Terrence Williams had atriple-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, leading Rainier Beach into the championship game of the Mission Prep Christmas Classic with a 63-41...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Terrence Williams had atriple-double with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, leading Rainier Beach into the championship game of the Mission Prep Christmas Classic with a 63-41 rout of Carson, Calif., last night.
The Vikings (7-2) will play ThunderRidge of Highlands Ranch, Colo., for the title in the 22-team tournament tonight at 9. ThunderRidge beat St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes of Alexandria, Va., 70-58 in the other semifinal.
Williams, a 6-foot-6 senior headed to Louisville next season, also blocked two shots. The Vikings led by only a point at halftime, but Williams ignited a second-half Beach surge by scoring 15 points in the third quarter.
“Williams really pounded the offensive boards hard,” said Rainier Beach coach Mike Bethea. “Midway through the third quarter, he had a dunk that united the whole team, and we just rolled from there.”
James Morgan, a 6-9 senior forward, had 10 rebounds and five blocks for the Vikings. Ryan Anderson, who scored 32 points in Beach’s first-round victory over Calabasas, Calif., scored 12 points and Emeka Ieweka 10.
Other boys games
At Mount Rainier 77, Maple Ridge (B.C.) 63
Tied at 53-53, the 10th-ranked Rams went on a 24-10 run in the final five minutes to pull away. James Cradle scored 26 points and Bruce Fuller 14 for Mount Rainier (8-1).
Bishop Blanchet 50, at Anacortes 46
Matt Washington had a double-double (16 points, 12 rebounds) and the Braves (3-3) survived a late-game rally by the Seahawks. Taylor Olson added 14 points and eight assists for Blanchet. Cory Skillman of Anacortes (2-5) scored 21.
Lindbergh 62, at Foster 44
Sophomore forward T.J. Moore and senior guard Mike Moss had double-doubles and the Eagles (1-5) raced to a 13-0 lead on the way to their first win. Moore had 14 points, 16 rebounds. Moss had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
At Ballard 70, Chief Sealth 68
Collin Belcher drove to the paint and hit a jumper with 13 seconds left to give Ballard (3-2) a win. Sealth missed a shot in the key with three seconds left. Ballard’s Kevin Hickenbottom had 27 points. Melvin Jones of Sealth (2-6) scored 22.
At Lakes 51, Steilacoom 38
Parker Washington had 13 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots in his varsity debut for the Lancers (2-7) this season. Colby Davis had 15 points for Steilacoom (4-1), which led 20-17 at halftime.
At Cascade (Leavenworth) 60, Sultan 47
Willy Lemmon scored 16 points and Joe O’Hara 12, but it wasn’t enough for Sultan (3-4) in a Cascade Conference loss.
At Archbishop Murphy 56, Granite Falls 53
Leading 54-53 with eight seconds left, Alex Ungs hit a pair of free throws to put the Wildcats (1-2, 1-0) in front in the Cascade Conference opener. Chris Mitchell had 20 points and nine rebounds and Joey Jensen added 15 points for four rebounds for Archbishop Murphy. Josh Knudson led Granite Falls (0-5, 0-1) with 14 points.
Bear Creek 48, at Eastside Academy 20
Bobby Morgan had 17 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks as the Grizzlies (1-6) earned their first victory.
Bishop Blanchet 51, at Anacortes 47
Megan Feeney scored 18 of her 19 points in the second half for the Braves (6-1), who hit 11 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter.
Woodinville 50, at Auburn 28
The young Falcons, who start three juniors and two sophomores, took an early 10-point lead and never trailed against the Trojans (1-5). Liz Horiatis led Woodinville with 14 points.
Chief Sealth 77, at Rogers 37
Nia Jackson got 15 of her 19 points as the Seahawks (7-0), ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, built a 39-13 halftime lead. Valerie Cook (15), Regina Rogers (14) and Renee Matautia (13) also scored in double figures for Sealth. Jordan Westering led Rogers (2-6) of Puyallup with 14 points.
At White River 56, Tumwater 39
Tumwater made just one field goal in the fourth quarter while being outscored 15-4. Kaysie Kiel’s 14 points and eight rebounds led White River (6-1).
At Tahoma 53, Washington 48
The Bears (1-5) rebounded from an 18-12 first-quarter deficit for their first win. Nicole Riess scored 17 points for Tahoma. Angela Howard led the Patriots (1-7) with 14.
At Sultan 62, Hazen 54
A 21-8 third-quarter outburst by the Class 2A Turks (2-4) helped them withstand a fourth-quarter rally by the 3A Highlanders (5-3). Krystal Paszkeicz’s 12 points led a balanced Sultan offense. Kasi Wells scored 18 and Amber Hinesley 17 for Hazen.
Lakewood 43, at Cedarcrest 38
A turnover and Lakewood free throws late in the game helped seal the first defeat for the Red Wolves (4-1, 0-1) in a Cascade Conference opener. Erica Taylor’s 10 points paced Cedarcrest against Lakewood (1-0 league).
At Fife 42, Wilson 38
Sophomore guard Rani Olson hit a go-ahead basket from the corner in the final minute, and made a layup with 10 seconds left to seal the win for the Trojans (4-5). Kendal Lubereski had 14 points and seven steals for Fife.
Archbishop Murphy 59, at Granite Falls 39
Lisa Coate had a big first half with 18 of her 22 points, and added 10 rebounds and four assists for the Wildcats (9-0, 1-0) in a Cascade Conference opener. Krista Eknes had 18 points and five assists for ATM against the Tigers (4-4, 0-1).
At Bear Creek 47, Master’s Touch 17
Kimi Pohlman’s 15 points led the Grizzlies (4-3) past the Falcons (2-5).