Saturday’s 2B Girls BB: Napavine Cruises Past Willapa Valley Into Semifinals

 

Images from a District 4 2B Girls Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game between Napavine and Willapa Valley at Rochester High School on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.

ROCHESTER — Napavine jumped out to a 20-7 lead and never looked back, defeating Willapa Valley 64-17 in a District 4 2B Girls Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game here on Saturday.

The Tigers advance to the semifinals to face Life Christian on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Kelso.

Mollie Olson led the Tigers with 21 points and Melissa Lee recorded 17. Sydney Purvis added 11 points.

The Tigers led 36-10 at halftime, and scored 25 points in the third quarter to put the game out of reach for good.

The Eagles are the No. 2 seed out of the Pacific 2B League and defeated Toledo 44-26 in Montesano on Saturday.

 

Ilwaco Rolls Past Mossyrock

MONTESANO — Pacific 2B League champion Ilwaco scored 26 points in the third quarter to pull away from Mossyrock in a 74-41 win here Saturday in District 4 2B Girls Basketball Tournament action.

The win moves Ilwaco (20-1) into the tournament semifinals, where it faces Wahkiakum on Wednesday in the semifinals in Kelso.

Stephanie Fried scored 13 and Lainee Grose added 12 points for Mossyrock, which trailed 33-23 at halftime.

“Ilwaco’s a really good team. They’re super physical, and when we try to stop them down low with their two big girls, they dish it out to their shooter (Eliza Bannister),” Mossyrock coach Autumn Moorcroft said. “We didn’t really have an answer to stop both of them.”

Bannister hit five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 27 points, while Makenzie Kaech added 18 and Madeline Jacobson chipped in 16.

Mossyrock (15-6) plays Monday against Raymond in a loser-out game at Montesano, starting at 6 p.m.

Note: Check out the District 4 2B girls bracket here.

 

At Rochester

TIGERS 64, VIKINGS 17

Willapa Valley 3   5 —17

Napavine     20 16 25 3 —64

Willapa Valley (17) — Cook 2, Adkins 4, Friese 2, B. Betrozoff 5, Swartz 1, O. Betrozoff 1, E. Layman 2

FG: N/A FT: 4 of 6 —.666 Reb: N/A

Napavine (64) — Sevilla 3, Olson 21, Purvis 11, Snaza 8, Evander 4, Lee 17

FG: N/A FT: 4 of 5 —.800 Reb: N/A

 

At Montesano

FISHERMEN 74, VIKINGS 41

Mossyrock 10 13   7 11 —41

Ilwaco        15 18 26 15 —74

Mossyrock (41) — An. Nelson 5, Edgar 2, Grose 12, Moorcroft 3, Hadaller 6, Fried 13

FG: 14 of 42 —.333 FT: 8 of 15 —.533 Reb. 24 (An. Nelson 8)

Ilwaco (74) — Bannister 27, Glenn 7, Thomas 2, Kemmer 2, Kaech 18, Sheldon 2, Jacobson 16

FG: N/A FT: 3 of 4 —.750 Reb. N/A

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