REGIONAL PREVIEW: Small schools

  • Fri Feb 28th, 2014 11:58pm
  • Sports

Herald staff

Cedar Park Christian-Mountlake Terrace vs. Soap Lake boys

When: Today, 4 p.m.

Where: Wenatchee H.S.

Records: Cedar Park Christian-MLT 16-12; Soap Lake 18-3

AP rank: CPC-MLT NR; Soap Lake NR

Scoreczar rank: CPC-MLT 23rd; Soap Lake 7th

Key wins: CPC-MLT—Northwest Yeshiva, Mount Rainier Lutheran; Soap Lake—Kittitas, Lyle/Wishram.

Players to watch: CPC-MLT—Eric Matson, G; Ben Reidy, F; Zach Wallace, F; Soap Lake—Ben Winters, G; Jason Korneychuk, F; Joe Cutshall, G.

Prediction: Soap Lake, 65-61

King’s vs. Montesano girls

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Tumwater H.S.

Records: King’s 21-4; Montesano 23-1

AP rank: King’s 6th; Montesano 5th

Scoreczar rank: King’s 1st; Montesano 7th

Key wins: King’s—Bellevue Christian, Lynden, Cedarcrest (twice), Blaine; Montesano—Willapa Valley, Raymond (twice), Morton-White Pass, Elma (twice), Kalama.

How they got to regionals: King’s beat Port Townsend in the Tri-District 1/2/3 fourth-place game to earn the tri-district’s No. 4 seed. Montesano lost to Woodland in the District 4 championship game to earn the district’s No. 2 seed.

Players to watch: King’s—Savanna Hanson, G/F; Karly Hibbard, F; Daylee Hanson, G; Julia Berenson, G; Montesano—Megan Choate, G; Cortney Miller, F; Jordan Spradlin, F.

Prediction: King’s, 59-54

Tulalip Heritage vs. Mary M. Knight girls

When: Today, 4 p.m.

Where: Tumwater H.S.

Records: Tulalip Heritage 21-4; Mary M. Knight 12-3

AP rank: Tulalip Heritage NR; Mary M. Knight NR

Key wins: Tulalip Heritage—Mount Vernon Christian, Yakama Tribal, Darrington, Muckleshoot Tribal School; Mary M. Knight—Naselle, Lake Quinalt.

How they got to regionals: Tulalip Heritage beat Muckleshoot in the Tri-District 1/2/3 third-place game to earn the tri-district’s No. 3 seed. Mary M. Knight beat Taholah in the District 4 championship game to earn the district’s No. 1 seed.

Players to watch: Tulalip Heritage—Adiya Jones, C/F; Katia Brown, G; Deztiny White, F; Kaela Tyler, G/F; Mary M. Knight—Miranda Sowie, Ashley Kilz, Melodie Snyder, Carlie Adsero, Lauren Diekop.

Webcast: MasonWebTV

Prediction: Tulalip Heritage, 61-53