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Archives: March 2011


Basketball: Boys, Girls AP All-State teams


Player of the year, all classes — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge.

Player of the year — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge
First-team — Gary Bell, sr., Kentridge; Tony Wroten, Jr., sr., Garfield; Brett Kingma, sr., Jackson; Chris Sarbaugh, sr., Gonzaga Prep; DaVonte Lacy, sr., Curtis.
Honorable mention — David Trimble, jr., Davis; Riley Stockton, sr., Ferris.

Player of the year — Issac Winston, sr., Lakes.
First-team — Issac Winston, sr., Lakes; Nate Sikma, sr., Bellevue; Mitch Brewe, jr., Seattle Prep; Jerron Smith, sr., Decatur; Case Rada, sr., Kamiakin.
Honorable mention — Dustin Watts, sr., O’Dea; Sekou Wiggs, jr., O’Dea.
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Lacrosse: Players of the Week (March 21-27)

From a press release:

SEATTLE – Camas High School’s Jack Beall, Wenatchee High School’s Mitchell Parks, Lake Stevens High School’s Meaghan Hess and Sammamish High School’s Sophie Wolz were named by US Lacrosse as Washington High School Players of the Week for the week of March 21 – 27.

Beall plays for King’s Way High School in Vancouver, Wash, Parks plays for Wenatchee Valley Lacrosse, Hess plays for Snohomish and Wolz plays for Bellevue East, all programs that draw from high schools within their communities.
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Basketball: Bell, Johnson voted AP state players of the year

This story from the Associated Press just came across the wire:

SEATTLE — High-scoring Kentridge guard Gary Bell and Holy Names’ Erika Johnson have been voted the Associated Press Washington prep basketball players of the year for the 2010-11 season.

Bell and Johnson were the winners in voting conducted by sports writers and editors from around the state and announced on Thursday.
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Basketball coaches feel good after meeting with WIAA

Nalin Sood and other members of the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association left their meeting with the WIAA earlier this week feeling positive that changes to improve the basketball state tournaments are on the horizon.

“We feel like we’re headed in the right direction,” said Sood, president of WIBCA and boys basketball coach at Mountlake Terrace. “We feel like (Tuesday’s) meeting was positive and there is good dialogue going on between the WIAA and WIBCA.”

No immediate changes were announced and none are expected until the WIAA’s Executive Board meets on April 17-18.
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Basketball: Coaches to meet with WIAA on Tuesday

For those interested in the ongoing saga regarding the fate of the basketball state tournament format – and there are many – Tuesday is a big day.

The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association will have its second meeting this month with the WIAA. I spoke with WIBCA president Nalin Sood on Friday and here’s what his association hopes to accomplish at Tuesday’s meeting.


Girls Basketball: WIBCA All-State Games

The Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Girls Basketball All-State games will be played Saturday at Seattle Christian.

Class 2A vs. Class 1A, 3:45 p.m.

Class 3A vs. Class 4A, 5:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10 Adult; $8 Seniors (62 and over); $6 Children (5-11) and students age 12 and over with a valid high school or middle school ASB card ($8 without ASB)
*Children under the age of 5 are admitted free;


Class 4A
Brittany Barrington, Federal Way
Kat Cooper, Auburn Riverside
Melissa Gilkey, Woodinville
Hayley Hendricksen, Lewis and Clark
Kylie Huerta, Kentwood
Jordan Loera, Moses Lake Read more »


Stadium girl named U.S. Lacrosse Washington High School Player of the Week

Stadium’s Sadie Treleven has been named as one of U.S. Lacrosse Players of the Week.

Here’s the release, along with the other players of the week from around the state:

Girls Division I
Sadie Treleven
, Tacoma, Wash. – Junior, Center, Stadium High School (Tacoma Lacrosse)

Stadium High junior center Sadie Treleven leads all girls Division I scorers just one week into the season. Her 12 points in two games helped boost Tacoma to wins over Eastside Catholic and Roosevelt. Treleven’s production included 7 goals, and 11 ground balls in Tacoma’s 13 – 10 win over Eastside Catholic and 4 goals and 2 assists in Tacoma’s 13 – 10 over Roosevelt.
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