E-W edges Jackson on Conti’s game-winner

MILL CREEK – The Edmonds-Woodway boys basketball team withstood a 17-point comeback from Jackson and defeated the Timberwolves 57-55 on a buzzer-beating basket Saturday at Jackson High School.

With the win, Edmonds-Woodway (8-1 in division, 11-2 overall) moved into a tie for first place in the Wesco South with Jackson.

The Timberwolves (8-1, 10-3), who trailed the entire game and were behind by as many as 17 points with six minutes remaining in the game, made a run in the fourth quarter, outscoring Edmonds-Woodway 27-15.

“We had a courageous comeback,” Jackson head coach Steve Johnson said.

Jackson’s Chris Reimer hit a 3-pointer that tied the score at 55-55 with less than a minute to play. The Warriors then went down the floor and missed a shot but got the offensive rebound.

James Conti made the most of the Warriors’ second chance with the game-winner.

“(We got) terribly out-rebounded,” Johnson said. Jackson was out-rebounded 31-16.

The Warriors got out to an early lead thanks to Casey Hamlett, who scored 10 of his team-high 20 points in an 18-9 first quarter that favored E-W.

Hamlett continued to roll, accounting for seven of the Warriors’ nine points in the second quarter.

Jackson played without three starters who were suspended. Reimer hit five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 24 points for Jackson.

At Jackson H.S.

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Edmonds-Woodway-Ortiz 2, Wafer 3, Greenwood 2, Conti 13, Lane 2, Winter 1, Hamlett 20, Donaldson 14. Jackson-Ozuna 6, Reimer 24, Koch 3, Eisinger 14, Belair 3, Heneghan 5. 3-point goals-Hamlett 3, Reimer 5, Eisinger 2, Heneghan 1. Records-E-W 8-1 in league, 11-2 overall. Jackson 8-1, 10-3.

Lakewood 58, Cedarcrest 44: At Duvall, John Loucks scored a game-high 24 points and teammate Sean Noteboom added 15 points to lead Lakewood to the Cascade Conference win. Cedarcrest was led by Matt Coltom’s 12 points.

At Cedarcrest H.S.

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Lakewood-Boyce 6, Spencer 3, Borisov 10, Noteboom 15, Loucks 24. Cedarcrest-Leland 8, Hammontree 8, Coltom 12, Padron 10, Cook 3, Fromm 3. 3-point goals-Hammontree 2, Coltom 1, Cook 1, Borisov 1, Noteboom 1. Records-Lakewood 4-3 in league, 7-6 overall. Cedarcrest 0-4, 1-8.

Orcas Island 50, Friday Harbor 45: At Friday Harbor, Willie Clancy poured in 14 points and the Vikings outscored the Wolverines 16-4 in the fourth quarter to overtake Friday Harbor for the Northwest 1A/2B win. Brock McNairy scored 18 to lead the Wolverines, who fell to .500 in both league play and overall.

At Friday Harbor H.S.

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Orcas Island-Gincig 3, Mayson 9, Nigretto 7, Troutman 6, W. Clancy 14, Walberg 4, Flowers 7. Friday Harbor-Foweler 10, Aylward 7, B. McNairy 18, Rothlisberger 1, Austin Scheffer 5, Lopez 4. 3-point goals-Gincig 1, Troutman 1, Flowers 2, Foweler 2, Aylward 1, B. McNair 1. Records-Orcas Island 3-4 in league, 7-7 overall. Friday Harbor 3-3, 5-5.

Lopez Island 65, Master’s Touch 63: At Lopez Island, Jordan Smith scored 27 points, Mica Arps added 13 points and they each grabbed nine rebounds apiece to lead Lopez Island to the Northwest 1B win. Master’s Touch stayed close thanks to four scorers in double digits, led by Nick Van Dam with 18 points.

At Lopez Island H.S.

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Masters Touch-Enge 12, Schreiner 11, Graber 6, Van Dam 18, Crawford 14, Mani 2. Lopez Island-Samuel 8, Arps 13, Christopherson 6, Smith 27, Buffum 1, Potts 8, Tijerina 2. 3-point goals-Crawford 4. Records-Master’s Touch 3-3, 5-5 overall. Lopez Island 4-1, 6-3.

Evergreen Lutheran 60, Shoreline Christian 41: At Des Moines, led by Jeremy Strong’s 13 points, Evergreen Christian opened up a 21-point third quarter with an 8-0 run to pull away in the non-conference game. James Vermeer of Shoreline Christian led all scorers with 16 points.

At Evergreen Lutheran H.S.

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Shoreline Christian-Daigneault 5, Dovinh 1, Hodges 2, Taniguchi 9, Thomas 7, James Vermeer 16, Jason Vermeer 1. Evergreen Lutheran-Betts 7, Feller 7, Hall 5, Kurbis 8, Mantey 7, McDonald 1, Rude 8, Strong 13, Wood 4. 3-point goals-Strong 1, Thomas 1, James Vermeer 2. JV score-Evergreen Lutheran 43, Shoreline Christian 35. Records-Shoreline Christian 4-10 overall. Evergreen Lutheran 8-3.

Kamiak 49, Lynnwood 31: At Lynnwood, Jesse Swarthout scored 11 points, teammate Ben Iddins added 10, and Kamiak went on a 19-9 run in the third quarter to defeat Lynnwood in the Wesco South game. Conner Milne led the Royals with 11 points.

At Lynnwood H.S.

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Kamiak-Iddins 10, Este-McDonald 4, Bullock 4, Stormo 14, Swarthout 11, Engelbert 3, Tarver 6. Lynnwood-Hill 3, Beatty 5, Stone 6, Milne 11, Oasay 3, Matzen 3. 3-point goals-not reported. Records-Kamiak 6-3 in league, 7-6 overall. Lynnwood 2-8, 3-11.

Meadowdale 66, Shorewood 31: At Shoreline, Milan Moncrief led all scorers with 21 points and helped the Mavericks build a 14-point, first-quarter lead en route to the Wesco South victory.

At Shorewood H.S.

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Meadowdale-O’Neill 10, Clampitt 2, Moncrief 21, Gorman 4, Werner 10, Dooley 7, Threet 7, Beeson 1, Matteson 4. Shorewood-Mitchell 3, Lee 2, Shelton 3, LeCount 11, Hartman 9, Danner 2, Haug 1. 3-point goals-Moncrief 1, Werner 2, Dooley 1, Michell 1, Shelton 1, LeCount 1, Hartman 1. Records-Meadowdale 6-3 in division, 9-4 overall. Shorewood 1-8, 1-12.

Cascade 56, Arlington 50: At Everett, after trailing by a point at halftime, Cascade – led by Dirk Snel’s 24 points and Chris McGrath, who made six 3-pointers for 18 points – earned the Wesco North victory. Cole Carpenter had 21 points to lead the Eagles.

At Cascade H.S.

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Arlington-Bourasaw 4, Masten 2, Disotell 6, Larson 17, Capenter 21. Cascade-McGrath 18, Benson 7, Snel 24, Wilkins 1, Reading 4, Zoeller 2. 3-point goals-McGrath 6, Snel 4, Larson 5. Records-Arlington 2-7 in league, 2-11 overall. Cascade 2-9, 4-11.

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