KIRKLAND — Amanda Best scored 20 of her school-record 36 points in a big second half by Woodinville as the Falcons beat Juanita 83-51 in a KingCo 4A Conference girls basketball game Wednesday night at Juanita.
Juanita trailed only 29-26 at halftime of the Mountain Division game before Best, a 6-foot senior, took charge for Woodinville (3-1 overall, 2-1 KingCo).
Best, the daughter of former Mariners pitcher Karl Best, also had 11 rebounds. She combined with Ashley Tuiasosopo (19 points), the daughter of former Seahawk Manu Tuiasosopo, for all but 28 of Woodinville's points. Tuiasosopo also had 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals.
Olivia Marshall scored 15 and Leigha Anderson 14 for the Rebels (1-3, 0-3).
Other KingCo 4A girls
Inglemoor 51, at Eastlake 40
The Vikings (5-0, 2-0) trailed the Wolves (1-3, 0-3) by three points at halftime before getting warmed up in the Lake Division game. Bianca Cooper scored 15 and Sarah Ena 14 for Inglemoor (5-0, 2-0).
At Franklin 54, Lake Washington 47
Free throws late in the game secured a Lake Division win for the Quakers (2-1, 1-1) over the Kangs (2-3, 1-2). Bridginae Greene scored a game-high 16 points for Franklin.
At Ballard 68, Redmond 61
Kayla Williams scored 17 and Henna Saarinen had a double-double for the Beavers (2-4, 2-1), who charged from behind in the fourth quarter for a Mountain Division win. Redmond (1-3, 0-3) led 50-48 after three quarters. Christine Isherwood, who hit a school-record nine three-pointers last Friday, made five more and scored 17 points for the Mustangs. Redmond's Mary Petrie led all scorers with 23.
At Roosevelt 53, Bothell 39
Sixth-ranked Roosevelt (5-0, 3-0) got a season-high 15 points from sophomore Frannie Hemmelgarn to hand Bothell (3-1, 2-1) its first defeat in a matchup of Mountain Division leaders. Ariel Evans (10 points, 13 rebounds) and Mackenzie Argens (11 points, 13 rebounds) had double-doubles and Evans was 8 for 8 at the foul line for the Roughriders.
Metro League girls
At Cleveland 64, West Seattle 42
Cleveland trailed by two points before finishing on a 29-5 run in the fourth quarter. Senior guard Raevenna Rogers had 29 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals for the Eagles (1-4, 1-3 Sound). Freshman Whitney Wilson had 13 rebounds and two blocks. Rori Magera scored 14 for West Seattle (0-4, 0-4 Sound).
At Rainier Beach 55, Nathan Hale 47
Brittany Nabors scored 15 for the Vikings (3-1, 3-1 Sound), who won despite 21 rebounds by Courtney Fisher of the Raiders (1-4, 1-3 Sound).
Chief Sealth 64, at Ingraham 39
The top-ranked Seahawks (4-0, 4-0) used a 15-2 spurt in the second quarter to take control against the Rams (1-3, 1-3) in a Sound Division game. Ashanii Jenkins' 14 points for Sealth led all scorers.
Lakeside 57, at Bainbridge 53
Alex Moore-Porter and Mary Padden combined for 39 points as unranked Lakeside handed No. 6 Bainbridge its first defeat in a Mountain Division game. Moore-Porter, a 6-foot senior forward, scored 20 and Padden, a 5-9 senior guard, hit four three-pointers and scored 19 for the Lions (3-1 overall and league). Sophomore forward Brittany Gray of Bainbridge (4-1, 3-1) had 18 points and 15 rebounds.
Seattle Prep 58, at Bishop Blanchet 29
The No. 3 Panthers (3-1, 3-1) cruised past the Braves (1-3, 1-3) as Jasmine Williams led a balanced Prep offense with 14 points.
Holy Names 80, at Eastside Catholic 42
Seventh-ranked Holy Names (6-0, 4-0 Mountain) capitalized on 34 turnovers by Eastside Catholic (0-5, 0-4 Mountain). Anna Martin scored 19 points and Carolyn Moore had 15 for the Cougars. Kelly Carroll's 13 points led the Crusaders.
At Bear Creek 42, Forest Ridge 29
Kimi Pohlman's 27 points, 18 rebounds and five steals led the Grizzlies to their first victory. Bear Creek had a season-low 11 turnovers.
At Edmonds-Woodway 45,
Lake Stevens 43
In a nonleague game between WesCo teams, Max Ortiz's scored the go-ahead basket, was fouled and made an insurance free throw with 15 seconds left for the Warriors. Ortiz got 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter. Eric Greenwood had 13 rebounds for E-W (3-2). Lake Stevens is 0-2.
• Newport coach Dave Olzendam became the 25th boys basketball coach in state history to reach 400 wins Tuesday. The Knights from Bellevue defeated Sammamish 64-52 to improve to 3-0 and improve Olzendam's career record to 400-249. Olzendam, who previously coached at Coulee-Hartline, Rochester and Medical Lake, is in his third season with Newport and his 27th season overall.
• Lynden will play St. Benedict's of Newark, N.J., ranked No. 3 in the nation by USA Today, on Dec. 21 in a boys doubleheader at Lynden. White Rock Christian of British Columbia will play Lynden Christian at 6:30 p.m. with the Lynden-St. Benedict's tipoff set for 8. Class 2A Lynden was a semifinalist in the state 3A tournament last year. St. Benedict's features Corey Stokes, a 6-5 guard who has committed to Villanova, and 6-9 junior center Samardo Samuels.
Times staff reporter Craig Smith and freelancer John Boyle contributed to this report.
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