Newport stays alive, Bellevue girls punch regional ticket | Prep basketball news

Girls basketball

Franklin 44 Bellevue 62

Bellevue continued to roll, dominating its game with Franklin to move into the tournament semi-finals against Seattle Prep on Thursday at 4:45 p.m.

The win also gives the Wolverines one of the district's five automatic berths to the regional tournament.

Ballard 43 Newport 53

The Knights kept their season alive with the 10-point win over the Beavers, and move on to face Eastlake in the third-place game on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The winner of that game will host the third-place finisher from Wesco for the district's third and final spot to the regional round.

Boys basketball

Ballard 55 Newport 61

Newport dropped Ballard to move into the tournament's third-place game on Thursday at 8:15 p.m. against Inglemoor, which beat Issaquah in another Tuesday game.

The winner of Thursday's game will face the third-place finisher from Wesco for the district's final berth to the regional round.

Bellevue 65 Franklin 68

The Quakers held off Bellevue's late charge to move into the tournament semi-finals and send the Wolverines to a loser-out game against Eastside Catholic on Friday at 8:30 p.m.

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