9:04 PM: Tomorrow at Denny International Middle School, it’s playoff time for girls’ basketball teams from middle schools around the district. Thanks to Byron for the tip! He says Madison Middle School is undefeated and the #1 seed, with Denny, 6-1, the #2 seed. The Dolphins play Eckstein at 8:30 am; the Bulldogs play McClure at 10 am, and the winners of those two games play for the district title at 4 pm. Here’s the full day’s schedule. As Byron said in his note, “Exciting times for both the girls’ teams!” Denny is at 2601 SW Kenyon.
ADDED 2:20 AM: Denny principal Jeff Clark points out the boys’ middle-school playoffs are next door at Chief Sealth International High School (2600 SW Thistle) concurrently; here’s the schedule. Denny plays Mercer at 8:30 am, and Madison plays Jane Addams at 1 pm.
ADDED 10:33 AM: Update from the principal:
Update: Our boys played hard in a close, back-and-forth, game with Mercer, with Mercer winning in the end. Our girls’ game was also a battle, with the Dolphins prevailing! Girls are in the city-wide championship at 4:00 today here at home!
1:08 PM UPDATE: Updates in comments – the girls’ championship game is Denny vs. Madison at 4!