Class 1A District 5 girls roundup: Kiona-Benton, Connell fall in semifinals

TRI-CITY HERALD February 12, 2012 

WAPATO -- Bailey Schroeder's 21 points and 10 rebounds wasn't enough as the Kiona-Benton girls basketball team lost 60-55 on Saturday to Granger in a Class 1A District 5 tournament semifinal at Wapato High.

GRANGER -- Olivares 5, Villa 4, John 4, Lindsey Oswalt 24, Parrish 2, Blodgett, Reyes 21.

KIONA-BENTON -- Henrich 1, Torres 11, Vickerman 4, Thorp 5, B. Schroeder 21, Brown 8, Watts 5.

Granger 15 15 11 19 -- 60

Kiona-Benton 15 9 14 17 -- 55

Highlights -- Schroeder 10 rbs, 4 assts.

River View 42, Zillah 37: Kim Gier scored 12 points as River View eliminated Zillah in a Class 1A District 5 elimination game in Wapato.

"It was a really strong defensive performance, especially down the stretch," River View coach Bruce Moore said of the game's difference-maker. "An absolute team-defense situation."

RIVER VIEW -- Kim Gier 12, Hull 5, Smith 2, Hess 5, Dickinson 3, Burnett 9, Robertson 6, Williamson.

ZILLAH -- W. Winters 13, Nelson 4, Patterson 4, Higginbotham 3, Salcedo 5, Villegas 2, Purdy 4, Ruggles 2, Stump.

River View 9 13 8 12 -- 42

Zillah 12 9 5 11 -- 37

La Salle 48, Connell 42: Michelle Schultz and Marci Hawkins combined for 27 points but Connell couldn't overcome a 14-point first-quarter deficit and lost a Class 1A District 5 tournament game against La Salle at Toppenish Middle School.

CONNELL -- Thompson, Hawkins 13, Easterday 2, K. Booker 2, M. Booker 2, Riner 2, Pierson, English 7, Michelle Schultz 14.

LA SALLE -- E. Avalos, Martin, K. McGree 12, Andringa 8, Sattler 4, C. McGree 3, D. Avalos 6, Stanley, Kaschmitter 15.

Connell 5 10 10 17 -- 42

La Salle 19 11 7 11 -- 48

Highlights -- Megan Booker 8 rbs, 3 stls; Michelle Schultz 8 rbs; Marci Hawkins 6 rbs, 5 assts, 3 stls.

Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service