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KingCo basketball tournament schedule

January 30th, 2013 at Wed, 30th, 2013 at 11:29 am by Megan Managan

The KingCo basketball tournament schedule has taken shape as teams finish up the regular season and solidify the standings.

The first round of the tournament is loser out.

Saturday, Feb. 2 @ higher seed school

Game 1 – No. 6 Interlake vs. No. 3 Bellevue 7 p.m.
Game 3 –No. 5  Liberty vs. No. 4 Juanita 7 p.m.

Game 2 – No. 6 Interlake vs. No. 3 Mercer Island 7 p.m.
Game 4 – Mount Si vs. No. 3 Liberty 7 p.m.

 Tuesday, Feb. 5 @ Bellevue College

Game 5 — BELLEVUE vs. No. 2 Mount Si 3 p.m. (boys)
Game 6 — MERCER ISLAND vs. No. 2 Juanita 4:45 p.m. (girls)
Game 7 — LIBERTY vs. No. 1 Mercer Island 6:30 p.m. (boys)
Game 8 — LIBERTY 4 vs. No. 1 Bellevue 8:15 p.m. (girls)

Thursday, Feb. 7 @ Bellevue College

MOUNT SI vs. LIBERTY 3p.m. (3rd/4th place boys)
JUANITA vs. LIBERTY 4:45 p.m. (3rd/4th place girls)
BELLEVUE vs. MERCER ISLAND 6:30 p.m. (boys championship)
MERCER ISLAND vs. BELLEVUE 8:15 p.m. (girls championship) 

The top four teams advance to the SeaKing District tournament which begins Feb. 12. The top five teams out of districts move on to the state regional tournament.

For those interested, the WIAA released the regional tournament draws earlier this week. Depending on how the teams finish out of districts will determine where they play at regionals, ranging from Glacier Peak, Bellevue College, Mt. Tahoma and University.

I’m the sports reporter at the Mercer Island Reporter newspaper. On this blog you’ll find extra bits and pieces to stories I’ve written, behind the scene looks at teams and observations on the sports in our area. I’ll field questions here, and ask a few too. You can follow me on Twitter (@MIRsports ) or send me an e-mail.

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