Prep boys basketball: Monroe 68, Lynnwood 63

MONROE — Brandon Gundersen scored 10 of his game-high 24 points in the second quarter as Monroe opened up a 10-point halftime lead and held off a late Royals charge to win the Wesco 4A contest. Gundersen also grabbed seven rebounds, Samuel LaPine hit three 3-pointers and Andrew Chartrand had four steals for the Bearcats. Cordell Smith paced the Royals with 12 points.

At Monroe H.S.

Lynnwood 12 14 17 20 — 63

Monroe 11 25 11 11 — 68

Lynnwood—Jake Taschner 9, Robert Todorov 2, Cordell Smith 12, Patrick Smith 9, David Vo 10, Bryce Milne 9, Greyson Elwell 0, Lamar Patrick 0, Malik Sims 2, David Nguyen 0, Tyler McArthur 10. Monroe—Hunter Bingham 2, Tyler Sharp 3, Samuel LaPine 11, Andrew Chartrand 7, Tristan Witham 2, Alexander Spahman 4, Riley Schelfhout 15, Brandon Gundersen 24. 3-point goals—C. Smith 2, Taschner, LaPine 3, Schelfhout, Gundersen. Records—Lynnwood 3-5 league, 4-9 overall. Monroe 4-3, 5-7.

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