Basketball playoffs: West Seattle HS girls fall to Bellevue

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(WSB photo: WSHS #30, Lexi Ioane, and #4, Kelsey Lenzie)

6:11 PM: A formidable opponent for the West Seattle High School girls’ basketball team this afternoon at Bellevue College – top-ranked Bellevue HS. While the Wildcats hit halftime with a five-point lead over the Wolverines, an intense third quarter ensued, and Bellevue pulled ahead, ending with an eight-point victory in the district-playoff game, 58-50. West Seattle will play next for third place in districts, 1:15 pm Saturday vs. the winner of tonight’s Mercer Island-Bishop Blanchet game. We’ll add more from today’s game later.

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ADDED 9:56 PM: Scoring for the Wildcats – 17 points for #30 Lexi Ioane, 10 for #3 Izzy Turk, 9 for #20 Grace Sarver, 8 for #32 Lydia Giomi.

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We now know their Saturday opponent will be Mercer Island.

3 Replies to "Basketball playoffs: West Seattle HS girls fall to Bellevue"

  • Me February 18, 2016 (9:03 pm)

    That’s Russell Wilson’s sister Anna (bound for Stanford) playing defense in the photo. Great job WS girls, you make us proud.

  • Jack February 18, 2016 (9:27 pm)

    Actually that isn’t Russell Wilson’s sister. That’s #20. Russell Wilson’s sister is #22. But great job indeed, WSHS.

  • jeng February 19, 2016 (8:53 am)

    Thanks to West Seattle supporters and students for coming out to Bellevue!  It was so great to have so much support for the WS team in a really tough game.   Hopefully, the team will have another chance to play them. 

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