VIDEO: Winning night @ Seattle Lutheran, including tribute to Coach Carlson

10:57 PM: Both varsity teams won tonight at Seattle Lutheran, including the girls’ team with a special incentive:


As reported here earlier, this was the last scheduled home game in the last of 35 seasons for Coach Bruce Carlson. A special photo included alums of his teams:


We’ll have video of the tribute and more photos later. As for the game itself, the girls beat Crosspoint, 46-22.

The SLHS boys also went home with a win over Crosspoint, 64-43.


#34 Josh Meyer (above) was top scorer with 26. More on this game later, too.

ADDED 8:35 AM WEDNESDAY: Video and photos:

Here’s what Coach Carlson told the gym full of friends, fans, and family:

His team ran up a big lead in the first half and that helped them stay on the road to victory despite some shooting trouble in the second half.


Top scorers were #15 Abbi Sanders with 23:


And #10 Taylor Stordahl with 13:


Back to the boys’ game:


The third quarter was the decisive period, with Lutheran going on a 23-point run from which Crosspoint never recovered. After leading scorer Meyer (mentioned above), #3 Isaiah Dowding-Albrecht was second with 11:


And #12 Brandon Lulow netted 10 points:


Next up for the SLHS teams, as the regular season winds down – they play on the road at Evergreen Lutheran in Tacoma on Friday.

5 Replies to "VIDEO: Winning night @ Seattle Lutheran, including tribute to Coach Carlson"

  • Rick February 3, 2016 (10:48 am)


  • Ajwren February 3, 2016 (11:17 am)

    Great job, Bruce!  And to all the outstanding female athletes. Sorry we missed the game but so happy we made it to last Friday’s game!!!

  • Jeff N February 3, 2016 (12:08 pm)

    The floor general working the entire room.  Hats off to 35 years, Bruce!

  • Dennis Hinton February 3, 2016 (1:48 pm)

    Congratulations, Bruce. Great memories and dedication. Thank you—Dennis Hinton

  • Kathy Hughes February 5, 2016 (11:37 am)

    Congratulations Bruce, I often think of the times when Tracy played for you.  You leave quite a legacy of coaching behind. 

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