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Oak Harbor team wins SWISH title | Youth basketball

The Oak Harbor sixth-grade SWISH team hoists its first-place trophy. The champions are (left to right) Joseph Arinaza, Austin Boesch, Caleb Johnson, Demarco Luckett, Mac Carr and Christopher Trisler. - John Fisken / Whidbey News-Times
The Oak Harbor sixth-grade SWISH team hoists its first-place trophy. The champions are (left to right) Joseph Arinaza, Austin Boesch, Caleb Johnson, Demarco Luckett, Mac Carr and Christopher Trisler.
— image credit: John Fisken / Whidbey News-Times

The Oak Harbor sixth-grade Gold basketball team pulled off two upsets to win its divisional championship in the SWISH league tournament at Skagit Valley College Saturday, March 10.

The Oak Harbor boys, who entered the tournament as the third seed, opened with a 30-6 drubbing of the Sedro-Woolley Titans, then picked up a pair of upsets by knocking off second-seed LaConner 38-32 in the semifinals and top seed Mount Baker 31-20 for the title.

In other boys SWISH (Skagit-Whatcom-Island-Snohomish-Hoops) tournament action, the Oak Harbor fifth-grade and eighth-grade Purple teams placed fourth and the seventh-grade team tied for fifth.

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