WDFW closes recreational fishing statewide in wake of governor’s order to ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ in response to COVID-19

WDFW closes recreational fishing statewide in wake of governor’s order to ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ in response to COVID-19Last weekend public lands and sites saw a surge in use putting nature-seekers in overly close proximity, such as in this case where people fished shoulder-to-shoulder on the Tucannon lakes on the Wooten Wildlife Area.

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Willapa Valley knocks Friday Harbor from playoffs

Willapa Valley knocked Friday Harbor from the 2020 Class 2B Boys State Tournament with a 51-37 win in regional action at Tumwater High School Saturday, Feb. 29. The Vikings (17-7) advance to the Hardwood Classic in Spokane and will face Onalaska (20-7) on March 4. The Wolverines (12-9) finish their season among Class 2B’s top 16 teams.

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Wolverine Winter Playoff Update

Winter Sports Post Season has begun……. Below is an update on the post season opportunities for Friday Harbor High School winter sports teams.

Wrestling – One member of our wrestling team competed at the Tacoma dome this season. Stephen Nicholson competed well, winning his first match before losing back to back matches in the double elimination tournament. He earned his way to the event by placing in his weight class at last week’s regional tournament at Kalama. Visit our league website at http://www.nw1a2bathletics.com/ , for more information.

Girls Basketball – Our girls’ basketball team finished 3rd in league this season and took on Crosspoint here in a winner advance game to the tri-district tournament. Unfortunately, the girls fell short losing to Crosspoint 42-54. The girls played well down the stretch to earn the 3rd place spot in our league and earn the home playoff game. You can access all the scores from the season at http://www.nw1a2bathletics.com/. Use the girls’ basketball tab to access the playoff information.

Boys Basketball – Our boys finished the regular season in second place in league, and won the Tri-District tournament at Sedro Woolley this past week. They are now headed to Tumwater for the state regionals against Willipa Valley at 2pm. With a win the boys will advance to Spokane for the final state tournament. You can find the information online at http://www.nw1a2bathletics.com/ Use the boys basketball tab to access the playoff information.

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Friday Harbor ‘kept grinding’ in Tri-District title comeback

Friday Harbor rallied from an 18-point deficit and shocked Darrington 48-47 in the 2020 Class 2B Tri-District Boys Basketball Championship at Sedro-Woolley High School Thursday, Feb. 20. Gavin Mason capped the comeback by sinking the tying and winning free throws with 16 seconds left.

 Head Coach Rod Turnbull leads players in a victory chant. John Stimpson photo

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Friday Harbor wins Tri-District Championship

Friday Harbor rallied from an 18-point deficit and trimmed Darrington 48-47 in the 2020 Class 2B Boys Tri-District Championship at Sedro-Woolley High School Thursday, February 20. Senior Gavin Mason capped the comeback - the Wolverines outscored the Loggers 22-9 in the final period - by sinking the tying and winning free throws with 16 seconds left.

Jaden Jones lets loose a triumphant scream while hugging assistant basketball coach Collin Williamson after Friday Harbor's 48-47 comeback victory over Darrington in the Boys Tri-District Championship Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Matt Pranger photo

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Lady Wolverines basketball season wrapped up with loss to Crosspoint; Boys play February 18

Friday Harbor High School Lady Wolverines hosted the Cross Point Academy Lady Warriors on Saturday Feb. 15 for a 2B playoff game. The Wolverines held their own for most of the game until just before the half. The Warriors hit a three-pointer at the buzzer increasing their lead by several points.

Bailee Lambright shoots a lay up for two points.  John Stimpson photo

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La Conner beats Friday Harbor girls basketball team; one league game left

Friday Harbor High School Wolverines backetball teams traveled to La Conner to play a league game against the Braves Friday, February 7, 2020. The Lady Wolverines played first and had an extremely difficult time scoring against the Braves. La Conner took the win with a final score of 79-18.

(Left) Bailee Lambright launches a four foot jumper for two. (Right) Rachel Starr drives the base line toward the basket. John Stimpson photos 

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