WIAA Class 3A Girls State Basketball Tournament
A nothing-but-net trey by Bellevue’s Mandy Steward just 20 seconds into the game set the tone as the Sunnyside Lady Grizzly basketball team lost a 3A State tourney quarter-final tilt to the Wolverines yesterday by a score of 66-58.
WIAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball Tournament
When only three players can get the ball to drop through the hoop, and collectively a team makes just 16 percent of its shots from the field, a win is hard to come by. Especially so, if that team is playing at the WIAA Class 1A State Girls Basketball Tournament.
Lady Grizzly senior relishes trip to State
“When I was a freshman we only won one game and we barely won that,” SHS senior Vanessa Alvarez says of her introduction to Lady Grizzly basketball.
Just before receiving a police escort out of Sunnyside yesterday afternoon for the trek to the Tacoma Dome, the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team is all smiles.
Sunnyside Lady Grizzlies bound for Tacoma Dome
Coach Rick Puente’s assessment that all 12 girls on his roster contributed mightily in last Saturday’s 61-45 State Sectional win over Auburn Mountainview couldn’t ring more true.
Mabton girls upend defending State champion Brewster, 56-44
The Lady Vikings haven’t seen a State tournament during their lifetime. Their parents may recall the thrill of it, but the last time a Mabton girls basketball team stepped foot on the courts at the State Hardwood Classic was in 1986.
Sunnyside Christian boys end 15-year State tourney run
In what proved to be his last game for Sunnyside Christian hoops, senior Brant Bosma willed his team to stay in the game against Colton in last Friday’s State sectional contest.
The Lady Knights suffered their first loss of the season last Friday. It couldn’t have come at a worse time.
It’s a disappointing end to the Grandview boys basketball season, having suffered an 84-69 loss to Clarkston at the State Regional loser-out affair against Clarkston.
With the winter sports season wrapping up, several Mabton High School athletes have been recognized by SCAC West coaches.
The Mabton girls basketball team keeps its hopes of competing in the 1A State tournament alive, having claimed third-place honors in the District tournament this past Saturday.
The Lady Knights made short work of Yakama Tribal last Friday to earn the District title, winning 82-40.
The Sunnyside Christian Knights will be competing against Colton High School this coming Friday at Eisenhower High School in Yakima for a chance to advance to the 1B State basketball tournament in Spokane.
Lady Grizzlies Regional champs
It would come as no surprise if a construction crew had to be called in to reattach the roof to the Sunnyside High School gymnasium.
A fourth loser-out game in less than 10 days proved one too many for the Grandview Lady Greyhound basketball team, which ended its season last Saturday with a 64-43 loss to West Valley.