Sportswatch 1-17-17

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton

High schools
Boys basketball
West Seattle hosts Ballard for an 8:30 p.m. game Friday as Chief Sealth goes on the road -- and ferry -- to Bainbridge, then at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday the Seahawks go to Seattle Prep and the Wildcats to Roosevelt.
Kennedy Catholic goes to Kent-Meridian for a 7:15 p.m. game Friday as Mount Rainier travels to Hazen. The Lancers host Kentlake at the same time Tuesday as Mount Rainier goes to Tahoma.
Evergreen, meanwhile, goes to Mount Rainier for a 7 p.m. non-league game Wednesday and hosts Lindbergh at the same time Friday as Foster visits Foss,
Tuesday Foster is at Franklin Pierce and Evergreen at Fife, also at 7 p.m.
Tyee has a 7 p.m. home game against Steilacoom scheduled for Friday as Highline hits the road to River Ridge. Highline travels to Steilacoom on Tuesday and Tyee goes to Eatonville.
Seattle Christian gets a 7 p.m. visit from Bear Creek on Wednesday and Seattle Lutheran goes to Charles Wright at the same time Thursday. The Warriors visit Cascade Christian on Friday.

Girls basketball

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Sports Roundup 1-17-17

By Tim Clinton

Saturday, Jan. 14
Boys basketball
Seattle Lutheran 48, Auburn Adventist 28
The Saints scored a lopsided win over Auburn Adventist on Saturday.

Girls basketball
Auburn Adventist 50, Seattle Lutheran 22
Auburn Adventist evened the score by winning the girls game Saturday.

Friday, Jan. 13
Boys basketball
Mt. Rainier 73, Kentlake 46
The Rams rallied for a convincing victory Friday.
Kennedy 65, Kentridge 54
Kennedy Catholic was also victorious in a North Puget Sound League game Friday.
White River 64, Foster 41
The Bulldogs were beaten by the Hornets in a South Puget Sound League 2A game.
Evergreen 79, Washington 53
Evergreen towered above the Patriots in Friday SPSL action.
Tyee 63, Highline 55
Tyee took Friday's crosstown battle against the Pirates.
Franklin 78, Chief Sealth 64
Chief Sealth came up short in a Metro League matchup against the Quakers.
West Seattle 57, Lakeside 37
West Seattle won big against Lakeside on Friday.
Seattle Christian 54, Charles Wright 42

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Keeping Track: Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton

McPhee cruising for Cardinal

Mount Rainier High School graduate Brittany McPhee is enjoying a solid season as a junior with the Stanford University women's basketball team.
The 6-foot guard is average 13.3 points per game over her first 17 games for the Cardinal this year along with 4.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists.

Jordan starring for SPU

Brittany McPhee's twin sister Jordan McPhee is also having a good season only with the Seattle Pacific University women's basketball team.
The 5-10 junior guard has a 10.9 scoring average per game and has hauled down an average of 5.1 rebounds. She also has 35 assists over her first 17 games.

Gandy a senior at Western

Yet another Mount Rainier graduate -- Kiana Gandy -- is enjoying a standout women's basketball season.
Gandy is a senior forward for Western Washington University, averaging 12.8 points per game and 4.1 rebounds. She also has 30 assists, 10 blocks and 13 steals, also over 17 games.

Collier contributing for UW

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