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Weekend Crossover Roundup and All-Tournament Teams

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Bellevue Crossover Highline dominated from start to finish, beating Big Bend 93-73 for the Bellevue Crossover championship.  The Thunderbirds shot 47% in the first half and upped it to 53% in the second half.  Jada Piper led the way, shooting 12-17 for 30 points.  Victoria Elleby grabbed 6 offensive boards (11 total) and chipped in 23 points, including 3-5 from the arc. For the Lady Vikings, Jessica Sorensen had 12 points and 13 boards.  Cristina Marlatt added 10 points and 6 assists.  Big Bend was led by Sam Orme with 15. Niki Duncan went 11-14 from the field including 8-11 from the arc for a game-high 30 points to lead the Lane Titans to 3rd place over Bellevue 85-71.  Arinesha Smith scored 13 of her 18 points in the second half to help Lower Columbia overcome a dominate Walla Walla first half 75-61 for 4th.  LCC had 7 total turnovers, 6 in the first half. Final Standings: 1st – Highline 2nd – Big Bend 3rd – Lane 4th – Lower Columbia All Tournament Team: Christian Carlsen, Lower Columbia Niki Duncan, Lane Victoria Elleby, Highline Tayler Fleming, Bellevue Jessica Sorensen, Big Bend Jada Piper, Highline - MVP Clark Crossover Clark fought back from being down as many as 16 to win their own tournament, defeating Blue Mountain 77-72.   Blue Mountain led by as many as 10 in the first half and 16 in the second but Clark kept chipping away, finally tying it with 4:09 on a Haley Grossman offensive rebound and putback.  Grossman scored 9 of her 17 in the final five minutes to seal the Penguin win.  The Timberwolves committed 27 turnovers in the game, 8 of them coming in the last 10 minutes. Brooke Bowen led the Penguins with 22 points and 5 assists.  Grossman (7) and Bowen (8) combined for 15 of the team’s 29 total rebounds.  Shantell Jackson chipped in 18 points, going 8-10 from the floor.  For the Timberwolves, Mar’Shay Moore led with 22, going 10-18.  Kalen Via added 16 and Jade Gutman had 9 assists and 9 rebounds for the Wolves. Clackamas led the whole way as the Cougars defeat Peninsula 81-59 for 3rd place.  The Pirates had 26 turnovers.  Centralia stretched a four-point halftime lead to as many as 17 in the second half to beat Wenatchee Valley 68-54 for 4th place.  There were 6 lead changes in the first half with WVC leading most of the way. Final Standings: 1st – Clark 2nd – Blue Mountain 3rd – Clackamas 4th – Centralia All Tournament Team: Laci Effenberger, Clackamas Haley Grossman, Clark Courtney Kaupu, Centralia Alison Knowles, Peninsula Mar’Shay Moore, Blue Mountain Brooke Bowen, Clark - MVP SW Oregon Crossover Columbia Basin took a 4-point lead into the locker room at half and came out firing in the second half to beat Tacoma 74-55 for the SW Oregon Crossover Championship.  The Hawks were led by sophomore Sierra Higheagle, who had 17 points and 5 rebounds.  Courtney Nelson added 14 points and 6 boards.  Both players went 6-12 from the field.  Tournament MVP Shannon Bland chipped in 7 points, 8 boards, and 6 assists. The Titans were led by all-tournament pick Alexus Grant, who had a game-high 18 points and combined with Carsen Stanley for 10 boards (5 apiece).  Jessi Williamson added 14 points on 5-8 shooting, including 4-4 from the stripe. Umpqua led the whole way, beating host SW Oregon 86-69 for 3rd place.  Olympic overcame being on the wrong end of a 15-point difference at halftime to beat Everett for 4th place, winning 80-79. Final Standings: 1st – Columbia Basin 2nd- Tacoma 3rd – Umpqua 4th – Olympic All-Tournament Team: Kyndal Charleston, Umpqua Alexus Grant, Tacoma Sierra Higheagle, Columbia Basin Macy Walker, Olympic Jessi Williamson, Tacoma Shannon Bland, Columbia Basin - MVP Yakima Valley Crossover The Skagit Valley Cardinals defeated the Chemeketa Storm for the Yakima Valley Crossover Championship.  The teams were nearly even at half on the stat sheet, each hitting 9 shots and the Cardinals leading the rebound battle by 1.  Skagit led by 6 at halftime thanks to 6 free throw shots.  Those 6 free points turned out to be precious after the Storm put together a solid 2nd half, outscoring the Cardinals 31-29 and winning the rebound battle 23-17, including 14 offensive boards.  However, poor shooting by Chemeketa (30% from the field, 50% from the line) gave Skagit the win. Linda Wilson led the Cardinals with 11 points and 11 boards.  Mimi Wood and Arie Boyd both chipped in 9, with Wood adding 5 boards.  Samantha Kelleigh went 4-4 from the free throw stripe, finished with 7 points, 6 boards and 4 assists.  For the Storm, McKenszi Benedict led the way with 12 points, 7 boards, and 5 assists.  Jessica Mitchell chipped in 11 and Irma Savoy added 9 point, 16 boards. Spokane led the whole way, beating Grays Harbor 72-59 for 3rd place.  Host Yakima Valley defeated Green River 72-43 for 4th. Final Standings: 1st – Skagit Valley 2nd – Chemeketa 3rd – Spokane 4th – Yakima Valley All Tournament Team: Riley Hosinger, Spokane - MVP First Team Marlee Chovich, Grays Harbor Briana Cordova, Yakima Valley Emily Cox, Grays Harbor Samantha Kelleigh, Skagit Valley Second Team McKenzi Benedict, Chemeketa Carlee Creager, Yakima Valley Breyana Dutro, Shoreline Irma Savoy, Chemeketa Linda Wilson, Skagit Valley MEN’S BASKETBALL Everett Crossover Clark dominated in nearly every way while defeating Lane 87-59 for the Everett Crossover Championship.  The Penguins took a 24 point halftime lead and stretched it to as many as 31 while shooting 47% from the field and 45% from the arc.  Hayden Hall went 5-11 from the field, 4-8 from the arc for 17 while also contributing 7 boards and 5 assists.  Coliln Spickerman added 16 on 8-16 shooting with 9 boards.  Sean Price shot a blistering 73% for 17 and added 9 boards. For the Titans, Alex Sattley had 17 points and 10 boards for the game’s only double-double.  Dyrall Good added 10 points and 3 assists.  Good added 4 boards and Zach Kirschbaum chipped in 6 more.  Lane shot 34% from the floor and 16% from the arc. Spokane survived a 2nd-half surge by Whatcom to take home 3rd place, winning 84-81.  The Sasquatch shot 27 from beyond the arc, making 13.  Big Bend used 11 free throw points in overtime to defeat Everett 104-94 for 4th place. Final Standings: 1st – Clark 2nd – Lane 3rd – Spokane 4th – Big Bend All Tournament Team: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane Kyle Impero, Whatcom Zach Kirschbaum, Lane Alex Sattley, Lane Collin Spickerman, Clark David Ware, Everett Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend Sean Price, Clark - MVP Portland Crossover The best championships go to overtime, especially ones with 19 lead changes and 14 ties.  Mt. Hood defeated Treasure Valley in a thrilling 75-73 victory to win the Portland Crossover.  The Chukars overcame a poor shooting first half (28%) while the Saints missed 5 shots in the final 1:45 to require extra time.  In OT, Mt. Hood’s Oleg Marandyuk scored 5 of his 7 points and added an assist on a Mac Johnson bucket with 2:27 left to put the Saints ahead for good.  Two made free throws by John Fletcher brought Treasure Valley within one at 1:18.  Back-to-back blocks by the Chukar’s Drew McKie with 36 seconds left forced a Saint timeout.  Marandyuk drew a foul with :16 on the clock and made the front end of a 1-and-1 to put the Hood lead at 2 where it would stay after a last-second Chukar shot fell short.  McKie finished with 4 blocks. Johnson finished with a game-high 24 points and added 8 boards, and 4 assists for the Saints.  Denzel Green had a perfect shooting night, going 5-5 from the field, 1-1 from the arc, and 4-4 from the stripe for a total of 15.  Brock Otis added 18, hitting 4-9 threes.  For Treasure Valley, Fletcher finished with 22, 5 boards, and 5 assists.  McKie and DeSean Mattox each chipped in 11 and combined for 11 boards (McKie 8). Host Portland made 15 of their 20 free throw shots in the second half after going into the locker room down by 1 at half to defeat Edmonds 97-85 for 3rd.  Skagit Valley led by as many as 13 to defeat Yakima Valley 65-64 for 4th. Final Standings: 1st – Mt. Hood 2nd – Treasure Valley 3rd – Portland 4th – Skagit Valley All Tournament Team: Marcus Bailey, Portland John Fletcher, Treasure Valley Mac Johnson, Mt. Hood DeSean Mattox, Treasure Valley Zach Pederson, Edmonds Joel YellowOwl, Yakima – MVP Tacoma Crossover The Columbia Basin Hawks were on fire in the first half, shooting 58% from the field and 67% from the arc on 6-9 shooting.  However, they came out of the locker room ice cold while the SW Oregon Lakers heated up to win the Tacoma Crossover Championship 107-93.  The Hawks shot just 28% after halftime while committing 8 of their 12 turnovers in the latter period.  SW Oregon dominated the rebound battle, outmuscling the Hawks 55-37, including 26 on the offensive end. DJ Anderson led the Lakers with a game-high 26 points.  He added 8 boards and 5 assists.  D’vante Howard added 23 points on 10-12 shooting.  Howard combined with Dexter Williams and Jordan Willis for 18 boards (6 apiece).  Williams added 20 points to the Laker effort.  The Hawks were led by Justin Smith’s 22 points and 5 assists.  Smith shot 4-9 from the arc.  Steven Walter added 18, 5 boards and 7 assists.  Kyler DeWitt and Andrew Reddout each added 15. Tacoma came back from seven down at half to be up three with 10 seconds left before Clackamas' Spencer Bankofier hit a three at the buzzer to force OT.  Terrell Lewis went a perfect 10-10 from the line for the Titans in the extra period for the 77-69 victory, giving Tacoma 3rd place.  Peninsula rode a 6-point half time advantage to defeat Shoreline 101-95 for 4th. Final Standings: 1st – SW Oregon 2nd – Columbia Basin 3rd – Tacoma 4th - Peninsula All Tournament Team: Xavier Bazil, Peninsula Brandon Halter, Clackamas Terrell Lewis, Tacoma Justin Smith, Columbia Basin Dexter Williams, SW Oregon DJ Anderson, SW Oregon – MVP Walla Walla Crossover A poor shooting first half was too much to overcome for the host Walla Walla as the Bellevue Bulldogs win the Walla Walla Crossover Championship 82-69.  Bellevue led by as many as 16, shooting 42% from the field while winning the rebound battle 44-31.  Reggie Clinton went 6-8 from the field, 3-5 from the arc for 18.  Anthony McLaughlin also added 18 and chipped in 12 boards.  Darien Muongvang had a good all-around game, contributing a game-high 17 boards and added 16 points. For the Warriors, Satchel Schetzle had 16 and 6 assists.  Dallas Reich added 13 and Prince Lacey 10.  Nate Richards went 3-6 from the arc, finishing with 11 while adding 6 boards.  Austin Nooner also chipped in 8 boards. Umpqua outscored Highline in the second half but it wasn’t enough as the Thunderbirds defeat the Riverhawks 95-91 for 3rd place.  Highline outrebounded Umpqua 40-20.  Grays Harbor overcame a rough first half to go up one with 38 seconds left but late fouls sunk the boat and Blue Mountain pulls off the win 86-83 for 4th. Final Standings: 1st – Bellevue 2nd – Walla Walla 3rd – Highline 4th - Blue Mountain All-Tournament Team: Darius Butler - Blue Mountain Joseph Stroud - Highline Satchel Schetzle - Walla Walla Dominique Jordan - Bellevue Austin O'Keefe - Bellevue - MVP
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