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Archives: March 2007

March
10th

3A boys: Bellevue takes Rainier Beach in OT

With 25 points from Luke Sikma, Bellevue took the fourth-place game. RB finishes 7th. And with all close games and two into OT already, we’re now an hour behind schedule and just getting to the third/sixth games. Meadowdale-West Valley girls on the court now.

March
10th

3A girls: Seattle Prep takes fourth

Seattle Prep took fourth and Skyline seventh in the state basketball tournament with a 59-45 Panther victory.


Jasmine Williams, who will likely find herself on the all-tournament team, scored 21 points for Seattle Prep in the win.

March
10th

Lakes boys take fifth place

The Lakes High boys team made a fourth-quarter run to defeat Hudson’s Bay for the second time this season 55-51. Point guard Anthony Enriquez made went 6-for-6 from the line down the stretch to seal the win for Lakes. The fifth-place trophy is the first trophy for the school traditionally known for football since 1981.

March
10th

Hudson’s Bay 23, Lakes 21 (halftime)

The Lancers have played poorly but are lucky to only be down two points. Lakes is shooting 31 percent from the floor and has turned the ball over nine times.

Kavario Middleton leads the Lancers with six points, but is not touching the ball enough down low.

We’ll see if JoJo Rodriguez can light a fire under his team.

March
10th

Auburn Mountainview girls get trophy

The Auburn Mountainview girls basketball team earned the first state trophy in school history in any sport, but fell short against Issaquah losing 51-45 in overtime. Issaquah took home the fifth-place trophy while the Lions grabbed eighth place.

Chioma Amaefule led Auburn Mountainview with 13 points and 19 rebounds. Kirsten Fausko finished with 10 points and four rebounds.

March
9th

River Ridge girls, Lynden boys move on

River Ridge cruised past Black Hills 44-31 to reach the state finals for the second time in three years. And Lynden defeated Centralia 53-49 to reach the championship game.

River Ridge will play Evergreen Conference rival Tumwater in the final. Lynden takes on Mark Morris in the title game.

March
9th

River Ridge 24, Black Hills 12 (halftime)

The Hawks came out energized and it showed early. River Ridge took a 14-2 lead in the first quarter, and kept the pressure on Black Hills.

Sophie Russell has eight points, including two 3-pointers for the Hawks. As a team River Ridge is shooting 42 percent, compared to 20 percent for Black Hills. River Ridge also outrebounded the Wolves 20-12 in the first half.