Bothell rally falls short against Garfield, team bounces back against Eastlake | Prep boys' basketball roundup
January 30, 2012 · 12:47 PM
Bothell High standout Zach LaVine tried to power the Cougars out of a big hole Friday night against sixth-ranked Garfield, but the team fell 59-52 on the Bulldogs' home court.
Trevaunte Williams, a transfer from Foster High School, stole the show, scoring 30 points and adding 12 rebounds in front of Gonzaga coach Mark Few, who was taking a look at LaVine.
Facing a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter, LaVine rallied the troops, with guard Perrion Callandret closing the gap to just three with 16.5 seconds remaining, but Williams hit four clutch free throws to keep it a two-possession game.
LaVine led the team with 20, followed by Callandret's 12.
The next day, the Cougars bounced back in a big way with a 79-70 win over Eastlake at home.
LaVine and Callandret led the way in the shootout, scoring 32 and 26 points respectively to hold off the Wolves.
Bothell's win included a monster 29-point third quarter where they took a 14-point lead heading into the fourth.
After the Eastlake win, the Cougars improved above .500 to 6-5 in 4A Kingco play and 10-6 overall.
Viking boys stifled by Roosevelt, Skyline
Playing in back-to-back weekend games, the Inglemoor High boys fell to Roosevelt, 65-48, and No. 3-ranked Skyline, 54-40.
Against the Roughriders, the Vikings could not stop wingman A.J. Edwards, who exploded for a season-high 34, with guard Chris Bryant leading Inglemoor with 20.
The next night, against Skyline, the Spartans' height and tough defense held the Vikings to just two second-quarter points, which proved to be the difference.
Bryant again led the team with 12, with Brendan Lauck and Sam Omondi adding 10 each.
The Vikings dropped to 1-10 in league, and 5-11 overall.
Eagles win one, lose one over the weekend
The Cedar Park Christian boys' team split a pair of 1A Emerald City League games last weekend, beating Northwest School 63-43 on Friday before falling to Seattle Academy 58-52 on Saturday.
Against Northwest, the Eagles got off to a fast start and an 18-7 lead after the first quarter, and never led their opponents back in the game.
Jacob Kragerud scored a game-high 20, with Trey Dreschel right behind with 19.
In the loss to the Cardinals, the Eagles were stifled by Seattle Academy standout Yaniv Shier, who scored a season-high 33.
Facing an 11-point deficit, the Eagles made a fourth-quarter run but came up short.
Dreschel poured in 18 for the Eagles, followed by Evan Scholten with 17.
With the split, the Eagles are now 6-3 in league and 9-7 overall.