High School Sports

PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL: Doser Propels Mountaineers to win

Travis Doser scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Mount Baker boys' basketball team to a 48-34 win over visiting Blaine on Friday, Jan. 2.

Doser was 7 of 14 from the field with five 3-pointers.

The Mountaineers extended a close 22-19 halftime lead in the third quarter by holding the Borderites to just five points.

"They came out and did a great job defensively, " Mount Baker coach Rob Gray said in a phone interview. "We were able to use that to create some momentum offensively."

Jason Green led Blaine with nine points.

The Mountaineers outrebounded the Borderites 37-27, led by Matt Millson's seven boards.

MOUNT BAKER 48, BLAINE 34

Blaine 11 8 5 10- 34

Mount Baker 15 7 15 11- 48

Blaine: Trey Bakogeorge 1-5 0-0 2; Todd Bird 3-3 0-0 7; Odie Johannesson 2-8 0-0 5; Trevor Chau 2-8 2-6 6; Greg Grasher 0-2 1-3 1; Jason Green 3-10 3-4 9; Mitch Mekovich 2-5 0-0 4. Totals: 13-43 6-13 34.

Mount Baker: Travis Doser 7-14 1-2 20; Spencer Backstrom 1-5 1-2 3; Caleb Buchanan 1-2 0-2 2; Anderson Bass 2-5 1-2 5; D. J. Peterson 0-2 0-0 0; Nick Jacoby 1-3 1-1 3; Tyler Compton 2-5 0-0 4; Jacob Kernells 0-3 1-2 1; Taylor Engels 2-3 2-2 6; Matt Millson 2-2 0-0 4 Logan Packard 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 18-44 7-13 48.

3-ptg: Blaine 2 (Bird, Johannesson 1); Mount Baker 5 (Doser 5). Rebounds: Blaine 27 (Mekovich 5); Mount Baker 37 (Millson 7). Assists: Blaine 10 (Chau 3); Mount Baker 12 (Bass 4). Fouls: Blaine 13 (none); Mount Baker 14 (none). Turnovers: Blaine 12, Mount Baker 11.

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