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NEAH BAY — Shaking off a slow start on senior night, Neah Bay went on to sink 11 3-point baskets in a 64-30 win over rival Clallam Bay.

Trailing the Bruins 11-7 after the first quarter, Jodell Wimberly sparked the Red Devils with three 3-point baskets in the second quarter, notching 13 of his 15 points. He also added seven rebounds and a steal.

Mathias Greene led Neah Bay with 17 points, connecting on 5 of 10 3-point shots, with eight rebounds and one steal.

Makyah Chambers posted 11 points with five rebounds, four steals and two assists.

Tyler Swan was active with seven points, nine rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Neah Bay (3-0, 10-3) hosts Chief Kitsap tonight.

Parker Prater had eight points to lead the Bruins, while William Hull and Coletyn Hull added five apiece.

Clallam Bay (1-2, 10-5) hosts Crescent tonight.

Neah Bay 64, Clallam Bay 30

Clallam Bay 11 5 9 5 — 30

Neah Bay 7 26 19 12 — 64

Clallam Bay (30) — Prater 8, W. Hull 5, C. Hull 5, Simmons 4, Politte 4, Cruz Lopez 2, Foulkes 2, Della.

Neah Bay (64) — M. Greene 17, Wimberly 15, Chambers 11, Swan 7, Woodruff 4, Cummins 4, A. Greene 3, Barton 2, Jimmicum 1, Akin, Angeles

Crescent 74, Chief Kitsap 17

JOYCE. — The Loggers celebrated senior night with a big win over the Bears.

“We were able to play all of our bench, it was senior night and our seniors got a good send-off, ” coach Chris Ferrier said. “Chief Kitsap is still in the rebuilding process and they are hard working guys.

“We were able to score off transition and defense for the majority of the ballgame.

Ferrier described the play of his senior class.

“Lukas Love had a huge game offensively scoring 32 in about 10 minutes of playing time,” Ferrier said.

“Dom Sprague had another nice game shooting the ball, also in about 10 minutes of playing time.

“Peyton Watson had a nice senior night game defensively and rebounding, he’s been one of our unsung guys, doesn’t score a lot of points, but has really blossomed into a reliable glue guy for our team.

“Another senior Cole Grooms, doesn’t get to play a lot, but he got a lot of minutes and provided good physical defense and we might have found something to help him get a few more minutes from here on out.

“Conner Bauers was his normal steadying leader self. It was a good all around effort.”

Crescent (2-1, 15-2) visits Clallam Bay tonight.

Crescent 74, Chief Kitsap 17

Clallam Bay 2 9 4 2 — 17

Crescent 30 19 11 14 — 74

Crescent (74) — L. Love 32, D. Sprague 14, H. Bourm 10, M. Love 6, Foresell 3, J. Sprague 2, Watson, Bauers 2, Grooms 1, L. Bourm, Chartier, Thompson, Noel, Lium.

Girls Basketball Neah Bay 79, Clallam Bay 14

NEAH BAY — The Red Devils said thank you to seniors Amber Swan, Ezrah Ray and Ryanna Moss and the trio responded with strong nights in a win over the rival Bruins.

Moss got off to a strong start, scoring 11 of her game-high 29 points in the first quarter.

Moss finished 5 of 5 on 3-point attempts, grabbed 12 rebounds and had six assists.

Ray had 20 points on 10 of 15 shooting with two rebounds.

Swan added 13 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, five steals and a block.

The Red Devils (2-0, 12-2) visit Crescent on Wednesday.

Brilei Hull led the Bruins (0-2, 4-9) with seven points.

Neah Bay 79, Clallam Bay 14

Clallam Bay 4 5 5 0 — 14

Neah Bay 24 21 20 14 — 79

Clallam Bay (14) — Hull 7, Talantback Kyzy 4, Angulo 3, Scordino, Cruz Lopez, Martinez-Garcia, Tyree.

Neah Bay (79) — Ry. Moss 29, Ray 20, Swan 13, McGimpsey 6, Greene 4, D. Halttunen 3, Martin 2, Ca. Moss 2, A. Halttunen, Ce. Moss.

Calendar

Friday, Jan. 26

Boys Basketball: Chief Kitsap at Neah Bay, 5 p.m.; Sequim at North Mason, 7 p.m.; Crescent at Clallam Bay, 7:15 p.m.; East Jefferson at Life Christian, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball: North Mason at Sequim, 7 p.m.; Ocosta at Forks, 7 p.m.; Crescent at Neah Bay, 5:45 p.m.; East Jefferson at Life Christian, 5:30 p.m.

Boys wrestling: Sequim, North Kitsap at East Jefferson, 5 p.m.; Port Angeles at Olympic, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Men’s Basketball: Peninsula at Everett, 4 p.m.

Women’s Basketball: Peninsula at Everett, 2 p.m.

Boys wrestling: Port Angeles at KLM Tournament, Klahowya, 8 a.m.; Forks at The Berserker, 9:30 a.m.

Girls wrestling: Port Angeles at KLM Tournament, Klahowya, 8 a.m.; Forks at The Berserker, 9:30 a.m.

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Sports reporter/columnist Michael Carman can be contacted at sports@peninsulanews.us.

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