Boys basketball: Big rebounding effort leads Chiawana to win

February 1, 2014 

Chiawana 71, Hanford 43: The Riverhawks outrebounded the Falcons 59-32 and jumped out to a 16-0 lead in the first quarter to grab a Mid-Columbia Conference home victory Saturday.

Wesley Henderson’s 24 points and eight rebounds led Chiawana.

HANFORD — Mickelson 9, Watson 5, Heiman 3, Ben Seaman 12, Heid, Hannu, Sivonen 10, Sutey 4, Skinner, Taylor. Totals 16-59 7-13 43.

CHIAWANA — Mitchell 6, Harris 3, Dorton 3, Wren 11, Mendoza 6, Grandison, Koval 16, Wesley Henderson 24, Maughan 2. Totals 26-67 13-18 71.

Hanford 6 13 7 17 — 43

Chiawana 19 12 29 11 — 71

Highlights — Sivonen 8 rebounds; Kendall Watson 6 blocks, 3 steals; Brandon Mendoza 9 rebounds, 6 assists; Wesley Henderson 8 rebounds; Lance Harris 8 rebounds, 3 steals.

Richland 94, Southridge 53: The Bombers won their 19th consecutive game, moving into second place among Richland basketball teams for best start to a season. The 1956-57 Bombers squad started out 22-0 before finishing seventh at state.

Jacob Devries and Payton Radliff combined for 45 points, and Nathan Streufert added 18 points and seven rebounds as the Richland defense forced Southridge into 21 turnovers.

SOUTHRIDGE — Bodie-Thomas 3, Neilson 2, Howard 3, Getchell 11, Pitt 3, Molt 6, Vorheis 14, Crider 2, Schafer 6, Tutt 3. Totals 20-45 9-18 53.

RICHLAND — Devries 23, Torres 7, Nelson 6, Mc 2, Perry 3, Beo 4, Radliff 22, Leahy 2, Streufert 18, Ch.Miller 3, Ca.Miller 4. Totals 32-61 25-31 94.

Southridge 5 13 21 14 — 53

Richland 23 30 21 20 — 94

Highlights — Streufert 7 rebs; Radliff 4 assists; SR 21 turnovers.

Columbia (Burbank) 70, Warden 47: David Mejia’s 12 points led the Coyotes to an SCAC East road victory. Burbank has a two-game lead on Connell for first place in the East with two games to play.

COLUMBIA (BURBANK) — McBride 8, Chisum 2, Wattenburger 6, Balch 1, David Mejia 12, Boulds 10, Romm 11, Brown, Ellis 10, Sorbel 2, Ryckman 8.

WARDEN — Kisler 8, Nate Cole 13, Haines 5, Ibarra 2, Schuler 10, Mikkelson 2, Deplus 7.

Columbia (Burbank) 21 18 22 9 — 70

Warden 4 13 9 21 — 47

RIVER VIEW 71, WAHLUKE 62: Terran Brown scored a game-high 22 points, and Cody Hand and Dakota Rogers each had double-doubles as the host Panthers defeated the Warriors.

Rogers had 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Hand had 11 points and 11 boards.

WAHLUKE — Collin Ahmann 18, Barajas 4, Ramos 6, Onofre 6, Ponce 6, Abarca, Caro 16, Espindola 6.

RIVER VIEW — Simpson 4, Terran Brown 22, Herrera 4, Williamson 7, Serven, Hand 11, Cooper 6, Rogers 12, Jaramillo 5.

Wahluke 8 10 24 20 — 62

River View 16 15 21 19 — 71

Highlights — Cody Hand 11 rebounds, Dakota Rogers 11.

KIONA-BENTON 47, CONNELL 40: Juan Garcia scored 14 points to lead host Kiona-Benton over Connell in an SCAC East game.

Darrel Wheeler added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Bears, who pulled away in the fourth quarter by sinking 9 of 10 free throws.

CONNELL — Brandon Holst 11, Huber 6, Merrill 3, Erickson 8, Peterson 3, Li 3, Taylor, Syrie, Hopkins 6. Totals 15-43 6-12 40.

KIONA-BENTON — Juan Garcia 14, Jensen, Williams 2, Ramirez 1, Torres 10, Manley 3, Ferguson, Neer 5, Wheeler 12. Totals 13-40 19-27 47.

Connell 8 17 9 6 — 40

Kiona-Benton 12 12 8 15 — 47

Highlights — Darrel Wheeler 8 rebounds.

Liberty Christian 65, Tekoa-Oakesdale 32: Isaiah Ojeda’s 19 led the Patriots to a Southeast 1B home victory. The Patriots need to win their final two games and get some help to advance to the District 9 tournament.

TEKOA-OAKESDALE — Roberson, Parker Perry 14, Rutleage, Digleman, Smith, Hanson 2, Angelo 3, Neill 6, Davout 5.

LIBERTY CHRISTIAN — Isaiah Ojeda 19, C. Godwin 6, M. Godwin 7, Lesser 3, Sullivan 2, Mote 2, Heimann 8, Kelly 11, Chambers 4, Edder 3, Schrag 1.

Tekoa-Oakesdale 4 7 4 17 — 32

Liberty Christian 22 10 19 14 — 65

Highlights — Chris Kelly 8 rebounds; Robbie Heimann 9 rebounds; Ojeda 4 assists, steals; Mitch Godwin 4 assists; Cameron Godwin 3 steals; John Lesser 3 steals.

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