Fifteen local high school basketball teams are playing in state regional matchups Friday or Saturday. For this week’s Hot Tickets, here’s a look at the action involving local teams that will take place in or nearest to Snohomish County:
Boys basketball: 3A state regional — Marysville Getchell vs. Mount Tahoma, 6 p.m. Friday at Puyallup H.S. After winning three consecutive district elimination games last week, No. 15 seed Marysville Getchell makes its first-ever state appearance with this loser-out regional contest against No. 10 seed Mount Tahoma.
Boys basketball: 2A state regionals, Saturday at Mount Vernon H.S. A pair of local 2A teams play back-to-back regional games Saturday at Mount Vernon High School. Making its first-ever state appearance, No. 12 seed Lakewood faces No. 13 seed Franklin Pierce at 10 a.m. in a loser-out contest. No. 8 seed Mountlake Terrace then plays top-seeded Lynden in a non-elimination game at noon.
Boys and girls basketball: State regionals, Saturday at Jackson H.S. Hoops fans can camp out all day at Jackson High School for Saturday’s quadruple-header of state regional matchups involving local teams. The action begins at noon with a 3A girls non-elimination game between No. 3 seed Arlington and No. 6 seed Lake Washington. Next up is a 3A boys non-elimination contest at 2 p.m. between No. 3 seed Marysville Pilchuck and No. 6 seed Kamiakin. Following that is a loser-out 4A girls game at 4 p.m. between No. 11 seed Lake Stevens and No. 14 seed Camas. The day concludes with a 4A boys non-elimination contest between unbeaten No. 2 seed Glacier Peak and No. 7 seed Auburn.
Boys and girls basketball: 3A state regionals, Saturday at Issaquah H.S. A pair of local 3A teams play back-to-back regional games Saturday at Issaquah High School. The No. 11 seed Shorecrest boys face No. 14 seed Central Kitsap in a loser-out contest at 4 p.m. The No. 11 seed Meadowdale girls then play No. 14 seed Hudson’s Bay in a loser-out game at 6 p.m.