Prep boys' basketball preseason power rankings


1. Anacortes: The Seahawks are talented despite losing many state-title game players.

2. Burlington-Edison: The Tigers have a ton of skill at the guard position.

3. Lynden: The Lions have a new-look team and enormous length and athleticism.

4. Sedro-Woolley: Jackson Price, Mason Elms and Michael Moser can score with the best.

5. Squalicum: The Storm are still very talented despite a number of offseason comings and goings.

6. Sehome: The Mariners are a defensive-minded group with a great leader to emulate.

7. Bellingham: The Red Raiders like to run and have a number of guards who can score.

8. Mount Baker: Reuben Murashov and the Mountaineers are hoping to carry over last year's momentum.

9. Lynden Christian: Injuries have damaged the Lyncs, but coach Roger De Boer has a well-rounded roster.

10. Ferndale: Coach Monte Walton has a lot of youth, but he has talent to work with.

11. Meridian: The Trojans have a great trio of senior leaders and a pair of juniors who can score.

12. Blaine: How fast the Borderites can mature as a team will dictate Blaine's success.

13. Nooksack Valley: The Pioneers return some key pieces and are looking to rebound from a rough 2012-13.

14. Lummi: The Blackhawks lost their top scorer but have a number of skilled players.

Reach ANDREW LANG at or call ext. 862.

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