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Archives: Feb. 2009


Chargers still lead with one quarter to go

The thud you heard all the way back in Tacoma was prized Kentwood High giant Joshua Smith hitting the floor a couple times in the third quarter.

The clank noise was his teammates missing a whole lot of shots.

Kentridge’s guards have paved the way for a win that would send the Chargers to state. They lead 35-24 starting the fourth quarter at Auburn High.


Battle of Kent is going in Chargers’ favor

Excuse the tardiness on the updates from the Kent showdown as the post-game locker room session for Bellarmine Prep ran long.

Anyway, Kentwood is playing sloppy, and the Chargers’ guards are taking control. Kentridge leads 33-20 with 3:32 remaining in the third quarter.


Enumclaw girls survive

Jessalyn Clark scored 11 points and Jaynae Sayler had 10 as Enumclaw kept its season alive. The Hornets beat Mount Rainier 45-34 in the 3A WCD-SW girls bi-district tournament tonight.

Enumclaw will play the winner of Auburn Mountainview-Port Angeles on Friday at Clover Park.


Beamer ends Bellarmine’s season

In the end, it was too much of the Beamer High tandem of guard Napa Mefi (28 points) and post Kevin Davis (25 points), and the Titans are going to the Class 4A state tournament for the first time in their school history.

Beamer beat Bellarmine Prep in a winner-to-state, loser-out WCD game, 78-68, at Auburn High School, and will go as the No. 5 seed.

Lions senior Abdul Gaddy, headed to the University of Washington next fall, scored 24 (with seven rebounds, six assists, one steal and one blocked shot) in his final game, but fouled out

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Long-range shooting lifts Beamer into lead

The pace has slowed. Beamer’s Napa Mefi has warmed up in a loser-out, winner-to-state 4A WCD game at Auburn High.

Mefi, a 10th grader for the Titans, hit three 3-pointers in the third quarter, and Bellarmine star Abdul Gaddy had an uncharacteristic four turnovers as Beamer leads 52-49 at the end of threee quarters.

Mefi leads all scorers with 19.