Sunny scores season-high 21 points, leads Highline to OT win

January 9, 2020
Catherine Sunny basketball

Catherine Sunny

Catherine Sunny of Nightmute converted key baskets at the end of the fourth quarter and then again in overtime to lead the Highline Community College women’s basketball team.

The freshman guard outscored Green River by herself in OT en route to a season-high 21 points to lead the Thunderbirds to a 59-53 victory in the NWAC.

Sunny, of Mt. Edgecumbe High fame, also grabbed a season-high eight rebounds.

She had an offensive rebound and tip in to get Highlight with 51-48 with 2:26 left in regulation.

In OT, she pushed the lead to 55-51 in the opening minute. Then in the final minute she grabbed a defensive rebound and four seconds later drained a jumper to put the game out of reach.

Sunny is averaging 9.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 10 games.