Report #1: West Seattle High School girls are Metro League basketball champs!

(Video of game-ending celebration, close-up YouTube version substituted for previously published Instagram clip)
7:15 PM: A nailbiter game has just ended at Seattle Pacific University with the West Seattle High School girls winning the Metro League title in a memorable basketball battle – 49-48 over last year’s state champs, Cleveland. Their first game in districts is Tuesday night at Sealth – time/opponent TBA. Photos and more, to come.

9:51 PM: We’ll tell the story of the game in a separate report that we’re working on right now. But in the meantime, here are the champs right after the game:

Postgame celebrations also included each player taking a turn cutting part of the net – and then finally one more loop for head coach Sonya Elliott:

A ceremony before the game honored her as Metro League Coach of the Year as well as all-league players including, from the Wildcats, league MVP Lydia Giomi and all-league team members Lexi Ioane and Emily Fiso.

6 AM: Our second report with photos and full details is here.

6 Replies to "Report #1: West Seattle High School girls are Metro League basketball champs!"

  • C February 13, 2015 (7:21 pm)

    So happy!

  • WestSide45 February 13, 2015 (7:32 pm)

    Congrats, Ladies. Good luck on the next part of the journey.

  • Morris February 13, 2015 (10:06 pm)

    That game was a battle royale from beginning to end.

  • Nw mama February 13, 2015 (11:22 pm)

    Super cool. Will continue to follow via WSea blog!

  • West Seattle since 1979 February 14, 2015 (10:04 am)

    Congratulations!

  • Terry Newsom February 14, 2015 (8:08 pm)

    So very proud of my Granddaughter LEXI Ioane

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