Local hoopsters making marks in college

10:17 am February 21st, 2013

Wonder where some former high school stars are continuing their basketball careers? Here’s a rundown:
• Becca Schrimpsher, formerly of Eatonville, where she was an all-state choice of the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association: In her sophomore season with Idaho State University. Played in 19 games as a freshman, averaging 4.7 minutes per game. This season, is averaging twice that many minutes, with her most extensive playing time – 24 minutes – coming Dec. 14 against Carroll College, when she scored a season and college career-high nine pouts in the Bengals’ 70-38 victory.
• Kylee Parker, formerly of Graham-Kapowsin, where she was a South Puget Sound League 4A Most Valuable Player in the South division. Junior point guard-wing for George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. The Bruins won eight of their first 10 games this season, with Parker playing in two of them. Last season, played in 25 games as a reserve, including season-opener against Corban when she scored what her college career-high of eight points.
• Erik Swartout, former all-league performer at Eatonville: On the Pacific Lutheran University roster as a freshman 6-1 guard,
• Kaden Krumpos, formerly of Graham-Kapowsin: Freshman guard with Pierce College.
• Amanda Amundson, formerly of Bethel: Playing for Tacoma Community College.

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