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Renton girls basketball team stays alive with big win over Washington

The Renton girls basketball team is still alive and headed into the second round of the district tournament.

The Renton Indians on Friday rolled past Franklin Pierce 69-33 in front of a home crowd to earn the No. 5 seed in the 2A district tournament.

On Monday, the Indians picked up where they left off, blasting No. 12-seed Washington 81-43 in their first-round matchup and earning a second game.

Renton will take on No. 4 Kingston at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson High School in Tacoma.

Renton in now 18-6 overall this year and 12-2 in the Seamount League.

The Hazen Highlander girls team on Friday lost to Lakes 55-41, bringing their season to an end. The Highlanders finish the year with a 6-15 overall record and a 5-9 record in the league.

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