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1B state: Sunnyside Christian girls finish 4th

YAKIMA -- Julie Long scored all 11 of her points in the second half to lead fifth-ranked Sunnyside Christian (21-5) to fourth place with a 53-35 win over Bickleton, their 12th trophy -- and fifth straight -- in 16 state appearances.

Bickleton (18-9), playing in its first state tournament since 1981, finished seventh.

BICKLETON -- S.Kibby 6, Osborn 2, N.Kibby, Ha.Goodnight, M.McBride 3, Katelynn Clinton 21, A.McBride, Venema 2, Ho.Goodnight. Mount 1. Totals 14-45 6-13 35.

SUNNYSIDE CHRISTIAN -- Al. Haak, Van Oostrum 8, Bosma 5, Duim, Long 11, DeGroot, As.Haak, Van Wingerden 2, K.Long, Broersma 11, Newhouse 4, Renee Dalrymple 12. Totals 21-60 6-15 53.

Bickleton 7 4 8 16 -- 35

Sunnyside Christian 8 16 15 14 -- 53

Highlights -- Clinton 9 rbs, 3 stls, 4 blks; Joleen Van Wingerden 12 rbs, 5 asts.

All-tournament team

First team -- Haley Moser, Colton (MVP); Kelsey Moser, Colton; Katelynn Clinton, Bickleton; Madeline Isaak, Almira/Coulee-Hartline; Nikki Osborne, Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

Second team -- Kelly Newhouse, Sunnyside Christian; Krista Colvin, Columbia (Hunters); Lindsay Loe, Columbia (Hunters); Kelly Van Lith, St. John-Endicott; Kayla Frajman, Lummi.

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