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Tag: West Central District


Track & Field: Recap of 4A, 3A, 2A WCD meets

I’m covering the 4A and 3A West Central/Southwest bi-district track and field meets today and Saturday. I don’t have time to post the results of every event as they happen, but I’ll post some updates throughout the day. You can also follow me on Twitter at @DougPaceyTNT for instant updates.

Here’s a link to the meet schedule.

Click here for first-day results.

Story from 4A bi-district meet

Story from 3A bi-district meet

Story from 2A district meet


2A WCD Baseball: Kingston topples Sumner in finals, 7-3

SILVERDALE – Sumner baseball coach Casey Adcox was walking off the field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds when he glanced up at the clear skies with warm sunshine all around – the soggy days that wreak havoc on spring sports a distant memory – when he uttered what every high school coach guiding an active team in Western Washington must have been thinking.

“It doesn’t get much better than this,” the fifth-year coach he said before pausing. “Well, maybe if you get a ‘W.’”

In the Class 2A West Central District title game, Sumner fell to Kingston, 7-3, Saturday afternoon.

The Buccaneers jumped on the Spartans early, taking a 2-0 lead on a couple errors in the first inning. Kingston extended its edge to 3-0 in the third.
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Baseball: West Central District tournament brackets

The official West Central District baseball tournament brackets have not been updated here, but here’s what they’ll look like.

The tournaments begin Tuesday at various sites.

4A West Central/Southwest Bi-District Tournament
First Round, Tuesday
At Russell Road

Game 1: Stadium vs. Emerald Ridge, 7 p.m. (loser out)
Game 3: Graham-Kapowsin vs. Rogers, 4 p.m. (loser out)
At Propstra
Game 2: Beamer vs. GSHL No. 1, 5 p.m.
At Curtis HS
Game 4: Tahoma vs. Olympia, 4 p.m.
At Heritage Park
Game 5: GSHL No. 2 vs. Auburn Riverside, 4 p.m. (loser out)
Game 6: Kentwood vs. Gig Harbor, 7 p.m.
At Kent Memorial
Game 7: Kentlake-GHSL No. 3 vs. Kentridge, 4 p.m. (loser out)
Game 8: South Kitsap vs. Puyallup, 7 p.m.
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3A Bi-District Basketball: Wilson boys, girls fall in finals

The win streak is over, but Wilson High’s season will continue.

Kennedy Catholic toppled the fourth-ranked Rams 65-62 in the finals of the Class 3A West Central/Southwest Bi-District boys basketball tournament Monday at Kent’s ShoWare Center.

“Maybe I jinxed it by saying something to the kids,” said Wilson coach Dave Alwert.

Or maybe Wilson (20-3) ran into an equally hot team in the Lancers, who ran the Tacoma gauntlet of Foss, Lincoln and Wilson in their past three games to the first bi-district title.

Kennedy (20-3) jumped out to a 21-12 lead in the first quarter. Star forward Mitch Penner scored at will, easily clearing offensive rebounds and getting put-backs. Penner finished with 31 points and 14 rebounds.
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Basketball: West Central District title game updates

We’ll be at the ShoWare Center in Kent all day Monday for six West Central District boys and girls basketball championship games and will provide updates.

You can also check my Twitter page for more frequent updates. It’s here.

Here’s the championship-game schedule:

2A boys: Final: Sumner 55, White River 39

2A girls: Final: White River 41, Port Angeles 32

Click here to read the game story on the 2A title games

3A boys: Final: Kennedy Catholic 65, Wilson 62

3A girls: Final: Prairie 59, Wilson 44

Click here to read the game story in the 3A

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Saturday’s boys, girls basketball tournament schedule



Championship Semifinals
At Auburn HS
Gm 17: Curtis vs. Bellarmine Prep, 2:30 p.m.
Gm 18: Olympia vs. Mount Rainier, 4:15 p.m.

Consolation Second Round
At Curtis HS
Gm 19: Rogers vs. Kentwood, 6 p.m.
Gm 20: Beamer vs. Evergreen, 8 p.m.
At Mount Tahoma HS
Gm 21: Kent-Meridian vs. Federal Way, 6 p.m.
Gm 22: Central Kitsap vs. Union, 8 p.m.


Consolation semifinals
At Franklin Pierce HS
Gm 9: Foss vs. Columbia River, 2:30 p.m.
Gm 10: Mountain View vs. Prairie, 4:15 p.m.
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4A Bi-District boys hoops: Curtis, Bellarmine Prep, Mount Rainier, Olympia win

Note: I covered the 4A bi-district boys games at Mount Tahoma Friday night. Here’s my recap, plus links to results of other games.

A week ago, Curtis High’s boys basketball team slogged through a loss to Kentwood High in the SPSL championship contest.
Since then, the Vikings have won two straight games, including a 59-51 upset victory over fifth-ranked Union in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A West Central/Southwest Bi-District tournament Friday night at Mount Tahoma High.

“We’ve played with energy the last two games and we didn’t do that against Kentwood,” he said. “You can’t have those kind of nights or you pack up the uniforms the next day.”

Curtis won’t box up its jerseys any time soon. The win over the Titans secured the Vikings a spot in the regional round of the state tournament.

But first, Curtis (18-6) will meet second-ranked Bellarmine Prep (21-2) in the semifinals at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Auburn High. Union (16-6) will play Central Kitsap (14-8) in a loser-out game at 5 p.m. Saturday at Mount Tahoma.
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