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Tag: All-State


4A boys rally for 108-107 win over 3A at WIBCA all-state game

An all-star showcase suddenly turned into a real basketball game.

That normally isn’t how it goes when the Class 4A and Class 3A boys hook up at the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association all-state game.

But as soon as the 4A squad started making shots late, suddenly a more serious expression came over the face of coach Tim Kelly, who just led Curtis High School to the WIAA state title two weeks ago.

“I said, ‘Can you play just a little bit of defense now?’” Kelly said with a chuckle.

And after trailing by as many as 17 points in

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Preseason all-state basketball teams: McPhee, Fletcher, Meikle, Dorsey headline


Brittany McPhee Mount Rainier F 6-0 Junior
A charging bull to the basket (22.0 ppg, 11.0 rpg); SPSL North MVP.
Kelsey Moos Reardan F 6-0 Senior
Small-school star with big-time scoring punch; Arizona State signee at wing.
Brooke Pahukoa Lake Stevens G 5-10 Senior
Straight from YMCA basketball to one of best guards around; Wesco MVP.
Chandler Smith Brewster G 6-1 Junior
Scored 35 points in last year’s ‘2B’ title game; top 2014 point guard recruit
Laura Stockton Gonzaga Prep G 5-6 Sophomore

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Football: TNT’s Preseason All-State Team



Skyline High QB Max Browne competes at the Elite 11 quarterback camp earlier this summer. (Photo credit: 247Sports)

Pos Name Ht Wt Grade School
QB Max Browne 6-5 215 Sr. Skyline
USC commit shooting for another 4,000-yard, 40-TD season, plus a second state title

RB Myles Jack 6-2 220 Sr. Bellevue
Powerful, fast and agile, Jack is a punishing runner, though he projects to play outside linebacker at UCLA

RB Jake Gall 6-0 205 Sr. Cle Elum/Roslyn
Portland St. recruit rushed for 1,200 yards, averaging 13.1 yards per carry, and had 600 receiving yards

WR Sammie Long 6-4 190 Sr. Lakes
Legitimate deep threat revives the Lakes-to-Washington pipeline

WR Mike Tate 6-1 175 Sr. Federal Way
U.S. Army All-American combine invite is a detriment to defensive backs’ ankles
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Boys Basketball: TNT’s All-State Team

The News Tribune’s all-classification All-State Boys Basketball Team

Player of the Year

G David Trimble, Davis, 6-2, Sr.
One of the most complete players in the state, Trimble devastated opponents with his passing, tenacious defense and timely shooting. Consider the point guard’s averages at the Class 4A state tournament: 11.0 points, 7.3 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 3.0 steals and 1.0 block per game. Trimble was at his best in the finals when he sniffed a triple-double, totaling 10 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and five steals in a 54-44 win over second-ranked Central Valley. A three-time league MVP, Trimble is considering offers to play basketball or football in college.

Coach of the Year

Eli Juarez, Davis
Kept Pirates, the preseason No. 1-ranked team, focused throughout season, capping it with first state championship since 1965

First Team

G Anrio Adams, Rainier Beach, 6-3, Sr.
Kansas recruit helped Vikings win 3A state championship

G Ahmaad Rorie, Clover Park, 6-0, Soph.
Best days are still ahead for scoring machine; has offer from Cal
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Girls Basketball: TNT’s All-State Team

The News Tribune’s all-classification All-State Girls Basketball Team

Player of the Year
G Heather Corral, Prairie, 6-1, Sr.

Finally healthy at the end of the season – Corral missed the state tournament the previous two years – she showed why she’s regarded as one of the top players in the Northwest. The University of Washington recruit powered Prairie to the Class 3A state championship, leading the top-ranked Falcons over third-ranked Franklin 54-44 and was voted tournament MVP. Corral paced a balanced offense, averaging 13 points per game this season and ravaged opponents with her defense.

Coach of the Year
Jennifer Buscher, Skyview

Guided Storm to first Class 4A state title, showing there’s more than one girls basketball state power in Southwest Washington

First Team
F Katie Collier, Seattle Christian, 6-3, Sr.

McDonald’s All-American is two-time Nisqually League MVP

C Ali Forde, Woodinville, 6-1, Sr.
Idaho recruit fills up stat sheet in all categories
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Volleyball: All-state rosters, game information

The Washington State Coaches Association’s 27th All-State Volleyball Series will be played Saturday at Fife High. Admission is 47 for adults, $5 for students and children under 5 are admitted free of charge.

Game times
1B vs. 2B, 3 p.m.
1A vs. 2A, 5 p.m.
3A vs. 4A, 7 p.m.

2B Emily Anderson LaConner
2B Hanna Bayha Brewster
2B Maranda Brantley Davenport
2B Jessica Brooks Darrington
2B Deborah Croskrey Liberty Christian
1B Kaela Dewan Oakesdale Read more »