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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Chelsey Ebert Ferndale Jam 2017: Northside Swarm vs Sedro-Woolley Cubs

Opening the tournament, the Northside Swarm were pitted against the Sedro-Woolley Cubs. The Cubs were good sports but had trouble getting points on the board, scoring no points from the floor in the first half (but they did sink two free throws), and were able to find the net for only two more points in the second half.  The final score was 37 -4, with the Swarm on the winning side.

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Northside vs Northwest Prospects

May 23: Northside Swarm vs Northwest Prospects

After a low-scoring first half, the NWP girls maintained a solid lead of 14-9 at halftime. Early in the second half the Swarm came to life, pulling up within three points of a tie, at 16-13. After regrouping, though, the Prospects held them to only two more points in the remainder of the game, winning 27-15.

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