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                                Darcy Ayers maintains her cool under tight pressure from the defense.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Darcy Ayers maintains her cool under tight pressure from the defense.

Friday Harbor boys, girls basketball play ‘Crush in the Slush’ tournament

  • Mon Dec 31st, 2018 1:01pm
  • Sports

Submitted by John Stimpson

The Wolverine boys and girls varsity basketball teams traveled to Port Townsend for the 12th annual Crush in the Slush basketball tournament, Dec. 28-29. Eleven teams participated with each team playing just two games. On Dec. 28, the Wolverine boys took on Northwest School from Seattle. It was a close matchup with each team trading baskets and staying neck and neck to the very last few seconds. Friday Harbor prevailed winning by 1 point with a score of 58-57. The lady Wolverines had an easier contest playing the Port Townsend Red Hawks and winning their game with a score of 51-10.

On Dec. 29, the lady Wolverines took on the Battle Ground Tigers. This matchup was very close with the Tigers taking the win with a score of 36-33. The Wolverines boys played the Ferndale Golden Eagles. The score was very close till a few minutes remaining in the first half when the Eagles had a quick couple points. Upon returning to the court the Wolverines could not catch the Eagles. The Eagles took the win with a score of 55-43. None of these games were league matches.

 

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                                Liz Cruz shoots from the top of the key.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Liz Cruz shoots from the top of the key.

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                                Bailee Lambright drives toward the basket.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Bailee Lambright drives toward the basket.

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                                Ava Hoffman takes a 6-foot jump shot.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Ava Hoffman takes a 6-foot jump shot.

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                                Rachel Starr plays tight defense on her player.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Rachel Starr plays tight defense on her player.

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                                Stella Parsons shoots for 2 in close.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Stella Parsons shoots for 2 in close.

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                                Leah Black releases an 8-foot jump shot.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Leah Black releases an 8-foot jump shot.

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                                Tori Polda goes up for 2 points.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Tori Polda goes up for 2 points.

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                                Fallon Taylor puts up a 6-foot layup.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Fallon Taylor puts up a 6-foot layup.

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                                Boys head coach Rod Turnbull discusses strategy with the players.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Boys head coach Rod Turnbull discusses strategy with the players.

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                                Ty Anderson drives the baseline toward the basket.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Ty Anderson drives the baseline toward the basket.

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                                Kyle Mapstead goes up for an easy 2 points.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Kyle Mapstead goes up for an easy 2 points.

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                                Jadan Jones puts up a strong defense.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Jadan Jones puts up a strong defense.

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                                Ethan Germain starts his drive toward the basket.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Ethan Germain starts his drive toward the basket.

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                                Chase Wilson heads toward the basket on a fast break.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Chase Wilson heads toward the basket on a fast break.

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                                Marshall Clark lays up a 2-point shot.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Marshall Clark lays up a 2-point shot.

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                                Alex Holman releases the ball towards the basket.

Contributed photo/John Stimpson Alex Holman releases the ball towards the basket.