Just in time, the high school hoops season gets going this week with some impressive tournaments, non-conference contests and league games. Here are some of the big ones:
Girls: Carly Stowell Invitational at Kentlake
Mount Si vs. No. 1 Seattle Christian, 5 p.m. Monday
Kentlake vs. Puyallup, 7 p.m. Monday
(Losers play losers and winners play winners at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesday)
Les Schwab Tipoff Classic
Thursday at Kentwood High School
Girls: Auburn Mountainview No. 9 vs. Inglemoor, 4 p.m.
Boys: Foster vs. No. Mount Si, 5:30 p.m.
Girls: No. 5 Kentwood vs. Bellevue, 7 p.m.
Boys: Renton vs. Lake Washington, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday at Kentwood High School
Girls: Consolation, 2 p.m.; Final, 5:30 p.m.
Boys: Consolation, 3:30 p.m., Final, 7 p.m.
Girls: Nike Northwest Invititational at Beaverton, Ore.
Thursday: No. 3 Bellarmine Prep vs. Southridge (Ore.), 6:30 p.m.
Friday: No. 3 Bellarmine Prep vs. TBD
Saturday: No. 3 Bellarmine Prep vs. TBD
Boys: No. 9 Lincoln at No. 1 Federal Way, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Boys: Curtis at Bellarmine Prep, 7 p.m. Tuesday
Girls: Mount Tahoma at No. 10 Woodinville, 7:30 p.m.
Boys: Wilson at Gig Harbor, 7 p.m. Wednesday
Boys: Foss at No. 9 Lincoln, 7 p.m. Friday
Boys: Fife at No. 4 Cascade Christian, 7 p.m. Friday
Girls: No. 4 Auburn Riverside at No. 1 Federal Way, 7 p.m. Friday