After a week of postponements, boardroom discussions and teleconferences due to the winter weather that has blanketed Eastern and Central Washington, they finally got a chance to start sorting things out on the court.
Anton Watson scored 19 points, Liam Lloyd added 12 and No. 2-ranked Gonzaga Prep beat visiting University 64-39 in a District 8 4A semifinal on Friday.
The Bullpups play No. 3-ranked Richland in the district championship game on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Spokane Arena.
Logan Dreher led University with 15 points and Marcus Lenker added 13. U-Hi faces Central Valley in a loser-out game at 10:30 a.m. at the Arena.
Richland 100, Ferris 61: Colten Northrop scored 34 points and the Bombers (20-2) defeated the visiting Saxons (16-6) in a 4A semifinal.
Ferris faces Chiawana in a loser-out game at 1:30 p.m. at the Arena.
Garrett Streufert added 13 points and Dhaunye Guice had 10 for Richland.
Kellen Erickson led Ferris with 12 points and McCoy Spink added 10.
Central Valley 77, Hanford 68: Quinn Johnson scored 16 points with 11 boards and the visiting Bears (12-10) beat the Falcons (10-12) in a 4A loser-out.
Mt. Spokane 73, Shadle Park 55: JT Smith scored 27 points and the No. 2-ranked Wildcats (20-1) beat the visiting Highlanders (12-10) in a District 8 3A semifinal.
Mt. Spokane plays Kennewick in the 3A championship game on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Arena. Shadle Park plays at North Central in a loser-out on Saturday.
Jake Groves led Shadle Park with 14 points.
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