Pioneers led by Perry, Maxwell in 51-19 win over Mariners



Nooksack Valley's girls' basketball team got the better of Sehome 51-19 on Friday, Dec. 6, at Nooksack Valley High School.

The Pioneers got strong play from Mariah Perry (16 points, five assists) and Cheyanna Maxwell (11 points, six rebounds) in the victory.

"They were really attacking tonight," Nooksack coach Shane Wichers said in a phone interview.

Nooksack didn't allow double digits in any quarter and forced 22 Sehome turnovers.

"I thought we played well defensively," Wichers said. "I was pleased with the effort at protecting the basket and not giving away easy points."

Sehome did win the battle on the boards, outrebounding Nooksack 34-27. The Mariners were led offensively by Chanelle Eddy with five points.

Nooksack stays at home to take on La Conner Tuesday, Dec. 10. Sehome next plays Squalicum on Monday, Dec. 9, at Squalicum High School.


Sehome 3 4 4 8 - 19

Nooksack Valley 16 5 18 12 - 51

Sehome: Chanelle Eddy 5, Jenny McIntyre 0, Maddy Bryan 4, Mackenzie Caldwell 4, Hannah Holmgren 0, Megan Bayless 4, Abby Wright 0, Madison Ulrich 2, Olivia Messenger 0, Danielle Strasser 0, Devin Grahn 0. Team totals: 7-43 5-9 19.

Nooksack Valley: Arlissa Oettel 4, Taryn Tenkley 7, Julie Campos 2, Mariah Perry 16, Emilia Gimmaka 5, Cheyanna Maxwell 11, Fiona Chapman 2, Brianna Turner 2, Lacey Johnson 0. Team totals: 18-45 10-17 51.

3-ptg: Sehome 0 (Leader none), Nooksack Valley 5 (Perry 3). Rebounds: Sehome 34 (Leader n/a), Nooksack Valley 27 (Maxwell 6). Assists: Sehome n/a (Leader n/a), Nooksack Valley 13 (Perry 5). Fouls: Sehome 16, Nooksack Valley 12. Turnovers: Sehome 22, Nooksack Valley 13.

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