(Kent, WA) The 2022 ML King Showcase featured 8 games and 16 teams. Results and re-caps all below in order they were played.
Game 1 (Boys)
Kentlake 47, Auburn Riverside 28
Kentlake 10 12 11 14 47
Aub-Riverside 8 9 4 7 28
The Falcons took the lead early but led by just 2 points after the first 8 minutes but then stretched it to a 22-17 lead at halftime. The falcon defense then buckled down and held the Ravens to just 4 3rd quarter points and 11 for the entire 2nd half, never giving up double digit points in any of the quarters.
Kentlake improved to 5-7 for the season and were led by Mason Kent with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Cohen Thompson added 10. For the Ravens Ket Thor led the scoring with 8 and he had 3 rebounds as well. Auburn Riverside fall to 0-9.
Our MVP’s of the game went to Kentlake’s Mason Kent and the Ravens Ket Thor.
Kentlake: Mason Kent 16, Cohen Thompson 10, Xavier Williams 8, Stephen Dulhumeau 6, Diavonte Dunmore 3, John McIntosh 2, Dominique Wilson 2
Auburn-Riverside: Ket Thor 8, Elijah Bogan 3, D’Andre Wilson 2
Game 2 (Girls)
Kentwood 58, Glacier Peak 54 (OT)
Kentwood 8 13 17 13 7 58
Glacier Peak 11 18 16 6 3 54
Kentwood fell behind in the 1st half trailing by 8 and it looked like the Grizzlies were going to keep them at an arm’s length leading by 7 after 3. The Conks then shut down the Peak offense in the 4th and hit some big shots down the stretch and closed the gap tying the game with just seconds to play.
In overtime the Conks took control early and never eased up defensively holding the Grizzlies to just 3 points and a total of just 9 points over the last 12 minutes of the game.
Kentwood was led by Jersey Huerta with 19 and picked off 10 boards for the double-double. Marishka Boris and Jessica Ajayi each had a dozen points and Ajayi collected 7 rebounds. Kentwood is now 8-3 for the season.
Glacier Peak fell to 3-8 and were led by Kylani Rockstool’s 21 points, 6 boards and 3 assists and Hailey Stevenson hit for 12.
Our MVP’s went to the Conquerer’s Jersey Huerta and the Grizzlies Kylani Rockstool.
Kentwood: Jersey Huerta 19, Jessica Ajayi 12, Marishka Boris 12, Dee-Vyne Salu 8, Aniya Washington 5, Orlaan Winston 2
Glacier Peak: Kylani Rockstool 21, Hailey Stevenson 12, Izzy Boettcher 8, Sammie Thoma 6, Brynna Pukis 4, Mya Wise 3
Game 3 (Boys)
Glacier Peak 56, Sumner 41
Glacier Peak 9 16 16 15 56
Sumner 10 10 10 11 41
The Spartans led after 8 minutes even though they only scored 10 points. Glacier Peak trailed by 1 but started to get the feel for shooting in the spacious ShoWare Center. The Grizzlies would drop 16 in the 2nd quarter while again holding Sumner to just 10 and took a 25-20 lead into the break.
That exact pattern would repeat in the 3rd quarter and Peak extended their lead to 11. The Spartans never found their groove and the 16-10 pattern nearly repeated a 3rd time with the Grizzlies winning the quarter 15-11.
The Grizzlies cruised to their 7th win of the season and are now 7-1 with Bobby Siebers leading the scoring with 18 hitting 4 3-balls. Torey Watkins knocked down 13 and led in rebounds with 6. Jo Lee hit for 10 all in the pivotal 2nd half.
Sumner’s offense fell flat in the ShoWare Center with only 3 scoring. Both Kaden Lewis and Ty Edwards had 14 and Connor Chalich scored 13. Edwards and Chalich tied with 8 rebounds each. The Spartans are now 5-5 for the season.
Our MVP’s went to the Grizzlies Bobby Siebers and the Spartans Kaden Lewis.
Glacier Peak: Bobby Siebers 18, Torey Watkins 13, Jo Lee 10, Aidan Davis 9, Adam Thomas 4, AJ Cline 2
Sumner: Ty Edwards 14, Kaden Lewis 14, Connor Chalich 13
Game 4 (Girls)
Rogers 51, Auburn 47
Rogers 13 14 8 16 51
Auburn 12 9 8 18 47
The Rogers Rams led from start to finish but a depleted Auburn squad was quite pesky and never would allow the Rams to pull away. The Trojans only had 8 players and then lost Alissa Frederickson in the 2nd quarter to an ankle injury. Auburn trailed at the half and after 3 by just 6 points and pulled within 2 in the 4th quarter but the Rams settled down and held them off for the win.
Rogers spread around the offense with 39 of their 51 points scored by 4 players, Destiny Clemons with 11, Alexa Caufield had 10, Karinna Tel and Jenai Ancheta both had 9. Divinity Singleton grabbed 9 rebounds and added 6 points herself. The Rams improved to 11-2.
Chloe Furnstahl was huge for the Trojans popping for 20 going 6 for 10 from behind the 3-point line and also had 7 boards and played with 4 fouls for the entire 4th quarter. Madelyn Brown also had a game with 17 points. Auburn falls to 8-4 for the year.
Our MVP’s went to the Rams’ Destiny Clemons and to Auburn’s Chloe Furnstahl.
Rogers: Destiny Clemons 11, Alexa Caufield 10, Karrina Tel 9, Jenai Ancheta 9, Divinity Singleton 6, Simona Smith 4, Maddie Bjorn 2
Auburn: Chloe Furnstahl 20, Madelyn Brown 17, Jaylah Brown 5, Mia Suy 3, Rachel Crook 2
Game 5 (Girls)
Lake Stevens 75, Tahoma 66
Lake Stevens 22 22 8 23 75
Tahoma 15 13 17 21 66
The Vikings massive inside game was dominant in the 1st half with Camille Jentzsch, Chloe Pattison and Cori Wilcox combining for 19 and then the inside and outside game of Baylor Thomas hitting for 13 built a 16 point advantage at the break.
Tahoma hung in though and came out swinging in the 3rd with an up tempo pace and full court pressure shut down the Vikings offense to a screeching halt allowing just 8 points. The Bears closed 9 of that 16 point deficit and whittled it down to just a 2 point lead early in the 4th quarter.
But the Vikings got back to what they do best and slowed down the pace while working the ball into the paint and powering it up for several short range, high percentage shots. Jentzsch and Thomas were key to pushing back on the Bears and re-taking control of the paint and the game.
Thomas had a huge game for the Vikings scoring 25 while Jentzsch added 16 and grabbed an amazing 17 rebounds for a double-double while Chloe Pattison just missed a triple double with 13 points, 10 boards and 8 assists. Lake Stevens improved to 11-1.
Hope Hassmann led the Bears with 25 of her own points with 6 boards ands Angelina Cavanaugh dumped in 19 while Lily Cavanaugh scored 11 in of which 9 were in the 2nd half she also led the Bears in rebounding with 9. Tahoma fell to 11-2.
Our MVP’s were no surprise then 2 that scored 25, Baylor Thomas for Lake Stevens and Hope Hassmann for Tahoma.
Lake Stevens: Baylor Thomas 25, Camille Jentzsch 16, Chloe Pattison 13, Perla Ruiz 8, Nisa Ellis 6, Cori Wilcox 5, Melanie Delestrez 2
Tahoma: Hope Hassmann 25, Angelina Cavanaugh 19, Lily Cavanaugh 11, Amelie Sitterrud 5, Kate Wooten 4, Abigail Knutson 2
Game 6 (Boys)
King’s 57, Tahoma 43
King’s 11 17 13 16 57
Tahoma 9 9 14 11 43
The King’s Knights had their worst offensive quarter in the 1st like most of the teams did at the Showcase but still held a 2 point advantage over the Bears. The difference in this game was the Knights found their offense while the Bears never got revved up scoring just 18 in the 1st half.
Tahoma did give their fans hope outscoring the Knights in the 3rd with their best quarter 14-13 but still trailed by 9. King’s would go on a run in the 4th and pull away for the victory.
King’s is now 13-2 for the season and were led by the 23 points of Jordan Hansen who added 10 boards for the double-double. Cam Hiatt was also a factor with 18.
Tahoma dropped to 8-4 on the year and got 19 from Carson Talbert and completed the double-double with 13 rebounds.
Our MVPs went to the Knight’s Jordan Hansen and the Bears Carson Talbert.
King’s: Jordan Hansen 23, Cam Hiatt 18, Jake O’Hearn 6, Nick Linhardt 3, Lucas Prendergast 3, Tyler VanKirk 2
Tahoma: Carson Talbert 19, Kody Kasper 6, Cooper Church 6, Dillon Strey 5, Adam Davis 3, Joey Hassmann 2, Jacob Hampton 2
Game 7 (Boys)
Mt Si 63, Seattle Prep 51
Mt Si 17 17 11 18 63
Seattle Prep 15 7 13 16 51
A tough 2nd quarter for the Seattle Prep Panthers was all it took for the Mount Si Wildcats to pull away and stay undefeated on the season. The balance for Mt Si was the difference maker as the Wildcats had three players score in double figures while Seattle Prep had just one.
Seattle Prep hung around with the undefeated Wildcats after the first quarter as Braeden Smith scored 12 points in the first quarter to have the Panthers within two. The Panthers would also outscore Mt Si in the 3rd quarter 13-11. The Wildcats used a 17-7 2nd quarter to keep Seattle Prep on their heels for the remainder of the game.
Mt Si moves to 11-0 behind 18 points from Trevor Hennig. Quin Patterson added on another 14 points and Miles Heide pitched in 10 points before fouling out in the 4th.
Seattle Prep drops to 9-4 on the season but got 29 points from Braeden Smith which was the most in this edition of the King Showcase. Smith went 13-15 from the free throw line.
Our MVPs went to Mt Si’s Trevor Hennig and Seattle Prep’s Braeden Smith.
Mt Si: Trevor Hennig 18, Quin Patterson 14, Miles Heide 10, Blake Forrest 8, Cam Holliway 7, Bennett O’Connor 5, Drew Hiddleson 1
Seattle Prep: Braeden Smith 29, Tyler Mrus 7, Neven Marinkovic 6, Christian King 5, Jack Velling 4
Game 8 (Boys)
Kentwood 67, Lakes 51
Kentwood 15 19 20 13 67
Lakes 13 8 20 10 51
The Lakes Lancers came out swinging as they looked for their first win of the season and actually took a 10-9 lead over Kentwood in the 1st quarter. The Conquerors got the offense rolling behind a couple of players finishing with over 20 points to fend off Lakes.
A dominant 2nd quarter for the Conquerors got Kentwood back on track as they outscored Lakes 19-8. Kentwood then put up 33 points in the 2nd half to pull away. Logan Stempniak scored 10 after halftime and Blake Stempniak knocked down four three pointers in the game to give Kentwood a good outside attack.
Kentwood moves to 7-4 after getting 21 points from both Logan Stempniak and Mason Panelo who scored 15 of his 21 in the first half.
Lakes drops to 0-12 but had three players in double figures with David Wells scoring 13 and George Morales and Leo Pulalasi each scoring 12.
Our MVPs were Mason Panelo for Kentwood and George Morales for Lakes.
Kentwood: Mason Panelo 21, Logan Stempniak 21, Blake Stempniak 12, Davian Chase 7, Kamal Hamilton 2, Mason St. Louis 2, Bilal Abdi 2
Lakes: David Wells 13, George Morales 12, Leo Pulalasi 12, Johnny Rogers 6, Paul Tii 6, Bryce McCray 2