Today (1/24): Blazers Girls, Wilson Narrows Fight; T-Birds, Bearcats Rematch; Geoducks Doubleheader

Girls basketball
Northwest Christian vs. Ocosta – Northwest Christian HS – 6:00 PM
River Ridge @ Capital – Capital HS – 6:00 PM
North Thurston vs. Foss – North Thurston HS – 7:00 PM
Olympia vs. Yelm – Olympia HS – 7:00 PM
Timberline vs. Wilson – Timberline HS – 7:00 PM

A battle for first place hits Timberline High School tonight when the 5-2 Blazers host 6-1 Wilson at 7:00 PM. The two teams met on December 18th in the 3A Narrows opener and freshman Josie Matz scored 17 points for the Rams in a 61-53 win. Callan Russell scored a game high 20 points in the loss for the Blazers.

Timberline is 8-6 overall this season and is riding a three game winning streak after dropping a pair of non-conference games to Central Kitsap and Black Hills. Wilson is 12-3 this season and are ranked #8 in 3A in the latest Scoreczar rankings.

Boys basketball

Tumwater vs. WF West – Tumwater HS – 7:30 PM
River Ridge @ Capital – Capital HS – 8:00 PM

Tumwater hosts WF West tonight in a rematch of an instant classic from December 21st. Josiah Warner scored 31 points including a pair of buzzer beating 3-pointers that kept the T-Birds alive in a triple-overtime 81-78 loss in Chehalis.

Men’s and women’s basketball

Women: Evergreen vs. Northwest Christian – CRC Gymnasium – 5:30 PM
Men: Evergreen vs. Northwest Christian – CRC Gymnasium – 7:00 PM

The Evergreen women and reigning Cascade Conference Player of the Week Brittany Gray host Northwest Christian in game one of a Geoducks doubleheader at the CRC Gymnasium. Evergreen sits at 4-5 in the CCC after a weekend sweep in Portland and are in seventh place a game behind Southern Oregon and Northwest. The Beacons and Geoducks met on December 21st in Eugene and Sadee Jones scored 14 points in a 70-43 romp.

In game two, former University of Oregon star and former ex-NBA player Luke Jackson brings his Northwest Christian team to town in fifth place in the CCC at 5-4. Meanwhile, the Geoducks are looking for their second win of the conference season after they were swept in Portland last weekend.

Posted on January 24, 2014, in Basketball, Capital HS, College, High school, North Thurston HS, Northwest Christian HS, Olympia HS, River Ridge HS, The Evergreen State College, Timberline HS, Tumwater HS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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