Big Bend basketball

MOSES LAKE – Big Bend Community College sophomore Maryah Tipping has signed to play basketball at Warner Pacific College.

The 6-foot-1 inch Ogden, Utah native heads to Portland, Ore. to continue her basketball career in the NAIA’s Cascade Collegiate Conference for the Knights.

Tipping scoring 203 points, averaging 7 points per game, this season for the Vikings, pulling down 173 rebounds and adding 20 blocks. She was among the Northwest Athletic Conference leaders in field goal percentage shooting 50.3 percent from the field.

“We are very excited about Maryah choosing Warner Pacific College to continue her playing career,” Vikings head women’s basketball coach Preston Wilks stated. “When she visited Warner, she already had several offers to choose from, but after her visit she felt like Warner was the right place. (Warner head women’s coach Matt Gregg) played inside during his college career and is looking forward to continue to develop Maryah’s game. We believe she will have a successful career at Warner.”

Tipping finished her career at Big Bend scoring a total of 311 points, with 321 rebounds and 41 blocks.