3-point shooting puts Monroe in tourney final

ATASCADERO, Calif. – The Monroe Bearcats used long-range shooting, hitting 10 shots from 3-point range, to beat Atascadero 59-46 Wednesday to advance to the finals of the Atascadero Holiday Tournament.

Monroe will play Paso Robles of California today for the championship.

Evan Churlin, Jimmy Sanjer and Tyler Marley combined for 52 of Monroe’s 59 points. Churlin scored 15 of his 23 points, Sanjer had nine of his 17 and Manning six of his 12 from 3-point range range.

The Bearcats dominated early and late, outscoring Atascadero 38-29 in the first and the fourth quarters.

At Atascadero

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Monroe-Churlin 23, Marley 12, Santjer 17, Hamik 4, Fly 3. Atascadero-Mead 11, Walsh 2, Modica 2, Rodreguiz 7, Shorts 14, Bednick 10. 3-point goals-Churlin 5, Marley 2, Santjer 3, Rodreguiz 1. Record-Monroe 5-2.

Sehome 62, Lake Stevens 52: Matt Wood scored 23 points (including five 3-pointers) for Sehome, while Sean Temment turned in a strong all-around performance for Lake Stevens with 12 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots.

At Lake Stevens

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Sehome-Stoner 10, Taylor 7, Wood 23, Baxter 14, Leach 8. Lake Stevens-Roe 13, Kinney 3, Aker 4, Merril 2, Lasser 2, Schriber 6, Rojas 9, Temment 12, Smith 2. 3-point goals-Taylor 1, Wood 5, Baxter 1, Roe 3, Kinney 1, Aker 1. JV score-Lake Stevens 54, Sehome 51 Record-Lake Steven 2-6.

Arlington 72, Fife 48: Stephan Devery scored 27 points in the non-league victory.

At Arlington

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Fife-Humphries 4, Dawkins 20, Styles 8, Carrillo 9, Walmack 5, Gryniuk 2. Arlington-Gunter 6, Huleatt 9, Struiksma 3, Griffiths 7, Smith 2, Thompson 2, Pedereit 12, Devery 27, Swesey 2, Herman 2. 3-point goals-Dawkins 5, Carrilo 1, Devery 2, Pederite 2, Griffith 1, Hewlit 1, Gunter 1. JV score-Arlington 62, Fife 43. Records-Fife 5-5. Arlington 4-4.

Lambrick Park 61, Lakewood 53: Lambrick Park outscored Lakewood 20-12 in the third quarter to break open a one-point game to win the championshp of the Lakewood Tournament. Lakewood’s Anthony Wiederkehr scored a team-high 14 points.

At Lakewood

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Lambrick Park-Morrison 8, Spurr 14, Krawetz 23, Gale 10, Orr 6. Lakewood-Borisov 10, Wiederkehr 14, Besancon 12, Queen 7, Savage 10. 3-point goals-Morrison 2, Spur 2, Gale 2, Borisov 2, Queen 1.

Oakville 47, Grace Academy 46: Josh Short led Grace Academy with 16 points and 12 rebounds, and he nearly made the game-winning play at the finish of the non-conference game. Short stole the ball with less than a secomd remaining, but his shot bounced off the rim.

At Oakville

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Grace Academy-Knudson 6, LeFors 6, Phifer 8, Ronk 1, Short 16, Walton 9. Oakville-C. Severs 16, Z Severs 5, Shelton 9, Johnson 6, Daily 10, Boyd 1. 3-point goals-Knudson 2, Johnson 2, Daily 1. Records-Grace Academy 6-3, Oakville unreported.

Lopez 72, Thorp 62 (OT): Jordan Smith scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead Lopez to the non-league victory.

At Thorp

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Lopez-B. Smith 9, Farris 1, Jardine 4, Johnson 11, J. Smith 23, Fowler 3, Arps 4, Elings 18. Thorp-Griffen 18, Zantzer 5, Whepley 8, Crum 3, Hugdehl 16, Allen 12. 3-point goals-J. Smith 2, Fowler 1, Griffen 2, Hugdahl 3, Allen 2, Whepley 1. Records-Lopez 4-3.

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