A look at some of the area’s premier hoopsters as the season gets underway.
The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals per game for the Eagles as a junior.
The three-sport Snohomish standout helped the Panthers to state success in soccer, basketball and track.
The 6-foot-4 junior was a force on offense and defense for a Spartans team that reached the final day of the Hardwood Classic.
Former Glacier Peak standout Paisley Harding signs a training camp contract with the Seattle Storm.
A look at the top prep girls basketball players in the area from the 2021-22 season.
The Arlington junior used her versatile skill set to help lead the Eagles to a third-place trophy.
Plus, a Lakewood duo earns Northwest Conference honors and Arlington’s AD is recognized for his efforts.
Terrace’s Zaveon Jones and Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin led the way with first-team selections.
The Arlington girls, Snohomish girls, Stanwood girls, Murphy girls and Terrace boys claim hardware.
The Eagles are undone by a rough 4th quarter in a 56-42 state semifinal loss to the defending champs.
The Terrace boys and Murphy, Snohomish and Stanwood girls advanced to Saturday’s placing games.
The Eagles survive a furious comeback by the Panthers and prevail 50-47 in the 3A state quarterfinals.
Stingy defense isn’t enough as the Vikings lose a tight battle 37-35 and drop into the 4A consolation bracket.
The Spartans give the No. 1-seed Panthers a stiff battle, but lose 52-33 in the 3A girls state quarterfinals.
The Wildcats can’t keep up in the second half and fall 59-36 to the Mustangs.
Senior Baylor Thomas forces OT with a last-second bucket and the Vikings beat Rogers (Puyallup) 41-37 to advance to the 4A quarterfinals.
The Panthers fend off a second-half comeback by Bonney Lake and win 46-44 to reach the 3A state quarters.
The Spartans pull away in the second half to win 53-39 and will face No. 1 Mead in the 3A quarterfinals on Thursday.
The Eagles have rattled opponents all season with their full-court pressure, fast pace and 1-2 punch.