The Shelton girls’ basketball team dropped its first round game in the West Central / Southwest District Tournament Thursday night to Auburn Mountainview 70 to 37.
The Highclimbers hung with the Lions in the first quarter despite four 3-pointers by Auburn Mountview’s Taylor Flores. The Lions held Shelton to seven points in the second quarter and eight points in the third to put the ‘Climbers way.
As a team, Auburn Mountainview hit 11 threes with Flores making seven of them and finishing with a game high 25 points. Brianna Zaragoza-Jones added 15 points.
Shelton was led in the loss by Timber Ware’s 10 points. The Highclimbers face Kennedy Catholic Saturday in the consolation bracket. The game is being played at Clover Park High School in Lakewood. Tipoff is 12 PM. MasonWebTV.com and Hood Canal Communications’ HCC.net will provide a live video stream of the game beginning at 11:50 AM.