After winning its first league game of the year over Kentlake Dec. 6, the Hazen Highlanders have struggled.
The Highlanders boys basketball team is on a five game losing streak with the latest coming to Tahoma on the road Tuesday 68-60.
Hazen is currently 1-5 in league and 2-6 overall. The boys sit in last place in the North Puget Sound League 4A.
Up next for the Highlanders is a game down the street at Liberty.
Tip off is set for 7 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 22 at Liberty High School.
Hazen will then play three straight days in a BC Holiday Classic and the Bellevue Holiday Classic tournaments beginning Thursday, Dec. 28.
The Patriots are holding down the No. 1 spot in the KingCo 2A/3A with an undefeated 5-0 league record.
Liberty has only lost one game so far, 62-61 to Skyline to start the season Nov. 28.
After tonight’s game against Hazen, the Patriots will be playing in a three-day tournament, Surf n Slam in San Diego.
The boys will return home at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 to host Juanita. Renton
The Indians are also off to a stellar start as No. 1 in the South Puget Sound League 2A with a 5-0 league record.
The boys have only lost one game this season, 76-71 to Kennedy Catholic Dec. 1.
The Indians are coming off a 65-51 win over Tyee Tuesday and were scheduled to face Eastside Catholic and Orting on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21.
Both these games were played after the press deadline.
The Indians will return to action Jan. 5 following a winter break.
The Eagles are No. 4 in the SPSL 2A with a 3-2 league record and 3-4 overall.
Lindbergh is on a two-game win streak after beating Evergreen 88-29 and Foster 46-36.