The trophy case at White River High just became a bit more crowded.
The White River High boys lost one by a whopping margin and another by a scant two points, but the end result was the same. After two days of the Class 2A state boys basketball tournament, the Hornets packed their bags and headed home.
The White River girls took a 52-50 over Lake Washington today, March 7, at the Yakima SunDome.
The Hornet boys lost 56-54 to Mark Morris today, March 7, at the Yakima SunDome.
The White River boys found the going mighty rough during the opening round of the Class 2A state boys basketball tournament, falling 77-51 to the Anacortes Seahawks.
White River High's Lady Hornets were one of just eight teams tipping off the Class 2A girls state basketball tournament Thursday in Yakima. Playing in the cozy confines of the SunDome, Round One wasn't a pleasant experience for coach Chris Gibson and his troops. The Hornets dropped into the loser's bracket Thursday after suffering an 80-60 loss to the Mark Morris Monarchs.
Members of the Buckley-based Daichi Isshinryu Karate Club competed Feb. 22 at the Washington State Isshinryu Karate Tournament in Puyallup.
Plateau players dotted the rosters when South Puget Sound League 2A and 3A basketball coaches determined their first-team, second-team and honorable mention selections.
In qualifying for yet another state tournament, coach Chris Gibson and his Hornet girls have continued to cement their reputation as a state power. Starting with 1999, the Hornet girls have appeared in 14 of 16 state tournaments. The last time White River stayed home was 2008.
Under the guidance of coach Rick Tripp, the Hornet boys are making their second Yakima trip in three seasons.
The White River girls basketball team beat Black Hills 71-63 in the regional tournament at Puyallup High Saturday, March 1.
The White River Hornet boys basketball team beat River Ridge 70-50 at Puyallup High Saturday, March 1.
White River’s teams will play Saturday, March 1, at Puyallup High School. The girls tip off at 6 p.m. and the boys play at 8.
Former Seattle Seahawk All Pro cornerback Marcus Trufant will sign autographs Sunday, March 2, at the Quarter Chute Café adjacent to Emerald Downs.
The Enumclaw gymnastic team competed at the state meet Feb. 21-22.
Bruce and Cass Maller's Highlander Racing Stables LLC's E Z Kitty took home 2013 horse of the year honors at the Washington Champions Annual Awards Banquet held Saturday, Feb. 22, at Emerald Downs in Auburn.
KC Moulden took her second gold medal at the Mat Classic wrestling championships Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.
White River High’s basketball teams – both boys and girls – swept through their district tournaments in undefeated fashion, combining to go a perfect 6-0. The success brought each a district championship and catapulted both into this week’s regional competition.
White River 55, Fife 47 February 22 at Pacific Lutheran U. Class 2A district finals
White River junior Hannah Lewandoski pinned three straight opponents during last weekend’s state girls wrestling championships, quickly advancing to the championship round.