High School Basketball

Balvanz leads Mount Baker to district win

Mount Baker won 71-52 over Cedar Park Christian in a third-place game of the Class 1A Northwest District Boys’ Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 13.

“It was a great win coming off our victory from last night,” Mount Baker coach Rob Gray said in a phone interview.

Grant Balvanz led the Mountaineers with 23 points, Timothy Soares followed with 15 and TJ Bass added 13 points. Jed Schleimer earned a career-high nine points.

The Mountaineers will go on to an elimination game against Overlake in the Class 1A Bi-District Tournament at 7:45 on Thursday, Feb. 18, at Mountlake Terrace High School.

Mount Baker 71, Cedar Park Christian 52

Mount Baker

20

16

10

25

71

Cedar Park

16

11

7

18

52

Mount Baker: Keenan Gray 3, Jed Schleimer 9, Mason Bass 4, Sam Stargell 0, Carson Engholm 2, Cory Bergh 0, Thomas Barbo 2, TJ Bass 13, Grant Balvanz 23, Timothy Soares 15, Ethan Gates 0. Total: 71.

Cedar Park Christian: Jaden Sheffey 9, Zach Fisk 4, Drew McLaurin 3, George Reidy 14, Josh Krause 3, Connor Renstrom 12, Scott Kragerud 7, Jack Stiger 0. Total: 52.

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