District tourneys resume tonight


More than a dozen Twin Harbors teams will set their sights on regional berths when district boys basketball tournaments resume tonight.

Hoquiam’s and Montesano’s boys and girls can clinch regional slots tonight in the semifinals of the District IV Class 1A Girls Basketball Tournament. The Grizzlies face Trico League champion Castle Rock at 8 p.m. at Kelso, while the Bulldogs take on Woodland in the other semi, scheduled for 8 o’clock at Tumwater’s Black Hills High School.

Elma takes on Rochester in loser-out contest at 6:30 tonight at Black Hills. The winner of that game faces the Hoquiam-Castle Rock loser in a winner-to-regionals, loser-out game Thursday.

Hoquiam’s boys, meanwhile, take on rival Tenino in a winner-to-regionals, loser-out game scheduled for 6:30 Wednesday at Kelso.

Aberdeen’s girls must win three games to advance to regionals in the 2A classification. That quest begins tonight when the Bobcats face Hockinson in a District 2A loser-out contest planned for 6 o’clock at Centralia High School.

Having already clinched a regional berth, North Beach’s boys will face Adna in a District 2A semifinal at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Chehalis.

Several other Twin Harbors boys and girls 2B teams are still in the running for regional places.

Taholah’s boys and girls won bi-district titles Saturday and will be idle until regionals.

Wishkah’s boys and girls will play a bi-district doubleheader tonight at Elma. The game times for those games have been switched to 4:30 and 6:15 p.m.

District pairings:

District 2A Girls

Tuesday

At Centralia: 6 p.m. — Aberdeen vs. Hockinson (loser out). 7:45 p.m. — Chehalis vs. Black Hills (winner to regionals). At Chehalis: 6 p.m. — Centralia vs. Washougal (loser out). 7:45 p.m. — Mark Morris vs. River Ridge (winner to regionals).

District 1A Girls

Tuesday

At Black Hills: 6:30 p.m. — Elma vs. Rochester (loser out). 8 p.m. — Montesano vs. Woodland (winner to regionals). At Kelso: 6:30 p.m. — La Center vs. Rainier (loser out). 8 p.m. — Hoquiam vs. Castle Rock (winner to regionals).

District 1A Boys

Wednesday

At Kelso: 6:30 p.m. — Hoquiam vs. Tenino (winner to regionals; loser out). 8 p.m. — Woodland vs. La Center (winner to regionals; loser out).

District 2B Girls

Tuesday

At Montesano: 6:30 p.m. — South Bend vs. North Beach (loser out). 8 p.m. — Willapa Valley vs. Toutle Lake (loser out). At Rochester: 6:30 p.m. — Raymond vs. Mossyrock (loser out). 8 p.m. — Northwest Christian vs. Wahkiakum (loser out).

District 2B Boys

Wednesday

At Montesano: 6:30 p.m. — Willapa Valley vs. Ocosta (loser out). 8 p.m. — Napavine vs. Mossyrock (loser out). At Rochester: 6:30 p.m. — Raymond vs. Wahkiakum (loser out). 8 p.m. — Naselle vs. Onalaska (loser out).

Bi-district 1B Girls and Boys

Tuesday

At Elma: 4:30 p.m. — Wishkah girls vs. Yakama Tribal (loser out). 6:15 p.m. — Wishkah boys vs. Lyle-Wishram (loser out).