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Jackson’s Jaylen Searles dunks during the game at Mariner High School on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

State basketball preview: Capsules for all local boys games

Nine local boys basketball teams play state regional matchups Friday or Saturday.

 

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

15 local hoops teams will play in state regionals, including four in a quadruple-header at Jackson.

 

Prep notebook: Lakewood football coach to lead baseball team

Also, the Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team earned an academic state title.

Matchups announced for high school basketball state regionals

Fifteen local teams will play Friday or Saturday in the state regional round.

3A state swim & dive: Shorewood diver captures state crown

After a heartbreaking runner-up finish last year, Isaac Poole gains redemption with a state title.

Lake Stevens’ Alejandro Flores competes in the butterfly portion of the 200 yard medley relay Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Aquatic Center in Snohomish on January 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State swim & dive preview: Lake Stevens senior rekindles passion

After taking last prep season off, Auburn-bound Alejandro Flores’ renewed focus is paying dividends.

Lake Stevens’ Alejandro Flores competes in the butterfly portion of the 200 yard medley relay Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Aquatic Center in Snohomish on January 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State swim & dive preview: GP’s Alabama-bound star heavy favorite

Matthew King returned just in time to qualify for the postseason and has multiple titles in his sights.

List of local qualifiers for boys swim & dive state championships

The state meets take place Friday and Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Swimmers, divers, teams to watch at prep state championships

A look at the top local contenders at this weekend’s boys swim and dive state meet in Federal Way.

Shorecrest boys top Stanwood to clinch state berth

The Scots win 68-58 for their 10th straight victory and a spot in the 3A regionals.

MP boys beat E-W, clinch state berth with banked-in 3-pointer

Luke Dobler’s go-ahead 3 lifted the Tomahawks to a 59-56 district semifinal win over Edmonds-Woodway.

GP boys stay perfect, clinch 4th consecutive state berth

The unbeaten Grizzlies hit 10 3s and beat Skyline 59-39 in a Wes-King Bi-District Tournament semifinal.

Glacier Peak girls clinch 9th state berth in 10 seasons

The Grizzlies pull away late to beat Inglemoor 63-45 in a Wes-King Bi-District Tournament semifinal.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Mat Classic, state swim meets and district basketball tournaments highlight an action-packed week.

Prep notebook: E-W boys wrestlers claim regional title

Also, the Everett girls basketball team earned its first postseason win in seven years last week.

Kamiak swimmers pose with the team championship trophy at the end of the 4A Northwest District swim and dive finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish. Kamiak won its 11th team title in 13 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak wins 4A district swim title as records fall

Seven total meet records are set as the Knights cruise to their 11th outright district crown in 13 years.

Kamiak swimmers pose with the team championship trophy at the end of the 4A Northwest District swim and dive finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish. Kamiak won its 11th team title in 13 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Swimmers race to the finish during the Class 3A Northwest District finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. (Cameron Van Til / The Herald)

Shorecrest rides depth to 3A district swim title

Edmonds-Woodway wins 5 of the 12 events and Shorewood diver Isaac Poole shatters a 29-year meet record.

Swimmers race to the finish during the Class 3A Northwest District finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. (Cameron Van Til / The Herald)
The Meadowdale and Snohomish girls basketball teams will square off in the quarterfinals of a seemingly wide-open Class 3A Northwest District Tournament. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

High school girls basketball postseason primer

A look at the favorites, contenders and sleepers in the 4A, 3A and 2A district and bi-district tourneys.

The Meadowdale and Snohomish girls basketball teams will square off in the quarterfinals of a seemingly wide-open Class 3A Northwest District Tournament. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Postseason action ramps up with wrestling regionals, district basketball and district swimming.