Warrenton 36, Clatskanie 27CLATSKANIE - Warrenton had to deal with turnovers, missed layins and Clatskanie's slowdown tactics, but the Warriors finally rallied past the Tigers Monday night, 36-27, in a Northwest League girls basketball game.

The Warriors (3-0 NWL, 8-1 overall) overcame a 16-11 halftime deficit by outscoring Clatskanie 25-11 in the second half.

Danielle Cederberg and Grace Smith scored 12 points apiece to lead the Warriors, while Smith pulled down 11 rebounds. Lizzie O'Casey had 10 boards and five points, and Rose Dugan added four steals.

The Tigers' slowdown game limited Warrenton to just 30 shots from the field (9-of-30), and the Warriors committed 18 turnovers.

Warrenton plays at Portland Adventist Thursday.

Taft 51, Seaside 35LINCOLN CITY - Taft picked up its second victory of the season over Seaside Monday night. The Tigers overcame a first-quarter deficit to blitz the Gulls, 51-35, in a nonleague girls basketball game at Taft.

The Tigers - who defeated Seaside 47-41 in the Gulls' Tournament of Champions in December - trailed 8-5 after one period Monday before rallying with a 16-9 run in the second quarter.

By the end of the third quarter, the Tigers held a 39-24 lead.

Taft junior Rose Hollingsworth scored 19 points to lead all scorers, followed by teammate Jacque Holman with 13 and Carly Buring with 10.

Nine players scored for the Gulls, who were led by Jenna Archibald's seven points. Ashley Ryan added five points for Seaside, which plays at Yamhill-Carlton tonight and hosts Molalla Thursday.

Boys Basketball

Columbia Christian 57, Jewell 45PORTLAND - Fresh off a win over fourth-ranked North Clackamas last week, the Jewell boys basketball team came up short against No. 1-ranked Columbia Christian Monday night as the Knights posted a 57-45 win over the Jays.

Jewell was within seven points with one minute left, but the Knights hit their free throws down the stretch to pull away.

Mychael Delaney scored 17 points and teammate Jarrod King added 11 for Columbia Christian, which defeated Knappa 53-46 Jan. 3.

The Knights led 19-7 after one quarter, but Jewell rallied and trailed by six points at halftime (33-27) and after the third period (43-37).

Jewell was led by Joel Johnston's 14 points, with Tim Meier adding 10 points. Jon Wickliffe added seven points and Jake Groat chipped in six for the Jays, who host Open Door Academy tonight.

No score was reported from Jewell at Columbia Christian girls basketball.


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