As of Tuesday, February 14, 2017
SUNNYSIDE The Sunnyside Christian, Prosser and Grandview boys basketball teams have secured berths in the district playoffs.
Sunnyside Christian, defeated Bickleton, 67-28, Friday and opens 1B district tonight at 7:30 against Klickitat at Goldendale High School.
Prosser travels to Ephrata for the first round of district action at 7 p.m. Thursday. Grandview plays at Toppenish at 7 p.m. that day, too.
Both are loser-out affairs.
Sunnyside High School’s team postponed Friday’s game against Wenatchee to Saturday and lost, 51-57.
Chance Marsh led the Knights with 16 points Friday. Teammates Cade Bosma, Lane Marsh and Kyler Marsh each tallied 10.
Kyle Underwood led the Pirates with 12 points and teammate Cesareo Arriaga had a team high 12 rebounds.
The Mustangs, led by Scott Blakney’s 24 points, beat Othello, 64-60.
Blakney scored his 1,000th point in the second quarter, ending the game with 1,011 career points. He’s the first to score 1,000 points in coach Ryan Allen’s 13-year career.
Teammate Nate Brown tallied 19 points.
“It was nice to win on senior night,” Allen said. “It’s nice to get back on the winning track.”
Looking to Thursday, he said it will be difficult to beat the Tigers, a team the Mustangs defeated twice in regular season.
The Grizzlies have one more regular season game against Eastmont on Friday.
Against Wenatchee, Trey Sanchez had a game high 27 points.
The Greyhounds lost, 49-61, to Toppenish Friday.
Statistics were not reported.