Girls basketball

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

A girls hoops showdown between Wesco 3A/2A contenders Arlington and Shorecrest is among the highlights.

Girls basketball preview: Coaches poll

Area girls basketball coaches predict the order of finish in their respective leagues.

Girls basketball preview: GP has championship mindset

The Grizzlies believe they have the pieces in place to compete with the state’s best.

Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and teammate Chloe Pattison celebrate as the Arlington Eagles lost to the Lake Stevens Vikings 57-54 in a girls’ basketball game on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens girls rally for win over Arlington

Boise State signee Raigan Reed takes over down the stretch to lift the Vikings to a 57-54 victory.

Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and teammate Chloe Pattison celebrate as the Arlington Eagles lost to the Lake Stevens Vikings 57-54 in a girls’ basketball game on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas (right) drives to the basket against an Arlington defender during a Dec. 6 non-conference girls basketball game in Arlington that was won by Thomas and the Vikings, 57-54. Lake Stevens and Arlington should be among the top teams in Wesco 4A and Wesco 3A/2A, respectively, this season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Girls basketball preview: 5 storylines to watch

Wesco 4A should come down to a battle between familiar foes, and Arlington is favored in 3A/2A.

Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas (right) drives to the basket against an Arlington defender during a Dec. 6 non-conference girls basketball game in Arlington that was won by Thomas and the Vikings, 57-54. Lake Stevens and Arlington should be among the top teams in Wesco 4A and Wesco 3A/2A, respectively, this season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Aaron Kalab drives to the basket with Kelso’s Riley Noah trailing Saturday afternoon at Everett Community College on February 22, 2019 in Everett. The Tomahawks won 72-51 to advance to the Tacoma Dome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Among the highlights is an MP-Jackson boys basketball clash of defending Wesco champions.

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Aaron Kalab drives to the basket with Kelso’s Riley Noah trailing Saturday afternoon at Everett Community College on February 22, 2019 in Everett. The Tomahawks won 72-51 to advance to the Tacoma Dome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett hires new girls basketball coach

Jeannie Thompson, a 1998 Everett graduate and former Jackson coach, takes over for Luther Weathersby.

3 local girls hoops players headed to Saturday’s all-state games

Lynnwood’s Amayah Kirkman, Arlington’s Sierra Scheppele and Shorecrest’s Amanda Lee are on the 3A/2A West team.

Two local players named to AP all-state basketball teams

Marysville Pilchuck’s RaeQuan Battle and South Whidbey’s Kody Newman received first-team all-state honors.

North Sound Conference, Northwest Conference all-league teams

BOYS BASKETBALL North Sound Conference Player of the Year Kody Newman, sr., South Whidbey First Team Ben Haider, sr., Granite Falls Nate Kleppe, sr., King’s… Continue reading

Winter All-Wesco teams announced

All-league teams for boys and girls basketball, boys and girls wrestling, and boys swim and dive.

Snohomish girls rout E-W, clinch 3rd state trophy in 4 years (VIDEO)

The Panthers smothered Wesco rival Edmonds-Wooday for a 45-21 consolation win at the Hardwood Classic.

Glacier Peak girls lose to Lewis and Clark in quarterfinals

The Grizzlies fall behind early and can’t complete the comeback in a 48-38 defeat. (VIDEO)

State basketball results for Thursday, Feb. 28

Here are the results of Thursday’s state basketball tournament games, with Friday’s consolation and semifinal matchups. BOYS BASKETBALL 4A STATE TOURNAMENT At Tacoma Dome Thursday’s… Continue reading

Kamiakin overwhelms Snohomish girls in quarterfinals (VIDEO)

The Panthers’ five-game win streak comes to an end with a 57-39 state basketball tournament loss.

Snohomish stages dramatic comeback to beat Seattle Prep

Senior Maya Duchesne hits the game-winning shot with 1.5 seconds remaining (VIDEO)

Young Arlington girls team hopes to learn from state defeat

The Eagles lost to West Seattle 50-45, but the sophomore-laden squad plans to be back at the Dome.

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