seven points and five boards and Natalia Armstrong and Keegan Ingalsbe each had a team-high seven rebounds.

Napavine (3-2) travels to Stevenson on Thursday. MWP (2-6) hosts Toutle Lake on Thursday.

Wahkiakum Blows Out Winlock

The Cardinals had no answer for Wahkiakum on Tuesday night, dropping a home Central 2B League girls hoops contest 60-11.

Wahkiakum (6-0) led 41-1 by halftime.

“The first half was brutal,” Winlock coach Tori Nelson said. “I think fear got the best of us right off the bat.”

Karlee Jones led the Cardinals with five points and eight rebounds.

Paige Mace led Wahkiakum with 18 points and Jansi Merz chipped in 14.

“They’re a well-oiled machine. They play year-round; they’re good,” Nelson said. “I don’t think the score represents what we’re able to do, but it was just a rough night for us.”

Winlock (3-2, 2-2 league) plays at Rainier on Thursday.

Spahr’s Double-Double Stuns Stevenson

Senior post Stacie Spahr poured in a game-high 26 points and 19 rebounds as Toledo had no trouble finishing off visiting Stevenson, 56-23, in C2BL play Tuesday.

Spahr also swiped five steals, while Greenlee Clark added 10 points and a game-high nine steals to go with five boards. Senior point guard Gracie Madill dished off a game-high seven assists, while Grace Tauscher contributed eight points.

“Grace Tauscher gave us a spark and hit a couple 3s,” said Toledo coach Brian Layton, who also praised junior Taylor Langhaim, who came off the bench to help the cause.

Toledo improves to 4-2 and travels to undefeated Adna (5-0) on Saturday.

Sandridge, Loggers Power Past Toutle Lake

Onalaska’s offense slowed down in the second half, but the defense picked up the slack in a 47-37 win over Toutle Lake on Tuesday night in Central 2B League girls basketball action in Toutle.

Brooklyn Sandridge led the Loggers with 15 points, and Onalaska led 30-20 at halftime.

“We were in a nice rhythm on offense, and in the second half we lost our rhythm,” Onalaska coach Alana Olson said. “But I was really happy the girls picked up the defensive pressure. It wasn’t a pretty second half but we did what we had to to get the win.”

Callie Lawrence added 13 points and seven steals for Onalaska, while Morgan Hamilton scored eight. Alex Cleveland-Barrera nabbed seven rebounds and Cierra Russ had six boards and played a tough defensive game, Olson added.

Mollie Donald led Toutle Lake with 17 points.

“We were keying on her,” Olson said of Donald. “We had pressure on her all game long, and she was really tough to stop.”

Onalaska (4-2) hosts Kalama on Thursday.

Trojans Clipped by Kodiaks

Pe Ell recovered from a rough third quarter but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 47-45 loss to Columbia Adventist on the road Tuesday.

The Trojans led 22-15 at the half then gave up a 18-7 run in the third quarter to the Kodiaks and were only able to outscore them 16-14 in the fourth, falling two points short of victory.

“The third quarter killed us,” Pe Ell coach Danny Cox said. “Not much we can do about that. We made a game of it in the fourth quarter.

Carolann Baldwin led the Trojans with 20 points, while Charlie Carper added 14 and Kali Cox finished with six.

Pe Ell (2-4) travels to Three Rivers Christian on Thursday.