The Auburn Mountaintainview girls celebrate their win against Puyallup. COURTESY PHOTO

The Auburn Mountaintainview girls celebrate their win against Puyallup. COURTESY PHOTO

Lions beat Puyallup, advance in district playoffs

Ravens fall short; Trojans to take on Rogers

The Auburn Mountaintainview girls basketball continued their late-season surge, beating Puyallup 66-50 at home Wednesday in a loser-out West Central/Southwest District playoff game.

The Lions (14-9), who have won three straight games, travel to Kentridge (19-2) to take on the fourth-ranked Chargers at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Auburn Mountaintainview defeated Auburn Riverside 70-47 in the North Puget Sound League tournament last Saturday at Enumclaw High School, earning the No. 9 seed to the district playoffs.

Elsewhere

The Ravens (11-12) – the No. 10 seed – saw their season come to an end with a 54-48 loss to Olympia in a district game at Graham-Kapowsin High School on Wednesday.

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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