Bear Creek boys are one step away from state elite-eight tourney | 2B Basketball

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One more win.

That’s what Bear Creek’s boys basketball team needs to advance to the 2B state elite-eight tournament in Spokane next week. The Grizzlies will take on Lind-Ritzville/Sprague at 4 p.m. tomorrow in a state regional game at Mountlake Terrace High.

The winner advances, the loser goes home.

In recent matchups, Bear Creek (16-6 overall) defeated Tacoma Baptist, 59-50, in the bi-district semifinals and lost to La Conner, 48-38, in the championship game.Against Tacoma, Luke Blankenbeckler and Jesse Leuenberger had 17 points each and Collin Feight had 15. In the La Conner game, Blankenbeckler had 11 points.

Bear Creek played in five of the last six bi-district championship games, winning four of them.

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