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Prep Hot Tickets: March 26-31

Four high school sporting events to keep your eye on this week

A former gymnast hopes to be a two-sport state champ

Kelsey Bassett overcame a back injury and is looking to add a pole-vault title to a state diving crown.

Prep track: Five storylines to watch this season

Lake Stevens’ Roe and Mountlake Terrace’s Bach are looking to defend their state titles

Edmonds-Woodway’s Kyra Collingridge throws a pitch against Mountlake Terrace’s Jenna Maxfield Wednesday afternoon at Mountlake Terrace High School on March 21, 2018. Edmonds-Woodway won 7-5. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway softball tops Terrace 7-5 in 8 innings

Heidi Davis’ 2-run single gave the Warriors over the Hawks to open the Wesco 3A schedule.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Kyra Collingridge throws a pitch against Mountlake Terrace’s Jenna Maxfield Wednesday afternoon at Mountlake Terrace High School on March 21, 2018. Edmonds-Woodway won 7-5. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Prep hot tickets: March 18-24

Here are some prep sports events to keep an eye on this week.

Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Carson Tuttle

Kamiak’s senior point guard is the area’s top player for the 2nd straight season.

Darrington will play 8-man football next season

The school decided to make the move for the next two seasons due to low participation numbers.

Archbishop Murphy girls fall to W.F. West in 2A title game

The Wildcats dominate in the first half, but struggle in the second half and lose 64-52.

Kaitlin Larson (left) is comforted by Ashley Alter after loosing to Garfield for the semifinals of the 3A Hardwood Classic Friday night at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 2, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls battle, fall to Garfield in 3A semifinals

The Spartans run out of steam late and lose 46-40 and will face West Seattle in the 3rd/5th place game.

Kaitlin Larson (left) is comforted by Ashley Alter after loosing to Garfield for the semifinals of the 3A Hardwood Classic Friday night at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 2, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Kamiak’s historic run ends in consolation loss to Skyview

After reaching their first-ever state quarterfinals, the Knights’ run ended with a consolation-game loss

Stanwood celebrates their win over Lincoln to advance to the semifinals in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls upset Lincoln, earn first-ever trip to state semis

The Spartans knock off the top-seeded Abes 49-39 and will face No. 3 Garfield in the semifinals.

Stanwood celebrates their win over Lincoln to advance to the semifinals in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens girls eliminated in 57-42 loss to Kentlake

The seventh-seeded Vikings finish their season with a 19-5 record

Glacier Peak’s Trey Lawrence (left) is comforted by teammate Tony Collins after loosing to Skyview High in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on February 28, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Glacier Peak boys beaten by Skyview in final seconds

Bobby Martin scores 27 points and junior Evan Mannes adds 18 for the Grizzlies in 68-67 loss.

Glacier Peak’s Trey Lawrence (left) is comforted by teammate Tony Collins after loosing to Skyview High in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on February 28, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

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Terrace boys battle-tested entering state hoops tourney

The Hawks have fought past adversity during their path to Wednesday’s first-round game in Yakima.

Guide to 4A, 3A boys state basketball tournaments

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Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson gathers a rebound with Lynnwood’s Abby Douglas tangled Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School in Mill Creek on February 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls oust Lynnwood to reach Hardwood Classic

The Spartans win 80-60 and advance to play in the Tacoma Dome for the second straight season.

Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson gathers a rebound with Lynnwood’s Abby Douglas tangled Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School in Mill Creek on February 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Late bucket lifts Glacier Peak boys over Skyline

Senior Bobby Martin scores with 4.3 seconds to play and the Grizzlies hang on to win 50-49 to advance.

At a glance: Boys basketball state regional games

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