Boys state championship roundup

ASSOCIATED PRESS March 4, 2012 

TACOMA -- Devonte Luckett scored 12, Raymond Navarro had 11 points and David Trimble scored 10 to lead Davis of Yakima to a 48-42 win over Central Valley and its first Class 4A state basketball championship since 1965.

Levonte Allen hit a 3-pointer late in the third quarter to give top-ranked Davis (23-2) a 29-26 lead it never relinquished. It was the first 4A title game since 1999 between two teams from Eastern Washington.

Allen had 13 rebounds to go with five points. The Pirates made 4 of 6 free throws in the final 34 seconds to hold on.

Gaven Deyarmin had

13 points and nine rebounds to lead third-ranked Central Valley (22-4), which had won 19 consecutive games and had hoped to win its first state title since 1968. Austin Rehkow added seven points and seven rebounds for the Bears.

Davis won despite shooting 15 of 53 (28.3 percent) from the field, but the Pirates made 14 of 22 free throws.

DAVIS -- Kupp 7, Navarro 11, Luckett 12, Trimble 10, Vijarro, Lizotte 3, Allen 5. Totals 15-53 14-22 48.

CENTRAL VALLEY -- Wiecking, Chamberlain 5, Rehkow 7, Terrell, Dach 5, Sawyer 6, Byus 2, Nimri, Brommer 4, Deyarmin 13. Totals 18-46 4-7 42.

Davis 10 8 13 17 -- 48

Central Valley 6 13 7 16 -- 42

Rainier Beach 61, Seattle Prep 58: Marquis Davis scored

30 points, including five 3-pointers, to help lead Rainier Beach past Seattle Prep at the Tacoma Dome for its sixth Class 3A title.

Davis had 16 points and four 3's in the first half for second-ranked Rainier Beach (27-3) against its Metro League rival. D.J. Fenner scored 26 and Mitch Brewe added 19 points and 14 rebounds for Seattle Prep (25-5).

Davis, hit 11 of 22 shots, including 5 of 9 on 3's. Davis scored nine in the first quarter and seven in each of the next three quarters to hold off the Panthers.

Rainier Beach led by 14 late in the third quarter before the Panthers rallied in the fourth but could never catch up. Brewe scored 11 in the final quarter, including a basket at the buzzer.

The Vikings won three of four games this season against Seattle Prep.

RAINIER BEACH -- Piper 4, Miller, Ladd 5, Dorsey 8, Foster 2, Davis 30, Adams 7,Maxie 2, Niles 3. Totals 23-49 10-15 61.

SEATTLE PREP -- Marchesini 2, Caindec, Phillips 4, Fenner 26, Hicks, Brewe 19, Martin 4, Clough 3. Totals 20-49 14-22 58.

Rainier Beach 19 19 12 11 -- 61

Seattle Prep 15 12 11 20 -- 58

Lynden 66, White River 45: Lucas Jacob and Nate Wielenga scored 14 points each to lead Lynden to its second Class 2A title in six years in Yakima.

Wielenga scored 12 of his points in the second half, including a pair of 3-pointers, and Jacob chipped in nine after intermission.

White River had the Lions

(24-4) on their heels early on, building up a six-point lead behind the frenetic defensive energy of point guard Alex Sayler.

But the Lions quickly took control behind their own balanced scoring, much of it coming off the bench.

LYNDEN -- Kraght 0, Jacob 14, Vis 2, Mark 0, Shine 12, Shagren 12, Martin 2, Wielenga 14, Phelps 0, Hastings 0, Meyer 8, Fakkema 2. Totals 26-48 9-12 66.

WHITE RIVER -- Dove 2, Swigart 3, Kiel 14, Scott 0, Sayler 0, Dudley 0, France 6, Tyler 12, McCarragher 0, Schifter 2, Foster 6, Anderson 0. Totals 17-56 8-12 45.

Lynden 8 21 16 21 -- 66

White River 11 7 9 18 -- 45

Lynden Christian 57, Zillah 45: Dustin Brandsma scored 14 of his 25 points in the second half, leading Lynden Christian past Zillah in the Class 1A boys state championship in Yakima.

Isaac Reimer added 14 points for the Lyncs (24-4), who captured their first state title since 1999.

The difference was shooting.

Leading 21-19 at halftime, the Lyncs hit five 3-pointers, including two by Brandsma, in the second half. They were also 13 of 14 at the free-throw line in the second half and 20 of 21 for the game. Lynden Christian also shot 50 percent in the second half.

Zillah -- Slack 15, Robbins 0, McKay 3, Ames 2, Cuellar 5, Mengarelli 0, Widner 0, Calhoun 1, Villanueva 9, Pascal 10, Dunsmore 0. Totals 13-50 18-29 45.

Lynden Christian -- N. Wolffis 4, Meppelink 3, Haan 0, Vander Yacht 0, Van Dalen 7, Hommes 0, Van Kooten 0, Brandsma 25, G. Wolffis 0, Reimer 14, Bierlink 4, Scholten 0. Totals 16-40 20-21 57.

Zillah 8 11 8 18 -- 45

Lynden Christian 12 9 11 25 -- 57

Colfax 51, NW Christian 40: Justin Berarducci scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half and Colfax knocked off defending champion Northwest Christian in Spokane for the Class 2B title.

Brandon Gfeller added 13 points and Kyle Johnson 12 for the Bulldogs (22-5), who earned their first Class B championship since 1947. Reuben Clark had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Crusaders (25-2), who had won five of the last six 2B crowns.

Colfax, which trailed only once at the game, opened 42-33 lead early in the fourth quarter when Northwest Christian battled back. Austin Friedy's baseline jumper pulled the Crusaders to within

42-40 with 4:15 left.

But Colfax closed the game on a 9-0 run, started by a Gfeller

3-pointer just as the shot clock expired.

It was the fourth meeting of the season between the Bi-County League foes, with each team winning twice. Northwest Christian leading scorer Kwinn Hanson, averaging nearly 19 points per game, was held to six points.

COLFAX -- Gfeller 13, Johnson 12, Stevenson 4, Scholz 2, Ellis 3, Hart 2, Beraducci 15, Simonson 0. Totals 19-46 5-6 51.

NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN -- Eisenrich 0, Friedy 4, Kilpatrick 0, Shannon 6, Kiourkas 0, Winward 4, Hanson 6, Stephens 8, Clark 12, Beltz 0. Totals 16-37 6-8 40.

Colfax 11 14 12 14 -- 51

Northwest Christian 8 14 9 9 -- 40

Wahkiakum 57, Dayton 41: John Chambers and Wyatt Parker each scored 11 points as the Mules

(21-8) raced past the Bulldogs

(24-3) for fourth place at the Class 2B tournament in Spokane.

DAYTON -- Frame 2, McCleary 0, Bickelhaupt 4, Schlachter 4, Fullerton 9, Lambert 2, Turner 13, Sanchez 2, Sunderland 5, Ramirez 0, Hayes 0. Totals 16-57 6-10 41.

WAHKIAKUM -- Souvenir 2, Se. Doumit 3, Bilgic 7, Blix 3, Weiler 9, Wegdahl 0, Chambers 11, Kreutter 5, St. Doumit 0, Parker 11, Good 0, Chaput 6. Totals 20-47 11-15 57.

Dayton 8 10 6 17 -- 41

Wahkiakum 19 10 13 15 -- 57

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 62, Valley Christian 58: Derek Isaak scored 30 of his tournament-record 44 points in the second half to rally Almira/Coulee-Hartline in the Class 1B title game in Spokane.

Isaak hit six straight foul shots in the last 49.5 seconds, including two with 9.5 seconds left to seal it for the Warriors (22-6), whose last B title came in 1991. Craver Small scored 24 points and Bo Piersol added 10 for the Panthers (23-3).

Valley Christian got within two points twice in the final 27.3 seconds -- the first on a three-pointer by Small that cut the gap to 58-56 -- but Isaak thwarted each rally at the foul line.

Isaak, who finished 16-of-28 shooting with six 3-pointers, scored 19 points during a 26-6 run that saw the Warriors turn a 30-17 deficit into a 43-36 lead late in the third quarter.

The two Bi-County League teams split their two earlier meetings this season.

VALLEY CHRISTIAN -- Small 24, McConahy 11, Blew 8, Marchant 0, Jarvis 5, Tabbert 0, Piersol 10. Totals 22-48 8-9 58.

ALMIRA/COULEE-HARTLINE -- Dr. Isaak 0, Johanson 0, De. Isaak 44, Wellhausen 7, Hunt 2, Deyarmin 7, Thompson 2. Totals 23-46 9-10 62.

Valley Christian 13 21 5 19 -- 58

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 8 14 21 19 -- 62

Sunnyside Christian 62, Muckleshoot 36: Trevor Wagenaar scored a tournament-record 33 points to propel the Knights (20-7) to fourth place at the Class 1B tournament in Spokane.

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