Girls basketball: Hanford shooting dries up in loss

December 28, 2013 

The weather outside was frightful.

Hanford’s shooting, however, wasn’t so delightful in a 52-44 nonleague loss to Mt. Spokane on Saturday in Richland.

The Falcons hit just 15 of 50 shots (30 percent) from the field and missed half of their 22 free throws as the Wildcats outscored Hanford 20-13 in the fourth quarter.

“We didn’t shoot well in our own gym. The cold spurt was not favorable for the Falcons,” Hanford coach Evan Woodward said. “I think it was a fast and physical game. Give them credit. We didn’t make our shots down the stretch.”

Mt. Spokane senior guard Dallas Flager hit 10 of 10 free throws, including eight in a row in the fourth quarter to cement the win. The Wildcats hit 16 of their 22 free throws.

Colette Gall led Hanford with 25 points and 13 rebounds to continue her impressive run of double-doubles.

“She was amazing. Everybody knows she’s going to score a lot, but she still does it,” Woodward said. “We’ll have to regroup and get ready for our next one.”

MT. SPOKANE — Piper, Lyman 5, Newcomb 2, Allard 1, Pedersen 9, Nilsson 2, McKernan 3, Dotson 8, Dallas Flager 22. Totals 17-48 16-22 52.

HANFORD — Stewart 6, Deichman, Hall 2, Shintaffer 5, Thompson 2, Foraker, Harris, Winsor 4, Colette Gall 25. Totals 15-50 11-22 44.

Mt. Spokane 11 10 11 20 — 52

Hanford 6 13 12 13 — 44

Highlights — Gall 13 rebounds; Flager 10-10 FT.

SOUTHRIDGE 44, EISENHOWER 41: Kaitlyn Wormington hit a basket and the ensuing free throw with 20 seconds left in the game to lead the Suns (4-2) to a nonleague victory over the Cadets in Yakima.

“It was a close game all the way,” said Southridge coach Scott Stiles. “We didn’t shoot very well (17 of 56). We were down five with 3 minutes to play and we battled back.”

Nicole Edwards led the Suns with 15 points, while Shyler Sullivan added 10 points, seven rebounds and six steals.

SOUTHRIDGE — Nicole Edwards 15, Harris 8, McNeill, Sullivan 10, Saunders 4, McKenzie 4, Wormington 3, Hunting, Thomas. Totals 17-56 8-16 44.

EISENHOWER — Bush 4, Pena 1, Batten 4, S.Wammack, Burch 12, H.Wommack, West, Rodriguez 20. Totals 13-53 12-23 41.

Southridge 9 7 14 14 — 44

Eisenhower 9 7 19 6 — 41

Highlights — Sullivan 7 rebs, 6 steals.

Central Valley 73, Richland 68: Kennedy Corrigan and Hailey Turner combined to score 33 points, but the Bombers couldn’t get put a lid on CV’s Madison Hovren (28 points, 14 rebounds) nor the visitor’s free-throw shooting in a nonleague home loss.

“It was a big deal; they shot 33 and we shot 13,” said Richland coach Cindy McCoy. “Hovren is just dang tough.”

Turner also had six rebounds and five assists, and Kayla Catone scored 14 points for the Bombers.

CENTRAL VALLEY — Madison Hovren 28, Burns 9, Carolyn 6, Everhart 2, Place, Simpson 2, Dimler 10, Renfro, Cunningham 13, Quinn 3, Vega. Totals 23-42 23-33 73.

RICHLAND — Kennedy Corrigan 17, McCormick 9, Catone 14, Perry, Camp 2, Von Oelhoffen 8, Sorn, Bower 2, Turner 16. Totals 24-58 8-13 68.

Central Valley 13 20 16 24 — 73

Richland 18 10 18 22 — 68

Highlights — Hailey Turner 6 rebs, 5 asts; Kamri Von Oelhoffen 4 rebs, 3 asts; Sarah McCormick 3 stls, 3 asts; Hovren 14 rebs.

Kiona-Benton 43, Life Christian 31: Abby Pendergast scored 15 points, and Momo Calzadillas added 12 points and six steals to lift the Bears over the Eagles at the Chelan Christmas Tournament.

Ki-Be took a 9-3 first quarter lead before Life Christian stormed back to takea 19-12 halftime advantage. But the Bears held the Eagles to just 12 points in the second half to earn the win.

KIONA-BENTON — Holt 6, M.Calzadillas 12, Acevedo 6, Abby Pendergast 15, Burton 1, Whitmore, Todd, Lewis, Wallis, J.Calzadillas 3. Totals 14-62 10-22 43.

LIFE CHRISTIAN — Long 5, Ricker, Kegler 2, Midgett 2, Vogue, Veliz 2, Boles 8, Olsen, Courntye Youngblood 9, Anderson 3. Totals 8-33 14-21 31.

Kiona-Benton 9 3 13 18 — 43

Life Christian 3 16 9 3 — 31

Highlights — Sabrina Acevedo 9, Holt 6 rebs; Momo Calzadillas 6 steals.

White Swan 49, Columbia-Burbank 41: Rachel Roberts scored 11 points and Julie Mosqueda added nine, but the Coyotes dropped a nonleaguer at home.

WHITE SWAN — Botkin 16, Ryan 9, Fiander 2, Bill 2, Ramsey 15, Jones 5.

COLUMBIA-BURBANK — Rachel Roberts 11, Ricard 4, Aguilar 7, Aune 3, Magallon 1, Idler 4, Mosqueda 9, Ellis 2.

White Swan 13 10 8 18 — 49

Columbia-Burbank 13 6 8 14 — 41

Mabton 64, Riverside 27: Alyssa Nash had 19 points, six rebounds and eight steals, and Desanay Guerrero added 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Vikings to the nonleague win at home.

Soila Zaragoza had a terrific all-around game with nine points, nine rebounds, seven assist and five steals for Mabton.

RIVERSIDE — Karla Jimenez 8, Chamberlin, Lezama, Smith 1, Calvillo, Hernandez 2, Shimer 4, Pratt, Guerra 3, Gonzalez 2, Mendoza 2, Sanchez, Daltoso 5.

MABTON — Alyssa Nash 19, Pineda 6, Villalobos, A. Zaragoza 9, Espinoza 2, Rojas 3, S. Zaragoza 9, Guerrero 16.

Riverside 4 5 12 6 — 27

Mabton 12 24 13 15 — 64

Highlights — Soila Zaragoza 9 rebs, 7 asts, 5 stls; Desanay Guerrero 11 rebs; Nash 8 stls.

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