Lakewood’s boys basketball team scored a huge win over Sedro-Woolley Tuesday night.
As a result they earned the fourth seed in the Northwest Conference, meaning they get a bye in the first round of districts Feb. 8.
Plus, they get to host a second-round game at Lakewood at 7 p.m. Feb. 10.
They will play the winner of the first-round game between fifth-seeded Lynden and 12th seeded Bellingham.
Other district games will be at Mount Vernon. The top four advance to state at the Sundome in Yakima.
Against S-W, the Cougars got off to a fast start, scoring 25 points in the first quarter to lead by 10. The two squads battled fairly evenly from there.
Sophomore standout guard Alex Coleman against was the leading scorer for Lakewood with 17. The visitors had balanced scoring after that with Alex Jensen and Kaleb Duitsman each scored 9; Jonathan Cox 8; CJ McClellan and Michai Harris 7 each; Adam Duran 3 and Austin Lane 2.
In wrestling, eight Lakewood boys placed in the top eight at sub-regionals last weekend at Sedro Woolley High School, qualfying them for the Regional Tournament this Saturday at North Mason High School in Belfair. The top four finishers there go on to state.
Cougar qualifiers are: 113: 2. John Seth 145: 5. Brenden McClellen 152: 3. Kevin Stokes 160: 3. Camden Bach 170: 4. Gavin Wright 195: 2. William Nicholson, 4. Kai Axthelm 220: 6. Keegan Bach
In boys basketball in the 3A Wesco North, play-in games are Thursday night. Marysville Getchell, the eighth seed with an 8-12 (4-8 in league) record, plays at seventh seed Everett, 8-12 (5-7). The game starts at 7 p.m.
If MG wins, it will play Feb. 10. If it loses, the Chargers are out.
Both Arlington and Marysville-Pilchuck have already made the playoffs and will host games.
M-P’s opponent will be a winner of a play-in game. The Tomahawk game will be at 7 p.m.
M-P finished the season tied with Shorecrest and Stanwood, all with 10-2 league records. Stanwood was 14-6 on the year, while the other two were both 16-4.
Arlington’s home game at 7 Feb. 10 will be against Ferndale. The Eagles were fifth in the conference at 8-4 and 14-7.
The winners of those two games will play at Jackson High School at 6 p.m. on Feb. 14. The overall championship game is Feb. 17, also at Jackson.
Regional and State games are at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 23-March 3.
For the girls, MG lost out on the last seed. Even though it tied Everett in the standings, the Seagulls advance to the play-in game because they beat the Chargers 48-44 in their head-to-head game.
So the only local team advancing is Arlington, which tied for third with a 9-3 record and was 12-8 overall.
They play at Stanwood at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. That was one of the teams they tied with. When they played earlier this year Stanwood won 70-54.
The winner of that game plays Feb. 13 at 7:45 p.m. The loser plays that same day at 7 p.m. at a site TBD.
In wrestling, M-P, Arlington and MG have all qualified wrestlers for the regional meet at Edmonds-Woodway Feb. 9-10. M-P won the league tournament with 344.5 points, Arlington was third with 213.5 and MG sixth with 194.
Sixteen Tomahawks are going, 13 Eagles and 10 Chargers.
Advancing to regionals are:
106: 1. Cole Daurie (MP), 2. Dorian Tollenaar (Arl), 4. Timothy Doroshuk (MG).
113: 3. Tanner Lauzon (MP), 5. Joel Foster (MG).
120: 2. Austin Davis (MP), 5. Miguel Garcia-Ramirez (MG).
126: 3. Nick Cantu (MP), 5. Justin Wammack (Arl).
132: 1. Will Rush (Arl), 4. Brantly Stupey (Arl), 5. Baily Alvis (MP), 6. Kyle Tubbs (MP).
138: 1. Trey Padgett (MG), 2. Isaiah Galindo (MP), 5. Eddie Holland (Arl).
145: 3. Gavin Howell (Arl), 4. Colby Wammack (Arl), .
152: 1. Sam Rush (Arl), 3. Devin Fahlman (MP), 4. Jonathon Goeden (MP), 5. Kaleb Andrews (Arl), 6. Skyler Elliot (MG).
160: 3. Devon Rose (MG), 4. Kristian Fairbanks (Arl).
170: 1. Cayden White (MP), 3. Levi Wiseman (Arl), 5. Shane Reichlin (MG), 6. P.J. Galindo (MP).
182: 3. Corbin Bonner (MG), 6. Edgar Duenas (MG).
195: 3. Ikaika Naweli (MP), 5. Kamiakin Craig (MP), 6. Connor Stockman (Arl).
220: 3. Adam Holston (MP), 4. Erick Duenas (MG), .
285: 1. Joe Lawrence (MP), 4. Jeff Roullier (MP), 6. Hayden Strande (Arl).
In girls wrestling, the top local team was Arlington with 101 points. Lakewood was ninth with 94. Arlington qualified six and Lakewood three.
Locals going to regionals include:
100: 3. Vivian Potong (Arl).
110: 3. Torrie Blackwood (Lake), 5. Mikayla Kolbeck (Arl).
115: 1. Casidy O’Hara (Lake), 4. Tailer Cochran (Arl)
130: 4. Rhyleeann Wienberger (Lake)
140: 2. Olivia Poulton (Lake), 155: 6. Leah White (Arl).
170: 6. Malia Wayman (Arl).
235: 4. Destinee Williams (Arl).
In swimming, both MG and M-P have qualified swimmers for the district meet Feb. 7, 9-10 in Snohomish. State is Feb. 16-17 in Federal Way.