Chief Sealth #4 Labrea Denson drives to the basket in a game against Rainier Beach. Chief Sealth won 66-24.
SLIDESHOW: Chief Sealth Girls Dominate Rainier Beach - 66-24
By Paul Moseley
The Chief Sealth Seahawks girls hosted the Rainier Beach Vikings for a Metro-Sound division match up friday night. The 3-7 Seahawks are working to move up to 2nd place currently held by Bainbridge (5-5), The 0-11 Rainer Beach girls were looking for their first win of the season.
The lady Seahawks set the pace for the game, holding Rainier Beach to three field goals in the first half and three more in the second. The Seahawks, working the the trisecta of Allison Hadaway, Lebrea Denson and Bella Cruz De Bonar took down the Vikings 66-24.
Playing aggressively from the tip-off, Chief Sealth drove the ball and dominated the boards in the first quarter, going up 15-3. Seahawk guard Labrea Denson's lighting quick feet kept the ball in the Seahawk paint throughout the first half. A late 3-pointer by Keisha Jones sent them to the locker room with Chief Sealth up 37-11.
The Seahawks came out cold for the first 3 minutes of the 3rd quarter then got to work. Sidney Proctor and Samantha Scroggins got the rally going with back to back goals and Chief Sealth was up 47-11 with 4:02 left in the third. The Vikings Keisha Jones showed her long skills again with another 3-pointer and after 3 it was 54-16.
The Seahawks kept up the pyres sure and outscored the Vikings 12-8 in the 4th, closing with a win of 66-24.
Labrea Denson led all scorers with 15 points. Bella Cruz De Bonar netted 12 and
Allison Hadaway scored 10.
For Rainier Beach, Keiasha Jones had 14 points.
Chief Sealth is home against rival West Seattle next Wednesday 1/29 at 7:30
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