Northwest Yeshiva girls fall in district semifinals | Girls prep basketball
By MEGAN MANAGAN
Mercer Island Reporter Reporter
February 22, 2011 · Updated 12:41 PM
After finishing the regular season undefeated, the Northwest Yeshiva girls basketball team entered the tri-district tournament and have advanced to the consolation semifinals, before losing 40-36 to Mount Rainier Lutheran to end the season.
The team finished the Sea-Tac 1B regular season with a 12-0 league and 16-7 record overall.
The 613s needed to beat Mt. Rainier Lutheran for a shot at the final state berth in the 1B girls tournament.
Earlier in districts, the team beat Quilcene 52-29 to advance to the second round, where they faced Neah Bay. Northwest Yeshiva couldn't get past Neah Bay's offense, with the final score of 64-57.
The team ended the regular season as Tri-District champions, after going undefeated. Head coach Dr. Jed Davis was named the Coach of the Year for the Sea-Tac 1B division. Julia Owen, Milana Davydov and Illana Greenberg were all named to the first team, as voted on by coaches in the league.Contact Mercer Island Reporter Reporter Megan Managan at email@example.com or (206) 232-1215 ext. 5054.