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Teams play for seeding to Districts today | Basketball

February 8, 2013 · 11:20 AM

POULSBO — The final games of the regular season will be played today.

With almost all the varsity teams guaranteed at least one post-season game, the most that is on the line is seeding into the district tournament.

The top seed from the Olympic League gets a first-round bye in the tournament and plays Feb. 15. The other four seeds play Feb. 13.

Either Olympic or Sequim will have the No.1 seed into the boys’ District tournament. Both teams are 14-1 in league play.

Kingston (10-5) has a shot at catching Bremerton (11-4) and earning the No. 3 seed into Districts. The No. 3 seed plays the No. 6 seed from the SPSL or Seamount League.

North Kitsap (7-8) is likely to have the No. 5 seed into Districts. The No. 5 seed plays the No. 4 seed from either SPSL or Seamount.

The Port Angeles girls team (14-1) is guaranteed a No. 1 seed to the District tournament. Port Angeles is trailed by Bremerton (12-3) and Olympic (12-3).

The girls’ district tournament begins Feb. 12.

North Kitsap (9-6) is guaranteed the No. 4 seed.

Kingston (6-9), currently leads Sequim (5-10). If the team stays ahead of Sequim, they will earn the No. 5 seed.

All district games are played at either Foss or Lakes high schools.

There is no Sub-District Tournament this season, and the first round of Districts are loser-out games.

The District Tournament concludes Feb. 18. The top six teams advance to the 2A Regional Tournament Feb. 22-23. Games in Regionals are held at various high schools around the state. The Regional Tournament precedes the Hardwood Classic, the State Tournament will be held Feb. 28 to March 2 in the Yakima Valley SunDome.

Kingston plays Bremerton today. Boys are away, girls are at home.

North Kitsap plays North Mason today. Boys are at home, girls are away.

All basketball games start at 5:15 p.m. for junior varsity and 7 p.m. for varsity.


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