Category Archives: Olympia Rise

Today (1/13): Rise battle Crush

American Basketball Association

Olympia Rise vs. Calgary Crush – CRC Gymnasium – 4:00 PM 3:00 PM

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Sunday scoreboard: Rise drop second straight in Calgary

Arena Basketball Association

Calgary Crush 130, Olympia Rise 82

Sunday scoreboard: Oly Rollers win USARS national championship

USA Roller Sports Nationals

Championship game
Oly Rollers 181, San Diego Roller Derby 35

Consolation
Underground Derby 155, Deep South Derby 108

The Oly Rollers took home the inaugural USARS national championship on Sunday afternoon knocking off San Diego 181-35. Oly led 123-0 at the half en route to taking home the Seltzer Cup.

And Underground Derby wrapped up their USARS national championship trip with a 155-108 win over Deep South.


American Basketball Association

Lakewood Panthers 94, Olympia Rise 90

Friday scoreboard: So much basketball

Boy’s basketball

Black Hills 64, Centralia 53
Capital 93, River Ridge 82
Olympia 63, Yelm 28
Foss 80, Timberline 66
Lincoln 90, North Thurston 56
WF West 73, Tumwater 61

Top scorers:
Brad Wallace 44 (River Ridge)
Donaven Dorsey 30 (Timberline)
Jared Eidenmuller 24 (Capital)
Calvin Truong 20 (Capital)
Keenan Williams 19 (Capital)
Josh Newell 19 (Black Hills)
David Cooper 18 (Tumwater)
Tru Hicks 17 (North Thurston)
Ande Grantham 16 (North Thurston)
Jacob Burgess 16 (Black Hills)


Girl’s basketball

River Ridge 60, Capital 38
Timberline 57, Foss 13
Yelm 49, Olympia 44
Lincoln 53, North Thurston 46

Jazzlynn Brewster 16 (River Ridge)
Jenna Randich 16 (Olympia)
Sarah McKee 12 (Timberline)
Kajana Fernandus 12 (North Thurston)
MaKenna Schultz 12 (River Ridge)


Women’s basketball

Saint Martin’s 56, Simpson 47 – Recap from SMUSaints.com
Central Washington 79, Evergreen 57 – Recap from Evergreen athletics


Men’s basketball

Yakima Valley 83, SPSCC 73 – Box score


American Basketball Association

Salem Sabres 108, Olympia Rise 98

Sunday scoreboard: Rise get second win; Saints fall to Oregon State

American Basketball Association

Olympia Rise 122, Kitsap Admirals 118


Women’s basketball

Oregon State 84, Saint Martin’s 36 – Recap from SMUSaints.com

Today (12/9): Rise host Admirals

American Basketball Association

Olympia Rise vs. Kitsap Admirals – CRC Gymnasium – 4:00 PM

Sunday scoreboard: Rise top Lakewood for first franchise win

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Olympia Rise 97, Lakewood Panthers 90

The Olympia Rise started slowly falling behind by six points, 25-19, after the first quarter and trailed by a point at halftime. But the Rise built a 20 point lead in the fourth quarter and survived a late run by the Lakewood Panthers to pick up their first win in franchise history, 97-90. Jonathan Payne led the Rise with 20 points while Justin Artis and Patrick Lewis added 18 and 16 respectively.

The Rise move to 1-1 on the season and will host the Kitsap Admirals next Sunday, December 8th, at 4:00 PM.

Today (12/2): Rise up

American Basketball Association

Olympia Rise vs. Lakewood Panthers – CRC Gymnasium, Evergreen – 4:00 PM

Sunday scoreboard: Rise fall in debut

American Basketball Association

Seattle Mountaineers 108, Olympia Rise 101

Today (11/18): Olympia Rise make their debut

The Olympia Rise semi-pro basketball team begins their inaugural campaign in the ABA today when they take on the Seattle Mountaineers at the CRC Gymnasium at The Evergreen State College. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:00 PM.

The Rise are expected to be led by 2012 Evergreen graduate Patrick Lewis, an all-conference honorable mention forward for the Geoducks last season and current men’s basketball assistant coach. Lewis will be joined in the front court by 6’8″ forward Roberto Diver, who has played professionally overseas after a stint at Pierce College. Another former Geoduck, Ramone Johnson will likely start at shooting guard while Tacoma native Justin Artis will start at the point. Rounding out head coach JR Wong’s lineup will be Shoreline Community College’s Jonathan Payne.

Four members of Olympia’s other semi-pro basketball team, the Olympia Reign, will also play for the Rise this season. Jacob Manning, a 6’6″ forward from the University of New Orleans, and guards Derrick Allen, Brandan Striplin and Edric Egberuare will help fill out a Rise roster that team Vice President Tim Reynolds expects will rely on their athleticism to offset their lack of height.

The roster is rounded out by SPSCC product Perris Jackson, Olympic College’s Dietrich Rios, Grays Harbor College’s Robert Taylor, Colby Denton of West Seattle High School and Jake Bennett of Kamiak High School.

The Rise debut against one of the few ABA teams that have survived multiple seasons in the Northwest, the Seattle Mountaineers. The Mountaineers come into the game undefeated after three games played. Marcus Bradford leads Seattle in scoring with 29 points per game.

Reynolds says that fans can expect “a fast pace game, with a twist in the ABA rules”, family entertainment and giveaways. Tickets are $8 and are available at the door.