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Tag: SPSL 2A

Feb.
8th

Boys Basketball: 2A SPSL/Seamount/Olympic sub-district tournament schedule

2A SPSL/Seamount/Olympic sub-district tournament schedule

FRIDAY
At Klahowya
Game 1: Kingston vs. Evergeen, 6 p.m.
Game 2: Sequim vs. Clover Park, 8 p.m.
At Foster
Game 3: White River vs. Lindbergh, 6 p.m.
Game 4: Port Angeles vs. Sumner, 8 p.m.
At Evergreen
Game 5: Foster vs. Olympic, 6 p.m. (loser out)
Game 6: Tyee vs. Eatonville, 8 p.m. (loser out)
At Sumner
Game 7: Klahowya vs. Fife, 6 p.m. (loser out)
Game 8: Steilacoom vs. Renton, 8 p.m. (loser out)
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Feb.
8th

Girls Basketball: 2A SPSL/Seamount/Olympic sub-district tournament schedule

2A SPSL/Seamount/Olympic sub-district tournament schedule

THURSDAY
At Clover Park HS
Game 1: Kingston vs. Renton, 5:30 p.m.
Game 2: Port Angeles vs. White River, 7:30 p.m.
At North Mason
Game 3: Sumner vs. Lindbergh, 5:30 p.m.
Game 4: Olympic vs. Eatonville, 7:30 p.m.
At Sumner
Game 5: Tyee vs. North Kitsap, 5:30 p.m. (loser out)
Game 6: Interlake vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m. (loser out)
At Foster
Game 7: Klahowya vs. Fife, 5:30 p.m. (loser out)
Game 8: Franklin Pierce vs. Foster, 7:30 p.m. (loser out)
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Feb.
3rd

(UPDATED) Basketball: League-by-league look at conference championship races


Bellarmine Prep's Isaiah Flynn (blue uniform) and Olympia's Dominick Francks chase a loose ball during a game at Olympia in January. The Lions and Bear are also going after the Narrows League 4A title. (Tony Overman, staff photographer)

UPDATE (10 p.m. Saturday): Plenty of teams won league titles this weekend. On Friday, I posted a breakdown on various scenarios. Now that games on Friday and Saturday have concluded, here’s where we stand:

BOYS BASKETBALL

NARROWS 4A
Bellarmine Prep and Olympia are tied with 10-1 records and league. The teams have split their two-game series. If they remain tied at the end of the regular season, they’ll share the league title, but play a tiebreaker on Feb. 10 at Foss HS to determine to seeding to the district tournament.
Update: Bellarmine Prep and Olympia are still tied, nothing has changed.

SPSL NORTH
So many scenarios exist. Just know that it will come down to Kent-Meridian, Kentwood and Mount Rainier.
Update: If Kentwood beats last-place Auburn Riverside on Monday, the Conks win the league title.

SPSL SOUTH
If Federal Way beats Beamer and Bethel on Friday and Saturday, the Eagles will be league champs. If Federal Way stumbles in either game, Beamer and Curtis could rise to the top of the league.
Update: Curtis won its third straight league title, and fourth in five seasons.
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Jan.
3rd

Boys Basketball: No. 1 Clover Park routs No. 4 Sumner, 70-53

On the court, top-ranked Clover Park took a pounding from Sumner.

The fourth-ranked Spartans were physical, pushing and pulling the Warriors. Clover Park guard David Crisp played most of the second half with a cotton ball stuffed in a nostril to stop a bloody nose.

“They have to play us as physical as officials will allow them,” Clover Park coach Mel Ninnis said.

So, yes, Clover Park did get beat up a bit on Tuesday night, but not on the scoreboard. The Warriors thrashed Sumner 70-53 in a SPSL 2A contest Tuesday night at Clover Park.

The Warriors (7-2 overall, 5-0 league) were in control the entire game. They led 18-5 at the end of the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way.
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Dec.
17th

Boys Basketball: Sumner runs away from Bonney Lake, 63-42

A year ago, Sumner High’s boys basketball team probably doesn’t turn a three-point lead at halftime into a runaway victory.

Spartans coach Brett McDaniel points to near-misses during the early part of last season’s schedule as proof that his team was still figuring out its place.

“If it was close, they were coming out wondering if they were going to win,” McDaniel said. “Now they believe they’re going to win.”

No doubt about that.

The eighth-ranked Spartans ran away from district rival Bonney Lake in the second half, thumping the Panthers 63-42 Saturday night at Sumner.
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