Girls basketball: Gall, Stewart lead Hanford past Pasco

January 15, 2013 

Colette Gall scored 21 points and Ashley Stewart added 16 on Tuesday to lead Hanford to a 69-44 victory against visiting Pasco in Mid-Columbia Conference action.

Hanford jumped out to a 29-6 lead after one quarter. Coach Evan Woodward credited much of that to the return of point guard Savanna Steele (11 points) after missing two games with injury.

“The girls played with a lot of energy in the offense, and that continued on the defensive end,” said Woodward, whose club has two big games with Richland and Walla Walla on Friday and Saturday.

The Bulldogs got a big night from Melissa Rodriguez, whose 24 points accounted for more than half her team’s scoring. Bibiana Gonzalez chipped in 12 points.

PASCO — Melissa Rodriguez 24, Gonzalez 12, Lopez, Garza, Martinez 5, Perez, Cruz, Ayala 3.

HANFORD — Colette Gall 21, Stewart 16, Hall 4, Shintaffer 6, Steele 11, Roueche 5, Thompson 2, Foraker 2, Winsor 2.

Pasco 6 10 7 21 — 44

Hanford 29 12 11 17 — 69

Walla Walla 72, Southridge 31: Torri Crawford scored 21 points as the Blue Devils cruised at home against the Suns.

Walla Walla stormed out to a 24-8 first-quarter advantage after shooting 50 percent (10-for-20) from the field, then extended its lead to 42-12 by halftime.

Wa-Hi’s Mikayla Ferenz had 10 points to go with nine rebounds and seven assists.

Emma Sanders finished with 13 points for Southridge, which will visit Kamiakin on Friday.

SOUTHRIDGE — Wormington 4, Lyons 2, Emma Sanders 13, Taylor 2, Harris 4, Sullivan 6, Haberling, McNeill, Kreutz, Edwards. Totals 13-48 5-7 31.

WALLA WALLA — K. Ferenz 8, Doepker 6, Patton 4, Sirmon 9, M. Ferenz 10, McDaniels 2, Molitor 4, Torri Crawford 21, Greene 2, Hodnefield 6, Davis, Kennedy. Totals 29-63 8-12 72.

Southridge 8 4 10 9 — 31

Walla Walla 24 18 17 13 — 72

Highlights — M. Ferenz 9 rebounds, 7 assists; Sirmon 7 rebounds.

Othello 59, Royal 21: The host Huskies secured their first win of the season with help from Kim Bullis (13 points) and Stephanie Tolley (11).

Othello led 16-8 after the first quarter and 28-11 at halftime.

Flor Araujo finished with eight points for winless Royal.

ROYAL — Floren 2, Flor Araujo 8, Harris 1, Hebdon 5, Lee 5, Smith, Larson.

OTHELLO — Quigley 2, Valdez 7, Tolley 11, Kim Bullis 13, Andersen 2, Garza 2, Taylor 10, Begay 2, Fleshman 8, Dominguez 2, Alvarez, Rodriguez.

Royal 8 3 6 4 — 21

Othello 16 12 11 20 — 59

River View 47, Umatilla 35: Ashley Dickinson scored 16 points and McKenzie Smith added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Panthers to a nonleague win at home.

UMATILLA — K. Galbraith 10, Carter, Carlson, Garza 9, Webb 5, Prindle 3, Haro 4, Wheelen, Longoria 3, Ugarte 2, Campos, Dohman.

RIVER VIEW — Ashley Dickinson 16, Wilhelm 2, E. Vasquez 2, S. Vasquez, Smith 12, Munson 3, Walker, Williamson 2, Washington, Robertson 10.

Umatilla 12 12 4 7 — 35

River View 12 13 7 15 — 47

Highlights — Smith 10 rebounds.

Bickleton 64, Granger JV 56: Jamie Venema scored 25 points and pulled down 19 rebounds as the Pirates rallied past the visiting Spartans.

Lindsey Brown added 22 points and 12 rebounds for Bickleton, which also picked up a 58-46 over Trout Lake/Glenwood in league play Saturday.

GRANGER JV — Monique Rodarke 14, Elliana Cardenas 15, Ochoa 4, Hernandez 2, Hanson 12, Nava 5, Solijo 4.

BICKLETON — Jamie Venema 25, Lindsey Brown 22, S. O’Bannion 3, Cannon 2, Ha. Goodnight 7, Spalding, H. O’Bannion, He. Goodnight 4, McKey 1.

Granger JV 15 15 7 19 — 56

Bickleton 11 11 18 24 — 64

Highlights — Venema 19 rebounds, Brown 12 rebounds.

Moses Lake Christian 39, Soap Lake/Wilson Creek 22: Dani Sandberg had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Anna Yarbro had nine points and 13 rebounds to lead the Lions to a road victory over the Eagles.

MOSES LAKE CHRISTIAN — T. Yamane 9, Toews 1, Loudon 2, M. Yamane 6, Sandberg 12, Yarbro 9, Hunt. Totals 15-54 7-18 39.

Moses Lake Christian 8 13 9 9 — 39

Soap Lake/Wilson Creek 3 5 13 1 — 22

Highlights — Sandberg 11 rebounds; Yarbro 13 rebounds; T. Yamane 5 steals.

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