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Hawks down Eagles

In the annual "Battle of the Birds," the Chief Kanim Middle School seventh-grade varsity boys' basketball defeated the Eagles 41-27. The Hawks outscored the Eagles 12-2 in the final five minutes of the game to pull away with the win.

"These truly are a special group of young men," said coach Chris Blake.

The Hawks finished the season with a 9-1 record and share of the league championship.

Leading the effort was Tyson Riley with 13 points and three steals followed by Joey Evans with 10 points and seven rebounds. Chad Billings had six points while Spencer Macewan had four points. Alex Hiebert had four points and five rebounds. The trio of Brian Johnson, Jordan Hope and Zach Brevick all had two points with Brevick also picking up four rebounds.

Zach Kirchmeyer and Mike Nelson each contributed two steals and Zach Lindor had two rebounds.

Eagles pull out OT win

The Chief Kanim Middle School eighth-grade varsity basketball team lost a heartbreaker last week in the annual "Battle of the Birds" to Snoqualmie Middle School 52-56. The team ended the season with an 8-2 record. Leading the effort for the Hawks was Jake Handy with 15 points and six rebounds. Blake Hepner followed close behind with 15 points and teammate Sam Hunston had eight points and 10 rebounds. Curtis Beach had nine points and the trio of Justin Poth, Ben Emerson and Jake Tweten each had two points. Thomas Hunt had two rebounds and Parker Griffin had some excellent defensive moves.

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