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.