CHS basketball teams earn important wins for the community

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The Camas High School girls basketball players pick up pink roses to give to breast cancer survivors in the crowd before Friday night's game against Heritage. The Papermakers won 74-18. (Photos courtesy of Kris Cavin)

Feeling the adrenaline rush after five 3-pointers, the Camas High School girls basketball team defeated Heritage 74-18 on Hoops for Pink night Friday.

Every basket made and dollar earned will be donated to the Kay Yow Foundation for breast cancer research.

Jillian Webb led the Papermakers with 14 points and Hannah Booth added 12. Haley Hanson and Maggie Wells netted eight, Madison Freemon and Stephanie Knight finished with six, and Meghan Finley and Emma Jones had five.

Back in the Warehouse 17 hours later, the Camas girls beat W.F. West, of Chehalis, 69-47 Saturday.

Down by one at halftime, the Papermakers outscored the Bearcats 26-7 in the third quarter to gain control. During a four-minute stretch, they went on a 19-0 scoring barrage.

Freeman scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Camas. Hanson added 13 points and four assists. Teague Schroeder delivered 11 points. Jones netted 10, including two threes in the third quarter.

The Camas boys basketball team got Hoops for Pink started off right with a 71-44 victory against Heritage Friday.

The Papermakers built a 43-15 advantage in the first half. Alex Glikbarg finished with 20 points, Tanner Fogle added 13, Nathan Chilian notched 11 and Logan Miller scored 10.