High School Sports

Sunnyside earns first win of season

RICHLAND -- Monique Willingham hit thegame-winning basket with 3 seconds remaining Tuesday to lead Sunnyside to a 46-45 upset at Hanford in CBBN 3A play.

The win is Sunnyside's first of the season, ending a 17-game losing streak.

"It was a great victory," Sunnyside coach Rick Puente said. "We've been talking with the girls, trying to get them to believe in themselves. Finally, we came out and put a complete game together.

"It was a nailbiter. The girls are really pumped up. They've been working hard and it finally paid off."

Willingham scored seven points to go with her game-high 19 rebounds. Ruby Herrera's 11 points led the Grizzlies.

Colette Gall's 14 points and 10 rebounds led Hanford, which missed a chance to move into a tie for third place with West Valley's loss.

SUNNYSIDE -- Amaro 8, Jongsma 4, Alvarez 6, Sanchez 2, Hernandez, Bermudez 4, Correa 3, Palencia, Reyes 1, Willingham 7, Ruby Herrera 11. Totals 16-51 12-21 46.

HANFORD -- Stewart 4, Albertson 2, Shintaffer, Steele 1, Roueche 7, Gagnon, Young 6, Rutherford 8, Skinner 3, Colette Gall 14. Totals 14-59 15-33 45.

Sunnyside 11 14 9 12 -- 46

Hanford 8 13 14 10 -- 45

Highlights -- Monique Willingham 19 rbs; Gall 10 rbs.

KENNEWICK 42, WEST VALLEY 38

A big fourth quarter kept Kennewick's playoff hopes alive.

The Lions outscored visiting West Valley by eight to pick up an important CBBN 3A victory.

The victory puts Kennewick back into a three-way tie for fifth place with Southridge and Pasco. Two of the three teams will qualify for the playoffs.

Kim Sanders had 14 points and four assists for Kennewick (4-12, 4-8).

"Kim Sanders stepped up tonight, and she played great," Lions coach Tarah Staton said. "She played like a senior. She played like she's capable of playing."

Angelique Whistocken, who has led Kennewick in scoring this season, was held to six points but grabbed 12 rebounds.

WEST VALLEY -- Reyes 3, Lindsay Burns 8, Stein, Gholston 7, Madison Roberts 8, Erwin 2, Albrecht 6, Gray 4. Totals 14-58 9-14 38.

KENNEWICK -- Nielson, Valerio 7, Kim Sanders 14, Hicks 3, M. Sanders, Whistocken 6, Kump 1, Harrod 9, Taimani 2. Totals 15-48 10-19 42.

West Valley 8 10 10 10 -- 38

Kennewick 6 9 9 18 -- 42

Highlights -- Whistocken 12 rebs; K. Sanders 4 assts; Hicks 4 assts; Gholston 11 rebs, 4 stls.

EASTMONT 50, SOUTHRIDGE 29

The Suns dropped a CBBN 3A game at Eastmont.

Kari Ratchford's nine points led Southridge, which was outscored 12-2 in the second quarter to blow the game open.

Charity Degman's 17 points led Eastmont.

SOUTHRIDGE -- M. Sorenson 1, Lyons 2, Sanders 7, Mickelsen 6, P. Sorenson 2, Kari Ratchford 9, Hinojosa, Bauman, Stein 2, Montgomery 2.

EASTMONT -- Waterhouse 10, Gilstrap 2, Gilbert 6, Scott 4, Charity Degman 17, Keane 2, Jones 7, Stuart 2.

Southridge 6 2 12 9 -- 29

Eastmont 13 12 11 14 -- 50

RICHLAND 59, WENATCHEE 42

Britney Pringle and Mandy Machinal were in double figures to lead the Bombers to a CBBN 4A road victory at Wenatchee.

Pringle scored a game-high 18 points, while Machinal added 16.

Michaela George's 12 points led the Panthers.

RICHLAND -- Croskrey 8, Machinal 16, Britney Pringle 18, Von Oelhoffen 2, Corrigan 2, Perry, Mahoney 13.

WENATCHEE -- Kansky 1, Douglass 5, Rockstad 6, Miller, Stone 2, Sharp 1, Buterbaugh 9, Holzerland, Michaela George 12, Hallberg 6.

Richland 12 12 13 22 -- 59

Wenatchee 7 8 10 17 -- 42

Walla Walla 67, Eisenhower 44

Jaiden Hodnefield had 18 points and Gabby Anderson had 13 rebounds as Walla Walla earned a CBBN 4A road win against Eisenhower in Yakima.

WALLA WALLA -- Klicker 3, Jacobson 2, Crawford 6, Jimenez 12, Christensen 2, Green 4, Hamada 2, Molitor 12, Jaiden Hodnefield 18, Anderson 6. Totals 22-53 13-18 67.

EISENHOWER -- Elmo 7, Wingerder 10, Vasquez, Abrams 2, Guerra-Curnett 17, McKenna 4, Modest 4, Armen. Totals 13-52 13-16 44.

Walla Walla 13 15 25 14 -- 67

Eisenhower 10 8 12 14 -- 44

Highlights -- Gabby Anderson 13 rbs; Kiana Molitor 3 assts.

MOSES LAKE 61, DAVIS 48

Jordan Loera scored nine of her 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Chiefs pulled away from host Davis in CBBN 4A play.

Cierra Juarez's 11 points led the Pirates.

MOSES LAKE -- Gamez 9, Jordan Loera 21, Kunjara 4, Brown 2, Gentry, Olson, Munoz 2, Bernsen 18, Nielsen 5.

DAVIS -- Castro, Cierra Juarez 11, T. Cobane 8, Kaluzny 2, Perez 7, Salazar 1, C. Cobane, Jiminez, Noe, Ceja 10, Morales 9.

Moses Lake 7 16 18 20 -- 61

Davis 8 15 14 11 -- 48

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