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Tag: Anrio Adams

March
12th

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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March
1st

3A Boys: Rainier Beach 67, Mountlake Terrace 51 (Video interview with Anrio Adams)

Rainier Beach guard Anrio Adams, a University of Kansas recruit, talks after the Vikings’ quarterfinal win over Mountlake Terrace.

In the opening game of the Class 3A boys tournament, Kansas-bound guard Anrio Adams paced the Vikings (25-3) with 24 points and six rebounds, as Rainier Beach advanced to the semifinals by running away from the Hawks in the second half.

“The biggest thing is they stuck with the game plan,” Rainier Beach head coach Mike Bethea said. “We wanted to come down here and be able to execute in the half court if we didn’t have our transition game. And they did a great job of that.”

Down 30-18 at halftime, Mountlake Terrace scored seven straight points to open the third quarter, capped by a long 3-pointer from the wing by Marquis Armstead.

But it was all Vikings from there, as Rainier Beach turned up the heat defensively, scoring 21 points off of 17 Mountlake Terrace (23-2) turnovers.
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