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Presented by the U.S. Army, the all-day hoop festival featured eight games. The White River girls kicked things off with a 9 a.m. contest against Bishop Blanchet; at 3:30 p.m., the Bonney Lake boys challenged Kentlake; and at 8:30 the Sumner boys played the finale against Seattle Christian.
Boasting a roster rich in experience, coach Kathryn Shimer is expecting good things from her Sumner High gymnasts.
Last year’s Sumner High girls basketball team didn’t experience the thrill of victory all that often, winning just five of 20 games, but a flock of returning players should help turn the tide.
Having advanced to the Final Four in the Class 4A state playoffs, the Spartans were eliminated in Puyallup, falling 10-0 to Woodinville.
Sumner High two-way football standout Ben Wilson was recently honored for his accomplishments by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.