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Tag: Charles Wright

Dec.
8th

Basketball: Nisqually boys, girl basketball preview capsules

NISQUALLY LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW CAPSULES

CRYSTAL BALL
1. Life Christian (15-6)
2. Vashon (17-10)
3. Cascade Christian (25-2)
4. Seattle Christian (11-10)
5. Chimacum (5-15)
6. Orting (6-15)
7. Charles Wright (6-14)
*2010-11 records

STARTING FIVE
G Jordan King 6-1 Sr. Life Christian
Father is former NBA player, current coach of WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Corey Gaines

F Karson Kuehner 6-3 Jr. Life Christian
Great athlete can make plays on offense and defense

P Shawn Spencer 6-9 Jr. Cascade Christian
Constantly improving, no player in the league can match his size

F Beau Iverson 6-8 Jr. Charles Wright Academy
All-league football player has emerged as a force in the paint

G Richard Jensen 6-1 Sr. Seattle Christian
Second-team all-league player started season off with a bang, scoring 18 in a win over Steilacoom

FASTBREAK
A team from the Nisqually League has claimed the Class 1A state championship in each of the past four seasons. If that streak continues, it’s anyone’s guess as to what team will emerge. Most teams are searching for new leaders – 16 of the league’s top 20 scorers graduated. Read more »

Nov.
4th

Football: Five Things to Watch in Week 10

CAN KENTLAKE STOP KEIVARAE?
SPSL North champion Kentlake will get an up-close look at All-America running back KeiVarae Russell when the Falcons host Russell and the Mariner Marauders in a Class 4A state play-in game tonight. Russell could have a hard time finding room to run – Kentlake’s rushing defense is second-best in the SPSL, allowing just 106.6 yards per game.

RUNNING-CLOCK KINGS
Second-ranked Lakes is piling up points, averaging a Class 3A-leading 55.4 points per game and winning contests by an average of 47 points per game. The flipside of those blowout victories is that the Lancers have played only one game without a running clock – it’s 33-13 win over No. 8 Peninsula in Week 5.

CAPITAL GOING FOR 7TH STRAIGHT WIN
Since opening the season with three losses – all to ranked teams – Capital has turned into one of the hottest teams in the state, ripping off six consecutive victories. The Narrows League 3A champions will go for their seventh straight win and a trip to the state playoffs when they host West Seattle at 7 p.m. Saturday.
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