Boys basketball

Keira Marsh (top left), Blake Conyers (top right), Baylor Thomas (bottom left) and Bobby Siebers were all selected to all-state games by Washington coaches associations. (Herald file)

Prep notebook: 12 locals picked for all-state hoops games

Plus, a Lakewood duo earns Northwest Conference honors and Arlington’s AD is recognized for his efforts.

Keira Marsh (top left), Blake Conyers (top right), Baylor Thomas (bottom left) and Bobby Siebers were all selected to all-state games by Washington coaches associations. (Herald file)
Snohomish's Ella Gallatin shoots over Bonney Lake's Brooke Mansfield Wednesday evening in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Panthers advance with the 46-44 victory over the Panthers. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Five locals named to state basketball all-tournament teams

Terrace’s Zaveon Jones and Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin led the way with first-team selections.

Snohomish's Ella Gallatin shoots over Bonney Lake's Brooke Mansfield Wednesday evening in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Panthers advance with the 46-44 victory over the Panthers. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Mountlake Terrace’s Chris Meegan gets blocked by Mt. Spokane’s Andrew Rayment Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 3A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace boys’ title hopes dashed by Mt. Spokane

The Wildcats dominate the paint en route to a 70-45 quarterfinal victory over the Hawks at the Tacoma Dome.

Mountlake Terrace’s Chris Meegan gets blocked by Mt. Spokane’s Andrew Rayment Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 3A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lakewood High School.

Lakewood boys lose to Sehome in tight battle

The Cougars’ season comes to an end with a 42-40 defeat in a 2A loser-out game late Wednesday.

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Mariner's Jailin Johnson, left, and Naser Motley walk to the bench dejected after loosing to Olympia Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mariner boys’ season ends with state loss to Olympia

The Marauders battle to overcome a tough first half, but fall to the Bears 50-41 in the 4A loser-out game.

Mariner's Jailin Johnson, left, and Naser Motley walk to the bench dejected after loosing to Olympia Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace's Zaveon Jones goes for a shot attempt with Timberline's Alex Tichenor trailing Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace boys down Timberline, reach quarterfinals

In a game filled with runs by both teams, the Hawks prevail 65-62 to advance at the 3A Hardwood Classic.

Mountlake Terrace's Zaveon Jones goes for a shot attempt with Timberline's Alex Tichenor trailing Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mariner's Tijan Saine forces his way around Glacier Peak's Jo Lee while driving to the hoop during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mariner's Tijan Saine forces his way around Glacier Peak's Jo Lee while driving to the hoop during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace's Mason Towne reacts to a score during the game against Kelso on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Terrace boys rally from big deficit, beat Kelso to advance

The Hawks trailed by 14 in the third quarter, but came back to force OT and earned a 67-65 win in a loser-out state game.

Mountlake Terrace's Mason Towne reacts to a score during the game against Kelso on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 in Mill Creek, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lakewood’s Justice Taylor goes for an acrobatic layup against Sammamish Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 2A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lakewood boys hold off Sammamish to reach Hardwood Classic

The Cougars race out to a big lead early and hold off the Redhawks 61-53 in the loser-out state game.

Lakewood’s Justice Taylor goes for an acrobatic layup against Sammamish Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 2A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Graham-Kapowsin’s Joshua Wood scores over a defender against Glacier Peak Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Glacier Peak boys’ season ends with loss to Graham-Kapowsin

The Grizzlies cut a late 11-point deficit to make it interesting, but fall 58-56 in the state tournament loser-out game.

Graham-Kapowsin’s Joshua Wood scores over a defender against Glacier Peak Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson's Sylas Williams wins a rebound against Glacier Peak's Torey Watkins Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson's Sylas Williams wins a rebound against Glacier Peak's Torey Watkins Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace's Jeffrey Anyimah splits Ferndale’s defense for a layup Saturday evening at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )

Terrace rides typical stingy defense to another state tourney

Led by another lockdown defense, the district champion Hawks have won 16 of their past 17 games.

Mountlake Terrace's Jeffrey Anyimah splits Ferndale’s defense for a layup Saturday evening at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Arlington's bench reacts to action on the floor against Evergreen Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on February 22, 2022. The Eagles won 73-53. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Arlington boys race past Evergreen, advance to state regionals

Ethan Martin scores 35 and the Eagles unleash frustration over their seeding with a 3A state play-in rout.

Arlington's bench reacts to action on the floor against Evergreen Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on February 22, 2022. The Eagles won 73-53. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Sultan senior Grace Trichler looks to create space from a defender during practice Feb. 3 at Sultan High School in Sultan. Trichler was named the Emerald Sound Conference Coho Division Player of the Year. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Winter 2021-22 All-Emerald Sound Conference teams

Athletes honored in boys and girls basketball and boys and girls wrestling.

Sultan senior Grace Trichler looks to create space from a defender during practice Feb. 3 at Sultan High School in Sultan. Trichler was named the Emerald Sound Conference Coho Division Player of the Year. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mariner’s Naser Motley is able to get around Glacier Peak’s Bobby Siebers to make a layup during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Brackets released for high school basketball state tournaments

Fourteen local teams are headed to state, which begins this week with play-in and regional games.

Mariner’s Naser Motley is able to get around Glacier Peak’s Bobby Siebers to make a layup during the game on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)