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Friday Harbor winter high school sports season heats up, starting Tuesday

Friday Harbor senior Otis Cooper-West and company will open the 2013-14 season at home, Tuesday, against Burlington-Edison; tip off is 6 p.m. in Turnbull Gym.  - Journal file photo
Friday Harbor senior Otis Cooper-West and company will open the 2013-14 season at home, Tuesday, against Burlington-Edison; tip off is 6 p.m. in Turnbull Gym.
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The Friday Harbor boys basketball team was first out of the gate, hosting Division 2A Burlington-Edison, Tuesday, in their 2013-14 season opener.

Coming off an injury-riddled season a year ago, the Wolverines (7-0 league, 12-10 overall) will be back on the Turnbull Gym hard court Saturday to host South Whidbey in an annual early season match up between the two Division 1A teams. Tip off is noon.

Back in the lineup to lead the Wolverines will be C.J. Woods, a first-team all-league selection a year ago, and Otis Cooper-West, a second-team all league selection in the 2012-13 season.

The boys team opens this year's campaign as defending Northwest 1A/2B League champs. They face Bear Creek Dec. 11 in their first game on the road of the season.

The Friday Harbor girls basketball team, 4-3 in league play and 12-9 overall a year ago, will open the season on the road against Forest Ridge, Wednesday; tip off is 4:30 p.m. The Lady Wolverines face South Whidbey, Saturday, in their home opener; tip off is 1:30 p.m. in Turnbull Gym.

The Friday Harbor wrestling team opens its season on the road, Thursday, at the “Take Down Jamboree”, hosted by Darrington.

The Wolverines will be home, Thursday, Dec. 12, to host a four-way match featuring Tacoma Baptist, Chief Leschi and La Conner, in addition to Friday Harbor.

— Scott Rasmussen

 

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