Daybreak 2

Highclimber Basketball

highclimbers 6The North Thurston girls defeated Shelton last night 45-28 at the Highclimber mini dome in a 3-A Narrows League game. North Thurston jumped out to a 9-2 lead at the end of the first quarter. The ‘Climber girls were able to battle back with a tough defensive effort and tie the game at 12 late in the second quarter.

North Thurston then rediscovered its offense and pulled away in the second half to pick up the win.

Jordan Leach led Shelton with eight points. North Thurston’s high scorer was Alexis Ross with 11 points.

The Shelton girls now have a 1-3 league record, and are 2-6 on the season. North Thurston is 2-2 in league and 5-4 overall.

Shelton plays at Lincoln Friday night. The game will be broadcast on KMAS Radio and streaming online at

North Thurston 45, Shelton 28
North Thurston 45 (2-2 League/5-4 Season)
Shelton 28 (1-3 League/2-6 Season)

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
North Thurston 9 13 9 14 45
Shelton (H) 2 10 7 9 28

Shelton: Taylor Stroud 3, Jordan Leach 8, Ella Pinter 3, Aurora Gouley 5, Jessica Johnson 4, Alyssa York 2, Kassy Slone, Twana Machado 3.

North Thurston: Malia Akalirai, Annelies Dahmen 2, Katie Goodwin 6, Alexis Ross 11, Megan Kramer 7, Hayley Niles 7, Chyna Handley 6, Jasmine Johnson-Conley 2, Emma Baldwin 2, Mallory Woolf 2.

Boys’ Basketball

North Thurston 45, Shelton 36
North Thurston 45 (1-3 League/4-7 Season)
Shelton 36 (0-4 League/0-10 Season)

Shelton’s next game is at home Friday against Lincoln (3-1 League/9-1Season)

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January 9, 2014/Joel Myer