Hoquiam Defeats La Center in Opening Round
The District tournament started last night and the Hoquiam Grizzlies Boys basketball team took on the La Center Wildcats. The Grizzlies got off to a slow start but used a 17 point run that spanned from the end of the first half and into the third quarter to take the lead.
The Grizzlies took the lead in the third quarter and went on to a 53 to 48 victory. Hoquiam was led by Ronnie Espedal’s 19 points and Cole Smith also had nine points, 13 rebounds, and six blocks.
The Grizzlies will take the court Saturday at 3 P.M. to take on Kalama in a winner to State game.