Community sports roundup: Ex-Everett star wins hoops trophy

Sidney Rielly helped her Danish pro league team, the Horsholm 79ers, win the Danish Cup.

Former Everett High School and Portland State University standout Sidney Rielly holds up the trophy she helped her Danish women’s professional basketball team, the Horsholm 79ers, earn for winning the Danish Cup on Feb. 8. (Photo provided)

Former Everett High School and Portland State University standout Sidney Rielly holds up the trophy she helped her Danish women’s professional basketball team, the Horsholm 79ers, earn for winning the Danish Cup on Feb. 8. (Photo provided)

Sidney Rielly has hoisted her first professional basketball trophy.

The Everett High School graduate, who’s now playing for the Horsholm 79ers in Dameligean, the top women’s professional basketball league in Denmark, helped Horsholm claim the Danish Cup. The 79ers beat Vaerloese 84-63 in the championship game of the knockout competition on Feb. 8.

Rielly, a 2019 graduate of Portland State University where she was a three-time All-Big Sky selection, is burning up the Dameligean in her first professional season. In league play the 6-foot shooting guard is averaging 19.1 points per game to lead the 79ers and rank second in the Dameligean. Horsholm leads the league with a 15-1 record.

EvCC’s Martin, EdCC’s Balino earn NWAC honors

Everett Community College’s Bobby Martin and Edmonds Community College’s Gieani Balino were named the Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 3-9.

Martin, a redshirt freshman forward and graduate of Glacier Peak High School, scored 19 points, including the game-winning basket at the buzzer, as the Trojans beat Skagit Valley 61-60 on Feb. 5, handing the Cardinals their first loss of the season. He scored another 19 points in Everett’s 117-65 victory over Whatcon on Feb. 8. Martin helped the Trojans rise one spot from No. 6 to No. 5 in the latest NWAC coaches poll.

Balino, a sophomore guard from Ewa Beach, Hawaii, scored 28 points in a 93-86 victory over Shoreline on Feb. 5, then had 25 in a 73-63 loss to Peninsula on Feb. 8.

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