Chief Sealth, Ballard split in hoops
By Tim Clinton
Chief Sealth and Ballard did the splits in Metro League basketball action this week.
The Chief Sealth boys were 65-41 winners over the Beavers on Tuesday, but Ballard took the girls game Wednesday over the Seahawks by a 59-47 score.
Both games took place in the Ballard gymnasium.
West Seattle, meanwhile, took a split against Cleveland.
The Wildcats were 61-51 winners on the girls side to remain undefeated in Metro League and in-state play on Wednesday, but the boys fell to the Eagles by a 66-53 score Tuesday.
In other action:
Highline swept a non-league doubleheader from Evergreen on Wednesday, with the Pirates cruising to a 66-60 boys victory after the girls defeated the Wolverines, 53-18.
Both schools also saw action Tuesday.
Highline was swept by Renton, with the boys being edged, 71-67, by the Indians and the girls taking a 70-39 defeat.
Evergreen was dealt a 70-53 boys loss by White River and the girls lost to the Hornets, 68-10.
The Tyee boys, meanwhile, were 71-68 winners over River Ridge as the girls team took a 54-18 loss.
Foster lost both to Fife that night, with the boys falling by an 84-51 score and the girls losing, 61-47.
The girls team, however, has a playoff game scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at home against Steilacoom.
Seattle Lutheran has won two boys games already this week.
The Saints scored a 57-50 victory over Auburn Adventist on Wednesday after defeating Puget Sound Adventist on Monday by a 63-52 margin.
The Seattle Lutheran girls lost, 38-25, to Puget Sound Adventist on Monday.