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Friday Harbor's title is the 8th since 1976 | Girls Basketball

Bruce Bennett - Wenatchee Valley Sports Council
Bruce Bennett
— image credit: Wenatchee Valley Sports Council

Editor's note: Bruce Bennett is a former sports editor of The Journal. He is a member of the Wenatchee Valley Sports Council and is statistician for the Wenatchee AppleSox baseball team.

The Friday Harbor gals have seven Northwest B League titles.

Coach Penny Jewett’s Wolverines finished 9-0 in 1976, 11-1 in 1978, 5-0 in 1980, 13-1 in 1983, and 15-1 in 1984.

In 1987, Coach Joel Clark’s Wolverines finished 15-1 and shared the league title with Shoreline Christian.

In 1989, Coach Oliver Noste’s Wolverines finished 9-3 and shared the title with Orcas.

The Wolverines’ 11 straight league wins this season is good. The school record for the girls is 15 and they did it twice, 1983-84 and 1986-87.

The Wolverines' Winning Season
Wins are in bold
— Dec. 4 Bush 56-35
— Dec. 5 South Whidbey 51-33
— Dec. 11 at La Conner 44-31
— Dec. 12 at University Prep 43-24
— Dec. 18 Shoreline Christian 50-19
— Dec. 22 at Coupeville 41-37
— Dec. 29 at Mount Baker 50-41
— Jan. 2 at Darrington 44-29
— Jan. 8 Orcas 40-37
— Jan. 9 at Lynden Christian 55-22
— Jan. 15 at Concrete 64-28
— Jan. 19 at Mount Vernon Christian 53-33
— Jan. 22 La Conner 48-34
— Jan. 23 at Nooksack Valley 55-39
— Jan. 29 Darrington 55-31
— Jan. 30 at Shoreline Christian 45-24
— Feb. 2 at Orcas 54-43
— Feb. 9 Concrete 52-21
— Feb. 12 Mount Vernon Christian 41-29
— Feb. 13 at Meridian 60-41

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