The Camas High School girls and boys basketball teams defeated Washougal Friday.
The Papermaker girls scored the first 16 points in the game before the Panthers finally got on the scoreboard. By then, Nikki Corbett had nine points, Brenna Khaw had five and Emma Jones had two.
Camas won the game 68-28. Corbett racked up 19 points, Rachel Rice delivered four baskets from long range and finished with 14 points. Khaw dished out 12 points and a handful of assists in her first home game since returning from a torn ACL.
Alyssa Blankenship and RaeAnn Allen each scored eight points for Washougal. Allen hit a buzzer-beater before halftime for the Panthers.
Over in Washougal, the Camas High School boys basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season to beat the Panthers 55-43. Trevor Jasinsky, Brandon Nguyen and Kantas Zalpys hit 3-pointers for the Papermakers in the fourth quarter.
Jasinsky led the Camas attack with 17 points and Nguyen added 14. David Wallace notched nine points for Washougal and Austin Tran netted eight.
Read more about these games in Tuesday’s print edition of the Post-Record.
Before I sign off, I have one question. Who was the genuis who scheduled both of these basketball games to start at the same time in different venues?
See you on the sidelines.