Spartan postseason ends by a hair at Kent-Meridian | Sumner Girls Basketball
The Sumner High girls showed what they are made of on the basketball court this season by winning the West Central District title for the first time in the school’s history and advancing to the state’s Class 2A Sweet 16.
The Spartans took on Renton Friday at Kent-Meridian and lost a close one 42-40 to end its run in the state tournament.
The girls posted a 12-2 South Puget Sound League 2A record and 21-5 overall.
Against Renton, Sumner was on top at the end of the first quarter 7-6. In the second, the girls outscored Renton 14-5 to take a halftime advantage of 21-11.
The third quarter presented real problems with Renton scoring 19 and Sumner 10. In the fourth the Spartans fought back but Renton edged them 12-9 to pull out the win.
Leading the scoring for Sumner was Brenna Allsop with 20. Jamie Lange hit seven.
Alex Denzinger and Amanda Friermuth both added five.
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