TACOMA – Marnie Brown had 18 points and nine rebounds to lead Olympia to a 53-39 win over Gig Harbor in the Narrows League girls basketball tournament. Olympia faces Wilson at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Foss High School in a district-seeding game.
Olympia jumped out to a 16-6 lead in the first quarter. Bears coach Louise Webb said one key for her team was outrebounding Gig Harbor, which her team did, 47-40.
“The big thing was beating them on the boards,” Webb said.
Rainier 67, Tenino 50: The Mountaineers (15-5 overall, 12-2 SWW 1A) wrapped up the regular season and earned the league’s second seed heading into the district tournament, starting next Thursday at Chehalis.
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Ashley Stancil had 14 points, and Kristen and Kara Schoenherr combined for 17 points for Rainier. Kaitlin Forest led Tenino with 16 points.
Rainier 56, Tenino 36: At 7-7 in SWW 1A play, Rainier earned a place in a pigtail playoff game and likely will face Kalama. Chris Ashby led Rainier with 21 points, and Dalton Delio scored 13.