Lynnwood girls basketball won the Nike Interstate shootout, and became the first Washington team to win the tournament since 1995. Wing Mikayla Pivec led her team in scoring in all three tournament games against No. 2 South Salem, West Linn (Ore.) and No. 5 Jesuit (Ore.). Pivec had 24 points and 14 rebounds against South Salem, 16 points against West Linn, and 25 points against Jesuit.
Following a loss to No. 8 Bothell, No. 4 Bellevue took downNo. 6 Holy Names55-54. Bellevue forward Shelby Cansler had 23 points, and forward Tatiana Streun had 20 points and 21 rebounds
Holy Names point guard Camariah King led with 25 points, and Casey Pelz added 14 in the Cougar’s 59-53 win over Liberty.
No. 1 Bishop Blanchet had a stacked two weeks competing against Edmonds-Woodway, Beamer, and Wilson, and came out on top against all three. Guard Taylor Chambers and forward Jadyn Bush both had 19 points, and Bush had nine rebounds against 4A No. 8 Beamer. Bush and guard Lily DiPietro both had 16 points over No. 8 Wilson.
Monroe upset No. 2 Inglemoor 52-43 and beat Garfield 48-40. In the Inglemoor game, where the Vikings’ lead scorer Deja Strother was absent, Monroe guards Jadynn Alexander and Kylee Ferreira combined for 28 points.
Edmonds-Woodway crushed Lakewood 86-32 and Redmond 72-44. Natalie Kasper led both games with 28 points against Lakewood and 23 points against Redmond. Missy Peterson added 17 points and 11 rebounds against Redmond.
Burlington-Edison won the Slam division in the Surf and Slam Tournament, beating South Anchorage 78-35. Edie Breckenridge was named her division’s MVP, and Tyra Lopez and Olivia Carpon were named All-Stars. Lopez had 21 points against South Anchorage, and Breckenridge added 11 points, eight assists and five steals.
Sumner placed second in the Surf division at the Surf and Slam Tournament, falling to Southlake Carroll (Texas) 56-53. Sumner forward Jamie Lange led with 20 points, and guard Anna Hurd added 18. Lange, who was named a tournament All-Star, also had 19 points against Sidwell Friends (D.C.).
Previously undefeated West Seattle fell to No. 10 Bellarmine 54-51 at the MaxPreps Desert Classic. Bellarmine freshman forward Shalyse Smith led with 18 points, and center Claire Martin had 8 rebounds.