WWVA boys rain 3s in win against Asotin

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ASOTIN — It was bombs away for the Walla Walla Valley Academy boys basketball team on Tuesday.

The Knights connected on a whopping 15 3-pointers as they downed Asotin 75-38. Seven different WWVA players connected from the perimeter, with Malcolm Shaw knocking down four and Cam Fitzgerald hitting three, respectively.

WWVA jumped out to a 37-8 lead at halftime as the Knights shot nearly 54 percent in the first half, compared to only 18 percent shooting for the Panthers.

Four different WWVA players scored in double figures, as Fitzgerald finished with 16, Caleb King added 13, Shaw scored 12 and Dustin Rose came up with 11 points. King also hauled in a game-high 10 rebounds as WWVA head coach Scott Wagner said King dominated the paint.

No Asotin players finished with more than seven points.

The Knights return to action against DeSales on Thursday.

WWVA 75, Asotin 38

WWVA (75) — Tewell 0-0 0-0 0, Shaw 4-8 0-0 12, Cosaert 3-5 2-2 9, Zhang 0-1 0-0 0, Fitzgerald 6-13 1-2 16, Hutton 1-3 0-0 3, Ligman 2-3 0-0 6, Rose 4-6 0-0 11, King 6-10 1-1 13, Dybdahl 1-2 0-0 2, Mason 0-0 0-0 0, Trapani 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 28-52 4-5 75.

ASOTIN (38) — Weakland 1-2 0-0 2, Daily 2-3 0-1 5, Bl. Magnusson 2-9 0-0 4, Wise 2-4 0-0 4, Martinez 0-1 2-4 2, Madden 3-7 1-4 7, Krull 3-8 0-0 6, Be. Magnusson 2-8 0-0 6, Whitmore 1-2 0-0 2, Trimmell 0-3 0-0 0, Slaybaugh 0-0 0-0 0, Watson 0-2 0-2 0. Totals 16-49 3-11 38.

WWVA 19 18 16 22 — 75

Asotin 6 2 16 14 — 38

3-point goals — WWVA 15 (Shaw 4, Fitzgerald 3, Rose 3, Ligman 2, Cosaert, Hutton, Trapani), Asotin 3 (Be. Magnusson 2, Daily). Total fouls — WWVA 15, Asotin 8. Fouled out — none. Technical fouls — none. Total rebounds — WWVA 31 (King 10), Asotin 21 (Krull 4). Turnovers — WWVA 13, Asotin 12. Assists — WWVA 17 (Ligman 5), Asotin 2 (Martinez, Watson).

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