Saturday Scores: Saints Hoops Finish Regular Season With Wins; Wolves, Hawks Done; Saints Softball Sweeps

Women’s basketball

Saint Martin’s 59, Central Washington 52 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Saint Martin’s (11-7 GNAC, 17-10 overall) 29 30 59
Central Washington (2-16 GNAC, 7-19 overall) 21 31 52
SMU: Angela Gelhar – 13 points, Jordyn Richardson – 10

The Saint Martin’s women wrapped up the regular season with a 59-52 win over Central Washington in Ellensburg. Angela Gelhar led the way with 13 points and Jordyn Richardson chipped in 10 for the Saints. They will be the 6th seed in the GNAC tournament beginning on Wednesday. They will take on Alaska-Anchorage at 5:15.

Men’s basketball

Saint Martin’s 76, Simon Fraser 67 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Simon Fraser (3-15 GNAC, 10-16 overall) 36 31 67
Saint Martin’s (6-12 GNAC, 9-17 overall) 29 47 76
SMU: Evan Coulter – 26 points, Riley Carel 17

Senior guard Evan Coulter scored 26 points with eight rebounds in his last game for Saint Martin’s and the Saints exploded in the second half to knock off Simon Fraser, 76-67, in the season finale for both squads.

Riley Carel added 17 points and dropped seven assists including the alley-oop to Tyler Idowu that gave the Saints a much needed boost of energy and gave them the lead, 48-46, with 11:03 left to play. Idowu had his best game scoring eight points with 12 rebounds.

Besides Coulter, four other senior started for SMU. Matt Dodson scored six points with nine rebounds, Rei Jensen added six points with seven boards and Brad Norman and Kyle Karnofski scored three and two points respectively.

The Saints wrapped up their season at 9-17 overall and the 6-12 mark in the GNAC was good enough for eighth place, two spots ahead of where they were picked to finish in the coaches preseason poll.

Girls basketball

2A WIAA Regionals – Winner-to-state/loser-out
White River 71, Black Hills 63
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Black Hills 16 15 17 15 63
White River 23 14 16 18 71
BH: Nicole Nurmi, Sarah McGee – 18 points, Taylor Sauls – 12

Black Hills was never able to recover after White River took a 23-16 lead and the Hornets moved on to State in Yakima with a 71-63 win. Nicole Nurmi and Sarah McGee each scored 18 points and Taylor Sauls chipped in the 12 in the loss.

Boys basketball

2A WIAA Regionals – Winner-to-state/loser-out
White River 70, River Ridge 50
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
River Ridge 11 11 14 14 50
White River 15 20 26 9 70
RR: LaBrandon Price – 13 points, Kobe Key – 11

White River ended the River Ridge boys season with a convincing 70-50 win over the Hawks at Puyallup High School. LaBrandon Price scored 13 points and Kobe Key added 12, but the Hornets held the Hawks’ leading scorer, Jason Kananin, to just three points.

College softball

Game 1: Saint Martin’s 14, Northwest 0 – Box score
Lacey, WA
1 2 3 4 5 R H E
NU 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
SMU (3-5 overall) 2 0 2 10 X 14 14 1
W: Sam Munger (3-3) L: Kelli Peckham
SMU: Sam Munger – 3-for-3, 3 runs, 3 RBIs
Game 2: Saint Martin’s 5, Northwest 1 – Box score
Lacey, WA
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
NU 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
SMU (4-5 overall) 0 3 0 0 2 0 X 5 7 1
W: Kaylee Lawson (1-2) L: Kierston Perry
SMU: Jackie Schmaeling – HR, 2 RBIs, Kaylie Hull – HR, 2 RBIs


College baseball

Game 1: Northwest Nazarene 8, Saint Martin’s 3 – Box score
Nampa, ID
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
SMU (1-2 GNAC) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 1
NNU (2-1 GNAC) 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 12 1
W: Aaron Vaughn (3-1) L: Josh Moss (0-3)
SMU: Travis Shaw – 3-for-4, 2B
Game 2: Northwest Nazarene 6, Saint Martin’s 1 – Box score
Nampa, ID
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
SMU (1-3 GNAC) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
NNU (3-1 GNAC) 0 2 1 2 1 0 X 6 9 2
W: Noah Starr (1-1) L: Nick Mailhot (0-1)
SMU: Jake Huskey – 2-for-3, 2B
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Posted on March 2, 2014, in Baseball, Basketball, Black Hills HS, College, High school, River Ridge HS, Saint Martin's University, Softball. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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