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Jump Shot 2017: Elite Sports Academy vs Team Baisy

Elite Sports Academy vs Team Baisy

On Sunday afternoon, Elite Sports Academy took to the floor against a 7th Grade Team Baisy that had already secured the tournament win with their 3-0 record. After missed shots on both ends of the court, Elite took an early lead with a single freethrow, and then another single a minute later. Five minutes into the game, Baisy netted a layup to tie up the game at 2-2, and it looked like we were in for a tight defensive game. Moments later, the score was tied at 4-4 after both teams hit a pair of free throws. Continue reading…

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Jump Shot 2017: Hoopaholics Riley vs Team Baisy

Hoopaholics vs Baisy

It was not a close game, but the Hoopaholics never gave up. After the first four minutes of the game, the Baisy 7th grade girls had pulled out to a 0-5 lead, and a couple of minutes later, it was 0-9. Midway through the half, the Hoopaholics started scoring, and for several minutes, they traded baskets with Baisy, adding 7 points while Baisy increased their score by 5, making the totals 7-14.   Continue reading…

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Cherry Pick 2017 Tournament: Lady Local Hoops vs Team Baisy

Lady Local Hoops vs Team Baisy

On Saturday afternoon the Lady Local Hoops 7th Grade team tipped off against Team Baisy (wearing red Rotary tops), both teams coming off a loss earlier in the day. Playing ferocious defense all around, the girls held the score 0-0 until nearly four minutes into the first half, when the Baisy girls got on the board with a free-throw and then followed it with another a minute later. The first field goal in the game came from Baisy #25 with a clean three-pointer, the team pulling ahead 5-0. With eleven minutes to go in the half, Local Hoops scored their first two points and followed them up with a free-throw, but Baisy redoubled their efforts on defense and held the Hoops scoreless for the remainder of the half. At halftime, the score was 18-3.

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WTA Slamma Jamma 2017: Northside Swarm vs Seattle Future

Northside Swarm vs Seattle Future

On Monday afternoon, the 6th-grade Northside Swarm girls hit the hardwood against a fiery Seattle Future team that had narrowly defeated them two weeks earlier in Yakima. In a hard-fought first half, both teams brought solid defense, and after 10 minutes of play, the Swarm had edged ahead with a lead of 10-7. At the end of the half, Northside led by only four points. Continue reading…

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Best in the West Tournament 2017: NW Magic vs Northside Swarm

NW Magic vs Northside Swarm

On Sunday afternoon, the NW Magic girls faced off against the Northside Swarm to decide who would proceed to the championship game. The Magic came out with energy, taking a 4-2 lead before the Swarm sunk a three-pointer to pull ahead. Very quickly, though, the NW Magic hit a free-throw to tie up the game. Scoring remained even throughout the quarter, with the Swarm pulling out to a slim 11-12 lead as the quarter wound down. Continue reading…

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Best in the West Tournament 2017: Bonney Lake vs Northside Swarm

Bonney Lake vs Northside Swarm

The Bonney Lake girls team clashed with the Swarm on Sunday morning at Selah High School, where Northside jumped out to an early 2-6 lead in the first minutes of play. Just one minute later, though, Bonney Lake tied it up, and briefly pulled ahead at 8-6. At the end of the quarter, it was a new game at 8-8.

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Best in the West Tournament 2017: Northside Swarm vs Seattle Future

Northside Swarm vs Seattle Future

On Saturday afternoon, the Seattle Future 6th-grade team matched up against the Northside Swarm in Yakima’s Davis High School. The Swarm came out strong, pulling ahead to a 9-2 lead midway through the first quarter, and leading 13-6 going into the second. During the following seven minutes, the scoring was dead even, with each team’s total rising by ten, with a halftime score of 23-16. Continue reading…

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