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4A Basketball: Road to the Tacoma Dome (Saturday edition)

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on Feb. 26, 2010 at 12:22 pm with No Comments »
February 27, 2010 8:54 pm

Updated with all of Friday’s games

After the tournament draws are complete on Sunday — the 2B draw is at 11 a.m., 1A is at 1 .m. and 4A is at 3 p.m. — I’ll be doing a live chat to take your questions on the upcoming state tournaments and the district tournaments for 3A and 2A teams.

Until then, here’s the Road to the Tacoma Dome.

BOYS BASKETBALL

West Central District
Berths:
Six
Clinched: Auburn, Decatur, No. 1 Federal Way, No. 5 Kentwood, No. 10 Lincoln, Wilson
Still alive: None (tournament complete)
What’s next: Teams are seeded in this order: Lincoln, Federal Way, Decatur, Kentwood, Auburn and Wilson
Lincoln stunned Federal Way 59-56 in the district final. The Abes trailed 51-30 at the start of the fourth quarter. It was a monumental comeback. Read about it here.

KingCo/Greater St. Helens
Berths:
Three
Clinched: Skyline, Eastlake,
Still alive: Skyline, Eastlake and Skyview
What’s next: Skyline beat Lake Washington for the KingCo title on Friday night. Lake Washington will host Skyview on Saturday in a winner-to-state, loser-out game. Eastlake beat GSHL No. 1 Mountain View in a winner-to-state game on Saturday.

Eastern Regional
Berths:
Four
Clinched: No. 8 Mead, No. 2 Gonzaga Prep, Davis, No. 4 Walla Walla
Still alive:
What’s next: Mead and Gonzaga Prep play Saturday for the regional title. In winner-to-state, loser-out games, Walla Walla beat Kamiakin and Richland lost to Davis.

Northwest District
Berths:
Three
Clinched: Stanwood, Lake Stevens, No. 7 Jackson
Still alive: None
What’s next: Stanwood and Lake Stevens will meet for the district title on Saturday, with the winner getting the No. 1 seed to state and the loser the second seed. Jackson is the No. 3 seed.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

West Central District
Berths:
Six
Clinched: No. 1 Auburn Riverside, No. 5 Bellarmine Prep, No. 3 Federal Way and No. 2 Kentwood, Puyallup
Still alive: Kentlake and Rogers
What’s next: Auburn Riverside beat Bellarmine Prep in the district finals. In winner-to-state, loser-out games on Saturday, Kentlake plays Rogers and Puyallup beat Bethel.

KingCo/Greater St. Helens
Berths:
Three
Clinched: Garfield
Still alive: No. 6 Newport, Eastlake, Issaquah, Evergreen and Skyview
What’s next: Garfield beat Neport 48-41 for the KingCo title, clinching a state berth. Newport beat Skyview in a loser-out, winner-to-state game on Saturday. Issaquah beat Vancouver Evergreen on Saturday in a loser-out, winner to state game.

Eastern Regional
Berths:
Four
Clinched: No. 4 Chiawana, Mead, Moses Lake, Lewis and Clark
Still alive: None
What’s next: Chiawana and Mead face off on Saturday for the regional title and the first and second seeds to state.

Northwest District
Berths:
Three
Clinched: Lake Stevens, Marysville-Pilchuck, Edmonds-Woodway
Still alive: None
What’s next: Lake Stevens and M-P play for the district’s first and second seeds on Saturday. Edmonds-Woodway beat Arlington for the No. 3 seed.

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