HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL POSTSEASON: Sequim boys earn share of Olympic League title; five area teams play today

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The postseason destinations for North Olympic Peninsula high school teams are nearly all set.

The Sequim boys basketball team, ranked No. 8 in the final Associated Press 2A poll, beat Port Townsend Thursday night, 64-32, to clinch a share of the Olympic League championship.

On Friday night, the Olympic Trojans made the co-championship official by defeating Port Angeles 83-52.

Although they will share the league title, the Wolves and the Trojans will play a tiebreaker game Monday night at North Kitsap High School to determine who gets the Olympic League's top seed in next week's 2A West Central District tournament.

Earning the No. 1 seed means a first-round bye, automatic advancement to the double-elimination portion of the district tournament and not playing until Friday.

The loser of the Monday's game will play a loser-out game in Tacoma on Wednesday.

Today's games
Five area basketball teams play important postseason games today.

The Forks boys go for their first win over Tenino in three tries in a loser-out game in the 1A District IV tournament at 1:30 p.m. at W.F. West High School in Chehalis. The Spartans lost to Toledo, 58-35, on Thursday night, while the Beavers fell to Woodland, 36-34.

Clallam Bay's boys team and Crescent girls team are both in action today afternoon in the 1B tri-district tournament. The Loggers are at Muckleshoot Tribal at 3 p.m. and the Bruins play the Muckleshoot boys at 5 p.m.

The winner of both games will face Neah Bay on Tuesday at Crescent High School.

Port Townsend, meanwhile, is hosting two play-in games tonight for the 1A tri-district tournament. The boys play Seattle Christian at 5:15 p.m., and the girls face Charles Wright at 7 p.m.

The Redskins girls beat Sequim 34-30 Thursday night to end the Wolves' late-season playoff push.

The Port Angeles girls, who wrapped up the Olympic League title earlier this, beat Olympic 38-35 Friday night.

The Roughriders have a first-round bye in next week's 2A West Central District tournament. Their first game will be Thursday night at Foss High School.

Last modified: February 09. 2013 9:29AM
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