Rainier senior Desirae Hansen — bound for Portland State University next year — scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the second half Saturday in a 46-27 win over Astoria.
The Columbians pulled away from the Lady Fishermen in the second half, outscoring Astoria 11-2 in a decisive third quarter run.
The victory helped Rainier finish with a 2-1 record in the Vince Dulcich Memorial tournament, which wrapped up Saturday night at Astoria High School.
Banks defeated Mazama 45-24 in the girls’ title game.
Sam Hemsley scored 13 points to lead Astoria, which finished the tourney 1-2.
While Hansen dropped in four 3-pointers to lead the Columbians, the Lady Fishermen struggled to score from the field (3-for-17 in the second half) and at the free throw line, where they finished 9-of-24.
A jump shot by Hemsley had Astoria within 20-19 in the opening minute of the third quarter, but the Columbians answered with 13 straight points, highlighted by a pair of 3-pointers from Hansen, for a 33-19 lead.
Astoria returns to action Friday at home vs. Corbett.