Pioneers back to winning ways against Friday Harbor


Nooksack Valley's girls' basketball didn't struggle despite playing two games in a span of less than 24 hours. The Pioneers took down Friday Harbor 42-23 on Saturday, Jan. 4, at Nooksack Valley High School.

No player scored in double digits for the Pioneers, who had a balanced effort all around.

"We didn't shoot as well as we like but we stuck with it," coach Shane Wichers said.

Nooksack made 17 of its 50 shots - 34 percent.

Julie Campos broke out in the second quarter by scoring all seven of her points in a row. Fiona Chapman also was recognized by Wichers as a standout performance. Chapman had two points and seven rebounds.

Nooksack (9-1, NWC 1-1) play against Mount Baker on the road on Friday, Jan. 10.


Friday Harbor 6 7 8 2 - 23

Nooksack Valley 10 13 9 10 - 42

Friday Harbor: Wyanez 0, Guard 11, Galt 2, Turnbull 0, Scheffer 0, L. Wood 2, Kimcaid 6, Shanks 0, Keane 2. Team totals: 9-37 4-6 23.

Nooksack Valley: Arlissa Oettel 0, Taryn Tenkley 4, Lindsay Hayes 6, Julie Campos 7, Mariah Perry 7, Emilia Gimmaka 5, Cheyanna Maxwell 3, Fiona Chapman 2, Brianna Turner 6, Lacey Johnson 2. Team totals: 17-50 4-10 42.

3-ptg: Friday Harbor 1 (Guard 1), Nooksack Valley 4 (Tenkley, Hayes, Campos, Maxwell 1). Rebounds: Friday Harbor 25, Nooksack Valley 23 (Chapman 7). Assists: Friday Harbor n/a, Nooksack Valley 8 (Hayes 3). Fouls: Friday Harbor 13 (Kimcaid), Nooksack Valley 10. Turnovers: Friday Harbor 18, Nooksack Valley 10.

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