Pierce Darlington (right) and the Glacier Peak boys basketball team is one of 10 local squads headed to the Hardwood Classic beginning Wednesday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Pierce Darlington (right) and the Glacier Peak boys basketball team is one of 10 local squads headed to the Hardwood Classic beginning Wednesday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

POLL: Which local hoops team has the best shot at state?

Ten local teams are taking part in the high school state basketball tournaments this week.

High school state basketball week has arrived!

The Hardwood Classic, which determines the prep basketball state champions, take place Wednesday through Saturday as the top 12 boys and girls teams in each classification duke it out. The 4A and 3A tournaments are at the Tacoma Dome, the 2A and 1A tournaments are at the Yakima Valley SunDome, and the 2B and 1B tournaments are at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.

A total of 10 local teams qualified for the Hardwood Classic, six boys teams and four girls teams spread across four classifications. Here they are (game times are for Wednesday):


Glacier Peak

Seed: No. 2

Record: 24-0

First-round opponent: Bye


Glacier Peak

Seed: No. 6

Record: 20-4

First-round opponent: No. 14 Camas (16-11), 9 a.m.


Marysville Pilchuck

Seed: No. 3

Record: 21-3

First-round opponent: No. 14 Central Kitsap (18-8), 9 a.m.

Marysville Getchell

Seed: No. 15

Record: 17-8

First-round opponent: No. 2 Wilson (20-3), 10:30 a.m.



Seed: No. 3

Record: 22-2

First-round opponent: Bye


Seed: No. 5

Record: 21-3

First-round opponent: No. 12 Capital (19-6), 7:15 p.m.


Mountlake Terrace

Seed: No. 8

Record: 18-7

First-round opponent: No. 9 Black Hills (19-6), 9 p.m.


Seed: No. 12

Record: 15-9

First-round opponent: No. 4 Lindbergh (23-3), 7:15 p.m.



Seed: No. 14

Record: 15-10

First-round opponent: No. 3 Zillah (22-2), 9 a.m.



Seed: No. 6

Record: 18-8

First-round opponent: No. 14 Montesano (16-9), 3:45 p.m.

So which team do you think has the best chance of winning a state championship? Pick your choice here:

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