TACOMA, Wash. – With their sights set on the Class 4A title, top-ranked Camas has already accomplished sufficient this winter.
Besides for warm shot efficiency.
That modified Monday when the Papermakers met No. 3 Tahoma within the Puget Sound Vacation Traditional at Memorial Fieldhouse.
The groups hit a mixed 20 3-pointers, nevertheless it was the Papermakers who cruised to a 73-53 victory.
Addison Harris led all scorers with 20 factors, together with 13 within the second half. Sophie Buzzard added 15 factors, all on 3-pointers. Riley Sanz added 14.
To be sincere, that was a reasonably light-hearted insult too.
“We really feel like we have not hit the ball to our potential this 12 months,” Camas ladies coach Scott Thompson stated. “Going up in opposition to a zone (protection), I believed the ladies had a very good probability to set their ft, get their ft beneath them and get good, clear jumpers. They did that.”
The Bears hung with Camas for many of three quarters earlier than a Lauryn Frederickson 3-pointer reduce the result in 49-45 with 2:43 left within the third quarter.
However Kendall Bachelder and Buzzard responded with back-to-back 3-pointers and Camas closed the quarter on a 10-3 run.
After Lily Cavanaugh opened the ultimate quarter with a 3-pointer for the Bears, Parker Mairs’ 3-pointer sparked a 10-0 shutout by Camas, which was in full management, 69-51 at 4:46.
“We pay numerous consideration to the taking pictures – that is why,” stated Sanz. “We’re already very expert and since we’re sharing the ball, any person’s going to be open for photographs.”
Each groups opened with fireworks and scored 46 factors within the first quarter (25-21 Camas lead).
However Tahoma had sufficient dry spells within the second half to permit the Papermakers to interrupt the sport open. Angie Cavanaugh led the Bears with 16 factors.
“They’re clearly very properly coached and … in the event you make a mistake in opposition to them, they will expose you,” Tahoma ladies coach Pete Smith stated.
“I believed we performed properly for 21/2 quarters, then we ran out of gasoline. That is what we would have liked — publicity. That manner we will return and be taught. And hopefully we’ll have an opportunity to play them once more.”
Bonney Lake ladies 65, Union 63
The Panthers recovered from a 12-point second half deficit with a livid rally within the last three minutes to beat the Titans.
Union led 42-30 early within the second half and, after surviving a Panthers comeback, went on an 11-0 run, capped by a 12-foot layup by Brooklyn Haywood, to take a 60-55 lead with 3:07 left. .
However Ava Bailey and Ava Rice led the Panthers on a 9-0 run with two baskets every to offer them a 64-60 lead.
Heywood sank a 3-pointer in Union’s finish and it was the Titans’ final probability after Emma Moore made one in every of two free throws for Bonney Lake with 18.6 seconds left.
Haywood drove by way of site visitors and took a layup within the last seconds, however missed. She and teammate Ava Smith led all scorers with 23 factors. Bonney Lake’s Jazmyn Shipp scored a team-high 18 factors.
“It took guts,” Shipp stated. “We did not wish to have back-to-back (losses) and we simply knew we needed to beat this staff. We got here collectively and it was an all-around nice sport for us.”
Carondelet (CA) ladies 56, Lakeside of Seattle 40
It was a profitable homecoming for Kelly Sopak because the Cougars ended their journey to Washington with a 2-0 report within the third quarter.
Carondelet sank 5 3-pointers within the third quarter — three by ninth grader Layla Dixon — as a part of the staff’s 19-2 run to erase a nine-point deficit.
The Cougars did higher on Lions standout Claire O’Connor, who completed with a game-high 23 factors, together with 18 within the first half.
“We simply tried to push him a bit bit greater than we did within the first half,” Sopak stated.
A 1987 graduate of Bethel, Sopak is the founding father of arguably the most effective AAU program on the West Coast, the Cal Stars. However that is his first time bringing his highschool staff dwelling.
“It has been 4 years within the making, so it has been numerous enjoyable,” Sopak stated.
Roosevelt boys 66, Lincoln Tacoma 59
Jalen Greenback scored 23 factors, sinking 4 of 5 3-pointers within the second half, and the Roughriders shocked the 3A PCL leaders.
Omarion Boston led the Abes with 21 factors on 9-of-19 taking pictures.