High School Basketball

Nooksack Valley girls grab overtime win in first round

The Nooksack Valley girls’ basketball team needed overtime to beat South Whidbey 54-45 in the first round of the Class 1A Northwest District Tournament on Monday, Feb. 8, at South Whidbey.

Down one point at halftime and seven points in the fourth quarter, the Pioneers slowly clawed their way back to send the game to overtime, where they hit nine of 12 free throws to grab the win.

Katrina Gimmaka and Brianna Turner led the Pioneers with 13 points each, while Arlissa Oettel followed with eight. Rachel Sande added seven points.

Megan Drake led South Whidbey with 15 points.

Up Next

The Pioneers move on to the district semifinals at Lynden Christian scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Bellingham Herald

Scoreboard

NWC STANDINGS

All

NWC

School (Class)

W-L

W-L

Lynden Christian (1A)

18-2

11-1

Lynden (2A)

17-2

10-1

Burlington-Edison (2A)

17-2

9-2

Ferndale (3A)

10-9

8-3

Mount Baker (1A)

16-5

8-4

Nooksack Valley (1A)

14-8

7-5

Anacortes (2A)

12-7

6-5

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

6-13

5-6

Sehome (2A)

6-13

3-8

Squalicum (2A)

6-13

3-8

Meridian (1A)

7-13

2-10

Bellingham (2A)

3-17

1-10

Blaine (2A)

3-17

1-11

Nooksack Valley 54, South Whidbey 45 (OT)

Nooksack Valley

11

11

5

14

13

54

South Whidbey

14

9

11

7

4

45

Nooksack Valley: Arlissa Oettel 8, Rachel Sande 7, Jenna Tenkley 0, Jasmin Zavala 0, Emilia Gimmaka 5, Olivia Berkan 4, Cassidy Zylstra 4, Katrina Gimmaka 13, Brianna Turner 13. Total: 54.

South Whidbey: Sophia Nielsen 0, Kacie Hanson 14, Bailey Forsyth 2, Kinsey Eager 4, Emily Turpin 3, Megan Drake 15, Mikayla Hezel 3, Mackenzee Collins 2, Morgan Davis 2, Kolby Heggenes 0. Total: 45.

MOUNT BAKER 49, BOTHELL CEDAR PARK CHRISTIAN 43

Cedar Park Chr.

8

9

11

15

43

Mount Baker

13

7

12

17

49

Bothell Cedar Park Christian: Alex Nolan 6, Tess Biscup 15, Sasha Korolenko 4, Kristen Barclay 5, Sela Flynn 6, K.K. Boersema 5, Sara Henson 2, Natalie Luxem 0. Totals 18-47 6-9 43.

Mount Baker: Emily Brandland 25, McKenzie Yost 11, Danielle Tyler 11, Kylee Engholm 2, Sam Jacoby 0, Helen Malone 0, Kylind Powell 0, Summer Millman 0. Totals 14-45 16-23 49.

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