SHS Boys & NM Girls Win; SHS Girls & NM Boys Fall
The Shelton boys’ basketball team knocked off Peninsula Wednesday 52 to 48. The Highclimbers jumped out to a 20 to 6 first quarter lead. The Seahawks fought their way back and the difference at half was Shelton 30, Peninsula 25. The ‘Climbers maintained that small cushion to win the South Sound Conference opener. Shelton improved to 2-and-1 on the season 1-and-0 in the SSC. The Highclimbers host Yelm Friday on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
The Shelton girls’ basketball team’s rally came up short Wednesday as the Lady Highclimbers lost their home opener to Peninsula 57 to 52 on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
The Seahawks opened the game on a 7-0 run but the ‘Climbers rallied and the first quarter ended with Peninsula up 14 to 13.
Shelton was held to seven points in the second quarter and the ‘Hawks went into the locker room at the half up 32 to 20.
Peninsula increased their lead to 21 points in the third quarter.
The Highclimbers started another rally late in the third and had that deficit down to three with 17 seconds remaining but weren’t able to complete the comeback.
The Seahawks’ Linsey Lovrovich lead all scorers with 21 points while Piper Bauer added 16.
Leading Shelton in the loss: Taya Gouley had 12 points (hitting four three-pointers); Joni Allen added 10; Jayde Smith hit three-threes and finished with 9; and Molley Delacruz chipped in 9.
The Highclimbers drop to 1-and-3 on the season, 0-and-1 in the South Sound Conference. They travel to Yelm Friday.
The North Mason girls’ basketball team held off Olympic Wednesday 54 to 52. The Lady Bulldogs improved to 2-and-2 on the season, 1-and-0 in the Olympic League. The girls from Belfair travel to Sequim Frinday.
The North Mason boys basketball team lost a close one at Olympic Wednesday 41 to 40. The Bulldogs are still looking for their first win of the season and host Sequim Friday.
High School Sports Schedule for Thursday, December 12, 2019:
Girls’ Bowling: North Mason vs. Bremerton at Hi-Joy Bowl in Port Orchard 2:45 PM; Shelton vs. Yelm at Prairie Lanes 3 PM
Boys Swim: Gig Harbor at Shelton 3:30 PM
Wrestling: North Mason & North Kitsap at Port Townsend 5 PM;