NWAACC men, Day 3 consolation capsules

By the Tri-City HeraldMarch 3, 2014 

Chris Willis hit 9 of 12 shots for a team-high 22 points, and Treasure Valley held off Whatcom 72-49 on Monday at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges basketball championships at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

Treasure Valley led 37-31 at the half but Whatcom didn’t hit a field goal until over 7 minutes into the second half to fall behind 48-35.

Kyle Impero led Whatcom with 22 points. Whatcom shot just 14.7 percent shooting (5-for-34) in the second half.

Treasure Valley (20-9) will face defending NWAACC champion Chemeketa (16-14) at 10 a.m. today in the seventh-eighth place game.

WHATCOM — Kyle Impero 8-24 4-4 22, Wells 1-2 0-0 2, Duncan 3-8 0-0 6, Pierce 1-4 0-0 2, Fongue 1-12 2-2 4, Jack-Nixon 0-1 0-0 0, Landerholm 0-0 0-0 0, Vader 2-5 0-0 4, Whitfield 4-11 1-3 9. Totals 20-67 7-9 49.
TREASURE VALLEY — Mattox 2-10 0-0 6, Chris Willis 9-12 3-4 22, John Fletcher 5-12 0-0 11, Burgess 4-7 0-0 8, McKie 1-2 1-2 3, Guzman 3-5 0-0 8, Galves 2-4 1-4 5, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Imonigue 1-1 0-0 2, Popoca 0-2 0-0 0, McCloyn 2-2 0-0 5, Elliott 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 30-58 5-10 72.
Halftime— Treasure Valley 37-31. 3-point goals—W 2-15 (Impero 2-8, Wells 0-1, Duncan 0-1, Fongue 0-3, Vader 0-2), TV 7-21 (Mattox 2-6, Willis 1-1, Fletcher 1-6, Guzman 2-6, Galves 0-2, Popoca 0-1, McCloyn 1-1). Rebounds—W 41 (Whitfield 9), TV 37 (Burgess 8). Assists—W 7 (Whitfield 3), TV 18 (Galves 5). Turnovers—W 13, TV 10. Fouls—W 10, TV 11.

Chemeketa 83, Big Bend 77: Storm guard Adam Westfall hit one of his five 3-pointers with 2:39 left after the Runnin Vikes cut the lead to 77-75 and drained a pair of free throws to help Chemeketa ice the win. The Storm will play Treasure Valley at 10 a.m. today for seventh-eighth place.

Westfall finished with 17 points off the bench, and Bryce White shared the scoring lead with 17 points as Chemeketa shot 54.5 percent (30-for-55) from the floor.

Brendan Westendorf led Big Bend with 25 points.

CHEMEKETA — Brazille 2-8 0-0 5, Bryce White 6-11 5-6 17, Atkinson 1-1 0-0 3, Jalen Schlegel 7-8 2-5 16, Ewell 3-6 1-6 7, Christian 0-1 3-6 3, Loran Ackerman 4-9 3-5 11, Lawrence 2-3 0-0 4, Ferry 0-0 0-0 0, Adam Westfall 5-8 2-3 17. Totals 30-55 16-31 83.
BIG BEND — Aquero 2-7 0-1 4, Brendan Westendorf 10-29 4-7 25, Black 1-2 1-3 3, Kevin Walker 7-11 2-2 19, McDonnell 2-2 0-0 5, Spencer 5-6 0-0 10, Wendt 1-7 0-0 3, Wright 3-5 0-0 6, Perez 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 32-70 7-13 77.
Halftime— Chemeketa 47-38. 3-point goals—C 7-17 (Brazille 1-4, White 0-1, Atkinson 1-1, Ackerman 0-3, Westfall 5-8), BB 6-25 (Aguero 0-5, Westendorf 1-5, Walker 3-7, McDonnell 1-1, Wendt 1-7). Rebounds—C 42 (Schlegel 11), BB 33 (Westendorf 8). Assists—C 12 (Brazille 3, Schlegel 3), BB 18 (Westendorf 9). Turnovers—C 14, BB 10. Fouls—C 17, BB 23. Fouled out—Walker.

Edmonds 92, Spokane 70: Payton Pervier totaled 19 points and 25 rebounds to lift the Tritons over the Bigfoot to earn a spot in today’s trophy round.

Edmonds (19-11) will face Clark (26-2) at noon for fifth-sixth place.

The Tritons shot 55.6 percent (35-for-63) and held a 48-32 rebounding edge while holding Spokane to just 34.2 percent (29-for-74) shooting.

Kwinn Hanson led the Bigfoot with 25 points.

SPOKANE — Dean Richey 3-10 3-6 10, Bracey 0-0 0-0 0, Nygaard 3-8 0-0 7, Haack 4-11 0-0 8, Kwinn Hanson 11-23 3-4 25, Miller 1-3 0-2 3, McDuffie 0-0 0-0 0, Druffel 3-8 0-0 9, Brown 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-74 6-14 70.
EDMONDS — Payton Pervier 9-13 1-3 19, Badhasa Margarsa 5-9 5-6 18, Pohrman 3-6 0-0 8, Pederson 5-7 0-0 10, Maxie 2-4 1-2 5, Stef.Johnson 2-7 0-0 4, Stoen 2-4 2-2 7, Omondi 2-5 3-4 7, Rosales 0-1 0-0 0, Charlie Smith 5-7 0-0 14, Merritt 0-0 0-0 0, Gardner 0-0 0-1 0. Totals 35-63 12-18 92.
Halftime— Edmonds 47-40. 3-point goals—S 6-19 (Richey 1-3, Nygaard 1-2, Haack 0-3, Hanson 0-1, Miller 1-3, Druffel 3-6, Brown 0-1), E 10-20 (Margarsa 3-6, Pohrman 2-4, Pederson 0-1, Stef.Johnson 0-2, Stoen 1-1, Rosales 0-1, Smith 4-5). Rebounds—S 32 (Haack 7), E 48 (Pervier 25). Assists—S 20 (Bracey 7), E 18 (Margarsa 8). Turnovers—S 12, E 19. Fouls—S 13, E 12.

Clark 80, Bellevue 70: Sean Price scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures, lifting the Penguins past the Bulldogs for a shot at fifth place.

Clark, which will play Edmonds in today’s fifth-sixth place game, took control early, grabbing a 46-32 halftime lead thanks to 51.6 percent shooting (16-for-31) in the first half.

Bellevue shot 34.4 percent (22-for-64) for the game despite a strong performance from Austin O’Keefe, who hit four 3-pointers for a game-high 22 points.

Kennewick graduate Reggie Clinton chipped in 10 points for the Bulldogs, including a pair of 3-pointers.

BELLEVUE — Darien Muongvang 4-12 1-2 12, Dominique Jordan 5-10 5-5 16, Holloway 2-7 3-5 7, McLaughlin 1-5 1-2 3, Austin O’Keefe 7-15 4-7 22, Greer 0-4 0-0 0, Reggie Clinton 3-7 2-2 10, Jones 0-2 0-2 0, Smith 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-64 16-25 70.
CLARK — Kyle Thurston 4-7 5-7 14, Sean Price 5-13 7-12 17, Max Livingston 6-10 0-0 14, J.Hall 1-3 0-0 3, Collin Spickerman 5-7 3-5 13, Golden 0-2 1-2 1, Frank Norman 2-6 4-4 10, H.Hall 0-0 0-0 0, Patterson 1-3 1-2 3, Elksnis 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 26-55 21-32 80.
Halftime— Clark 46-32. 3-point goals—B 10-28 (Muongvang 3-3, Jordan 1-4, Holloway 0-3, O’Keefe 4-9, Greer 0-3, Clinton 2-5, Smith 0-1), C 7-19 (Thurston 1-3, Price 0-2, Livingston 2-5, J.Hall 1-2, Golden 0-1, Norman 2-3, Patterson 0-1, Elksnis 1-2). Rebounds—B 37 (Muongvang 8), C 45 (Price 13). Assists—B 13 (Jordan 5), C 18 (Thurston 10). Turnovers—B 13, C 11. Fouls—B 24, C 22. Fouled out—McLoughlin, Norman.

Late Sunday
Big Bend 84, Lower Columbia 69
: The Runnin Vikes shot the lights out, hitting 11 of 23 from 3-point range to beat the Red Devils and stay alive in the consolation bracket Sunday night.

Victor Aguero hit 5-of-8 from behind the arc for a game-high 21 points as Big Bend shot 50 percent (26-for-52) from the field for the game.

Cameron Howell led LC with 13 points.

LOWER COLUMBIA — Cameron Howell 3-8 6-8 13, Tucker 2-4 0-0 5, Dupree 3-6 2-3 9, Niu 4-10 0-0 8, Jeremy Burright 5-13 1-3 11, Drey 3-7 0-1 7, Jalalpoor 1-2 0-0 2, Taha 0-5 0-3 0, Miles 0-0 0-0 0, Parrot 3-4 3-4 9, Trafelet 2-7 1-2 5. Totals 26-66 13-21 69.
BIG BEND — Victor Aguero 7-12 2-2 21, Brendan Westendorf 6-16 8-11 21, Black 1-3 0-0 2, Kevin Walker 3-5 3-6 11, Sean McDonnell 4-6 7-8 15, Spencer 0-0 0-0 0, Wendt 3-5 0-0 9, Wright 2-5 1-2 5. Totals 26-52 21-29 84.
Halftime— Big Bend 40-29. 3-point goals—LC 4-19 (Howell 1-4, Tucker 1-1, Dupree 1-3, Niu 0-1, Drey 1-3, Taha 0-3, Trafelet 0-3), BB 11-23 (Aguero 5-8, Westendorf 1-5, Walker 2-4, McDonnell 0-1, Wendt 3-5). Rebounds—LC 38 (Trafelet 6), BB 37 (Walker 8). Assists—LC 16 (Dupree 4), BB 14 (Aguero 5). Turnovers—LC 15, BB 16. Fouls—LC 19, BB 16.

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