Today (12/13): Navs, Bears, Blazers and Rams Open League Play
Northwest Christian vs. North Beach – Northwest Christian HS – 7:00 PM
Olympia vs. Yelm – Olympia HS – 7:00 PM
Tumwater vs. Enumclaw – Tumwater HS – 7:00 PM
The league portion of the 2013-2014 season tips off tonight for Northwest Christian and the Narrows League schools. The Navigators take on North Beach at Compass Arena at NCHS at 7:00 PM, while Olympia hosts Yelm also at 7:00. Timberline and North Thurston open league play on the road.
Northwest Christian is 2-2 in the early going with wins over The Northwest School and Orting. North Beach, meanwhile, is 3-0 with wins over three 1A Evergreen schools – Forks, Montesano and Hoquiam.
Olympia is 3-1 this season with a pair of wins over Capital. The inexperience Bears – they had to replace all five starters from last year’s team – have found offense in Khalil Matheney, a senior transfer from Hawaii’s Leilahua High School on Oahu. Matheney is averaging 14.3 points per game including a 22 point performance against the Cougars on Wednesday. Oly will face 2-1 Yelm tonight.
North Thurston vs. Lincoln – North Thurston HS – 7:00 PM
Timberline vs. Foss – Timberline HS – 7:00 PM
The North Thurston and Timberline girls open their league seasons tonight with home games against Lincoln and Foss. Both the Rams and Blazers are 1-1 this season.
The Rams picked up an easy win over Capital on Monday led by Megan Kramer’s 20 points while the Blazers lost by just three points to River Ridge in their opener and won by three points at Olympia last Friday.