SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Ryan Anderson poured in a season-high 32 points and Rainier Beach overcame a huge disadvantage at the free-throw line to beat Calabasas, Calif...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Ryan Anderson poured in a season-high 32 points and Rainier Beach overcame a huge disadvantage at the free-throw line to beat Calabasas, Calif., 62-57 last night in the Mission Prep Christmas Classic boys basketball tournament.
Anderson, a 6-foot-4 junior guard, hit a three-pointer with two minutes remaining to blunt a Calabasas comeback bid.
“Offensive execution down the stretch is what really made the difference for us,” said coach Mike Bethea of Beach (6-2). “There were some tired legs, but we executed well.”
Terrence Williams had 12 rebounds, 14 assists and four blocked shots for the Vikings, who attempted only 18 free throws. Calabasas (6-1) attempted 42.
Tonight, Rainier Beach plays Carson, Calif., at 7:30.
Newport 57, Roosevelt 42
Dani Quinn collected 17 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as Newport’s girls basketball team knocked off defending Class 4A state champion Roosevelt in the Roosevelt Holiday Festival at old Lincoln High School in Seattle.
It was the fourth consecutive win for 3A Newport (6-3).
“We’re playing good basketball right now,” said Knights coach Travis Whitaker. “When we got to 3-3, we decided we weren’t just an average team and we had been playing like an average team.”
Mackensie Argens scored 14 points and Ariel Evans 13 for Roosevelt (4-1).
Lake Washington 47, Juanita 26
In the Roosevelt Holiday Festival at Lincoln High School, Anne Phippard made five steals in the third quarter, when the Kangs (4-2) held the Rebels (2-4) scoreless. Phippard also had 14 points to lead all scorers.
Monroe 59, at Kamiak 42
The fourth-ranked Bearcats (8-0) trailed by a point after one quarter before blowing out the Knights (2-2) with a 27-6 second-quarter outburst in a nonleague game between WesCo teams.
Renton 48, at Sammamish 44
The Indians (3-4) survived a fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Totems (0-8) for a nonleague win. Sammamish’s Alyssa Watts had 14 points. Christina Pallis scored 13 for Renton.