Girls basketball

Kaitlin Larson (left) is comforted by Ashley Alter after loosing to Garfield for the semifinals of the 3A Hardwood Classic Friday night at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 2, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls battle, fall to Garfield in 3A semifinals

The Spartans run out of steam late and lose 46-40 and will face West Seattle in the 3rd/5th place game.

Kaitlin Larson (left) is comforted by Ashley Alter after loosing to Garfield for the semifinals of the 3A Hardwood Classic Friday night at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 2, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Stanwood celebrates their win over Lincoln to advance to the semifinals in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls upset Lincoln, earn first-ever trip to state semis

The Spartans knock off the top-seeded Abes 49-39 and will face No. 3 Garfield in the semifinals.

Stanwood celebrates their win over Lincoln to advance to the semifinals in the WIAA state basketball tournament Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma on March 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Photo gallery: State basketball tourney for boys and girls

Half a dozen area teams were involved when play began on Wednesday at the Tacoma Dome.

Stanwood girls advance to quarterfinal with win over Prairie

Undersized No. 10 Spartans dominate on the glass and knock off the No. 7 Falcons 49-45.

Shorecrest girls fall in 3A Hardwood Classic contest

The Shorecrest girls basketball team lost to Seattle Prep 46-41 on Wednesday in a 3A Hardwood Classic opening-round game at the Tacoma Dome.… Continue reading

With ‘sense of urgency,’ Archbishop Murphy girls ready for state

After a disappointing end last year, the Wildcats are determined to capitalize this time around.

A guide to the 3A and 4A girls state basketball tournaments

Previews of the Class 4A and 3A Hardwood Classic girls basketball tournaments in the Tacoma Dome (seeds in parentheses): CLASS 4A Wednesday’s loser-out games (6)… Continue reading

Prep athletes of the week for 2/19-2/24

Boys basketball Bobby Martin, Glacier Peak Martin, a senior, scored 25 points in the Grizzlies’ 50-49 win over Skyline on Saturday in a 4A state… Continue reading

Basketball state regional roundup: Stanwood boys advance

Despite graduating its top six leading scorers from last season, the Stanwood boys basketball team is once again heading to the Hardwood… Continue reading

Saturday’s prep basketball scores

BOYS BASKETBALL 4A state regional round Saturday’s games Both to Hardwood Classic At Battle Ground H.S. Enumclaw 51, Skyview 44 Federal Way 75, Union 65… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson gathers a rebound with Lynnwood’s Abby Douglas tangled Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School in Mill Creek on February 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood girls oust Lynnwood to reach Hardwood Classic

The Spartans win 80-60 and advance to play in the Tacoma Dome for the second straight season.

Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson gathers a rebound with Lynnwood’s Abby Douglas tangled Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School in Mill Creek on February 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Spartans seeking ‘redemption,’ return trip to Tacoma Dome

A year after losing its two state tournament games, Stanwood is eager to return to the Tacoma Dome.

At a glance: Girls basketball state regional games

Below are capsules for upcoming state regional basketball games involving local girls teams. The numbers indicate each team’s seeding among the 16 squads that have… Continue reading

Youth-laden Lynnwood girls peaking at the right time

The Royals overcame adversity and ‘ups and downs’ to reach the state regionals.

Q&A with Shorecrest High School’s hoops leader Julia Strand

Back from a knee injury last year, she’s everywhere on offense and anchors the Scots’ defense.

Young King’s girls basketball team builds foundation

Dan Taylor teaches freshmen at Meadowdale High School. He worked with a lot of ninth-graders as well this season as King’s girls basketball coach. With… Continue reading

The Herald’s Athletes of the Week for Feb. 11-17

THE HERALD’S PREP ATHLETES OF THE WEEK FOR FEB. 11-17 Mason Phillips, Stanwood, Boys Wrestling Phillips, a senior, won his third state championship Saturday, placing… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Feb. 19-24

Four high school sports events to keep an eye on this week

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