University and Lewis and Clark’s girls basketball team is headed back to state, as is the undefeated Ferris boys.
Those berths were decided Friday night at the Con Agra Foods/LambWeston 4A basketball regional in Kennewick’s Toyota Center, where the U-Hi girls defeated Mead, 73-54, and LC stopped Shadle Park, 61-46. The Ferris boys raced past Mead, 72-59, to ensure a spot next week in Tacoma.
The Mead boys will face Shadle Park, a 59-57 winner over Gonzaga Prep in a loser-out game, Saturday at 1 p.m. for the right to play for the third boys berth. The other berth will go to the Eisenhower/Pasco winner, going on now.
On the girls’ side, Mead will face Pasco and Shadle will face Moses Lake at 11 a.m. Saturday. The winners will play at 7 p.m. for the third berth.