Meridian boys can't keep pace with Sedro-Woolley


Despite holding Jackson Price to 17 points, the Meridian boys' basketball team was unable to find a rhythm offensively and took a 61-39 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Friday, Jan. 3, at home. The Trojans were led by Sam Chambers' 11 points and 10 rebounds.

"We knew we had to take away the 3-pointer and did a good job of that," Meridian coach Shane Stacy said of his team holding the Cubs to zero 3-pointers.

Stacy was impressed with Blake Briones' defense for the Trojans as he shut down Price, holding him to just two points in the first quarter, and 17 in the game. Briones also contributed six points and 10 rebounds.

"It's hard to put up points when you have to defend one of the best players in the league," Stacy added.

Meridian falls to 1-1 in Northwest Conference play and 4-4 overall. Sedro-Woolley improved its record to 2-0 in the NWC and 6-1 overall.

Meridian's next game is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Bellingham.


Sedro-Woolley 16 23 12 10 - 61

Meridian 19 4 9 7 - 39

Sedro-Woolley: Blaine Hindman 8, Ethan Isakson 0, Jackson Price 17, Will Enniss 3, Anthony Cann 5, Mason Elms 15, Michael Moser 4, Chad Wilburg 9, Evan Davenport 0. Team Totals: 26-52 9-26 61.

Meridian: Jake Plagerman 7, Tanner Tutterow 0, Brady Moore 2, Nick Rautenberg 2, Alex Martin 9, Sam Chambers 11, Kyle Young 2, Cody Bachman 0, Dan Young 0, Devyn Holmes 0. Blake Briones 6. Team totals: 13-40 8-17 39.

3-ptg: Sedro-Woolley 0 (n/a), Meridian 5 (Chambers 2). Rebounds: Sedro-Woolley 33 (Hindman 7), Meridian 26 (Chambers, Briones 10). Assists: Sedro-Woolley 10 (Price 6), Meridian 8 (Martin 3). Fouls: Sedro-Woolley 18 (Fouled out), Meridian 19 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Sedro-Woolley 7, Meridian 23.

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