BASKETBALL: Ranked Beamer boys and girls blow away Bethel

Boys basketball

Beamer — The ninth-ranked Titans (5-1 overall, 4-0 SPSL South) remained unbeaten in the SPSL with an 83-55 win over Bethel Tuesday. Beamer got another huge game from Bogdon Bliznyuk, who finished with 28 points. The senior forward is averaging 20.7 points. Trey Burch-Manning chipped in 15 points against Bethel. He is averaging 15.7 points a game this season.

The Titans travel to Curtis Friday night in a battle for first place in the SPSL South. Curtis is the defending Class 4A state champions and is 5-0 in league play.

Federal Way — The Eagles bounced back from a tough 72-71 loss to Curtis Friday, with a non-league 70-53 win over Union. Federal Way jumped out to a 26-10 lead after the first quarter and cruised from there.

Federal Way (4-1 overall, 3-1 SPSL South) got 19 points from Malik Montoya, 17 from Adrian Davis and 12 from Viont'e Daniels.

Jefferson — The Raiders (2-3 overall, 1-2 SPSL North) picked up their first SPSL North win Tuesday over Mount Rainier, 71-68. The difference in the game came in the second quarter, when TJ outscored the Rams, 30-13. Xavier Scott led the Raiders with 19 points, Darius Anderson finished with 13 and Alex Sommerfield tallied 10.

Decatur — The Gators dominated the Evergreen Plainsmen Monday night in a non-league game, 67-37. It was Decatur's first victory of the season.

The Gators (1-3) jumped out to a 13-1 lead after the first quarter and led 36-7 at haltime. Decatur was led by Deonte Smith's 16 points and Vincent Teregeyo finished with 11. The Gators had 10 players score during the game.

Girls basketball

Beamer — Fourth-ranked Titans remained unbeaten with a 65-30 win over Bethel Tuesday. Beamer (5-0 overall, 4-0 SPSL South) got 15 points from senior Megan Huff, Talea Culp finished with 12 and Quinessa Caylao-do had 11.

The Titans jumped out to an 18-2 lead after the first quarter and cruised from there.

Jefferson — The Raiders were beaten up by the second-ranked Mount Rainier Rams Tuesday, 72-18. Jefferson (1-5 overall, 0-4 SPSL North) got five points each from Chentay Warnes and Rebecca Woodland.

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