ILWACO and NASELLE - The opening round schedule for District IV 1A and 2B boys and girls basketball is set and all four local teams are involved. The Naselle girls kick things off Monday, Feb. 16 in Centralia at 6:30 p.m. against Toutle Lake.
Wednesday is boys' night out as the Comets will play the winner of the Valley-Napavine game at 6:30 p.m. in Montesano and the Fishermen will play Onalaska at 6:30 p.m. in Chehalis at W.F. West High School. Thursday the Lady Fishermen hit the hardwoods as they take on Montesano at 6:30 p.m. in Longview at Mark Morris High School.
The basic format for the 1A tournament is win twice before losing twice and your team will be going to state in Yakima's Sun Dome. In the 2B tournament a team could have to win three times before losing twice to make it to state in the Spokane Coliseum.
To follow the 2B tournaments click on www.digitalsports.com/article/type/organization/typeid/1415841/id/51322.aspx and to keep up on the 1A tournaments go to www.digitalsports.com/article/type/organization/typeid/1415841/id/51309.aspx. You can also find out the latest results at www.chinookobserver.com and detailed game stories will also be on the Chinook Observer Web site as soon as possible.