Federal Way defense rules in win


Sports editor

The Federal Way girls basketball team moved to 4-2 in the South Puget Sound League South Division with a solid defensive effort against the Todd Beamer Titans Saturday night. The Eagles downed the Titans 58-27 in their first game since Dec. 19.

The Federal Way defense held Beamer to just six points in the first half to take a 32-6 lead at halftime. The Eagles cruised in the second half.

Federal Way senior Shelby Avaava led all scorers with 13 points. Christine Kim and Chelsea White chipped in eight points each for the Eagles.

Selena Dickerson led the Titans with nine points and eight rebounds and Gena Woodke had eight points and 10 rebounds.

Federal Way (58) — Shelby Avaava 13, Christine Kim 9, Chelsea White 9, Hazel Bell-Robinson 7, Brittany Bennett 6, Erin Fitzpatrick 6, Whitney Goff 6, Bree Rowe 2.

Beamer (27) — Selena Dickerson 9, Gena Woodke 8, Kelli Calvin 2, Ashley Hillstead 2, Rachel Thatcher 2, Jessie Franz 1, Kendra Gardner 1, Paulina Hampton 1, Marcianna Santos 1.


The Decatur girls basketball team remained one game behind first-place Curtis in the South Puget Sound League South Division with a 47-30 win over the Puyallup Vikings Saturday. The victory moved Decatur to 5-1 in league play.

The Gators were led by their two senior all-leaguers. Kamrica Ary-Turner and Nicole Collins scored 18 and 14 points, respectively, during the victory.

The Gator defense was also solid. Decatur held Puyallup to just 16 points in the first three quarters to take a 35-16 lead into the fourth and the high-scorer on Puyallup, Jacquie Williams, had only six points.

Decatur (47) — Kamrica Ary-Turner 18, Nicole Collins 14, Leanna Pomeroy 5, Ashlie Cavalieri 4, Amanda Font 4, Kendra Jefferson 2.

Puyallup (30) — Williams 6, Stroh 5, Wheless 5, Lawson 4, Rubert 4, Schletzbaum 4, Kitts 2.


The Jefferson girls basketball team remained winless on the season with a 52-38 loss to the first-place Curtis Vikings Saturday. The Raiders just couldn’t get anything going offensively the entire night. Jefferson scored in single digits in all four quarters.

Curtis jumped all over the Raiders, outscoring Jefferson 24-5 in the first quarter. Lisa Clark led the Raiders with six points.

Jefferson (28) — Lisa Clark 6, Kalei Frank 5, Jessica Foster 4, Kellie Stoffel 4, Trichell Waldo 4, Amanda Reed 2, Larissa Smith 2, Lindsay Radford 1.

Curtis (52) — Sobczak 16, Thomas 11, Coates 10, Cadogan 6, Clanton 3, Nolen 3, Banks 3, Murrell 2, Collins 1.

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