Greetings from Tacoma. Survived the first day of wrestling and gymnastics thanks with help from Doug Drowley who works with The Tacoma News-Tribune. I'll get back to the Tacoma Dome later. First it's about basketball. Tuesday's regional for 4A was thrown into a cocked hat when Lewis and Clark's girls and Eisenhower's boys, both previously unbeaten, were upset in their respective finals. That means the Tigers are on the same side as Columbia Basin Big Nine assuming both reach next Friday's semifinals. and the Cadets are on the same side as GSL No. 1 Gonzaga Prep. Don't know if that's good or bad news, although it could be an advantage, particularly for GSL girls, giving both Mead and LC better odds to win for an all-GSL final. Of course it could also work the other way. Say Prep beats Ike. That puts the Cadets in the loser's bracket and if LC drops down, the Tigers will have their work cut out for a state spot.
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