Ballard teams emerge victorious in weekend sports action
By Tim Clinton
Both Ballard Beaver basketball teams won big in non-league action Saturday.
The boys blew away Bremerton by a 70-30 score as the girls breezed past Lake Washington, 59-38.
Mount Rainier, meanwhile, took a split that day, with the boys topping Hazen, 60-55, and the girls falling to the Highlanders, 41-27.
Seattle Christian topped Tyee in girls action by a 55-25 margin in another Saturday game and the Kennedy Catholic girls clobbered Kent-Meridian, 50-24.
Friday did not go as well for Ballard in games against Garfield.
The boys fell to the powerful Bulldogs by a 65-16 score and the girls were dealt a 66-59 defeat. The girls were coming off a 67-33 win over Franklin on Wednesday and the boys lost to the Quakers on Tuesday, 70-39.
The West Seattle girls capped off a two-win week by beating Blanchet, 58-50, after blasting Eastside Catholic by a 73-26 margin Wednesday.
The Wildcat boys team was a 50-45 winner over Blanchet on Friday after losing to Eastside Catholic on Tuesday, 73-60.
Chief Sealth won in girls action Friday by a 47-32 score over Holy Names after annihilating Ingraham on Wednesday, 64-15.
The Seahawk boys fell to O’Dea, 99-66, Friday after beating Ingraham on Tuesday, 70-63.
Steilacoom stopped Tyee on Friday, with the Totem boys team losing to the Sentinels, 63-45, and the girls losing, 64-23.
Foss beat both Foster teams that night as well. The Bulldogs lost the boys game, 74-53, and the girls, 44-38. Evergreen, meanwhile, lost to Lindbergh, 63-21, on the girls side Friday.
The Tyee boys were coming off a 77-70 win over Bush the night before, when Kennedy won, 57-38, over Hazen and Seattle Christian won, 86-58, over Auburn Adventist.
On the girls side Thursday, Seattle Christian was an 81-42 winner over Lindbergh and Evergreen defeated Summit Sierra, 31-12, as Seattle Lutheran edged Bush, 30-28.
Kennedy fell, 54-37, to Hazen that night and Mount Rainier lost, 68-31, to Kentridge.
The Seattle Christian girls also won on Wednesday, 66-14, over Auburn Adventist.
In girls action Tuesday, Tyee topped Clover Park, 65-42, and Foster won, 64-53, over Washington. Evergreen lost to Foss, 54-29, and Kentlake beat Mount Rainier, 51-23, with Kennedy losing to Kentridge, 64-14. Orting defeated Highline, 43-16.
On the boys side Tuesday, Kennedy won, 64-59, over Kentridge and Mount Rainier won, 47-45, over Kentlake with Highline beating Orting, 71-40, and Foster downing Washington, 67-65. Tyee lost, 81-54, to Clover Park and Evergreen lost to Foss, 84-63.
The Kennedy boys were 74-45 winners over Seattle Christian on Monday and the Evergreen girls lost to Ingraham that night, 33-25.