State 2A/1A roundup: Pullman boys earn 2A third-place with win over Prosser; Freeman girls settle for sixth
March 4, 2023 Updated Sat., March 4, 2023 at 6:31 p.m.
From staff reports
Roundup of Saturday’s State 2A/1A basketball from Yakima Valley SunDome.
(1) Pullman 57, (7) Prosser 53: Dane Sykes totaled 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Greyhounds (25-1) beat the Mustangs (20-5) in the State 2A third-place game.
Two-time Greater Spokane League 2A MVP Jaedyn Brown added 17 points and six boards for Pullman.
Kevin Flores and Kory McClure scored 13 points apiece for Prosser. Flores added 11 boards.
Offense was at a premium early in the game as Pullman led 19-17 at halftime.
Although it was close throughout, the lead changed just two times and Prosser led for fewer than 3 minutes .
Pullman had a decided advantage in the paint, outscoring Prosser 30-12 and outrebounding the Mustangs 46-31.
Cashmere 45, Freeman 36: Kaitlyn Bjorklund scored 18 points, and the Bulldogs (17-6) beat the Scotties (21-6) in the State 1A fourth-place game.
Jaycee Goldsmith and Taylee Phelps scored 10 points apiece for Freeman. Goldsmith added 13 rebounds for the Scotties, who went 2 of 21 from beyond the arc and shot 28% overall in the game.
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