Boys basketball

Lake Stevens senior boys basketball player Jaxson Smith is our Athlete of the Month for February. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Athlete of the Month Q&A: Lake Stevens senior Jaxson Smith

Smith’s big performance on Senior Night helped the Vikings clinch a playoff berth.

 

Lakewood boys hoops receives All-NWC honors after historic run

Alex Jensen was named the Northwest Conference MVP and Anthony Wiederkehr was named coach of the year.

 

Jackson’s Jaylen Searles dunks during the game at Mariner High School on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

The Herald’s 2020 All-Area boys basketball teams

A look at the top high school boys basketball players in the area this past season.

 

Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Malakhi Knight

The dynamic junior guard led the Marysville Getchell program to new heights.

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19

Six local high school basketball teams competed in last week’s Hardwood Classics in the Tacoma Dome.

Locals earn all-tournament honors at Hardwood Classics

Six players earned all-tournament honors and another was named MVP.

King’s boys win Class 1A Hardwood Classic title

The Knights outlasted Lynden Christian in overtime for their third championship in six seasons.

Hardwood Classic roundup: GP, Arlington girls finish 3rd

The Grizzlies and Eagles both claimed third-place trophies after falling in Friday’s state semifinals.

GP boys suffer first loss, fall to Mount Si in 4A state semis

The Grizzlies went scoreless for the entire 1st quarter and saw their title dreams end in a 62-49 loss.

Glacier Peak boys ride 3-point barrage to 4A state semifinals

The unbeaten Grizzlies drain 12 3-pointers to rally past Sumner for a 57-52 state quarterfinal win.

Marysville Pilchuck boys fall to Garfield, 73-52

Their championship hopes are gone, but the Tomahawks can still earn a state trophy

Marysville Pilchuck boys advance at 3A Hardwood Classic

The Tomahawks beat Central Kitsap 63-48 to earn a matchup with Garfield in the quarterfinals.

Despite virus threat, state tournaments carry on as usual

Basketball, not the coronavirus, was on the minds of the players, coaches and fans in Tacoma

Marysville Getchell’s season ends with a loss to Wilson

The Chargers fall 73-52 in the program’s first-ever game at the 3A Hardwood Classic

Glacier Peak boys take storybook 24-0 season to Tacoma Dome

With an array of playmakers and their usual stingy defense, the Grizzlies are state-title contenders.

Glacier Peak basketball’s decade-plus run of rare success

Since 2010, the GP boys and girls teams have totaled the most state berths of any 4A or 3A school.

Glacier Peak’s Brayden Corwin attempts a shot over Mariner’s Naser Motley Monday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on January 27, 2020. Glacier Peak won 55-49. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Glacier Peak boys favored among local teams

The Grizzlies received 42% of the vote among the 10 local prep basketball teams headed to state.

Glacier Peak’s Brayden Corwin attempts a shot over Mariner’s Naser Motley Monday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on January 27, 2020. Glacier Peak won 55-49. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: Hardwood Classic schedules for local teams

Ten local high school basketball teams are headed to either the Tacoma Dome or Yakima Valley SunDome.

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