Basketball: SHS Boys Win, Girls Lose; Loses for NM & MMK

The Shelton boys’ basketball team pulled away from Gig Harbor in the second half Friday to pickup their third South Sound Conference win, knocking off the Tides 55 to 40. The Highclimbers, at 3-and-7 in the conference, 7-and-10 overall, move into sixth place in the SSC standings. Shelton hosts Central Kitsap Wednesday.

The Shelton girls’ basketball team was held to seven points in the second quarter and Gig Harbor had a big third quarter as the Lady Highclimbers lost the Tides 68 to 45 Friday. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC broadcast the game.

Gig Harbor was led by Sydney Langworthy’s 27 points. The junior hit five three-pointers and was a perfect 8 for 8 at the free throw line. The Tides also got 17 points from Brynna Maxwell. GH improved to 12-and-4 on the season, 9-and-1 in the South Sound Conference, maintaining first place.

Shelton was led in the loss by Kayla Gairns’ 13 points and Kylind Powell’s 12 points. The Lady Highclimbers drop to 7-and-3 in the SSC, 12-and-4 on the season. The loss drops Shelton into fourth place in the standings behind Timberline and Peninsula who both won Friday. The Blazers and Seahawks are now tied for second in the conference.

The ‘Climbers travel to Silverdale Wednesday to take on Central Kitsap.


The North Mason girls’ basketball team lost at Port Angeles Friday 55 to 31. The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 7-and-9 on the season, 2-and-7 in the Olympic League. The girls from Belfair host Sequim Tuesday.

The North Mason boys’ basketball team lost to Port Angeles Friday 60 to 43. The Bulldogs are now 5-and-11 on the season, 2-and-7 in the Olympic League. The boys from Belfair travel to Sequim Tuesday.


The Mary M. Knight girls’ basketball team was held to six points in the second quarter and seven points in the third and Taholah turned a six-point first quarter deficite into a 53 to 44 win. The girls from Matlock drop to 10-and-5 on the season, 4-and-2 in the 1 Coastal League. The MMK girls are second in the standings behind the Chitwhins. Mary M. Knight travels to Clallam Bay Saturday.

The Mary M. Knight boys’ basketball team was unable to keep up with Taholah Friday as the Chitwhins scored 50 points in the first half on their way to an 82 to 51 win over the Owls. The MMK boys dropped to 10-and-5 on the season, 4-and-2 in the 1B Coastal League and are now tied with Oakville for second place in the league behind Taholah. The boys from Matlock travel to Clallam Bay Saturday.