1A Bi-District: Nooksack Boys, Meridian Girls Advance

Whatcom County teams continue to dominate the Class 1A Bi-District 1/2 tournaments as the Nooksack Valley boys and the Meridian girls stayed alive with impressive victories Monday night, Feb. 17.

The Pioneers overpowered Overlake, 62-37, in consolation play and now advance to play at Meridian on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Unfortunately, only one Whatcom County team will move on from the loser-out contest.

In the girls tournament, the Trojans taught University Prep a lesson, 57-25, and now advance to play at Bush on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in another loser-out game.

Keep checking for updates from the late games.

Boys: Pioneers Have Little Trouble Sinking Overlake 

Nooksack Valley (12-13) unleashed some Whatcom County defense on host Overlake (9-15), holding the Redmond school to just 13 first-half points.

The Pioneers used a balanced attack on offense with senior Cole Eldridge leading the way with 15 points. Junior Cody Coppinger had 13, senior Zach Johnson added 11 and senior Clancy Coppinger had 10.

Nooksack Valley 62, Overlake 37
Nooksack Valley                          17    13    21    11—62
Overlake                                        8      5    11    13—37

Nooksack Valley: Matt Pratt, Colby Wickers 6, Ryan Veening 2, Carson Fullner, Bryce Van Berkum 5, Cody Coppinger 13, Zach Johnson 11, Clancy Coppinger 10, Keldon Weidkamp, Cole Eldridge 15, Dawson Kimball.

Overlake: R. Peterson 6, R. Chattergee 3, J. Shuey 3, J. Wiley 2, A. Odell 2, M. Huang 2, I. Odell, J. Kahn 6, C. Im, R. Narasayya 12, J. Duff ,J. Rolfe 1.

CLASS 1A BI-DISTRICT 1/2

Monday, Feb. 17
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 61, University Prep 37 (loser out)
Nooksack Valley 62, Overlake 37 (loser out)

Tuesday, Feb. 18
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) at Northwest, 7 p.m. (loser out)
Nooksack Valley at Meridian, 7 p.m. (loser out)

Thursday, Feb. 20
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell)-Northwest winner at Lynden Christian, 7 p.m. (winner to regional)
Nooksack Valley-Meridian winner at Bear Creek, 7 p.m. (winner to regional)

Friday, Feb. 21
Seattle Academy vs. King’s at Shorewood, 7 p.m. (winner first, loser second, both to regionals)

Saturday, Feb. 22
Consolation final at Shorewood, 7 p.m. (winner fifth, to regionals; loser out)

Girls: Trojans Cruise Past University Prep

Meridian (12-13) never let visiting University Prep get going and eliminated the Pumas (13-10) in the loser-out consolation contest.

In Monday’s other consolation game, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) beat Bear Creek, 60-48, and will now play at Nooksack Valley in another loser-out game on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

CLASS 1A BI-DISTRICT 1/2

Monday, Feb. 17
Meridian 57, University Prep 25 (loser out)
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 60, Bear Creek 48 (loser out)

Wednesday, Feb. 19
Meridian at Bush, 7 p.m. (loser out)
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) at Nooksack Valley, 7 p.m. (loser out)

Thursday, Feb. 20
Meridian-Bush winner at King’s, 7 p.m. (winner to regional)
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell)-Nooksack Valley winner at Overlake, 7 p.m. (winner to regional)

Friday, Feb. 21
Lynden Christian vs. Seattle Academy at Shorewood HS, 5 p.m. (winner first, loser second, both to regionals)

Saturday, Feb. 22
Consolation final at Shorewood HS, 5 p.m. (winner fifth, to regionals; loser out)