Friday College Scores: Geoduck Women Trounce Beacons; Men Fall Just Short

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Women’s basketball

Evergreen 74, Northwest Christian 44 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Northwest Christian (2-8 CCC, 5-13 overall) 17 27 44
Evergreen (5-5 CCC, 9-8 overall) 37 37 74
TESC leader: Sammi Clark (above) – 13 points

Evergreen jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the first five minutes and never let up in their 74-44 win over Northwest Christian at the CRC Gymnasium. The Geoducks extended their lead too 20 points at the end of the first half and led by as many as a 33 points en route to their third straight Cascade Conference win.

Sammi Clark scored 13 points and dished out nine assists to lead Evergreen and Jessica Denmon notched a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Uriah Thomas came off the bench to chip in 10 to help the Geoducks improve to 5-5 in league play and 9-8 overall.

Men’s basketball

Northwest Christian 78, Evergreen 73 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Northwest Christian (6-4 CCC, 12-8 overall) 31 47 78
Evergreen (1-9 CCC, 2-15 overall) 20 53 73
TESC leader: Frankie Johnson – 20 points

Evergreen roared back from a 13 point deficit early in the second half and was within three points after a layup by Dre Taylor cut the Northwest Christian lead to 74-71 with 21 seconds left, but the Beacons went perfect from the line over the next two possessions and escaped Olympia with a 78-73 win.

Frankie Johnson led the Geoducks with 20 points including four 3-pointers. Marc and Dre Taylor each scored in double digits with 17 and 16 point respectively. Evergreen went 0-for-11 from three point range in the second half before burying eight shots from behind the arc in their comeback over the final 20 minutes.

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Posted on January 25, 2014, in Basketball, College, The Evergreen State College. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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