Girls basketball: Hawkins lifts Connell over Columbia (Burbank)

January 19, 2013 

Marcianne Hawkins took the game over in the fourth quarter, as the dimunitive guard had a putback for the game-winner with 4.1 seconds left to lift her Connell Eagles to a 51-49 victory over Columbia (Burbank) in an SCAC East showdown.

Hawkins scored 22 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter. She nailed three 3-pointers in the final period to all but clinch the regular season league title for Connell.

“It came down to Hawkins,” Columbia coach John Muchlinski said. “Our strategy worked all night, daring them to shoot from the outside. They were 0-for-10 up until the fourth quarter, and hit three of five and we couldn’t recover.”

Despite the loss it was a vast improvement for the Coyotes, who trailed by 30 at halftime at Connell earlier this season.

“I’m extremely pleased with the effort tonight,” Muchlinski said. “We played really well and it could’ve gone either way at the end, it just didn’t go our way.”

Julie Mosqueda’s 18 points and six rebounds led the Coyotes.

CONNELL — Vickerman, Marcianne Hawkins 22, Easterday 9, Booker 2, Boyd, Riner, Kroontje, Spencer 2, English 3, Schultz 5, Thompson 8.

COLUMBIA (BURBANK) — Martineau 6, Aguilar, Lott 2, Roberts 6, Cotsford, Magallon, Idler 3, McBride 14, Julie Mosqueda 18.

Connell 10 7 15 19 — 51

Columbia (Burbank) 14 10 16 9 — 49

Highlights — Harley McBride 6 rebounds, Mosqueda 6 rebounds.

River View 46, Warden 39: McKenzie Smith scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Panthers to the SCAC East road victory.

Josie Robertson added 14 points and eight boards for River View. Iris Rodriguez’s 21 points led Warden.

RIVER VIEW — Wilhelm 6, Vasquez, McKenzie Smith 15, Munson, Walker, Dickinson 5, Williamson 4, Washington 2, Robertson 14.

WARDEN — Yamane 6, Iris Rodriguez 21, Caballero, Whitney 5, Guerrero, Whitney 2, Landeros, Chisler 5, Buckholder.

River View 15 9 14 8 — 46

Warden 13 8 8 10 — 39

Highlights — Smith 10 rebounds, Josie Robertson 8 rebounds, Kelsi Williamson 7 rebounds.

Richland 54, Kennewick 48: Britney Pringle scored 18 points as the visiting Bombers held off the Lions in Mid-Columbia Conference action.

Panisesi Taimani scored 19 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in the loss for Kennewick, while Janey Valerio added 15 points.

“They hit some tough shots,” Kennewick coach Oliver Browning said. “Pringle hit a couple of 3s and we didn’t make our free throws down the stretch, which allowed them to extend a little bit on us.”

Kennedy Corrigan added 10 points.

RICHLAND — McCormick 2, Catone 9, Corrigan 10, Pringle 18, Parnell 4, Duckworth 4, Turner 4, Taylor 3.

KENNEWICK — Valerio 15, Templeton, Hicks, Sanders 4, Brasher, Kump 3, Osmundson 7, Taimani 19.

Richland 10 17 9 18 — 54

Kennewick 11 11 13 13 — 48

Highlights — Taimani 16 rebounds.

Kamiakin 83, Pasco 42: The Braves played without two starters but got some solid bench play from Kelsea Crandall and Cassi Hanson in an MCC win over the visiting Bulldogs.

Courtney Nelson led all scorers with 25 points, and Lindsey Schauble added 18 for Kamiakin, leading five players in double figures.

Pasco started out hot, taking a 17-13 first-quarter lead. The Bulldogs drilled seven 3-pointers in the first half, but ran out of gas against an aggressive full-court press.

“(Pasco) was on fire in the first half. They scored 21 of their 26 first half points on 3s,” Braves coach Lane Schumacher said. “But our press got us some easy baskets, and we started to extend that lead.”

Freshman guard Jay Martinez led the Bulldogs with 19 points, hitting five 3-pointers.

PASCO — Lopez, Martinez 19, Perez 4, Rodriguez 16, Ayala 3, Cruz.

KAMIAKIN — Nelson 25, Oord, Hanson 12, Guice 3, Arnold 2, Schauble 18, Crandall 11, Miller 12.

Pasco 17 9 7 9 — 42

Kamiakin 13 20 27 23 — 83

Highlights — Nelson 11 assists; Schauble 10 rebs; Miller 12 rebounds.

Chiawana 49, Southridge 26: Delaney Hodgins scored 14 points and Cierah Alferness added 10 as the Riverhawks picked up a Mid-Columbia Conference road victory over the Suns.

Nicole Edwards’ eight points led Southridge.

CHIAWANA — B. Hodgins 4, Burton, Perez 3, Delaney Hodgins 14, Pink, Alferness 10, B. Gonzalez 7, Roach 4, Sullivan 7, J. Gonzalez. Totals 15-47 17-23 49.

SOUTHRIDGE — Haberling, Sullivan 3, Harris 5, Taylor 4, Sanders 3, Lyons, Nicole Edwards 8, Wormington 3. Totals 7-43 11-17 26.

Chiawana 7 15 17 10 — 49

Southridge 6 5 8 7 — 26

Walla Walla 59, Hanford 43: Torri Crawford scored 18 points to lift the Blue Devils to a road win over the Falcons.

Hanford trailed 12-8 after one quarter but came back to tie the score at 21 at halftime. But Walla Walla used its size to outscore the Falcons 38-22 in the second half.

“I thought we battled hard for almost the entire game, and our defensive energy was great,” Hanford coach Evan Woodward said. “Their length gave us trouble, and we didn’t hit free throws (11-of-23).

“It wasn’t our lack of getting them, it was our lack of hitting them.”

Colette Gall led the Falcons with 16 points and had six rebounds. Sydney Steele added 13 points and four assists for Hanford.

WALLA WALLA — K. Ferenz 7, Doepker 13, Sirmon 5, M. Ferenz 10, Molitor 3, Torri Crawford 18, Greene, Hodnefield 3. Totals 19-52 18-21 59.

HANFORD — Winsor 2, Colette Gall 16, Foraker 2, Thompson, Roeuche 2, Steele 13, Shintaffer 7, Hall, Stewart 1. Totals 14-51 11-23 43.

Walla Walla 12 9 17 21 — 59

Hanford 8 13 12 10 — 43

Highlights — Crawford 7 rebounds, Mikayla Ferenz 8 assists. Gall 6 rebounds, Steele 4 assists.

Eastmon t 63, Sunnyside 58: The Wildcats hit 17 of 25 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off the Grizzlies, which lost a chance to gain ground on Hanford for the No. 2 regional seed.

Eastmont’s Nikki Gilbert led all scorers with 20 points.Vanessa Alvarez led Sunnyside (8-7, 6-4) with 18 points, while Tiana Perez (13 points, 11 rebounds) and Monique Willingham (12 points, 16 rebounds) each posted double-doubles.

SUNNYSIDE — Vargas, Vanessa Alvarez 18, Fernandez 2, Trevino, Hernandez 2, Rubalcava, Jordan Rodriguez 11, Tiana Perez 13, Monique Willingham 12. Totals 19-61 19-29 58.

EASTMONT — Rookard, Nikki Gilbert 20, Kylie Butterbaugh 17, Best 1, Kyr.Butterbaugh 9, Lavagnino 3, Waterhouse 8, Jackson 5, Roberts. Totals 18-41 20-32 63.

Sunnyside 6 12 16 24 — 58

Eastmont 20 14 7 22 — 63

Highlights — Willingham 16 rebs; Perez 11 rebs, 5 steals.

Grandview 63, Othello 19: Payton Parrish scored 28 points and Marissa Caballero added 15 as the host Greyhounds cruised to a CWAC 2A victory.

Kim Bullis’ eight points led the Huskies.

OTHELLO — Valdez 2, Bullis 8, Anderson 2, Garcia 1, Begay 3, Fleshman 1, Dominguez 2.

GRANDVIEW — Lopez 6, Shafer 1, Parrish 28, Grove 6, Caballero 15, Trinidad 2, Verduzco 2

Othello 7 2 6 4 — 19

Grandview 23 22 14 4 — 63

Sunnyside Christian 76, Bickleton 14: Jamie Venema scored six points as the Pirates dropped a Columbia Gorge 2B home game.

SUNNYSIDE CHRISTIAN — Karen Denhode 19, Williams 6, Brewer 10, M. Dalrimpel, Banks 16, Vandel 17, R. Dalrimpel 8.

BICKLETON — Jamie Venema 6, S. O’Bannion 2, Brown 4, Shannon, Ha. Goodnight 2, Spaulding, H. O’Bannion, He. Goodnight, McKie.

Sunnyside Christian 24 21 17 14 — 76

Bickleton 7 4 2 1 — 14

Colton 73, Liberty Christian 26: Sydne Higgins scored 15 points to lead the host Patriots.

COLTON — J. Moser 15, Z. Moser 4, Meyer 18, Dahmen 6, Vincent 7, Droppell 9, Chadwick 5, Warner 5, Smith 4.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN — Croskrey 3, Sydne Higgins 15, Ama. Schmitt 4, Amb. Schmitt 4, Monteith, Kelly, Loera.

Colton 23 23 16 11 — 73

Liberty Christian 6 6 9 5 — 26

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