Sumner girls basketball season ends just before state

The Sumner High girls entered the 3A regionals as the No. 2 seed from the 3/4 district after losing 59-50 to Wilson in the 3A district championship game Feb. 21. The regional match-up was played at Renton High School against West Seattle, with the winner advancing to the state tournament beginning today, March 5.

Sumner freshman guard Annie Smith looks for the bucket during Saturday’s regionals game against West Seattle at Renton High School. Despite being injured during the 3A districts title game

The Sumner High girls entered the 3A regionals as the No. 2 seed from the 3/4 district after losing 59-50 to Wilson in the 3A district championship game Feb. 21.

The regional match-up was played at Renton High School against West Seattle, with the winner advancing to the state tournament beginning today, March 5.

However, the Spartans’ season ended Saturday.

The girls lost 56-18.

Senior Jamie Lange, who tore her anterior cruciate ligament and partially tore her lateral collateral ligament during the district title game, sat out Saturday.

The Spartans got off to a slow start Saturday and couldn’t catch up to West Seattle.

At the half, Sumner was down 31-10.

The girls went scoreless in the third quarter before putting eight on the board in the fourth.

 

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