Catch the action live on FH Tiny Radio, as the Friday Harbor girls and boys basketball teams battle for a berth in the 2B state tournament championships, Friday (boys), Feb. 27, and Saturday (girls), Feb. 28.
In the regional elimination round, the Friday Harbor girls basketball team will square off against 2014 state tourney runner-up, Toutle Lake, while the boys squad will match up against Life Christian (26-1) in its state 2B tournament opener.
In a pair of elimination playoff games, the Friday Harbor boys basketball team defeated La Conner 48-29 to advance in post-season play, and the girls team secured a bid at regionals with a 47-33 victory over Orcas, Saturday, at Sedro Woolley High School.
On the heels of a 70-28 blowout of league-rival Concrete, Thursday, the Wolverines (17-5) will square off against the La Conner Braves (18-4) in a post-season "elimination game" Saturday, at Sedro Woolley High School; tip off is 3 p.m.
With the win, the Wolverines not only avenged an eight-point loss at home to the Vikings three weeks earlier, but advanced into the championship game of the 2B District post-season tournament and a showdown against undefeated La Conner (21-0) for the tournament title.
With only four seconds remaining in regulation Falcons senior Charlie Fletcher buried a three-point shot from the corner to tie the score at 47 points apiece and send the game into overtime.
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In the opening round of post-season play, the Wolverines will be looking to avenge a Jan. 27 loss at Orcas, which finished fourth in league play, at 9-5, and split its two-game regular-season series against Friday Harbor. Tip off is 4 p.m., Feb. 18, on the Vikings home court.
The Friday Harbor boys basketball team tumbled into a first-place tie in the league standings following a three-point loss on the road Feb. 6 at La Conner. The Wolverines will likely face a formidable and now-familiar foe, Auburn Adventist, in its post-season opener as a result.
Photos from Daily Herald/Sound Publishing photographers Kevin Clark and Genna Martin.