There was plenty of high-school girls basketball action Thursday, so I’ll get right to the highlights:
KingCo 3A Tournament
Bellevue 54, Liberty 36
The Wolverines led 22-7 at halftime of the championship game and used a balanced scoring attack led by Katie Savard with 13.
Juanita 61, Lake Washington 34
Mikayla Jones hit for 20 and Kate Cryderman added 13 as the Rebels rolled in the game for third and fourth places.
Metro League Tournament
Seattle Prep 35, Bainbridge 27
The No. 7 Panthers took the No. 3 seed to district behind the 14 points from Michaela Carew. Bainbridge, which got 9 from Hannah Depew, advances as No. 4
Lakeside 40, Holy Names 37
In the contest to decide the Nos. 5-6 seeds, Kaylee Best (15 points) and Danielle Estell (12) led the Lions. The Cougars got 11 from Jasmine McCLeave and 10 from Sophie Reichelt.
Bishop Blanchet 52, Nathan Hale 46
Shannon McMahon pumped in 20 points and Caitlyn Dixon chipped in 13 as the Braves claimed the No. 7 spot. Nathan Hale, which finishes eighth, was led by Gabby Evans (15) and Hannah Evans (14).
Northwest 3A District Tournament
Lynnwood 60, Shorewood 47 (OT)
The sixth-ranked Royals outscored Shorwood 13-0 in overtime to advance to the semis, where they will face Glacier Peak. Casey Evans erupted for 22 points, while Shorewood’s Masha Shtikel finished with 17.
Glacier Peak 65, Ferndale 52
Katie Hawkins went off for 27 points to spark the Grizzlies. Ferndale’s balanced effort was topped by Linsey Honeycutt with 10.
Shorecrest 49, Everett 42
Brianne Lasconia and Janie Uppinghouse scored 15 apiece and Onyie Chibuogwu added 12 as the Scots advanced to face Meadowdale in the other semi. Everett got 13 from Sidney Rielly.
Meadowdale 56, Mount Vernon 39
Margree Barhoum hit for 26 and Alyssa Reuble added 12 for the Mavs. Mount Vernon’s Alyssa Evans scored 17.
Northwest 4A District Tournament
Edmonds-Woodway 54, Mariner 19
The Warriors stayed alive by getting points from 11 players, including 8 apiece from Sidney Eck, Madeline Kasper and Seyi Olajoyegbe. Mariner, which was eliminated, got 9 from Ema Dzeko.
Arlington 56, Kamiak 45
The Eagles survived a furious fourth-quarter comeback by the Knights, who finished on an 18-2 run but say their season end. Arlington landed three in double figures — Lindsay Brown (12), Kaiti Ferro (11) and Krista Showalter (10). For Kamiak, Erika Larson wound up with 15 and Katie Blackwell 12.
SPSL 4A Tournament
Rogers 45, Jefferson 39
Jordan Asher made sure the Rams got the No. 9 seed to the West Central/Southwest District tourney, pouring in 19. Jada Piper had 17 for TJ, which must play a pigtail game with the No. 3 team out of the Greater St. Helen’s League for a district berth.
West Central 3A Sub-District Tournament
Bremerton 61, Enumclaw 49
No details reported. Bremerton advaces as the No. 3 seed to district. Enumclaw plays Decatur Saturday for the fifth and final seed.
Bonney Lake 43, Hazen 31
Mekenzie Voellger hit for 18 and Naomi Pounds provided 11 as the Panthers kept their season alive. They play No. 8 Lakes Saturday for the No. 3 seed to district. Hazen, which was outscored 31-18 in the final three quarters, got a quiet 8 points from Airashay Rogers — a dozen below her average. She has enjoyed on outstanding four-year career for the Highlanders and is going on to play at Washington.
2A Sub-District Tournament
Renton 59, Kingston 46
The Indians advanced to the sub-district title game behind the scoring efforts of Taylor Ferris (21), Priscille Tuiasosopo (17) and Jordan Armstrong (10). Kingston was led by Maggie Snaza (12) and Amanda Carper (11). Renton, which went unbeaten in the Seamount 3A/2A League, plays No. 5 White River Saturday.
White River 60, Port Angeles 41
No details reported.
Sumner 46, Lindbergh 42
Nicole Miller (16) and Jamie Lange (11) paced the Spartans, who now play Eatonville for the Nos. 5-6 seeds to district. Lindbergh, which faces Olympic in the Nos. 7-8 game, got 14 from Emily Graver.
Interlake 49, Washington 44
The Saints were sparked by the 12 points from Margo Parker and 10 from Lauren Van Draanen as they get the chance to play North Kitsap to decide ninth and 11th places to district. Washington was led by Sam Shubach (13) and Emily Herde (11).
North Kitsap 59, Tyee 38
No details reported as Tyee’s season ends.
Foster 57, Franklin Pierce 42
Priscilla Donkor delivered 23 points and Sahara Hill was good for 13 as the Bulldogs earned a district berth. They will play Fife to deiced 10th and 12th places. FP fell despite 16 points from Gabby Evans and 14 from Maloree Miller.
Fife 44, Klahowya 37
Ciara Pedroni (23) and RaeAnne English (11) paced the Trojans, while Kori Holt finished with 11 for Klahowya.
Emerald City League Tournament
University Prep 39, Seattle Academy 36
Margaux Hujoel was the spark with 12 points. Liat Perlin and Campbell Reynolds had 9 apiece for Seattle Academy.
Bellevue Christian 45, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 34
Bree Oldham (17) and Alina Valley (16) led the way. Rachel Staudacher notched 17 for Cedar Park.
Cascade Christian 42, Seattle Christian 39 (OT)
The No. 10 Warriors lost despite the 20-point outing from Kaite Collier. The No. 7 Cougars finished with three in double figures — Kaycee Creech (11), Chloe Read (11) and Katie Rozumny (10).