Bellevue basketball teams face off against Mercer Island

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:06pm
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Bellevue junior Sophia Friend dribbles the ball during the Wolverines 44-34 victory over Mercer Island on Jan. 15. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue junior Sophia Friend dribbles the ball during the Wolverines 44-34 victory over Mercer Island on Jan. 15. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

The Bellevue High School basketball teams split their games against Mercer Island in a double-header on Jan. 15.

The Bellevue girls picked up a 44-34 victory over Mercer Island for their second league victory of the season. The Wolverines then played three games in four days, picking up a win over Mount Tahoma and losing to Juanita and Wilson.

The Bellevue boys lost to Mercer Island 65-53 in the final game of the night. The Wolverines trailed by two entering the fourth quarter, but the Islanders pulled away for a 12 point victory. Bellevue got back into the win column with a 57-49 overtime victory over Juanita on Jan. 17.


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Bellevue’s Oliver Thomas (right) tries to run past Mercer Island guard Nigel Seda (right) during their game on Jan. 15. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue’s Oliver Thomas (right) tries to run past Mercer Island guard Nigel Seda (right) during their game on Jan. 15. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus