TUESDAY SCOREBOARD FOR DEC. 30

Jamika Parker was the difference maker. With five seconds remaining in the Lady Blazers’ final game of the Lower Columbia Holiday Tournament here Tuesday, the center scored what turned out to be the game-winning bucket on a putback, helping Centralia to a 52-50 win over Snow College, ranked No. 16 in the NJCAA Division-I classification. Parker finished…

Girls Basketball: Valley Downs Trojans

MENLO — Pe Ell dominated the boards and kept Willapa Valley off-balance but the Vikings came away with the 43-35 Jack Q. Pearson Holiday Tournament victory here on Tuesday night. The Trojans outrebounded Valley 49-19 but hit on only 22 percent of their shots from the field. “We had some missed opportunities,” Pe Ell coach…

WEEKEND AND MONDAY BOX SCORES FOR DEC. 29

The Morton-White Pass boys handed defending 1A state champion Zillah their first loss in a long time, while the Toledo girls procured a thirty-point victory over Naselle on Monday. The Centralia College women lost just their second game of the season – against NIC the same team that defeated them earlier in the year –…