Tuesday scoreboard: Hawks hand Cats first league loss; Cougs, Wolves, Navs pick up conference wins

Boys basketball

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River Ridge 73, WF West 50
Capital 57, Tumwater 51
Aberdeen 57, Black Hills 49
Winlock 62, Northwest Christian 47
Pope John Paul II vs. Firm Foundation – No report

With Brock Wade out with the flu, first place WF West struggled to score against River Ridge and behind 18 first half points from Brad Wallace, the Hawks took a 30-18 at the break.

After an even third quarter, River Ridge quickly built their lead to 16 points, 46-30, in the early stages of the fourth. The Bearcats then went on a 15-5 run cutting the River Ridge lead to six at the 4:51 mark before Hawks head coach John Barbee stopped the bleeding with a timeout. Within a minute and a half, River Ridge built their lead back to 13 points and never looked back closing the game with a 22-5 run that gave them a 73-50 win and moved their 2A EvCo league record to 4-3.

Brad Wallace finished with 29 points for the Hawks. The loss was the first conference defeat of the season for WF West. They still sit in first place at 6-1.

Top scorers (No Black Hills or other River Ridge stats):
 Brad Wallace (River Ridge)..............29
 Elijah Shoffner (Northwest Christian)...18
 Jayden Croft (Tumwater).................18
 Keenan Williams (Capital)...............17

Girls basketball

Northwest Christian 38, Ocosta 19
Black Hills 83, Aberdeen 53
Capital 30, Tumwater 20
WF West 51, River Ridge 36

Top scorers (No River Ridge stats available):
 Sarah McGee (Black Hills)................20
 Mackenzie Reeves (Northwest Christian)...15
 Hope Mortensen (Black Hills).............14
 Hailey Bredeson (Northwest Christian)....11
 Sophie Rice (Capital)....................11

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Basketball, Black Hills HS, Capital HS, High school, Northwest Christian HS, Photo Galleries, Pope John Paul II HS, River Ridge HS, Tumwater HS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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