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Rainier Columbians vs Warrenton Warriors
Warrenton Wins 3rd Place!
Both teams hailing from the Lewis & Clark League as the #1 & 2 seeds. Rainier lost twice this season to Warrenton but got the Win the 3rd time in the League's Play-Offs. Rainier won their opening game on Thursday against Sheridan but lost yesterday to Santiam Christian. Warrenton won their first game Thursday by whizzing past Valley Catholic however, they met the defensive demons of Burns yesterday and lost. Winner of this afternoon's game takes home the 3rd Place Trophy, Losing Team takes home 5th. Another great National Anthem played by the Warrenton High School Band.
1st Quarter: Warrenton gets the tip and Lauren Dove scores from underneath. Warrenton's Jordane Marxer fouls Amanda Schwegler sending her to the line. She hits 1 of 2. Chelsea Smotherman gets the bucket for Warrenton. Kayla Nagunst powers one up and in for Rainier. 4-3 Warrenton. 5:37 Clock. Mollee Schwegler dribbles and drives to the baseline, pulls up for the 10ft jumper and drains it. Nice. Mollee called with the charging foul. Brooklyn Campbell from a zipcode away, nails the three. Not to be outdone, Mollee follows suit and gives Rainier their first lead, 8-7. 3:40. Warrenton's Dove and Ahrensbach get 3 good shots up but they won't drop. Kayla Nagunst fouls Warrenton's Payton Hummel but she misses both FT's. Dove rejects Hinkle's shot, here comes Warrenton. Marxer misses the 3pt attempt at the buzzer. 8-7 Rainier.
2nd Quarter: Chelsea Smotherman for 2 from 15ft. 9-8 Warrenton. Smotherman with another long-range 2. Brooklyn Campbell with a running, one-footed shot, swish. Campbell with a beautiful cross-over, count it! And she's fouled, extra pt is good. 16-8 Warrenton. Warrenton on a 9-0 run this quarter. Mollee drives, splits the defense and scores the layin. Chelsea Smotherman again, she's on fire. Marxer with the putback for Warrenton. Lauren Dove with the awesome board and putback! End of quarter with Warrenton outscoring Rainier 15-2 this quarter. 22-10.
Halftime Stats: Warrenton: 10-23-43.5% FG's, 15 Rebounds, 5 TO's. Campbell & Smotherman with 8 apiece. Dove with 4pts., 6 boards. Rainier: 4-14-28.6% FG's, 8 Rebounds, 7 Turnovers. Mollee Schwegler with 7pts.
3rd Quarter: Mollee skies through the key for a one-handed shot, score it! 22-12 Warrenton. Jordane Marxer with a fabulous move, that's one of the best I've seen by a girl in this tournament, sweet! 24-12 Warrenton. Mollee launches a full-court pass to an awaiting Jennifer Hinkle under the basket, shot is good! Nice assist Mollee. Time Out Warrenton. 24-14. Smotherman fouls Nagunst, she hits 1 of 2 for Rainier. Hinkle hits the trey for Rainier! 24-17. Amanda Schwegler sends Campbell to the charity line, she hits 2/2. Double-dribble called on Warrenton. 1:24 clock. 26-17. Campbell called for the charge, after her bucket went in, needless to say, Warrenton's crowd is a little upset. Good call though. Time Out. Nagunst fouled, she sinks both FT's. Campbell fouled, she hits 1 of 2 from the line. 27-19 Warrenton.
4th Quarter: Marxer scores for Warrenton. They're up by 10. Campbell scores another 2. Dove is fouled, she sinks 2 for Warrenton. It's a 6-0 run for Warrenton this quarter. 5:20 remaining. Turnover Rainier. Mollee for two! Dove with the rebound and putback. 35-21 Warrenton. 5 second call, good defense Rainier. 1:30 remaining. Turnover Rainier. Dove is finally fouled, she'll shoot 2. Beth Murphy hits for Rainier. Murphy again for Rainier! 35-25. Warrenton wins this game!
Final Game Stats: Warrenton: 14-37-37.8% FG's, 66.7% FT's, 26 Rebounds, 12 Turnovers. Brooklyn Campbell with 13pts., Lauren Dove with 8pts., 10 boards. Rainier: 10-30-30% FG's., 66.7% FT's, 17 Rebounds, 13 Turnovers. Mollee Schwegler with 11pts., 4 boards, 2 assists.
QWest Players of the Game: Warrenton: Brooklyn Campbell, Rainier: Mollee Schwegler