Sports

Enumclaw girls win state tourney opener

The Enumclaw High girls won their opening-round game in the Class 3A state basketball tournament Wednesday morning, defeating Franklin High 46-41 in overtime.

The victory puts the Hornets in Thursday's quarterfinals against Meadowdale. Game time is 3:30 p.m. All tournament games are in the Tacoma Dome.

Heather Hitch and Mara Koplitz led the EHS offense with 19 and 17 points, respectively. Hitch scored all eight of Enumclaw's third-quarter points and, in overtime, she had eight and Koplitz added the final five.

In a whistle-happy game that was largely decided at the free-throw line, the Hornets connected of 13 of 17 from the stripe down the stretch.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jul 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.