Lynden loss finishes Spartans’ state aspirations | Sumner Boys Basketball

The Spartans traveled to Lynden Saturday for a 6 p.m. game and lost 58-39.

The Sumner High boys basketball team finished its season with a game in the state regional tournament against Lynden.

The Spartans traveled to Lynden Saturday for a 6 p.m. game and lost 58-39.

Sumner entered play with a 7-7 record in the South Puget Sound League 2A, 15-12 overall record.

Against Lynden in the state regional game the Spartans were outscored in the first quarter 19-12. In the second Sumner came back and scored 11 to Lynden’s 10.

The third period was trouble for the Spartans with Lynden outscoring the boys 15-5 and in the fourth it was Lynden 14-11.

Sumner’s Keenan Jackson was the leading scorer for the game with 15 points. Tristan Pearson added seven.

Sumner earned a spot in the Sweet 16 by beating Renton 55-53 in the first game of the West Central District tournament.

The Spartans lost to Sequim 55-48 then beat Bremerton 63-48. Sumner lost to White River 44-40 to take the fourth spot in districts.

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