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Federal Way girls basketball remains unbeaten at 3-0

Mirror staff

The Federal Way girls continue to roll through their early-season schedule. The Eagles improved to 3-0 and 1-0 in the South Puget Sound League South Division with an impressive 53-44 win over the Puyallup Vikings Friday night at home.

Federal Way used a strong second half to pull away from the Vikings. The two teams were tied at halftime, 30-30. Christine Kim was the high scorer for the Eagles again. The senior guard had 12 points. Brittany Bennett tallied 10 points for the Eagles and Whitney Goff chipped in eight.

The Eagles finished last season with an 0-20 record.

Federal Way will travel to Jefferson Friday night.

Federal Way (53) — Christine Kim 12, Brittany Bennett 10, Whitney Goff 8, Shelby Avaava 7, Chelsea White 6, Natalie Smith 4, Morgan Swanberg 4, Hazel Bell-Robinson 2, Rachel Christenson 0, Erin Fitzpatrick 0, Bree Rowe 0

Puyallup (44) — Stephanie Wheless 11, Laura Schletzbaum 8, Lara Brown 7, Jacquie Williams 5, Danika Lawson 4, Holly Rubert 4, Katie Kindle 3, Jennifer Engels 2.

Decatur

The Gators opened their South Puget Sound League South Division season with a win over the Emerald Ridge Jaguars Friday night, 43-26.

Decatur used solid defense and held Emerald Ridge to just 12 points through three quarters, including just three points in the entire second quarter. The Gators also used a balanced scoring offense to down the Jaguars. Seniors Nicole Collins and Amanda Font led the way with 11 points each. Senior Kamrica Ary-Turner tallied 10 points and Ashley Cavalieri had eight.

Decatur (43) — Nicole Collins 11, Amanda Font 11, Kamrica Ary-Turner 10, Ashley Cavalieri 8, Leana Pomeroy 2, Kendra Jefferson 1, Kristin Agtarap 0, Krystle Agtarap 0, Caitlin Britt 0, Ashley Humphries 0

Emerald Ridge (26) — Kendall Schwartz 8, Hannah Wells 8, Kelsi Bortoluzzi 6, Ciera Gero 2, Mallory Townsend 2

Beamer

The Titan girls dropped their first-ever basketball game Friday night to the Spanaway Lake Sentinels, 45-25.

Beamer was led by the 12 points of Selena Dickerson. Gena Woodke was the Titans second-leading scorer with four points.

Spanaway Lake jumped out to a 17-3 lead after the first quarter and cruised in the final three for the win. Beamer travels to Puyallup Friday night to take on the Vikings.

Beamer (25) — Selena Dickerson 12, Gena Woodke 4, Jessie Franz 2, Paradise Ramsey 2, Rachel Thatcher 2, Danielle Christenson 1, Kendra Gardner 1, Paulina Hampton 1, Kelli Calvin 0, Ashley Hillstead 0, Jessica Hunley 0, Marci Santos 0.

Spanaway Lake (45) — Laura Olson 10, Kendra Henry 9, Ashley Stephen 7, Renee Kilgore 6, Dorthya Harris 5, Crystal Watson 4, Jessica Penson 2, Jacklyn Stricherz 2.

Jefferson

The Raiders were blown away in their South Puget Sound League South Division opener by Bethel, 63-31.

The Braves outscored the Raiders 17-2 in the first quarter and led 35-14 at the half.

Jefferson was led by the nine points of Kalei Frank. Kelli Brown added five points.

Jefferson (31) — Trichell Waldo 3, Kalei Frank 9, Jessica Foster 4, Kelli Stoffel 2, Michelle Borth 2, Kelli Brown 5, Lindsay Radford 2, Lisa Clark 2, Larissa Smith 2.

Bethel (63) — Olson 8, Ascklar 6, Baumes 5, DuRocher 6, Barrington 6, Moore 17, Boswell 4, Martindale 1, Pruiett 10.

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