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Dickerson pours in 41 points during Federal Way victory
By CASEY OLSON
Federal Way High School senior Salena Dickerson continued her strong season Friday night with a career-high 41 points in a 67-56 Eagle win over the Curtis Vikings. The win moved Federal Way to 3-1 in the South Puget Sound League South Division.
Dickerson finished 14-for-29 from the field, including 3-for-7 from behind the three-point line. Dickerson also hauled in 12 rebounds and had six steals for the Eagles. She has tallied a double-double in all four of the Eagles game this season.
Federal Way led 17-11 after the first quarter and 37-26 at the half.
The Thomas Jefferson boys and girls programs picked up a rare sweep Friday night over Graham-Kapowsin.
The Raider boys downed the first-year Eagles, 61-51, and the girls won 44-37.
The TJ boys used 21 points from Derek Eilertson, including four three-pointers in the first half and late free-throw shooting to move to 2-4 on the season. The Raiders led by just one point with 2:30 left in the fourth quarter.
Jefferson also got 10 points each from freshman Xavyr Moss and senior Tim Satterwhite.
On the girls side, Jillian Rasmussen scored 10 of her 17 points in the second quarter for the Raiders (2-4, 2-4). The Raiders led 11-4 after the first quarter.
Decatur vs. Beamer
The Gator boys blew away the Titans Friday night, 75-47, to move to 3-2 in the SPSL South. Travis Wagner had 16 points and JaRon Brown and Marcus Tibbs each scored 10 for the Gators. Decatur led 44-19 at halftime. Marques Hollins had 13 points to lead Beamer.
The Beamer girls outscored the winless Gators 29-13 in the second and third quarters to win the SPSL South matchup at Decatur. Kiara Schaffer scored 15 points to lead the Titans (3-2). Gena Woodke led Decatur with 13 points, and Ayrelle Williams added 11.
Sports editor Casey Olson: 925-5565, email@example.com