Lummi boys’ basketball won 66-54 over Tulalip Heritage in a winner-to-state game of the Class 1B Tri-District Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Lummi Nation High School.
“For being a loser out I think the boys really came to play,” Lummi coach Jerome Toby said in a phone interview. “We worked hard and earned a victory to continue on to regionals.”
Trazil Lane led with 31 points for Lummi. Mike Washington followed with 16 points and Free Borsey added seven.
Robert Miles led with 20 points for Tulalip Heritage.
Player of the Game
Trazil Lane’s 31 points speak to his control throughout the game, Toby said. Lane led the Blackhawks’ offensive strikes to facilitate the win.
The Blackhawk’s Game Plan
“Tip off to the final horn, the boys gave it their all, which is what we told them they needed to get to regionals,” Toby said.
From 21 points in the first quarter to 19 in the fourth, Lummi gave their opponent no slack.
Lummi has earned the tri-district’s fifth seed to the regional round of the Class 1B State Tournament.
Lummi 66, Tulalip Heritage 54
Tulalip Heritage: Nashone Whitebear 1, Robert Miles 20, Josh Iukes 13, Willy Enick 14, Bobby Jeter 6. Total: 54.
Lummi: Free Borsey 7,Caleb Revey 6, Gene Cultee 2, Jeff Cultee 4, Trazil Lane 31, Mike Washington 16. Total: 66.