Women’s Basketball Moves Into 1st Place – Men Lose in OT

Women’s Basketball made history on Saturday night when they defeated perennial North Region power Skagit Valley for the first time in school history. The Phins battled back from a slow start in which they trailed 10-17 after the 1st quarter. Shoreline pulled within 1 point at the half trailing just 30-31. The game was won in an exciting 4th quarter where the Phins outscored Skagit Valley 22-13 to take a 66-63 victory.

Shoreline was led by Enjunay Jones-Lee’s 26 points and 7 rebounds. Janaya Williams chipped in 21 points including 5 big three pointers. Dani Hayes scored 6 points and dished out 6 assists. The Phins scored 21 points off turnovers and outscored Skagit Valley 15-0 from the three point line.

With the win the Phins move into a 4-way tie for 1st place at 3-1 in the North Region. Shoreline is 6-8 on the season. Shoreline goes on the road for the next 4 games beginning with a 5pm contest on Wednesday, January 25th at Bellevue College.

Men’s Basketball dropped their second overtime game of the early North Region tilt – this time to Skagit Valley. Shoreline trailed by 4 points at the half and by as many as 13 points in the 2nd half. The Phins came back to take a 1 point lead on two occasions late in the game but could not take control of the contest. Anddrew Hawkins hit a last second 3 pointer to send the game to overtime, but the Phins could not recover from poor free throw shooting in the final stanza. Shoreline dropped the game by a score of 82-85.

In the loss the Phins were led by Dana Abe and his 27 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Hawkins added 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Abdul Mohamed 12 points, 5 rebounds, 7 steals, and 4 assists. Ben Steinbrueck scored 11 points to go with his 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

With the loss the Phins drop to 9-6 on the year and 2-2 in the North Region. Shoreline is currently tied for 4th place with their next opponent Bellevue College. The Phins travel to Bellevue on Wednesday, January 25th for a 7pm tip off.


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