SPSL teams power forward to the next level | Girls Basketball

The Bonney Lake girls beat Hazen 57-28 Saturday at Auburn Mountainview in the subdistrict.

Panther Junior Forward Riley Jensen tries to work past the Hazen defense to sink a basket.

Bonney Lake

The Bonney Lake girls beat Hazen 57-28 Saturday at Auburn Mountainview in the subdistrict.

The Panthers took the No. 5 seed in the West Central District III-Southwest District 3A girls tournament by beating Hazen.

The Panthers will play Timberline Feb. 12 at Franklin  Pierce.

The Panthers finished fourth in the South Puget Sound League, 3A and currently have a 13-9 overall record.



The Sumner girls beat Renton 50-47 in double overtime at the 2A subdistrict tournament at Clover Park High Saturday earning the No. 1 seed going into the West Central District III-Southwest District 2A girls tournament.

Jamie Lange lead the scoring for the Spartans with 20 followed by 13 for Nicole Miller and 10 for Brenna Allsop.

Sumner earned a first-round bye and will be playing its first district game at 7:45 p.m. Thursday at Lakes High School. The Spartans will play the winner of the Tuesday Franklin Pierce-North Kitsap game.

White River

One of four teams with a first-round bye, the White River girls open district play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Tacoma’s Foss High School. The Hornets will face either Lindbergh or Bremerton; they played a loser-out contest Tuesday night.

If the White River girls win Thursday, they will play again at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, again at Foss High. They will take on either Port Angeles, Kingston or Renton. If White River loses Thursday, the Hornets move to the loser’s bracket with a game at 4:15 Saturday afternoon at Stadium High in Tacoma.

White River’s girls advanced to West Central District play with subdistrict victories Thursday over Lindbergh High and Saturday over the Washington Patriots. Kennedy Hobert exploded for 28 points in the victory over the Eagles while Amanda Lance had 12 and Kristin Sturdivan added 10. Against Washington, Lance posted 21 points.

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