Brant Heppner hyping up Anthony Canales following a big dunk. The Lions dominated North Kitsap to advance to the state semifinals on Thursday, March 2. (Nathan Schumock/Lynden Tribune)

YAKIMA — Lynden's boys basketball team blew out North Kitsap, 68-34, on Thursday, March 2 to advance to the 2A state semifinals.

The Lions move on to face Prosser in their semifinal matchup. Lynden faced Prosser earlier in the season and won by a slim five points. Should the Lions win in the semifinals they will see No. 1 Pullman or No. 4 Mark Morris in the championship game.


Lynden senior Coston Parcher laying in the ball. Parcher had 14 points in the Lions blow out victory over North Kitsap on March 2. (Nathan Schumock/Lynden Tribune)


Lynden senior Kobe Baar working a defender to get inside position. Baar was the fourth-leading scorer on the Lions with 11 points. (Nathan Schumock/Lynden Tribune)