Stories tagged: boys basketball
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
State 4A preview: Central Valley girls set to defend; Gonzaga Prep boys ready for run
The Central Valley girls basketball team, reigning State 4A champs and winners of 52 straight games, are heavily favored to repeat.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
State 1A preview: Second a year ago, Freeman seeks title
It’s no secret the Freeman boys basketball team wants to get back to the State 1A championship game.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
State 2A preview: Pullman boys eye return to championship form
For the past four seasons the boys’ State 2A basketball championship has resided at either end of a 40-mile stretch of Highway 195. The first two years the Big Gold …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 10 p.m.
3A boys: Shadle Park’s season ends in regionals two years running
The Highlanders had a 14-point first-half lead slowly melt away as the Wilson Rams pressed their way back into the game and beat Shadle Park 60-59 on big late shots …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Freeman boys outlast gritty Newport
Freeman boys basketball coach Marty Jessett wasn’t thrilled his team had to face Northeast A foe Newport in a State 1A regional opener Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Despite horrid free-throw shooting, St. George’s boys advance to State 2B
The St. George’s Dragons made it much more difficult than it needed to be Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Hoquiam ends Medical Lake boys’ season in 1A regional
Hoquiam defeated Medical Lake 90-75 on Saturday in Cheney in a boys 1A regional matchup, sending Hoquiam back to state in Yakima. Medical Lake’s season is over.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Big third quarter propels Liberty past White Swan, into State 2B tournament
Chase Burnham led Liberty with 26 points, Tyler Haas scored all of his 17 points in the second half, and the Lancers advanced to the State 2B tournament next weekend …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
Boys regionals: Mac Isaak scores 33 points and Almira/Coulee-Hartline advances
Mac Isaak scored 33 points, Payton Nielsen added 20 and Almira/Coulee-Hartline (22-2) beat Neah Bay (18-4) 79-72 in a double-overtime thriller in a 1B regional game on Saturday at Mount …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep boys advance to Tacoma, survive strange game
Gonzaga Prep sophomore sensation Anton Watson isn’t a super hero. When Watson is out of the game, though, the Bullpups are mortal – a much different team than when the …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Boys regionals: Ryan Ricks scores 26 points and Northwest Christian advances to state 2B tourney
Ryan Ricks led all scorers with 26 points with 11 rebounds and Northwest Christian (23-1) defeated Brewster 61-57 on Friday in a 2B state regional round game at Wenatchee HS.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Idaho boys: Post Falls keeps season alive, eliminates CdA 65-46
The Post Falls boys basketball team suffered its first loss at home since 2014 on Tuesday. The Trojans weren’t about to lose two straight.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Area basketball teams brace for state openers at regional sites
Defending State 4A girls basketball champion Central Valley and the Gonzaga Prep boys, state runners-up a year ago, have been among the top teams in the state all year.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Idaho boys: Lewiston stops Post Falls, captures 5A Region I title
Lewiston goes 6-foot-8, 6-5 and 6-5 inside.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
GSL boys: Andreas Brown scores 17 points and Shadle Park advances to regionals
Andreas Brown scored 17 points with eight rebounds and six assists and visiting Shadle Park held off Eastside Catholic 49-45 on Tuesday in a 3A District 2/5/8 glue crossover in …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Idaho boys: Bonners Ferry boys rout CdA Charter in district tilt
Chris Sabin tossed in a game-high 22 points to lead Bonners Ferry to a 75-70 victory over Coeur d’Alene Charter in a 3A District 1 loser-out game in Bonners Ferry.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
WIAA announces matchups for state boys, girls basketball at regional sites
The merits of the new state basketball format and seeding system for Washington high schools have been grilled since the WIAA announced the changes in late September.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 12:07 a.m.
Area boys: Ferris eliminated by Richland in 4A subregional
Riley Sorn scored 20 points and Richland beat Ferris 66-64 on Saturday in the District 8 4A subregional second-place game.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Area boys: Jake Tewalt leads Pomeroy over Waitsburg in District 9 1B title game
Jake Tewalt scored 22 points and Pomeroy (19-2), ranked sixth in state 1B, advanced to regional play after a win over the Cardinals (15-5) 45-41 on Friday in the District …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Jace VanLierop drains 3 to lead Ferris over Central Valley in 4A
With the score knotted up at 55 and the clock ticking down, Ferris guard Jace VanLierop figured the last shot would come from teammate Michael Ervin, what with Ervin’s team-high …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Area boys: Kamiakin knocks off Shadle Park in 3A subregional title game
Garrett Paxton scored 25 points and Kamiakin (19-3) beat visiting Shadle Park (16-5) 55-49 on Thursday in the District 8 3A subregional title game.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
Area boys: Ryan Ricks helps Northwest Christian top Colfax in 2B playoffs
Ryan Ricks scored 20 points, Asher Cox added 18 and Northwest Christian (21-1),
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 11:48 p.m.
Billy Ames leads CV boys past LC in 4A subregional loser-out game
Billy Ames provided a spark in the final two quarters, and his hustle proved infectious as the Bears rallied to knock off visiting Lewis and Clark 53-46 in a 4A …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Area boys: Pullman pulls off mild upset over top-ranked Clarkston
Tim Pendry and Isaiah Strong scored 12 points apiece and Pullman,
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
District 7 1A basketball: Freeman, Newport move on to regionals
The Freeman Scotties weathered a flurry of shots from Medical Lake in the third quarter and came away with a 71-58 win in the District 7 1A championship game Tuesday …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Oakesdale boys, girls eliminate Garfield-Palouse
Kieron Anderson finished with a double-double – 18 points, 10 rebounds – and Cal Gregory chipped in with a game-high 19 points and four assists to propel Oakesdale (9-13) to …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Area boys: Nizhole Sherman scores 17 points and Medical Lake advances in 1A districts
Nizhole Sherman scored 17 points and Medical Lake (15-7) edged Newport (13-8) 61-55 on Saturday at West Valley HS in a District 7 1A playoff matchup.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
GSL boys: Gonzaga Prep prevails in battle with Central Valley
Central Valley’s triangle-and-two defense was designed to limit the Greater Spokane League’s leading scorer, Anton Watson, and Gonzaga Prep point guard Kea Vargas.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep makes quick work of Hanford in subregional
After two days of waiting, the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups cruised through the first round of the 4A subregionals, defeating the Hanford Falcons 79-54 in a quick game that lasted just …