By Kevin Manning
Unranked Kamiakin’s hot start propels the Braves to a 57-47 consolation-round win over No. 6 Mercer Island in Class 3A girls’ basketball in the Tacoma Dome.
Before the game, Sira Toure said she didn’t want to go home – and when the game started, it was obvious the junior wanted to play into Saturday.
Toure (9-of-17 field goals), who had a game-high 26 points, nailed two quick 3-pointers that got her team rolling. At one point, the Braves led the Islanders by 17 points in the first quarter.
Braves coach Lane Schumacher saw a difference in his …