Stanwood’s Tyler Rhue is one of many local wrestlers who will be competing in regional tournaments Saturday for spots in the following week’s Mat Classic. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stanwood’s Tyler Rhue is one of many local wrestlers who will be competing in regional tournaments Saturday for spots in the following week’s Mat Classic. (Andy Bronson / 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.

Some of the many high school sports events to watch this week as the postseason begins:

Boys and girls basketball: 4A Wes-King Bi-District tournaments, various days and sites. The boys and girls tournaments tip off Thursday and Friday, respectively, with Wesco 4A seeds 3-6 facing KingCo 4A seeds 3-6 in loser-out contests. The winners advance to Saturday’s bi-district quarterfinals.

Boys and girls basketball: 3A Northwest District tournaments, various days and sites. The girls tournament tips off Wednesday with play-in games involving seeds 7-10. The winners advance to Friday’s district quarterfinals. The boys tournament begins Thursday with its play-in games for seeds 7-10, followed by quarterfinals on Saturday.

Boys and girls basketball: 2A Northwest/Sea-King Bi-District tournaments, various days and sites. The girls tournament tips off Wednesday with loser-out games involving seeds 5-12. The winners advance to Friday’s bi-district quarterfinals. The boys tournament begins Thursday with its loser-out games for seeds 5-12, followed by quarterfinals on Saturday.

Boys wrestling: 4A Region 1 Tournament: 10 a.m. Saturday at Glacier Peak H.S. Wrestlers from Wesco 4A and the South Puget Sound League 4A square off for spots in next week’s Mat Classic.

Boys wrestling: 3A Region 1 Tournament: 10 a.m. Saturday at Bonney Lake H.S. Wrestlers from the Wesco 3A North, Northwest Conference and Pierce County League battle for Mat Classic berths.

Boys wrestling: 3A Region 2 Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday at Kelso H.S. Wrestlers from the Wesco 3A South, Greater St. Helens League 3A and KingCo 3A square off for Mat Classic spots.

Girls wrestling: Region 1 Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday at Sedro-Woolley H.S. Local wrestlers and numerous others from across the region battle for Mat Classic berths.

Boys swimming: 4A and 3A Northwest District finals, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. Local teams battle for district supremacy ahead of next week’s state championships. The 4A finals start at 10 a.m. and the 3A finals at 4 p.m.

Cameron Van Til, Herald writer

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