Lions bounce Ravens; Trojans win sixth straight

Three Auburn schools open district play this week

Auburn Mountaintainview defeated Auburn Riverside 70-47 in the North Puget Sound League girls basketball tournament Saturday at Enumclaw High School, earning the No. 9 seed to the West Central/Southwest District playoffs this week.

The Lions (13-9) host Puyallup in a loser-out, district play-in game at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Ravens (11-11) – the No. 10 seed – face Olympia in an elimination, play-in district game at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Graham-Kapowsin High School

Taylor Flores, the school’s all-time scoring leader, poured in 22 points as Auburn Mountainview stayed alive in the postseason with a 60-41 home-floor victory over Kentlake in the league tournament Thursday night.

Jenna Lacey scored eight points and Kaliyah Wicks had seven for the Lions.

Auburn Riverside also prevailed in its loser-out NPSL crossover playoff game, beating Tahoma 61-45 on Thursday at Auburn Mountainview High School.

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Auburn (12-10) held off Hazen 43-40 in the tournament last Friday at Auburn Mountainview, grabbing the NPSL’s No. 5 seed to the district tournament.

The Trojans, who have won six straight games, travel to Puyallup to take on Rogers at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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