Photo by Steve Rogers South Bend HS junior Miles Davis shoots over a Montesano defender in a
By GEORGE KUNKE
Raymond ambushed South Bend 54-28 Saturday night at Koplitz Fieldhouse. Jayce Freeman fired in 21 points, and Rayce Newman popped in 14 more for the Seagulls.
Darol Ratsavongsy ruled the boards with 22 rebounds. He also handed out 6 assists, scored 4 points and stole the ball 3 times. Kason Koski scored 10 points, pulled down 6 rebounds and dished out 4 assists.
Raymond 57, Elma 45
Koski and Newman fueled Raymond's offense with 17 points apiece to propel the Seagulls to a 57-45 road victory over Elma last Thursday.
Ratsavongsy rang up 11 points and hauled in 11 boards for a double-double. Freeman scored 8, made 7 steals and gave out 3 assists.
The Seagulls flew out to a 19-7 lead after one quarter and increased their edge to 34-13 at halftime. The Gulls were in front 46-24 after three quarters. The Eagles (8-6) won the fourth quarter 21-11, but never got any closer than 10 points.
Raymond shot a hot 49% on 22 of 45, while Elma was 33% on 15 of 45.
“The boys are playing with the intensity that is necessary to win ball games,” Raymond HS interim coach Ron Bell told the Herald. “It was a total team effort against both Elma and South Bend. Our defense has stiffened up and our movement on offense has improved.”
Raymond (7-8, 4-4) hosted North Beach last night, travels to Naselle Saturday, and entertains Elma Monday.
NW Christian 52, South Bend 45
Northwest Christian notched a 52-45 victory over visiting South Bend last Tuesday (Jan. 21). Justin Elliott recorded a double-double for the Tribe with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Ty Johnson scored 14 points and made 4 steals.
Montesano 43, Indians 32
Montesano pulled away from South Bend in the second half during a 43-32 win last Wednesday at Koplitz Fieldhouse.
The Indians led 17-14 after the first quarter and 24-23 at halftime. The Bulldogs outscored South Bend 9-4 in the third quarter and 11-4 in the final eight minutes.
Elliott led SBHS in scoring with a dozen points and Miles Davis was down with 11 points.
The loss dropped the Tribe to 2-14 overall.
The Indians hosted Ocosta last night and visit North Beach Friday.