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.