West Seattle girls reach final
By Tim Clinton
West Seattle earned its way into the Metro League girls basketball tournament championship game with a 51-45 semifinal victory over Rainier Beach at the University of Washington Wednesday.
The Wildcats will now play Bishop Blanchet for the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds into the Sea-King District tournament at 5:45 p.m. Friday at Chief Sealth.
The West Seattle boys also played in a semifinal at the UW Wednesday but lost to Nathan Hale by a 72-59 score.
They play a 7:30 p.m. game in the Chief Sealth gymnasium Thursday.
Chief Sealth also stayed alive with a 73-58 victory over Roosevelt Wednesday and will be back at work there Thursday.
The Seahawks girls team was eliminated by a 58-47 loss to Lakeside at Lakeside on Wednesday.