Prep boys basketball: Granite Falls 63, Nooksack Valley 51

GRANITE FALLS — Riley Larsen scored 22 points and hit four three-pointers, while adding seven rebounds, five steals and four assists to lead the Tigers to a season-opening win. Drew Benson posted a double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds and Evan West dished out six assists to go along with 10 points and three steals for Granite Falls.

At Granite Falls H.S.

Nooksack Valley914523—51

Granite Falls15141321—63

Nooksack Valley—Brandon Turnberg 2, Connor Beard 7, Brandon Gwinnes 23, Curtis Handy 7, Bret Rediger 4, Eben Rossmiller 0, Brady Wood 0, Tanner Myhre 1, Josh Gimmaka 1, Seth Tafson 6, Aaron Bosseher 0. Granite Falls—Brandon Leitzke 2, Riley Larsen 22, Evan West 10 6assistsd 3steals, Dan Matalomani 2, Drew Benson 15, Nic Elvrom 2, Karl Spencer 10, Tanner Peep 0, Jarek Hitchcock 0. 3-point goals—Larsen 4. Records—Nooksack Valley 0-1 overall. Granite Falls 1-0.

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