YAKIMA — Cody Flett scored a game-high 26 points to lead second-ranked Wellpinit to a 73-62 opening-round victory over Oakville on Wednesday in the Class 1B boys state tournament.
Flett, who averages 22.9 points per game, made 8 of 21 shots, including 4 of 7 3-pointers. He also made 6 of 9 free throws. Teammate Greg Wynecoop chipped in 16 points, Drake Wynne added 12 and Kennedy Seyler 11.
Flett pulled down 12 rebounds, while Seyler and Wynne each added 11. The Redskins (22-3) outrebounded Oakville 54-35. Flett 3-pointer put the Redskins ahead to stay late in the first quarter.
Rikki Sutterlict led the Acorns (12-8) with 19 points, while Tucker Reinitz added 11. Kodi Berentsen grabbed 12 rebounds.