College basketball: Yakima Valley upsets Columbia Basin men

February 8, 2014 

Kaipo Pale scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Yakima Valley to an 82-75 upset of visiting Columbia Basin on Saturday in Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges East division play.

The loss is just the second in league play for the Hawks (15-7 overall, 8-2 league), who hold a slim one-game lead over Treasure Valley with four games to go. Yakima Valley (14-10, 5-5) moves into fifth place.

Columbia Basin shot just 29-of-74 (39.2 percent) from the field, while Yakima Valley was 29-of-70 (41.4), but made nine more free throws.

Justin Smith’s 21 points led the Hawks, before he fouled out. Steven Walter added 16 points and Andrew Reddout had nine points, 11 rebounds and four assists.

COLUMBIA BASIN — James Lopez 3-13 1-2 7, Jordan King 0-0 0-0 0; Justin Smith 9-17 1-1 21; Brandon Oswalt 1-3 1-2 3; Kyler DeWitt 1-4 2-2 5; Mitchell Zapien 5-16 4-4 14; Steven Walter 7-14 2-5 16; Andrew Reddout 3-7 2-6 9. Totals 29-74 13-22 75.

YAKIMA VALLEY — Jason Ford 0-0 0-0 0; Marcus Hines 1-1 5-9 7; Lawrence Fiander 5-13 8-9 19; Jacoby Howe 2-6 1-2 6; Shannon Isadore 3-10 2-3 8; Art Erholm 2-6 2-2 6; Kaipo Pale 8-16 4-6 20; Joel YellowOwl 8-18 0-2 16. Totals 29-70 22-33 82.

Halftime—YV 42, CBC 35. 3-point goals—CBC 4-15 (Smith 2-6, Reddout 1-1, DeWitt 1-4, Walter 0-2, Lopez 0-1, Zapien 0-1), YV 2-9 (Howe 1-1, Fiander 1-2, Isadore 0-4, Erholm 0-1, YellowOwl 0-1). Rebounds—CBC 47 (Reddout 11), YV 51 (Pale 15). Assists—CBC 12 (Lopez 5), YV 15 (Howe 5). Turnovers—CBC 13, YV 10. Fouls—CBC 23, YV 19. Fouled out—Smith, Isadore

Columbia Basin women 82, Yakima Valley 74: Shannon Bland was 8-of-9 from the field and scored 18 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists as the visiting Hawks kept on rolling in NWAACC East play.

The win keeps Columbia Basin (20-3 overall, 10-0 league) undefeated in league play, while Yakima Valley (7-16, 3-7) is in seventh place in the East.

Courtney Nelson had another big night, scoring 23 poionts and grabbing 12 rebounds for the Hawks.

Columbia Basin shot 33-of-67 (49.3 percent) from the field, while holding the Yaks to 20-of-57 (35.1 percent).

COLUMBIA BASIN — Alicia Jones 2-4 0-1 4; Kellie Ross 1-4 2-2 4; Kelsey Yenney 1-6 0-0 2; Shannon Bland 8-9 1-2 18; Sydney Mercer 3-6 0-0 6; Lyndsay Oswalt 2-5 3-4 7; Sierra Higheagle 5-11 2-5 13; Lacie French 0-3 0-0 0; Hannah Depew 2-5 1-2 5; Courtney Nelson 9-14 5-6 23. Totals 33-67 14-22 82.

YAKIMA VALLEY — Paige Albrecht 5-10 0-0 14; Carlee Creager 7-18 2-4 17; Briana Cordova 0-2 0-0 0; Myleah Musgrave 4-8 12-16 20; Chantel Dixon 1-9 7-8 9; Mikaela Zimmer 2-4 7-9 11; Leilua Iosia 0-1 0-0 0; Katina Ferguson 1-5 1-2 3. Totals 20-57 29-39 74.

Halftime—CBC 41, YV 29. 3-point goals—CBC 2-11 (Bland 1-1, Higheagle 1-4, Yenney 0-3, Ross 0-2, Nelson 0-1), YV 5-12 (Albrecht 4-8, Creager 1-1, Dixon 0-2, Cordova 0-1). Rebounds—CBC 49 (Nelson 12), YV 37 (Zimmer 12). Assists—CBC 11 (Bland 5), YV 10 (Dixon 5). Turnovers—CBC 13, YV 17. Fouls—CBC 25, YV 17. Fouled out—Jones, Mercer, Ferguson

Walla Walla women 53, Wenatchee Valley 44: MeShel Rad made an astounding 17-of-18 free throws to lead the Warriors with 23 points and eight rebounds in an NWAACC East road victory over the Knights.

Walla Walla was 32-of-45 from the free throw line, helping overcome a porous shooting night from the field (10-of-40, 25 percent).

WALLA WALLA — Karli McHone 2-6 1-2 5; Devynn Johnson 0-0 0-0 0; Lainey Corbett 0-0 0-0 0; Josie Jordan 1-6 1-2 3; Amy DeLong 2-6 7-10 11; Bailey Nygaard 2-9 4-11 9; MeShel Rad 3-5 17-18 23; Paige Vincent 0-2 2-2 2; Jessica Siler 0-6 0-0 0. Totals 10-40 32-45 53.

WENATCHEE VALLEY — Michelle Bromagem 0-4 2-2 2; Darian Gasseling 6-19 0-0 14; Lauren Schulz 0-3 0-0 0; Lindsay Loe 2-5 2-2 6; Shaeanna Jones 0-0 1-2 1; Bekah Waterhouse 3-8 2-2 8; Kasara Brandenburg 2-4 2-2 7; Charity Degman 3-9 0-1 6; Amanda Bearmedicine 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 16-53 9-11 44.

Halftime—WW 27, WV 23. 3-point goals—WW 1-12 (Nygaard 1-4, McHone 0-4, Jordan 0-3, Vincent 0-1), WV 3-17 (Gasseling 2-9, Brandenburg 1-1, Bromagem 0-3, Waterhouse 0-2, Schulz 0-2). Rebounds—WW 42 (Rad, Siler 8), WV 31 (Jones 6). Assists—WW 4 (Nygaard 2), WV 4 (Bromagem 3). Turnovers—WW 12, WV 15. Fouls—WW 15, WV 29

Wenatchee Valley men 78, Walla Walla 73: Aaron Ward scored 21 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead the Knights to an NWAACC East home victory over the Warriors.

The victory pulls Wenatchee Valley (10-13 overall, 4-6 league) into a tie with Walla Walla (11-13, 4-6) for sixth place in the East standings with four games left in the regular season.

WALLA WALLA — Satchel Schetzle 3-8 1-2 7; Caleb Bravard 3-9 1-3 8; Jared Allen 0-0 0-0 0; Joel Underdahl 3-11 0-0 7; Garret Sawyer 1-4 0-0 2; Dallas Reich 5-11 0-0 12; Prince Lacey 5-16 0-0 15; Matt Grooms 3-4 0-0 6; Nate Richards 6-10 2-2 16; Austin Nooner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-73 4-7 73.

WENATCHEE VALLEY — Sawyer Wahl 5-8 2-4 12; JJ Jahr 4-8 4-4 14; Michael Amsel-McGuffin 2-8 0-0 4; JT Reynolds 4-12 1-2 9; Cole Van Lierop 0-1 0-2 0; Kevin Hofstad 4-9 0-0 9; Austin Chandler 2-11 3-6 7; Jason Dresker 1-1 0-0 2; Aaron Ward 9-17 2-4 21. Totals 31-75 12-22 78.

Halftime—WV 42, WW 36. 3-point goals—WW 11-38 (Lacey 5-13, Richards 2-5, Reich 2-6, Bravard 1-4, Underdahl 1-6, Schetzle 0-2, Sawyer 0-2), WV 4-11 (Jahr 2-2, Ward 1-2, Hofstad 1-5, Reynolds 0-2). Rebounds—WW 42 (Bravard 8), WV 53 (Ward 17). Assists—WW 12 (Schetzle 5), WV 10 (Hofstad 4). Turnovers—WW 10, WV 7. Fouls—WW 19, WV 11. Fouled out—Lacey

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