Prosser boys prevail in CWAC matchup vs. East Valley

By the Tri-City HeraldJanuary 19, 2014 

A potential game-tying layup by East Valley rimmed out and the host Mustangs grabbed the rebound as time expired to pick up a 60-58 CWAC victory Saturday in Prosser.

Mason Schutt’s 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists led Prosser.

EAST VALLEY — Josh Gifford 13, Harris 10, Rabb 5, Janish 5, Ibach 6, Burton 4, Boyer 5, Juarez.
PROSSER — Mason Schutt 14, Cardell Jones 14, Jensen 6, Ko. Blair 5, Flores 4, Sanders 4, Ka. Blair 3, Hernandez.
East Valley 10 11 18 9 — 48
Prosser 12 14 11 13 — 50

Highlights — Schutt 9 rebounds, 5 assists; Jones 5 rebounds.

CONNELL 35, WAHLUKE 31: Connell missed 10 free throws in the fourth quarter, but still hung on to win an SCAC East contest over visiting Wahluke.

Oscar Onofre led the Warriors with 14 points, while Shion Li scored seven for the Eagles.

WAHLUKE — Ahmann 4, Barajas 4, Ramos 2, Oscar Onofre 14, Abarca 3, Espindola 4.
CONNELL — Holst 6, Huber 6, Merrill 3, Erickson 2, Forsyth, Peterson 2, Li 7, Taylor 7, Syrie, Hopkins 2.
Wahluke 12 2 7 10 — 31
Connell 14 4 13 4 — 35

Columbia-Burbank 54, River View 47: Chris Ryckman and Andrew Wattenberger combined for 34 points as the Coyotes took down SCAC East rival Panthers.

River View started strong, taking a 15-4 first-quarter lead, but Burbank’s press started causing turnovers. The Coyotes held the Panthers to just three points in the third quarter to grab a 43-28 lead.

Ronnie Cooper led River View with 13 points.

RIVER VIEW — Simpson 8, Brown 9, Herrera, Hendrickson, Williamson 6, Serven 2, Hand 3, Ronnie Cooper 13, Rogers 6, Jaramillo.
COLUMBIA-BURBANK — McBride 4, Andrew Wattenberger 16, Mejia 6, Boulds 4, Romm 6, Ellis, Sorbel, Chris Ryckman 18.
River View 15 10 3 19 — 47
Coumbia-Burbank 12 19 12 11 — 54

Kiona-Benton 67, Royal 55: After a cold first half, the host Bears heated up in the second half to race past the Knights in an SCAC East matchup in Benton City.

Kiona-Benton outscored Royal 47-27 in the second half, making 16-of-31 from the field, including 6-of-14 from behind the arc.

ROYAL — Chase Christensen 17, Johnson 8, Lefler 8, Mend 12, Jenks 5, Partida 3, Stakkeland 2, Co. Christensen.
KIONA-BENTON — Juan Garcia 19, Jensen 3, Williams, Ramirez 10, Torres 12, Manley 7, Near, Wheeler 16.
Royal 7 21 17 10 — 55
Kiona-Benton 10 10 23 24 — 67

Highlights — Wheeler 10 rebounds, Garcia 6 assists.

Garfield-Palouse 78, Liberty Christian 39: Tyler Thurman scored a game-high 18 points to lead four players in double figures as the Vikings stomped the host Patriots in a Southeast 1B matchup.

“We were within six points about halfway through the second quarter. Then we got cold and they got hot,” Liberty Christian coach Will Keck said. “We just weren’t able to complete it tonight.”

Isaiah Ojeda led the Patriots with 16 points.

“They didn’t miss enough shots for us to get a lot of rebounds,” Keck said.

GARFIELD-PALOUSE — Halbrook 15, Neiberg 1, Sanderson 2, Dymkowski 5, Lopez 13, Breen, Woltering 5, Tyler Thurman 18, Kuehner 8, Jalison 10, Cocking 2, Greiner.
LIBERTY CHRISTIAN — Isaiah Ojeda 16, Godwin, M.Godwin 4, Lesser 2, Sullivan, Mote 2, Heimann 9, Kelly 6, Chambers, Eder.
Garfield-Palouse 21 13 20 24 — 78
Liberty Christian 10 6 9 14 — 39

Yakama Tribal 64, Bickleton 49: The visiting Eagles were too much for the Pirates in a Class 1B Columbia Gorge League game.

GRANDVIEW 61, EAST VALLEY 59: Isaiah Gonzales scored a game-high 18 points to lead visiting Grandview over East Valley in a CWAC game late Saturday night.

With the game tied at 59-all late in the game, Isaiah Ruiz drove the length of the court and put up a running, twisting layup that went in with 3 seconds left to give the Greyhounds the lead for good.

GRANDVIEW — Rodriguez 6, Saenz 2, Armendariz 7, Schrank 7, Isaiah Gonzales 18, Carpenter 5, Ruiz 14, Cornejo 2.
EAST VALLEY — Juarez, Raab 7, Janis 11, Josh Gifford 17, Ibach-Sevigny 3, Burton, Boyer 6, Harris 15.
Grandview 18 9 15 19 — 61
East Valley 13 8 21 17 — 59

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