POLL: Who advances furthest at state basketball?

Eleven local teams are playing at the Hardwood Classic high school state tournaments this week.

The Hardwood Classic has arrived.

This is the week of the high school state basketball tournaments, which begin Wednesday and continue through Saturday. The top 12 teams at each classification gather to slug it out for the rights to be called state champions.

The 4A and 3A tournaments take place in Tacoma, and there are six local teams taking part. Here’s each team at a glance:

GLACIER PEAK BOYS

Classification: 4A

Seed: No. 10

Record: 13-1 league (first), 21-3 overall

District finish: second

Streak: won two

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 2 Skyview

KAMIAK BOYS

Classification: 4A

Seed: No. 14

Record: 10-4 league (third), 16-8 overall

District finish: first

Streak: won seven

Last 10: 9-1

First-round opponent: No. 3 Union

LAKE STEVENS GIRLS

Classification: 4A

Seed: No. 7

Record: 13-1 league (first), 19-4 overall

District finish: first

Streak: lost one

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 10 Kentlake

STANWOOD BOYS

Classification: 3A

Seed: No. 11

Record: 10-2 league (t-second), 17-7 overall

District finish: second

Streak: won one

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 6 Eastside Catholic

STANWOOD GIRLS

Classification: 3A

Seed: No. 10

Record: 9-3 league (t-third), 17-6 overall

District finish: second

Streak: won four

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 7 Prairie

SHORECREST GIRLS

Classification: 3A

Seed: No. 13

Record: 9-3 league (t-third), 17-7 overall

District finish: first

Streak: won one

Last 10: 6-4

First-round opponent: No. 5 Seattle Prep

So of the teams playing at the Tacoma Dome, which one goes the furthest?


There are also five local teams taking part in the 2A and 1A tournaments in Yakima or the 2B and 1B tournaments in Spokane. They are:

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE BOYS

Classification: 2A

Seed: No. 5

Record: 11-1 league (first), 22-3 overall

District finish: third

Streak: lost one

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 13 Liberty (Issaquah)

ARCHBISHOP MURPHY GIRLS

Classification: 2A

Seed: No. 5

Record: 12-0 league (first), 22-2 overall

District finish: No. 2

Streak: Won 1

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: bye

KING’S BOYS

Classification: 1A

Seed: No. 16

Record: 8-4 league (t-second), 16-11 overall

Bi-district finish: third

Streak: won six

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 8 Newport

CEDAR PARK CHRISTIAN-MOUNTLAKE TERRACE BOYS

Classification: 1B

Seed: No. 3

Record: 14-0 league (first), 26-2 overall

Bi-district finish: third

Streak: Lost one

Last 10: 8-2

First-round opponent: No. 11 Tulalip Heritage

TULALIP HERITAGE BOYS

Classification: 1B

Seed: No. 11

Record: 12-2 league (second), 22-6 overall

Bi-district finish: fourth

Streak: Won one

Last 10: 6-4

First-round opponent: No. 3 Cedar Park Christian-Mountlake Terrace

So which of the smaller schools goes furthest at state?


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