Both the boys and girls basketball teams had play-in games Feb. 9 to see if they would advance to the district tournaments.
The boys played Yelm and the girls Timberline, but after the newspaper’s deadline.
The Spartans edged Olympic last Thursday night in boys basketball 54-51. BHS improved to 8-6 in league, 10-7 overall.
District playoffs for 3A boys begin Feb. 12.
At Bainbridge, the Spartan girls won against Olympic 58-42. BHS improved to 6-8 in league play, 7-9 overall.
District playoffs for 3A girls start Feb. 11.
After losing a heart-breaker to Olympic League-leading Sequim 38-37 Monday, the Viking girls rebounded to beat North Mason Tuesday night 50-42.
NK clinched third place in the league with its record of 10-3, 13-4 overall, with a home game left against Port Angeles Thursday at 7 p.m.
The Viking girls handled Bremerton last Friday 56-33. And last Thursday, the girls beat up on North Mason 50-28.
The Vikings boys basketball team clinched at least a tie for the Olympic League title with a 94-45 win over Kingston Monday night.
If Port Angeles beat Bremerton Tuesday night after this newspaper’s deadline, that would mean the Roughriders could still tie NK for the top spot if they beat the visiting Vikings Feb. 10.
After the win over the Bucs, NK is now 13-0 in league play, 18-2 on the season.
The Vikings ran away with a 90-55 win over Bremerton Saturday.
The Vikings did everything right in beating up on North Mason last Thursday 102-22.
District playoffs for 2A boys begin Feb. 16 while District playoffs for 2A girls start Feb 15. Seedings weren’t set by deadline.
The Kingston High School girls basketball team fell to league-leading Sequim Tuesday 45-41 after dropping a game to Klahowya 60-41 Monday.
The Bucs are now 7-7 in league and 9-9 on the season. They edged Bremerton 38-32 last Thursday.
After the loss to NK, the Bucs are 4-7 in league, 7-9 on the season, in boys basketball.
All three local schools were expected to compete in the 2A/3A Olympic League and South Sound Conference gymnastics championships Feb. 10 at South Hill Mall.
In wrestling, Kingston and North Kitsap were in the 2A subregionals and Bainbridge in the 3A subregionals, but no results were sent to the newspaper by deadline.