River Ridge ends season for Sequim girls 59-30
February 16th, 2015 - 7:45pm
(Tacoma) -- The River Ridge Hawks eliminated the Sequim High Wolves girls from the postseason with a 59-30 victory in a 2A West Central District consolation bracket game at Wilson High in Tacoma Monday night.
River Ridge (14-9) will play Franklin Pierce on Wednesday at Wilson with a regional berth up for grabs.
The Lady Wolves finished the season with a 10-13 overall record.
River Ridge led 12-6 after the first quarter, as the Hawks got triples from Savannah McGill and MaKenna Schultz.
McGill topped the Hawks with a game-high 16 points and Schultz had 10 markers.
A 7-1 Sequim run closed the River Ridge lead to 19-17 after a basket by sophomore Ella Christiansen with 2:30 to go in the second period.
After a timeout, the Hawks ramped up the defensive pressure and outscored the Wolves 9-1, going to the locker room ahead 28-18.
Junior Jordan Miller kept Sequim close in the first 16 minutes with a pair of triples on the way to a team-high 11 points.
Numerous Sequim turnovers helped River Ridge move out to a 41-20 advantage after a 10-0 Hawks streak, that was broken by a pair of Wolves' baskets by sophomore Adrienne Haggerty, who had 6 tallies.
The Hawks led 43-24 at the third buzzer.
River Ridge outscored Sequim 31-12 in the second half.
The Hawks were paced by Kyla Coleman with 11 markers, Mel Sitani had 9 and Peggy Johnston had 8.
It was final prep basketball appearance for six Sequim seniors: Alyse Armstrong, Hailey Lester, Victoria Cummins, Caitlin Stofferahn, Katherine Landoni and Elise Beuke.
In other consolation bracket games Monday; North Kitsap squeaked by Renton 49-48, Fife drubbed Washington 39-29 and Franklin Pierce stopped Kingston 57-51.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 06 12 06 06 -- 30
R.R. - 12 16 15 16 -- 59
Sequim (30) -- Hailey Lester 2, Victoria Cummins 2, McKenzie Bentz, Caitlin Stofferahn, Katherine Landoni, Kylee Williams 5, Adrienne Haggerty 6, Jordan McMinn, Jordan Miller 11, Elise Beuke 1, Ella Christiansen 3.
River Ridge (59) -- Kyla Coleman 11, Mel Sitani 9, Makenna Schultz 10, Caitlin Yenne 4, Maddie Retzlaff, Peggy Johnston 8, Savannah McGill 16, Melanie Wilson 1, Ajae Orie.