Both West Seattle teams take openers in Metro League tourney

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Both West Seattle High School teams opened with wins as Metro League basketball tournament action opened Tuesday.

The girls team dealt Cleveland a 71-52 defeat and the boys edged Seattle Prep by a 53-49 score, with both games played in the West Seattle gymnasium.

The scene switches to the University of Washington for the championship semifinals.

The boys meet Nathan Hale at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after the girls play Rainier Beach at 3:30 p.m.
Chief Sealth, meanwhile, is still alive in the non-championship portion of the tourament.

The girls opened with a 62-15 rout of Franklin Tuesday and now pay a 7 p.m. Wednesday visit to Lakeside.
The boys open at home against Roosevelt at the same time.

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