Clyde scores 13 in all-state game

Kamiakin’s Cooper Clyde scored 13 points for the Class 3A team in the big school all-state basketball game in Tacoma on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as his team lost 108-107 to Class 4A.

Class 3A led 64-54 at halftime but couldn’t hold on.


Clyde Selected For WIBCA All-State

Kamiakin’s Cooper Clyde and Sunnyside Christian’s Alex Brouwer were selected to play in the 2013 Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association All-State games.

Clyde will participate in Saturday night’s Class 3A/4A game at Curtis High School in University Place. The teams will tip off at 6 p.m., after the 1B/2B and 1A/2A contests.

Clyde, Robertson, Williams TCH All Area

2013 Tri-City Herald All-Area boys basketball team


Most Valuable Player: Nathan Streufert, forward, junior, Richland

Coach of the year: Earl Streufert, Richland


First team

Cooper Clyde, guard, senior, Kamiakin

Cristian Aguilar, guard, senior, Kiona-Benton

Joe Douglas, post, senior, Hanford

Payton Radliff, guard, junior, Richland

Tanner Cranor, post, senior, Walla Walla


Second team

Kylle Robertson, guard, junior, Kamiakin

Mitchel Mueller, guard, senior, Kennewick

Wesley Henderson, post, senior, Chiawana

Jalen Watson, guard, senior, Hanford

Julian Figueroa, guard, senior, Pasco


Third team

Terran Brown, guard, junior, River View

Chris Ryckman, guard, junior, Columbia (Burbank)

Mick Phelps, post, senior, Kiona-Benton

Mason Schutt, guard, junior, Prosser

Javan Williams, guard, senior, Kamiakin

Braves Rally To Beat Pasco

Kamiakin 49, Pasco 47: The Braves overcame the crushing news of losing starting guard Javan Williams to a broken foot by hanging on for a key MCC home win over the Bulldogs.

Williams injured the foot 1 1/2 minutes into last night’s win over Southridge and will be lost for the rest of the season.

“I feel so bad for the kid. He’s just snakebitten,” Kamiakin coach Brian Meneely said of Williams, whose football season also ended prematurely because of an injury. “He’s a big piece. You don’t just replace 9 1/2 rebounds a game and the defensive player of the league.”

But Cooper Clyde stepped up with 17 points, six rebounds and five assists against zero turnovers to provide some stability in Kamiakin’s backcourt.

“I’m proud of the kids for being able to deal with adversity,” Meneely said.

Miguel Torres scored 11 points to lead Pasco, which had a chance to win the game on a last-second 3-pointer from De’Drain Miller. But Miller’s shot bounced out.

PASCO — Brown 8, Arroyo 5, Figueroa 8, Cardoza 6, Ballardo 6, Miller 1, Miguel Torres 11, Murillo, Cobain 2, Young, Cruz. Totals 17-52 12-15 47.

KAMIAKIN — Robertson 9, Clyde 17, Joseph, Holle 3, Petsch 3, Bayles 4, Fowler, Gurney 13. Totals 19-46 5-7 49.

Pasco 7 12 11 17 — 47

Kamiakin 16 11 11 11 — 49

Highlights — Cooper Clude 6 rebs, 5 assists, 0 turnovers; Gurney 7 rebs; Robertson 8 rebs.

Kamiakin uses furious fourth-quarter rally to beat Hanford

Kamiakin uses furious fourth-quarter rally to beat Hanford

Kylle Robertson scored a game-high 25 points as Kamiakin used a big fourth quarter to rally past Hanford 59-47 in a Mid-Columbia Conference game in Richland.

After leading by seven at halftime and by two at the end of the third quarter, the Falcons were outscored 19-5 in the final period.

“Give them credit for kind of taking it to us in the fourth quarter,” Hanford coach Paul Mayer said. “We just didn’t respond by scoring at all. They made the plays they needed to.”

Joe Douglas had 17 points and nine rebounds for Hanford.

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