X

State basketball roundup: 5 local teams finish with trophies

The Arlington girls, Snohomish girls, Stanwood girls, Murphy girls and Terrace boys claim hardware.

Five Snohomish County high school basketball teams finished with state trophies in their respective Hardwood Classics.

The Arlington girls captured their second consecutive third-place trophy. The Snohomish girls and Archbishop Murphy girls earned fourth-place trophies. And the Stanwood girls and Mountlake Terrace boys took sixth-place trophies.

Below are roundups from Saturday’s Hardwood Classic placing games in Tacoma and Yakima:

3A GIRLS HARDWOOD CLASSIC

Arlington 61, Mead 44

TACOMA — Less than 15 hours after a heartbreaking state semifinal loss, third-seeded Arlington bounced back to roll past top-seeded Mead in the third/fifth-place game at the Tacoma Dome.

It marked the Eagles’ second consecutive third-place state trophy and their fifth top-four state trophy in the past nine state tournaments.

Arlington (21-3) was coming off a tough semifinal loss to No. 2 seed Garfield on Friday night. The Eagles took a six-point lead into the fourth quarter of that game before being outscored 23-3 in the final period by the unbeaten defending state champions.

But Arlington showed no hangover effects on Saturday, racing to a 17-8 first-quarter lead over Mead (23-2) and staying in control the rest of the way.

Jenna Villa led the Eagles with 23 points and eight rebounds, while Keira Marsh provided 15 points and four steals. Hannah Rork added 11 points for Arlington, which finished 27 of 39 from the free-throw line.

The Eagles’ defense came up with 14 steals and held Mead to just 26.1% shooting from the field. The Panthers committed 21 turnovers.

Parker Brown scored a team-high nine points for Mead, which was coming off a one-point state semifinal loss to fourth-seeded Lake Washington on Friday night.

Snohomish 51, Stanwood 43

TACOMA — Addyson Gallatin scored 15 points on five 3-pointers and fifth-seeded Snohomish beat seventh-seeded Stanwood in an all-Wesco fourth/sixth-place game at the Tacoma Dome.

With the victory, the Panthers (18-5) claimed their fourth top-four state trophy in the past six state tournaments. The win also avenged Snohomish’s loss to the Spartans (14-7) in last month’s 3A District 1 Tournament semifinals.

Gallatin sank 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range — including four 3s in the second half — and grabbed seven rebounds. Jada Andresen added 11 points for the Panthers, including three 3-pointers.

Eastern Washington University-bound Ella Gallatin capped her Snohomish career with 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Cheyenne Rodgers also scored 10 points for the Panthers.

Stanwood led 15-6 after the first quarter, but Snohomish outscored the Spartans 37-20 over the next two periods.

Vivienne Berrett led Stanwood with 11 points and seven rebounds. Ava Cook and Paige Almanza added eight points apiece for the Spartans.

Stanwood’s sixth-place trophy marks its second-best state finish in program history. The Spartans’ best finish was a fifth-place trophy in 2018.

2A GIRLS HARDWOOD CLASSIC

Archbishop Murphy 66, Hudson’s Bay 59

YAKIMA — Ava Marr scored 22 points to lead fifth-seeded Archbishop Murphy past third-seeded Hudson’s Bay in the fourth/sixth-place game at the Yakima Valley SunDome.

Marr shot 8 of 12 from the field and added three steals for the Wildcats (16-7), who erased a four-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Eagles 42-31 in the second half.

Taylor Campbell added 15 points for Archbishop Murphy, including four 3-pointers. Jojo Chiangpradit provided 12 points and Hannah Humphrey chipped in 10 to give the Wildcats four double-digit scorers.

It was Archbishop Murphy’s first state trophy since a runner-up state finish in 2018.

Mahaila Harrison posted a double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds for Hudson’s Bay (19-5), which finished with its first-ever state trophy. Aniyah Hampton added 12 points and Paytin Ballard scored 10 for the Eagles.

3A BOYS HARDWOOD CLASSIC

Garfield 80, Mountlake Terrace 56

TACOMA — Ninth-seeded Mountlake Terrace couldn’t keep up with talent-laden Garfield and fell to the top-seeded Bulldogs in the fourth/sixth-place game at the Tacoma Dome.

Garfield (24-1), which suffered its only loss of the season in an overtime defeat to second-seeded Auburn in Thursday’s state quarterfinals, outscored the Hawks 48-21 over the second and third quarters combined.

Raphiel Justice led the Bulldogs with 15 points. Koren Johnson, a University of Washington-bound four-star recruit, added 14 points, four assists and five steals. Jaylin Stewart, another four-star recruit, had 14 points and eight rebounds for Garfield.

The Bulldogs shot 57.9% from the field, including 66.7% on 2-pointers.

Zaveon Jones scored 19 points and Jeffrey Anyimah added 16 for Mountlake Terrace (20-4), which shot just 35% from the field.

The Hawks finished with their first state trophy since 2013, when they took fourth place in the 3A state tournament.

Talk to us

More in Sports

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen of Everett poses with a soccer ball in front of the state capitol building in Olympia. (Provided photo)
How Rep. Rick Larsen helped Seattle secure its 2026 World Cup bid

The longtime congressman isn’t solely responsible, but he played a small role in bringing the event to the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez is greeted in the dugout after he hit a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Rodriguez, Ray lead Mariners by lowly A’s

Seattle’s star rookie drive in both runs and Robbie Ray fans a season-high 12 batters.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox rally from early hole to beat Emeralds

Victor Labrada hits the go-ahead home run in the seventh inning as Everett wins 6-4.

Storm
Dream pull away in 3rd to beat Storm

Seattle never leads in a 90-76 loss to Atlanta.

Kevin Clark / The Herald

***Silvertips Special Sections*****
Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

Sports:  Silvertips Special Section
Shot on: 09/06/15
Silvertips add pair in CHL import draft

Everett selects Czechian forward Dominik Rymon with pick 57 and Swiss goalie Tim Metzger 117th overall.

Silvertips’ Niko Huuhtanen and Giants’ Jaden Lipinski fight for the puck during the playoff match up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Silvertips will look to replace Huuhtanen in CHL import draft

The standout forward who scored 37 goals this past season recently signed a professional contract to play in Finland.

FILE - UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., right, tries to get by Southern California forward Isaiah Mobley during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. UCLA and Southern California are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a seismic change that could lead to another major realignment of college sports. A person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, June 30, 2022, on condition of anonymity because the schools' talks with the Big Ten have not been made public said the schools have taken steps to request an invitation to join the conference. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
UCLA, USC leaving Pac-12 for Big Ten

The two schools announce they will be exiting the Pac-12 in 2024 in a major blow to the viability of the conference.

Seattle Mariners' Abraham Toro, center, is greeted by Julio Rodriguez, right, and Cal Raleigh, left, after Toro hit a single to score Marcus Wilson with the winning run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Late fireworks lead Mariners over Athetics

Justin Upton homers in the eighth and Abraham Toro hits walk-off single to give Seattle a 2-1 victory.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox can’t hold early lead, fall to Emeralds

Andy Thomas hits two home runs in Everett’s 6-3 defeat.

Most Read