Todd Beamer senior wing Makenzie Bond looks for an opening to the basket past a group of Union defenders in a loser-out state playin game Feb. 23 at Puyallup High School. Todd Beamer lost to the Union Titans 48-37. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Todd Beamer senior wing Makenzie Bond looks for an opening to the basket past a group of Union defenders in a loser-out state playin game Feb. 23 at Puyallup High School. Todd Beamer lost to the Union Titans 48-37. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Titan girls’ season ends in disappointing loss

Todd Beamer went undefeated in NPSL Olympic division.

Despite a crushing 48-37 loss to the Union Titans that ended the Todd Beamer girls basketball postseason hopes Feb. 23, a visibly upset Makenzie Bond still described her senior season as her best.

Beamer finished atop the North Puget Sound League Olympic Division with a 14-0 record, 20-6 overall, and quieted the doubters who coach Corey Alexander said wrote off the Titans’ season before it began because they lost key players from the previous season.

But Bond measured her season, instead, by her teammates, rather than wins and losses.

“We really love each other,” she said. “I’ll miss them.”

Alexander agreed the Titans couldn’t be defined by their last game, where nerves got the best of them.

“We’ve done a great job of people stepping up this season, and we’ll do that again,” he said.

The Titans will only lose Bond and Chasity Spady, and Alexander said the remaining players will form a solid core for next year’s team.




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Todd Beamer sophomore wing Halo Parks takes aim before attempting a layup in the Titans’ 4A regional state-playin game Feb. 23 at Puyallup High School. The Titans lost to Union 47-38. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Todd Beamer sophomore wing Halo Parks takes aim before attempting a layup in the Titans’ 4A regional state-playin game Feb. 23 at Puyallup High School. The Titans lost to Union 47-38. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Todd Beamer High School senior guard Chasity Spady looks for an opening in the Titans’ 4A regional girls basketball state playin game Feb. 23. Union defeated the Titans 48-37, ending Todd Beamer’s postseason. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

Todd Beamer High School senior guard Chasity Spady looks for an opening in the Titans’ 4A regional girls basketball state playin game Feb. 23. Union defeated the Titans 48-37, ending Todd Beamer’s postseason. JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

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