Loss for MMK Girls Hoops; Win for NM Girls Hoops

The Mary M. Knight girls’ basketball team dropped into the consolation bracket in the 2024 District 4 Class 1B Tournament Friday after a 54 to 36 loss Willapa Valley. The Vikings started to pull away from the Owls in the second quarter, going up 11, but took control of the game in the third, where they outscored MMK 20 to 6. WV also hit 12 three-pointers in the game.
Mary M. Knight’s Cloe Fletcher had a team-high 24 points with 4 steals and 4 rebounds. Mae Nygaard grabbed 9 boards. And Tylee Bowcutt had 7 rebounds (6 on the offensive boards) and four steals. The Owls (11-and-8 on the season) play Thursday at Hoquiam High School against Pe Ell or Taholah at 7 PM.

Click here for Shawna Whelan’s photos of the game.

The North Mason girls’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season Friday with a dominating 53 to 18 win at Franklin Pierce. The Bulldogs held the Cardinals to four points in each of the first two quarters, building a 24 to 8 halftime lead. NM held FP to three points in the third and lead 44 to 11 heading into the fourth where the lead increased to as many as 41. Adrienne “E” Tupolo led North Mason in scoring with 23 points but she also had 6 steals. Taylor Madison chipped in 14 points. And Adrianna “A” Tupolo added 8 points and 12 rebounds. The girls from Belfair improved to 8-and-11 on the season. North Mason is hoping to earn an at-large bid into the 2024 District 2/3 Tournament next week.

High School Sports Schedule for Saturday, February 10, 2024:

Girls’ Wreslting: Shelton in the 1B/2B/1A/2A Region 2 Championships at Centralia High School 10 AM; North Mason in the 1B/2B/1A/2A Region 1 Championships at White River High School in Buckley 10 AM

Boys’ Wrestling: North Mason in the 2A Region 2 Championships at White River High School in Buckely 10 AM; Shelton in the 2A Region 3 Championships at Washougal High School 10 AM