Indians need one win
at District to advance
Colville High (14-6) will open the District 7 1A girlâ€™s basketball tournament on Wednesday at Mead High School against No. 3 seeded Lakeside (11-10). Game time is 5 p.m.
The Indians, second-seeded into the district tournament, avoided a loser-out opening game last Saturday night by finishing second during the regular season to league champion and unbeaten defending State 1A champion Freeman (20-0).
Freeman will open the district tournament at Mead on Wednesday against Newport (15-6). Game time is 8 p.m.
Lakeside got 21 points from Taylor Flemming in a 63-44 loser-out win at Nine Mile Falls last Saturday night over Chewelah (2-19).
In the other loser-out game on Saturday, host Newport got 25 points from Taylor Lewis in a 61-40 elimination of Riverside (7-14).
Miranda Frederick added 17 points for Newport, who led 36-18 at halftime.
The tournament will continue on Friday, Feb. 10 with Wednesdayâ€™s opening game winners squaring off (8 p.m.) for the District 7 1A championship and top seed to the Bi-District Tournament against the Caribou-Trail League. That tournament starts next Tuesday night with loser-out games at Moses Lake High School. The double elimination portion of the tournament will then move to Chelan High School.
Wednesdayâ€™s losers will square off on Friday back at Mead High for the third and final seed to the Bi-District (6-7) Tournament. Game time is 5 p.m.