Gig Harbor’s Brynna Maxwell gets ready on defense in the first quarter. Peninsula played Gig Harbor in a basketball game at Peninsula High School in Purdy, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.
Gig Harbor’s Brynna Maxwell gets ready on defense in the first quarter. Peninsula played Gig Harbor in a basketball game at Peninsula High School in Purdy, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Gig Harbor’s Brynna Maxwell gets ready on defense in the first quarter. Peninsula played Gig Harbor in a basketball game at Peninsula High School in Purdy, Wash., on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com

Jon Manley covers high school sports for The Peninsula Gateway and The News Tribune. A McClatchy President’s Award winner, Manley has covered the Gig Harbor sports scene since 2013. Born and raised in Tacoma.