Women’s Basketball defeats Green River 66-61, takes on Tacoma Sat., Dec. 5

williamsThe Phins traveled to Green River to take on the Gators on Wednesday, December 2. Shoreline came into their second game of the season with an 0-1 record after losing to Highline 52-62 November 25. The Phins shook off their rust quickly and jumped to a 16-8 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. The 2nd quarter was back and forth as both teams made runs, but after 20 minutes the Phins held tight to a 4 point lead. Shoreline controlled the second half and came away with a 66-61 victory to improve their record on the season to 1-1. Shoreline turned in a great defensive performance to get the road win. The Phins held Green River to just 32% shooting and won the rebounding battle 48-45. The Phins shot 40% from the field and 70% from the free throw line to seal the victory.

Freshmen Point Guard Janaya Williams put in a great all around performance to lead the Phins. Williams led the team with 14 points and 5 assists and added 5 rebounds in 35 minutes. Enjunay Jones-Lee scored 11 points and grabbed a team leading 9 rebounds. Dani Hayes and Betty Alem scored 11 and 10 points each to round out the double digit scores for the Phins. Paris Sanders went 100% from the field on her way to 4 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.

Shoreline will host another West Region foe on Saturday, December 5 at home as the Phins take on Tacoma at 6pm. This will be the second game of a double header with the Men’s Basketball team who face Highline at 4pm, also at home. Come out and support your Phins!


December 4th, 2015 by