South Sound Highlights for Feb. 12

mwochnick@theolympian.comFebruary 12, 2014 

HIGH SCHOOLS

Tumwater enters the 2A District IV boys basketball tournament on Saturday as winner of three of its past four games, including a 78-69 2A Evergreen Conference victory over River Ridge on Tuesday night to conclude the regular season. David Cooper led the Thunderbirds with a game-high 28 points. Tumwater (9-11), which held the Hawks without a field goal in the first quarter, open district play at 2A Greater St. Helens League’s No. 1 seed, which had not been determined as of Tuesday night. River Ridge is the No. 2 seed and will host the 2A GSHL’s No. 3 team Saturday. The 2A GSHL’s regular season ends Wednesday.

W.F. West’s 71-64 overtime victory over Capital in boys basketball Tuesday places the Cougars as the No. 5 seed to open the 2A District IV tournament Saturday. Capital will play at Centralia, the 2A EvCo regular-season champ, at 7 p.m. With the win, the Bearcats are the No. 3 seed and travel to the 2A GSHL’s No. 2 seed Saturday.

Colby Coker and Zach Froembling combined for 29 of Rainier’s 40 points in a 55-40 loss to Castle Rock in a 1A District IV play-in boys basketball game at Montesano. The loss ends Rainier’s season at 8-12 overall while Castle Rock advances to the first round of the district tournament to face Woodland at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Kelso.

River Ridge had three players score in double figures, led by Jazzlynn Brewster’s game-high 20, a 67-39 2A EvCo win over Tumwater. The victory pushed the Hawks’ winning streak to five entering Friday’s 2A District IV girls basketball tournament, where they will host the No. 3 seed from the 2A GSHL at 7 p.m. The Thunderbirds, led by Ashley Christoffer’s nine points, ended its season with a 5-15 record.

mwochnick@theolympian.com

The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service