Foster High basketball playoff picture

The Foster girls basketball team played Franklin Pierce in the first round of the sub-district tournament Feb. 9.

  • Monday, February 13, 2012 9:30pm
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The Foster girls basketball team played Franklin Pierce in the first round of the sub-district tournament Feb. 9.

The Bulldogs (8-12)  beat Franklin Pierce 57-42, locking up a trip to the district tournament. The Foster girls will play the winner of Klahowya/Fife in the next round of sub-districts to determine seeding.

The team struggled at times this season, but finished the year on a 5-2 run, including two straight wins to close the regular season.

Sahara Hill led the team in scoring with 21.3 points per game. Bianca Benevides added 12.7 points per game. Hill also led the team in rebounds (12.3 per game) and steals (3.7). Benevides also led the team with 3.4 assists per game.

The boys basketball team played Olympic Feb. 10 past the press deadline in the first round of the sub-district tournament.

If Foster (8-12) won, it earned a trip to the district tournament and faced the winner of Tyee/Eatonville for district seeding. The Bulldogs finished the regular season on a 5-3 run.

Ablie Leigh led the team in scoring with 11.8 points per game. Gabe Gutierrez (10.7), Adem Suta (8.6) and Jimaun Horton (8.6) also averaged more than eight points per game.

Ammar Husanovic led the team with 7.2 rebounds per game. Leigh averaged 6.8 rebounds and a team-leading 4.4 assists per game.

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