Spartans finish regular season in a tie for fourth | Sumner Boys Basketball

Keenan Jackson maneuvers past White River's Dustin France during Friday night's game.

Sumner’s boys basketball team finished in a fourth-place tie in the South Puget Sound League, 2A and will be playing in the subdistrict playoffs with Seamount and SPSL teams competing.

The Spartans will play Renton at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster High located at 4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila.

The Spartans finished the season with a 7-7 league record and 12-8 over all.

The boys closed the season with a two victories, one over league-leading White River and one against Washington.

The win over the Hornets forced White River in a tie for first with Clover Park. Both finished with 12-2 records.

Sumner beat White River on Friday at home 62-42.

Leading the scoring for Sumner was Keenan Jackson with 20, Riley Bruil at 19 and Jace Johnson adding nine.

The Spartans outscored the Hornets in the first three quarters hitting 12 in the first to eight for White River. Sumner scored eight in the second and White River two.

Sumner came out of the half hot and hit for 22 to 11 for the Hornets. The fourth was 21 for White River and 20 for Sumner.

Sumner took Washington Jan. 29 on the road 57-39.

Jackson again led the way with 16. Bruil hit for nine and Austin Striplin also scored nine.