Snohomish County will be well represented this weekend at all-state basketball games held by Washington coaching associations.
Seven girls earned the nod for the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association’s senior games.
Four boys will participate in the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association’s senior games and one will compete in the association’s first annual futures game for underclassmen.
The teams were announced Monday.
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas, a West Virginia State University signee who was named the Wesco 4A Player of the Year, and Cori Wilcox, an Eastern Washington signee, were named to the Class 4A girls squad. Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin, an Eastern Washington signee, and Cheyenne Rodgers and Arlington’s Keira Marsh, a California State-East Bay signee, garnered spots on the 3A team.
Sultan’s Grace Trichler, the Emerald Sound Conference Coho Division Player of the Year, is a member of the 1A squad, and Grace Academy’s Heidi Implola earned a spot on the 1B team.
The WSGBCA 1B vs. 2B game tips off at 2 p.m. Saturday at King’s High School in Shoreline. The 1A vs. 2A contest follows at 4 p.m. and the 3A vs. 4A game at 6 p.m.
Glacier Peak’s Bobby Siebers was named to the 4A boys team. Arlington’s Ethan Martin and Mountlake Terrace’s Jeffrey Anyimah earned spots on the 3A team. And Lakewood’s Blake Conyers will compete on the 2A squad.
The WIBCA senior games are scheduled to run from noon-6 p.m Saturday at Curtis High School in Tacoma.
Mountlake Terrace sophomore Zaveon Jones was selected to Team Will for the futures game, which takes place 6 p.m. Friday at Curtis.
The WIBCA is also holding its inaugural unified game 11 a.m. Saturday.
Two Lakewood seniors earn All-Northwest Conference nod
Lakewood’s Justice Taylor and Blake Conyers were selected to the All-Northwest Conference boys basketball teams.
Taylor, a senior who’s committed to play football at Central Washington University, was named to the first team and Conyers, a senior, was a second-team pick.
The duo helped the Cougars make their second straight trip to the Yakima Valley SunDome for the Class 2A Hardwood Classic.
Arlington AD Roys honored
Arlington athletic director Tom Roys has been named the WIAA District 1 Athletic Director of the Year, the Arlington School District announced in a release Friday.
“It’s very affirming to know the time and effort you put into this job is recognized by your peers,” Roys said in the release. “I’m blessed to be in an area with such amazing community support for our schools and athletics.”
Roys, who previously spent time at Arlington as a football, basketball, basketball, track and field and cross country coach, has served as the Eagles’ athletic director since 2008.
He’s now up for WIAA State Athletic Director of the Year, which will be announced during the Washington State Secondary Athletic Administrators Association conference April 23-26 in Kennewick.