I’m at WIAA office in Renton for the state basketball draws. The 1A, 2A draws start at 1 p.m. and the 3A, 4A draws begin at 3 p.m.
I’ll provide highlights here and link to the brackets.
Class 4A Boys
No. 1 Davis faces Bothell and Zach LaVine in the quarterfinals. Second-ranked Central Valley gets No. 3 Garfield. Mount Rainier gets a rematch against Bellarmine Prep and Jackson plays Union.
Class 4A Girls
No. 1 Mount Rainier opens with No. 6 Jackson, third-ranked Woodinville plays No. 6 Jackson; fourth-ranked Central Valley faces Eastlake and No. 5 Skyview has No. 7 Federal Way.
Class 3A Boys
Second-ranked Settle Prep plays No. 4 O’Dea at 12:15 p.m. Thursday. No. 1 Kamiakin gets surging Kennedy Catholic. Rainier Beach plays Mountlake Terrace and University faces Lake Washington.
Class 3A Girls
Top-ranked Prairie and No. 2 Kamiakin are on opposite halves of the bracket. Kamiakin opens with third-ranked Franklin and Prairie gets No. 9 Lakeside.
Wow. Second-ranked Pullman will play third-ranked Lynden at 5:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals. No. 7 Clover Park drew Lindbergh, which toppled top-ranked Squalicum on Friday, at 7:15 p.m. No. 6 White River faces Ellensburg at 9 p.m.
The top two ranked teams — No. 1 Clarkston and No. 2 Burlington-Edison — will go head-to-head in the quarterfinals at 9 a.m. No. 3 White River plays No. 7 Blaine at 12:15 p.m.
Second-ranked Naches Valley will try to knock off two-time defending state champion Cascade Christian in the quarterfinals at 2 p.m. No. 1 Cashmere takes on Kalama at 10:30 a.m.
Cascade Christian will play Lynden Christian in the quarterfinals.
As the brackets are finalized, I’ll post them here: