REGIONAL GIRLS HOOPS: Cedarcrest 49, Port Angeles 38
February 22nd, 2013 - 7:53pm
(Lynden) -- The Cedarcrest Red Wolves ended the season for the Port Angeles Lady Roughriders Friday night 49-38 in a 2A girls regional basketball game in the mammoth gym at Lynden High School.
Cedarcrest (22-3) is on the way to the Yakima Valley SunDome Thursday for the State 2A quarterfinal round.
Port Angeles finishes the season with a 17-6 record.
It was the final prep hoop appearance for PA seniors Mariah Frazier, Shayla Northern and Macy Walker.
The Red Wolves used a collapsing man-to-man defense to push the Port Angeles perimeter shooters several feet behind the 3-point arc, contributing to the Riders 21 turnovers in the contest.
The team from Duvall had a 14-6 lead after the first period.
The Roughriders stood their ground in the second frame, trailing 23-16 at intermission.
Port Angeles was comeback minded as triples by Macy Walker and Krista Johnson chopped the Cedarcrest advantage to 26-24 with 3:44 remaining in the third quarter.
Walker led the Riders with 11 and Johnson had 7.
A conventional 3-point play by Bailee Jones pulled the Riders within a point at 28-27 with a minute left in the period.
A two pointer by Susan Kinney, the game-high scorer with 21, left Cedarcrest ahead 30-27 at the third buzzer.
In the pivotal fourth quarter, Cedarcrest got treys from Kinney and Kalee Fowler to pull ahead 36-27.
Port Angeles never got closer than 6 the rest of the way as the Red Wolves' Kailyn Campbell hit key free throws down the stretch and finished with 14.
Cedarcrest outscored PA 19-11 in the final frame.
Madison Hinrichs paced the Riders with 10, while Sarah Stauffer chipped in 9 for the Red Wolves.
Friday regional girls scores include Burlington-Edison trampling Olympic 53-22, West Valley Spokane downed Ellensburg 36-19, W.F. West of Chehalis clipped Archbishop Murphy 47-43 and River Ridge dropped White River 43-35.
Other regional girls results saw Renton squeezing past Sumner 42-40, Wapato edged Grandview 61-60 and Mark Morris crushed Washington 73-33.
State pairings will be drawn Sunday at WIAA headquarters in Renton.
Scoring by Quarters:
Ced - 14 09 07 19 - 49
P.A.- 06 10 11 11 - 38
Cedarcrest (49) -- Kailyn Campbell 14, Lacey Deming 2, Kalee Fowler 3, Molly Hammontree, Susan Kenney 21, Courtney McKinney, Sarah Stauffer 9.
Port Angeles (38) -- Mariah Frazier 3, Madison Hinrichs 10, Shayla Northern 4, Macy Walker 11, Krista Johnson 7, Bailee Jones 3.
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