Boys basketball: Columbia River 81, Ridgefield 51

first_img Ridgefield 18 11 13 9–51C. River 24 19 25 13–81JV — River 56-29C — River 44-23 By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. GO Share: Boys basketball: Columbia River 81, Ridgefield 51 Share: Published: January 17, 2019, 9:15pm Columbia River improved to 13-2 and 7-0 in the 2A Greater St. Helens League.Ridgefield (10-5, 4-3) had won seven of its previous eight games. The margin of victory Thursday surprised Long.“To put up 81 against those guys, I mean they’re tough,” he said. “They do a lot of things really well. This game scared me.”Jack Armstrong had 10 assists to lead the Chieftains.Josh Mansur led Ridgefield with 14 points.COLUMBIA RIVER 81, RIDGEFIELD 51RIDGEFIELD — Carson Knight 2, Nick Jenkins 3, Isaac Aguirre 2, Ben Poppert 0, Josh Mansur 14, Stefan Vossenkuhl 11, Jordan Imai 4, Tyler Poorman 0, Logan Rossman 0, Matt Gama 6, James Corey 9, Curren Whitsitt 0. Totals 14 (4) 19-24 51.COLUMBIA RIVER — Nate Snook 22, Alex Miller 9, Quincy Cartwright 2, Matt Asplund 2, Josh Kukula 0, Evan Dirksen 22, Caden Dezort 11, Cole Delich, Jack Armstrong 4, Marc Miranda 7, Michael Foust 2, Dylan Valdez 0, Elijah Hairston 0. Totals 29 (11) 12-19 81. Tags They play different positions and score in different ways. But together Nate Snook and Evan Dirksen make the Columbia River boys basketball team hard to beat.Snook and Dirksen each scored 22 points Thursday as the host Chieftains beat Ridgefield 81-51.At 6-foot-6, Dirksen can post up defenders as well as hit 3-pointers. He entered the week as Columbia River’s leading scorer at 16.5 points per game.Snook is a quick point guard who can hit from long range or beat defenders off the dribble. He entered the week averaging 14.5 points.“They’re both having great years,” Columbia River coach David Long said. “Right now I think I have to two best players in the league. They’re playing that well.” Receive latest stories and local news in your email: The Columbian Columbia River ChieftainsRidgefield Spudders last_img