Boys basketball: Hot start lifts River View over Royal

December 20, 2013 

Five players scored in double figures and a red-hot first half helped River View open SCAC East play with a resounding 72-53 victory over visiting Royal on Friday in Finley.

Ronnie Cooper had a game-high 16 points, while Terran Brown finished with 15, Chance Williamson had 13, and Cody Hand and Dakota Rogers each had 10.

“We forced some turnovers and made some shots,” River View coach Roger Sonderland said. “We were playing pretty good basketball in the first half.”

The Panthers led the Knights 48-22 at the break, before cooling off a bit in the second half.

Kaden Jenks’ 13 points led Royal.

With the win, the Panthers move to 5-1 on the season and 1-0 in league. They play at Warden in another SCAC East game tonight.

ROYAL — Walz 4, S. Christiansen 2, Johnson 3, Lefler 5, Mead 13, Jenks 13, Pastida 7, Stakkeland 6.

RIVER VIEW — Swenson 4, Brown 15, Frampton, Herrera 2, Hendrickson, Williamson 13, Servan 2, Hand 10, Ronnie Cooper 16, Rogers 10.

Royal 11 11 9 22 — 53

River View 27 21 13 11 — 72

COLUMBIA (BURBANK) 66, WAHLUKE 42: Chris Ryckman scored a game-high 22 points as the visiting Coyotes opend SCAC East play by beating the Warriors in Mattawa.

Porter Romm added 12 points and nine rebounds for Columbia (Burbank).

COLUMBIA (BURBANK) — McBride 2, Chism 8, Wattenburger, Balch, Mejia 3, Boulds 2, Porter Romm 12, Brown 7, Ellis 7, Sorbel 3, Chris Ryckman 22.

WAHLUKE — Ahmann, Barajas 4, Ramos 6, Onofre 4, Barca 2, Alan Caro 13, Jose Espindola 11, Kinney 2.

Columbia-Burbank 13 25 14 14 — 66

Wahluke 9 5 11 17 — 42

Highlights—Porter Romm 9 boards; Tim Ellis 8 boards

Kiona-Benton 65, Warden 39: Juan Garcia scored 18 points, while Dylan Jensen had 15 as the Bears opened SCAC East play with a win over the visiting Cougars.

Cedric Deplus’ 10 points led Warden in the loss.

WARDEN — Cedric Deplus 10, Kisler 4, Cole 2, Haynes 3, Ibarria 7, Shuler 2, Mikkelsen 8, Reyes 2, P. Deplus.

KIONA-BENTON — Juan Garcia 18, Jensen 15, Williams 3, Devers, White 3, Ramirez 1, Torres 8, Manley 7, Ferguson, Neer 2, Wheeler 8.

Warden 9 7 7 16 — 39

Kiona-Benton 15 12 23 15 — 65

Highlights — Darrel Wheeler 7 rebounds, Dylan Jensen 3 steals.

Richland 73, Kamiakin 47: Payton Radliff and Nathan Streufert scored 18 points apiece as the Bombers led 38-24 at the half and built the lead from there in the MCC opener at Art Dawald Gymnasium in Richland.

John Petsch led the Braves with 15 points, but Kamiakin was held to 36 percent shooting.

“I thought we defended quite well and held them to nine points in the third quarter. That allowed us to stretch that lead a little more,” Bombers coach Earl Streufert said. “We missed a few open shots in the first half, and (Kamiakin) played very patiently. But we played together well and shared the ball again.”

Streufert led both sides with 12 rebounds, while Radliff finished with nine steals.

“And he only got beat on the dribble once,” Streufert said.

KAMIAKIN — Robertson 6, Wagar 6, Joseph 8, Nelson 3, Holle, Petsch 15, Bales 1, Fowler 4, Gurney 4. Totals 16-44 12-18 47.

RICHLAND — DeVries 7, Torrez 2, Nelson 1, McCullough 2, Perry 7, Beo 14, Radliff 18, Streufert 18, Miller 4. Totals 29-61 7-12 73

Kamiakin 10 14 9 14 — 47

Richland 15 23 15 20 — 73

Highlights — Radliff 9 steals; Beo 4 steals, 4 assists; Streufert 12 rebs; Rebounds: K 34, R 33.

CHIAWANA 76, WALLA WALLA 65: Brandon Mendoza scored a team-high 18 points and dished poff seven assists to lead host Chiawana to a Mid-Columbia Conference victory over Walla Walla.

The Riverhawks held a 48-27 halftime lead and held on in the second half. Gabe Porter paced the Blue Devils with 21 points.

WALLA WALLA — Gabe Porter 21, Gogl, Steele 8, Klicker 12, Locati 2, Lake 15, Harvey 2, Handcox 2, Sumerlin 3, Giles. Totals 18-40 23-26 65.

CHIAWANA — Brandon Mendoza 18, Mitchell 7, Harris 5, Singleton 5, Dorton 2, Wren 13, Grandison 9, Koval 12, Henderson 5, Maughan. Totals 24-61 18-25 76.

Walla Walla 9 18 25 13 — 65

Chiawana 24 24 11 17 — 76

Highlights — Victor Koval 8 rebounds, Caleb Mitchell 6 rebounds; Mendoza 7 assists, Singleton 5 steals.

Pendleton 60, Southridge 49: Joel Boozer and James Bradt combined for 32 points, and the Buckaroos outscored the Suns 24-10 in the fourth quarter to earn the nonleague road win.

“We were down by four at the half, but we battled back to take a three-point lead after three,” said Southridge coach D.J. Traver of his team’s 39-36 lead heading into the fourth. “Then we got into a situation where we got some fouls and they knocked down their free throws.”

Daniel Getchell led the Suns with 18 points.

PENDLETON — Green, Polhamus, Quinn 4, Robinson 12, McCoy, Anderson 5, Joel Boozer 17, James Bradt 15, Smith 7.

SOUTHRIDGE — Kelly, Nielsen 4, Howard 5, Daniel Getchell 18, Molt 6, Vorheis 6, Crider 3, Schafer 3, Tutt.

Pendleton 13 14 9 24 — 60

Southridge 15 8 16 10 — 49

Kennewick 66, Hanford 63: Mitchel Mueller scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Lions held off a late charge by the Falcons in Mid-Columbia Conference action in Richland.

Kennewick led 55-44 after three quarters, but Hanford made it close down the stretch.

Jacob Sivonen had 21 points to lead Hanford.

KENNEWICK — Mitchel Mueller 28, J. Wuol 9, Young, DeWitt 8, Plew, Y. Wuol 9, Vargas 3, C. Plew, Tennancour, Garcia 9. Totals 24-57 9-15 66.

HANFORD — Jacob Sivonen 21, Watson 6, Seamn 8, Heid 6, Hannu 8, Sutey, Mickelson 14. Totals 24-64 7-12 63.

Kennewick 15 15 25 11 — 66

Hanford 13 18 13 19 — 63

Highlights — Mueller 9 rebounds, Mickelson 15 rebounds.

East Valley 58, Othello 41: Adrian Garza and Conor Weise scored 10 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Huskies dropped a CWAC home game to the Red Devils.

EAST VALLEY — Juarez, Raab 5, Janis 5, Gifford 12, Ibach-Sevigny 6, Erik Burton 14, Boyer 4, Harris 12.

OTHELLO — Martinez, AJ Garza 5, Adrian Garza 10, Peterson 9, Hall, Wagner, Heurta 3, Conor Weise 10, Rodriguez 4.

East Valley 13 13 10 22 — 58

Othello 9 6 7 19 — 41

Wapato 57, Prosser 50: Mason Schutt scored 15 points, but the Mustangs let a win over the visiting Wolves slip away in CWAC action.

Prosser led 40-39 heading into the fourth quarter, but couldn’t hold on.

WAPATO — B. Jacob 2, Christian Baylor 12, H. Jacob 5, Blodgett 4, Adam Vela 19, Strom 7, Gonzales 1, Guevarra 7.

PROSSER — Jensen 4, Cox 8, Mason Schutt 15, Blair 12, Flores 3, Jones 2, Sanders 6.

Wapato 13 13 13 18 — 57

Prosser 9 21 10 10 — 50

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