Day 3: Centennial wins Classic, Maryknoll 3rd

The final day of the ‘Iolani Classic girls basketball tourney is here. Capsules are below. Naha City (Okinawa) continued a magical run by stunning Miramonte (Calif.) for fifth place. ‘Iolani routed Kalani in the seventh-place game.

Championship game
Centennial (Nev.) 53, Southridge (Ore.) 43, final
Justice Ethridge pumped in 25 points as Nevada 4A defending champion Centennial (Las Vegas) outlasted Oregon 6A defending champion Southridge 53-43 for the crown.

Junior Eboni Walker added nine points and was named the tourney’s most valuable player for Centennial, the three-time defending champion in Nevada 4A. Southridge’s 6-4 sophomore, Cameron Brink, had 15 points and Maggie Freeman added 14. Freeman was named to the all-tourney team while Brink was named most outstanding player.


Centennial 11 11 13 18 — 53
Southridge 7 7 9 20 — 43

Third place
Maryknoll 62, Oregon City (Ore.) 49
, final
Rhianne Omori scored six of her 22 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Spartans, who finished the tournament with a 2-1 mark. Center Isabella Cravens powered Maryknoll in the paint with 14 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks.

Kylie Guelsdorf led the Pioneers with 17 points. Kaari Guelsdorf added 16, including four 3-pointers.

Oregon City 17 14 5 13 — 49
Maryknoll 19 11 12 20 — 62


Oregon City (Ore.) 31, Maryknoll 30, halftime
The Pioneers are still executing their constant motion offense, but the fatigue is a factor. They’ve been a bit off the mark and a lot of it has to do with Maryknoll’s relentless man-to-man defense. Kylie Guelsdorf hasn’t been fatigued at all. The senior guard has nine points on 3-for-5 shooting. Kaari Guelsdorf has 10 points, including two treys.

Point guard Rhianne Omori has 12 points including two treys and a smooth floater in the paint.

Fifth place
Naha Senior (Okinawa) 47, Miramonte (Calif.) 41

Anna Senaga poured in 15 points as the Bears completed the tourney with a 2-1 record. Miyu Kinjou added 13 points. Senior Clair Steele led the Matadors with 14 points.

Naha Senior 15 11 12 9 — 47
Miramonte 11 9 13 8 — 41


Seventh place
‘Iolani 65, Kalani 35

Kellie Okamura and Lily Lefotu Wahinekapu scored 16 points each to power the home team over the Lady Falcons. Heidi Kishiba led Kalani with 15 points and Lilehina Oyama chipped in 13.

‘Iolani 18 17 15 15 — 65
Kalani 12 10 9 4 — 35

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