Sportswatch for March 15-21

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools

Baseball
Chief Sealth hosts Foster for a 4 p.m. game Thursday before visiting Ferris at 1 p.m. Saturday and hosting Franklin at 4 p.m. Monday.
West Seattle, meanwhile, plays Auburn Mountainview at 4 p.m. Saturday at Safeco Field before visiting Nathan Hale at the same time Monday.
Kennedy Catholic is at home playing Kent-Meridian at 4 p.m. Wednesday as Mount Rainier travels to Kentridge, then Thursday Mount Rainier is home against Kentridge and Kennedy at Kent-Meridian.
JFK goes on the road to Davis of Yakima at the same time Friday and visits West Valley of Yakima at 1 p.m. Saturday before visiting Skyline at 4 p.m. Monday.
Mount Rainier is at Decatur at 4 p.m. Monday.
Foster entertains Mount Tahoma at 4 p.m. Friday and Seattle Christian hosts Lindbergh at 12 p.m. Saturday and visits Olympic at 4:15 p.m. Monday and Auburn-Riverside at 4 p.m. Friday.
Highline goes to Seattle Christian at 4 p.m. Wednesday and hosts Garfield at 1 p.m. Saturday and Eatonville at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tyee visits Orting at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Kennedy Catholic climbs over Glacier Peak

BY GERARDO BOLONG
Contributing Writer

TACOMA - The firm of Mancol and Royster concluded an excellent case for John F. Kennedy Catholic in a 53-35 first round destruction of Glacier Peak contested in a Wed., March 1, win of a first round game at the 2017 4A boys basketball Hardwood Classic held in the Tacoma Dome.

"We well with good rebounding and shut down their main scorers," said KC head coach Don Hoffman.
Lancer quickness led by Emilio Mancol's opening game 3-pointer added to a layup and free throw conversion accounted for nine of the KC 13 points as part of a 13-6 advantage over the Grizzlies after one quarter.

"We just played scrappy and gritty with great motivation," he said. "We took what was available and went with the team's offense. The shots were there and my teammates found me. I really good a good rhythm."
Mancols's rhythm led to 16 game points.

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Sportswatch for March 1-7

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

High schools

Boys basketball
West Seattle earned a first round bye into this week's Class 3A state boys basketball tournament and will instead open on the second day in the state quarterfinals.
The Wildcats will play at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at the Tacoma Dome against the winner of a loser-out Wednesday game between Wilson and Capital.
Kennedy Catholic opens on the first day of the 4A tournament Wednesday, meeting Glacier Peak at 10:30 a.m. in the Tacoma Dome.
That game is loser-out, as is Seattle Lutheran's state Class 2B opener in Spokane. The Saints will play at 9 a.m. against St. George's on Wednesday.
All three tournaments run through placement games Saturday.

Girls basketball
West Seattle faces a 9 a.m. loser-out opener in the Tacoma Dome on Wednesday against Lincoln of Tacoma.
The Class 3A girls tournament will also run through placement games Saturday.

Pros

Mariners

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