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):

4A BOYS

Glacier Peak

Seed: No. 2

Record: 24-0

First-round opponent: Bye

4A GIRLS

Glacier Peak

Seed: No. 6

Record: 20-4

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

3A BOYS

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.

3A GIRLS

Arlington

Seed: No. 3

Record: 22-2

First-round opponent: Bye

Shorecrest

Seed: No. 5

Record: 21-3

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

2A BOYS

Mountlake Terrace

Seed: No. 8

Record: 18-7

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

Lakewood

Seed: No. 12

Record: 15-9

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

1A BOYS

King’s

Seed: No. 14

Record: 15-10

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

1A GIRLS

King’s

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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