Kingston Girls Basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Charles Deam

2018-2019 record: 11-12 (6-6 OLY 2A)

Key players: Leetsah Deam, sr., G; Ellee Brockman, so., F; Sierra Denning, jr., G; Kylee Walker, jr., G; Suzanne Skinner, jr., F.

Outlook: The Bucs came within one game of reaching regionals last year after they stunned No. 4 Fife, but then lost to Sequim in the district tournament. The core of that team returns this year. Brockman established herself as one of the league’s best forward in her freshman year, Deam and Walker bring athleticism and outside shooting ability to the table and Denning is a solid all-around player. Kingston has a real chance to make a splash this year in a tight league, but health will be paramount with a small roster.

Schedule: Dec. 6, 7 p.m. at Renton | Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Sequim | Dec. 13, 7 p.m. at Port Angeles | Dec. 17, 7 p.m. at North Mason | Dec. 20, 7 p.m. at Bremerton | Dec. 23, 5:15 p.m. at Bainbridge | Dec. 27-30, Surf ‘N Slam (San Diego) | Jan. 4, 2:45 p.m., W.F. West | Jan. 6, 5:15 p.m. at Central Kitsap | Jan. 10, 7 p.m. at North Kitsap | Jan. 14, 7 p.m., Olympic | Jan. 17, 7 p.m. at Sequim | Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Port Angeles | Jan. 24, 7 p.m., North Mason | Jan. 27, 7 p.m. at Bremerton | Feb. 4, 7 p.m., North Kitsap | Feb. 6, 7 p.m. at Olympic.

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