Thursday scoreboard: Hawks advance to semis, Blazers knocked from title hunt
River Ridge 46, Burlington-Edison 44
Down 43-42, Jazzlyn Brewster scored with 28 seconds remaining to give River Ridge a 44-43 lead and then hit two free throws with seven seconds left to give the Hawks a 46-44 victory and send them to the 2A semifinals at the SunDome in Yakima. Brewster finished with 12 points and Makenna Schultz matched her with 12 points of her own.
The Hawks will take on Mark Morris tomorrow night at 9:00 PM at the SunDome with a trip to the title game on the line.
Franklin 78, Timberline 55
Donaven Dorsey scored 30 points but Franklin’s 31 point third quarter explosion buried Timberline and ended the Blazers’ title hopes with a 78-55 loss. Elijah Sanders added 13 points but the rest of the Blazers combined to scored just 12 points. Timberline had no answer for the Quaker’s 6-8 center Eugene Artison, who scored 23 points.
Timberline faces Seattle Prep tomorrow at 12:15 PM at the Tacome Dome in a consolation bracket game.
Western Washington 57, Saint Martin’s 48 – Recap from SMUSaints.com
The pesky defense of Saint Martin’s again held one of the best offensive teams in the country to well below their average but the offensively challenged Saints couldn’t capitalize and fell to #7 Western Washington 57-48 at Marcus Pavilion. Freshman Krista Stabler scored a career high 12 points for the Saints and Jordyn Richardson added 10 in the loss.
Northwest Nazarene 65, Saint Martin’s 61 – Recap from SMUSaints.com
Saint Martin’s led by as many as 15 points in the second half but couldn’t hold the lead as Northwest Nazarene scored 43 second half points to top the Saints 65-61 in Nampa, Idaho. Will Bond and Evan Coulter each scored 14 points for the Saints.
Lewis & Clark State 8, Saint Martin’s 2 – Recap from SMUSaints.com