Schedule and matchups ahead of the state high school boys and girls basketball tournaments, which will be held at the Tacoma Dome, Yakima Valley SunDome and Spokane Arena from Wednesday-Saturday. Also check recaps of the regional action.
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s current RPI model has some high school basketball coaches fielding hundreds of questions from their communities. But maybe all the ranking system needs are a few adjustments.
Bothell’s Jacob Sirmon was the top senior quarterback in the state, but right behind him was a pair of small-school products —Hockinson’s Canon Racanelli (Central Washington signee) and Meridian’s Simon Burkett (Eastern Washington)
Ferndale seniors Peyton Humbert and Carmelita Rodriguez combined for 21 of their team’s 74 points on Senior Night to help the host Golden Eagles earn a 74-37 Northwest Conference win over the visiting Mariners.
In the 11 years Rob Adams has been head coach of the Lynden girls basketball team, no team has been as statistically bad as this year’s squad. The Lions set out to change that Tuesday night with a 69-28 Northwest Conference win over visiting Blaine.
The Royal Knights beat the Meridian Trojans 33-27 on Saturday at the Tacoma Dome to win their third straight state title and eighth overall. Alonso Hernandez-Rangel led the way offensively with 143 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries.