Boys basketball

Jackson’s Sylas Williams (5) shoots the ball during a game between Lake Stevens and Jackson at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. The Jackson Timberwolves won, 87-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Locals selected for all-state basketball games

Four boys and four girls are set to compete in games this Saturday.

 

Shorecrest (blue jerseys) takes on Garfield in a boys 3A state quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys mount late rally, fall to No. 2 Garfield

The No. 16 Scots cut a 21-point deficit to seven late in the fourth, but lose to the Bulldogs 71-60 in the 3A quarterfinals.

 

Mountlake’s Chris Meegan grimaces in response to a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against O’Dea on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Terrace boys’ comeback bid falls just short in loss to O’Dea

The Hawks rally from down 20-8 early to have a shot to win, but fall 54-52 in the 3A state quarterfinals.

Mountlake’s Chris Meegan grimaces in response to a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against O’Dea on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest's Adarrius Hilliard (24) defends a shot by Rainier Beach's Darius Wilcher (10) during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys pull off upset, thump Rainier Beach

The No. 16 Scots ride a 25-6 run in the third to a 69-44 win over the No. 8 Vikings and advance to the 3A state quarterfinals.

Shorecrest's Adarrius Hilliard (24) defends a shot by Rainier Beach's Darius Wilcher (10) during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)
Arlington's Leyton Martin (right) brings the ball up court against Auburn's Tyrell Nichols during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Arlington boys’ upset bid falls short in loss to Auburn

The Eagles carry the lead into the final quarter against the defending 3A state champs, but lose 52-41 to end their season.

Arlington's Leyton Martin (right) brings the ball up court against Auburn's Tyrell Nichols during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Logan Tews (21) moves with the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Mountlake Terrace and North Thurston at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Mountlake Terrace won, 58-53. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Terrace boys edge North Thurston, reach 3A quarterfinals

The balanced Hawks make key plays on offense and defense and beat the Rams 58-53 to set up a matchup with O’Dea on Thursday.

Mountlake Terrace’s Logan Tews (21) moves with the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Mountlake Terrace and North Thurston at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Mountlake Terrace won, 58-53. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mariner’s Jailin Johnson (2) fights to shoot the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Gonzaga Prep and Mariner at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The Marauders fell, 79-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Mariner boys can’t overcome slow start in loss to Gonzaga Prep

The Marauders fall behind early and suffer a season-ending 79-69 loss to the Bullpups in the 4A state round of 12.

Mariner’s Jailin Johnson (2) fights to shoot the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Gonzaga Prep and Mariner at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The Marauders fell, 79-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Snohomish's Sara Rodgers, left, heads the ball with Everett’s Brittney Lemke Tuesday evening in Everett, Washington on September 13, 2022. The Panthers defeated the Eagles 3-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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Snohomish's Sara Rodgers, left, heads the ball with Everett’s Brittney Lemke Tuesday evening in Everett, Washington on September 13, 2022. The Panthers defeated the Eagles 3-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington’s Leyton Martin (23) shoots the ball during a game between the Arlington Eagles and Walla Walla Blue Devils at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Arlington won, 68-57. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Arlington boys top Walla Walla, punch ticket to Tacoma Dome

The Eagles use a balanced effort to secure a 68-57 victory and their first trip to the Tacoma Dome since 2013.

Arlington’s Leyton Martin (23) shoots the ball during a game between the Arlington Eagles and Walla Walla Blue Devils at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Arlington won, 68-57. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mariner’s Macky James (3) shoots the ball during a game between the Mariner Marauders and the Chiawana Riverhawks at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. The Mariners won, 85-74. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Gritty Mariner boys down Chiawana, clinch spot at Tacoma Dome

The undersized Marauders use their speed to beat the Riverhawks 85-74 and book their 2nd straight trip to the 4A Hardwood Classic.

Mariner’s Macky James (3) shoots the ball during a game between the Mariner Marauders and the Chiawana Riverhawks at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. The Mariners won, 85-74. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace's Zaveon Jones (center) guards Eastside Catholic's Jacob Cofie (right) during a state playoff game on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Bellevue College. Eastside Catholic won 54-52. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Terrace boys give tenacious effort, fall to Eastside Catholic

The Hawks scrap and claw with the Crusaders and 6-foot-10 star Jacob Cofie, but lose 54-52 and will face a loser-out game in Tacoma.

Mountlake Terrace's Zaveon Jones (center) guards Eastside Catholic's Jacob Cofie (right) during a state playoff game on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Bellevue College. Eastside Catholic won 54-52. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann reaches out to to try and block a pass by Stadium’s Ne’Quan Brown during the game against Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys stave off Stadium rally, advance at state

The Scots lead by as many as 16 points in the second half and hang on to win 48-45 to reach Round 2 of the 3A tournament.

Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann reaches out to to try and block a pass by Stadium’s Ne’Quan Brown during the game against Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Chris Meegan lifts the 3A District 1 championship trophy in the air after being Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace boys shut down Arlington, win district title

The Hawks clamp down on defense from the opening tip and beat the Eagles 57-34 in the 3A District 1 championship game.

Mountlake Terrace’s Chris Meegan lifts the 3A District 1 championship trophy in the air after being Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett’s Daniel Savovic drives to the hoop during the game against Marysville Getchell on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett boys edge MG, secure first state berth since 2000

Isaiah White’s clutch free throws in the final second lift the Seagulls to a 58-54 victory in a winner-to-state, loser-out game.

Everett’s Daniel Savovic drives to the hoop during the game against Marysville Getchell on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell’s Arion Palacol runs a play during the game against Mount Vernon on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Big comeback falls short as MG boys lose to Mount Vernon

The Chargers, who came all the back from down 18 points to fall 69-68, will face Everett in a win-or-go-home game Saturday.

Marysville-Getchell’s Arion Palacol runs a play during the game against Mount Vernon on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann takes the ball down the court during the game against Everett on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys fend off Everett, secure state berth

The Scots clamp down late and top the Seagulls 58-50; Everett will face MG for the final 3A state spot from District 1 Saturday.

Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann takes the ball down the court during the game against Everett on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mariner players react after winning a game between Jackson and Mariner at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023. After an intense back-and-forth in the final period Mariner defeated Jackson, 77-76. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Mariner boys mount stunning rally, top Jackson for state berth

The Marauders trail by as many as 19 points in the third, but come back to edge their Wesco 4A rivals 77-76 in another thriller.

Mariner players react after winning a game between Jackson and Mariner at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023. After an intense back-and-forth in the final period Mariner defeated Jackson, 77-76. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Rayshaun Connor runs into a defender while trying to find some space against Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Terrace boys ride depth past Mount Vernon, clinch state bid

The Hawks get contributions up and down the roster to win 74-60 and advance to the 3A District 1 Tournament title game.

Mountlake Terrace’s Rayshaun Connor runs into a defender while trying to find some space against Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington’s Ty Rusko steps into a three in transition against Shorecrest on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington boys knock off Shorecrest, secure 3A state berth

Senior David Zachman scores 27 points as the Eagles top the Scots 61-50 to advance to the 3A District 1 Tournament title game.

Arlington’s Ty Rusko steps into a three in transition against Shorecrest on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)