Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Bears kick off new season with win

As temps drop and the sun sets earlier, high school sports have gone inside for the season.

The 2018-2019 basketball season tipped off Nov. 27 when Tahoma hosted Todd Beamer.

The Bears won its home opener 57-52.

Senior Kimball Cottam scored a team high 18 points Tuesday.

Senior Colton Dean shot three field goals and was 4 for 4 at the line, scoring the second highest for the Bears with 10 points.

The Bears will face Auburn Riverside next at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Les Schwab TipOff Classic held at Auburn Riverside.

Around Town

The Kentwood Conquerors opened its season by hosting Todd Beamer Nov. 29.

The Conks won 46-23.

Next up for Kentwood is a 5 p.m. home game against Union on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Kentlake Falcons do not tip off until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 when it hosts Kent-Meridian.

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma senior Kimball Cottam goes up for a shot during Tuesday’s win over Todd Beamer. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma junior JC Humphrey looks to make the shot during the Bears game Tuesday. Photos by Kayse Angel

Tahoma junior JC Humphrey looks to make the shot during the Bears game Tuesday. Photos by Kayse Angel

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