Monday scoreboard: Clippers swept; Wolves knock off Blazers
Green River 79, SPSCC 59 – Box score
South Puget Sound’s Jamey Smith scored 22 points and AJ Fuller added 16 but the Clippers hit just six field goals in the first half and couldn’t come back from a 12 point halftime deficit falling to Green River 79-59.
The Clippers rallied in the early minutes of the second half but Green River took advantage of an untimely technical foul called on Johlani Porchia and their lead was built back to 14. After that, it was all Green River as their lead quickly ballooned to over twenty points and the Gators never looked back.
Green River outrebounded SPSCC 46-20 led by Kendal Brown’s nine boards to go along with his game high 25 points. Kortney Darby added 21 in the win.
Green River 59, SPSCC 46 – Box score
Renee Willey scored 17 points and pulled down 11 rebounds but turnovers continued to plague the South Puget Sound women’s basketball team and Green River’s 28 points off of 31 Clipper turnovers proved to the difference in the Gators’ 59-46 win. McKenzie Raben collected 13 rebounds and had four assists for the Clippers in the loss.
Black Hills 58, Timberline 53
A 16-9 third quarter erased a halftime deficit for Black Hills and the Wolves put their foot on the gas in the fourth scoring 18 points to hold on for a 58-53 non-league win over Timberline. Black Hills’ Hope Mortensen led all scorers with 15 points while Becky Clayton scored 14 for the Blazers.