Auburn beats Jefferson 59-52; Auburn Mountainview, AR tumble | Prep boys basketball
December 21, 2011 · Updated 5:10 PM
Sophomore J.J. Ruffin matched his season high with 16 points in Auburn's 59-52 South Puget Sound League North 4A win over Jefferson on Tuesday night at Auburn High School.
Juniors Spencer Fisher and Harold Lee contributed 14 points apiece to the win.
Auburn improves to 3-4 league, 4-5 overall.
Jefferson (2-4, 2-5) was led by Daryon James' 16 points.
Auburn will play Eisenhower and Wenatchee at the Wenatchee High School tournament on Dec. 27-28.
The Trojans return to league play with a 7:30 p.m. contest Jan. 6 at Auburn Riverside (1-5, 1-8).
ALSO: The Ravens fell to 1-5 in the South Puget Sound League North 4A with a 91-50 loss to first-place Kent-Meridian on Tuesday. The Royals (6-1, 6-2) were led by Martel Taylor-Barone's 21 points. Auburn Riverside senior Jaray Bates had 19 points and Prince Ligon and Mitch Wetmore added eight points apiece. The Ravens, 1-8 overall, resume league play at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at Jefferson (2-4, 2-5)... Auburn Mountainview (4-2) fell 51-38 to Fife (3-5) in nonleague action at Fife High School. The Lions were led by junior JJ Lacey's 13 points with senior Drew Sleezer adding nine points. The Trojans were led by Teddy Hardy and Bryce Miller, each with 18 points. Auburn Mountainview plays Sumner (6-1) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the ShoWare Shootout at Kent.