Arrow-right Camera
Go to e-Edition Sign up for newsletters Customer service
Subscribe now
Gonzaga Basketball
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Future Gonzaga Bulldog Brock Ravet becomes Washington’s all-time leading scorer

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Future Gonzaga Bulldog Brock Ravet made history in style Friday.

The Kittitas High senior guard became Washington State’s all-time leading scorer with a tough, hanging reverse layup in the third quarter against Walla Walla Valley Academy at Granger High School.

“I don’t really know what happened,” Ravet said of the play. “I just kind of cut and threw it up and it dropped in.”

The basket moved Ravet ahead of Lance Den Boer, who finished his career at Sunnyside Christian in 2003 with 2,851 career points. Ravet scored 24 points in the Coyotes’ win to bump his career total to 2,857.

Ravet was quickly swarmed by teammates and coaches. He was presented with a poster commemorating the achievement and Den Boer shook Ravet’s hand and posed for pictures during a short ceremony. Den Boer went to Washington State before transferring to Central Washington for his final three seasons.

Ravet is a four-year starter for the Coyotes, coached by his father Tim. Kittitas has won the past two State 2B titles and has only lost this season to St. George’s.

“It’s definitely good to get it out of the way before districts and regionals,” Ravet said. “Now we can focus on winning another state championship.”

Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd attended Ravet’s Senior Night game earlier this week. Ravet scored 35 points in an easy win.

“He’s put in a ton of time, especially just starting at a young age playing,” Tim Ravet said. “By the time he hit high school, it felt like he was a junior playing as a freshman.”

Along the way, Ravet developed a step-back jumper that shows up in numerous highlight videos.

“I kind of developed it my freshman year because I was a lot smaller and playing against bigger players, so I had to figure out how to get my shot off,” Ravet said.

Ravet joins Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson, Texas forward Drew Timme, Lithuanian small forward Martynas Arlauskas and Russian native Pavel Zakharov in Gonzaga’s 2019 class.

Kittitas' Brock Ravet (32) shoots against St. George's during a WIAA State 2B final basketball game on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Kittitas’ Brock Ravet (32) shoots against St. George’s during a WIAA State 2B final basketball game on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Spokane Arena in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Follow along with the Zags

Subscribe to our Gonzaga Basketball newsletter to stay up with the latest news.



Annual health and dental insurance enrollment period open now

 (Courtesy Washington Healthplanfinder)
Sponsored

2020 has been a stressful year for myriad reasons.