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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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Last Chance TOC Qualifier Tournament 2017: Northside Swarm vs D-1 Elite

Northside Swarm vs D-1 Elite

The D-1 Elite took on the Northside Swarm on Saturday afternoon in an evenly matched battle. Scoring was even for most of the first half. After seventeen minutes, D-1 Elite led by only three points, with a score of 12-15. In the final two minutes of the quarter, though, the Swarm fell into a shooting slump, missing even their open shots and layups, while in a minute-long run, the Elite sunk nearly everything, pulling ahead 12-25 with a minute and a half left before halftime.

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Tulip Tournament 2017: Northside vs Whatcom

Tulip Tournament 2017: Northside vs Whatcom

The 6th grade girls championship game of the 2017 Tulip Tournament was held in the dim confines of Burlington’s City of Refuge Church, between the Northside Swarm Gold and the Whatcom Elite. The tense, hard-fought game was close throughout, with the lead occasionally flipping throughout the first half, but mostly held by Northside. Midway though the second half, though, the Swarm’s scoring stalled at 22 points, and the Whatcom girls went on a 6-0 run, pulling ahead to a 27-22 point lead. Northside’s defense held Whatcom to only three additional points in the remainder of the game, but the Swarm’s score rose by only a single free-throw, and Whatcom prevailed with a final score of 30-23. Continue reading…

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Alan Guffey Memorial Tournament 2017: Ballard vs Northside

Championship Game: Ballard vs Northside

On Sunday afternoon, the 6th grade girls from Ballard met the Swarm for the championship game of the Alan Guffey Memorial Tournament. Both teams came out playing hard, and Ballard pulled out to an early lead, but the Swarm kept it close, with #23 sinking four of her five three-pointers in the first ten minutes of the game.  In the end, Northside couldn’t catch up, and Ballard became the tournament Champions.  Continue reading…

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Chelsey Ebert Ferndale Jam 2017: Northside Swarm vs Inglewood Vikings

Sunday afternoon started with another tight, tense game. The Inglewood Vikings came to play, and the score was low and close throughout, with excellent defense from both sides. In the last two minutes of the game, the Northside girls opened up a five point lead and were able to hang onto it for the win, at 25-20. Continue reading…

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