LaVine's 34 powers Bothell past Redmond in league opener | Prep roundup
December 9, 2011 · 11:08 AM
In one of the highest-scoring 4A Kingco league games of recent years, Bothell standout Zach LaVine scored 34 and led a Cougars' fourth-quarter surge in a 83-72 win on Tuesday night.
Redmond led 57-56 after three quarters, with Mustang forward Jason Harrington pouring in 28 points of his own, but Bothell's offense was too much down the stretch.
Junior guard Perrion Callandret scored 28 and Prince Lacey added 15 for the Cougars in their season opener. The Cougars take on Ballard tonight on the road at 8 p.m.
Vikings stifled by Newport
The Inglemoor boys' basketball team had a rough third quarter on Tuesday night at home against the visiting Knights, falling 53-37 in the 4A Kingco league match.
Both teams struggled to find the basket in the first half, as the teams were knotted at 16-16 at the break, but the Vikings cold shooting continued in the third with only five points, while Newport poured in 24 to put the game out of reach.
For the Vikings, captains Sam Omondi and Chris Bryant led with 11 and 10 points each.
The team dropped to 1-2 overall with the loss and will take on Woodinville tonight, at Woodinville High, at 8 p.m.
Eagles rout Bush
The Cedar Park Christian boys' team had no trouble defeating Bush last night, 74-35, in a 1A Emerald City League road matchup.
Ten different Eagles' players scored in the rout, with Jake McCullough leading with a game-high 19. Even Scholten added 10 for the Eagles and Trey Dreschel nine.
The win was in the team's league opener, and improved Cedar Park's overall record to 2-1.
Defense shines in Inglemoor girls' league-opening win
The Vikings got some big contributions from veterans Taylor Peacocke, who scored a game-high 18, and Kelly Conroy (15), and while limiting the Newport offense to just 22 first-half points in a 58-44 win on Wednesday night at Newport High.
Lauren Moses and Chay Fuller added nine and eight points respectively for the Vikings as the team improved to 2-1 overall.
Viking swimmers outlasted by Issaquah
In a 4A Kingco swim meet on Thursday night, the Issaquah Eagles won the final two events to edge Inglemoor 103-82.
Winners for the Vikings included Andy Chapman in the 100 fly (58.50 seconds), Casey Colella in the 500 free (5:04.50), and Mateusz Merchel in the 100 backstroke (57:37).
Also, Tyler Stenson won the diving competition with a score of 131.90.