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Rainier Beach boys 60, Seattle Prep 52 in 3A quarterfinals

One down, two to go for the defending Class 3A champions.

Top-ranked Rainier Beach overcame a nine-point second quarter deficit to upend Metro League rival Seattle Prep, 60-52, in the 3A quarterfinals Thursday in the Tacoma Dome.

The Vikings overcame the deficit by going on a 22-3 scoring run that lasted deep into the third quarter.

Junior forward Elijah Foster led the way, scoring ten points during the third quarter on the way to a 17-point, 10-rebound performance.

“I challenged him, I told him if you get a double-double every game at state, we can win it” said Rainier Beach

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Bellarmine, Seattle Prep, Interlake headline winners of 2011-12 All-Sports Championships

The points have been tallied and the winners in The News Tribune’s 24th annual All-Sports Championships are Bellarmine Prep, Seattle Prep, Interlake, Colville, Waitsburg-Prescott and Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

Click here to read the story and below you’ll find the scores for schools in all classifications.

The All-Sports Championship was a first-of-its-kind tabulation in Washington when it debuted at the conclusion of the 1987-88 school year. It differs from the WIAA’s Scholastic Cup in that it predates it by more than a decade and only on-the-field success is measured, while the Scholastic Cup factors in academics and sportsmanship.


Bellarmine Prep 287.3 points
Lions claimed only one state title (girls golf), but depth allows them to repeat as 4A champions and win fifth all-sports crown

Central Valley 229.3
Runner-up finishes in boys, girls hoops carried the Bears from Spokane

Kentwood 229
Conquerors won baseball title, were second in volleyball and third in girls track and golf

Skyview 208
Girls basketball and boys soccer champs also took second in football

Union 193
Titans scored points in 11 sports, led by boys basketball, tennis and wrestling

The rest: Tahoma 184.3, Skyline 182.8, Mead 162.8, Gig Harbor 158, Richland 154.8, Jackson 148, Newport 144, Woodinville 140.5, Federal Way 136, Puyallup 136, Curtis 135, Issaquah 117, Kamiak 114, Olympia 114, Lake Stevens 112.5, Mount Rainier 102, Read more »


Class 3A girls: No. 5 Seattle Prep 36, No. 9 Lakeside 32

Seattle Prep weathered some rough shooting, and then held off a late rally to defeat Lakeside 39-32 on Friday in consolation round of the 3A state girls’ basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome. The Panthers advance to the fourth place game on Saturday where they will meet No. 8 Shorecrest.

Seattle Prep held a 16-4 lead at halftime and pushed that edge to 26-10 by the start of the fourth quarter before the Lions started to rally. Lakeside’s Kaylee Best made a 3-pointer with a minute to play to cut the score to 32-30, but the Lions couldn’t complete the

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Class 3A girls: University 45, No. 5 Seattle Prep 34

Seattle Prep couldn’t overcome a slow start, and had no answer for University’s Kayleigh Valley and Hallie Gennett as the Titans went on to a stunning 45-34 win and a date with Prairie in the semifinal round.

University jumped out to a 10-1 lead after the first quarter and played even with the Panthers the rest of the way. Valley had 18 points and 15 rebounds and Gennett added 13 points and 13 boards to lead the Titans. Seattle Prep was out-rebounded 48-24 in the contest. MaryAnn Santucci and Michaela Carew each had 12 points to pace Seattle Prep.


Class 3A Boys: Seattle Prep 47, O’Dea 42

These two Metro League powers know each other well, which provided for a back-and-forth affair most of the contest.

But with the game tied at 39-all, the No. 2 Panthers (23-5) made one final surge to put this one away, outscoring the No. 4 Fighting Irish 8 to 3 in the final two minutes of the game.

Seattle Prep faces No. 1 Kamiakin of Kennewick in the semifinals.

“We knew defense was going to win it for us,’ said Seattle Prep swingman DJ Fenner. “And what we did is we got stops, they fouled and we made our free throws down the stretch.”

The Panthers finished 14 of 20 from the free throw line, including 11 of 15 in the second half.

Fenner paced Seattle Prep with 15 points, while Mitch Brewe added 15 points and 12 rebounds.

Sekou Wiggs led O’Dea (20-8) with 15 points, and Dana Abe added 11.

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Girls Basketball: Class 3A state tournament capsules, predictions

G Khadidja Toure, Kamiakin, Sr., 5-9

Set school record for points in a game with 48 this season

G Heather Corral, Prairie, Sr., 6-1
UW recruit will play at state for first time since a freshman

C Michaela Carew, Seattle Prep, Jr., 6-2
Averages a double-double (12 ppg, 10 rpg)

G Bri Lasconia, Shorecrest, Sr., 5-9
Dynamite scorer averages 17.4 ppg

G Patrice Toston, Franklin, Sr., 5-8
Quakers’ leading scorer helped team to 18-game win streak


1. Prairie (24-1)
Making its 15th straight trip state tournament– the Falcons have three titles and seven finals appearances in that span – coach Al Aldridge’s team is loaded for a run at another championship. Prairie reached the title game last year without Washington-bound guard Heather Corral, but the senior is healthy and gives the balanced Falcons’ title hopes a boost. Guards Megan Lindsley, Cori Woodward and Jackie Lanz all average double-figures in scoring.
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Boys Basketball: Class 3A state tournament capsules, predictions


F Mitch Brewe, Seattle Prep, Sr., 6-8
Metro League MVP will play at UC Santa Barbara

G Anrio Adams, Rainier Beach, Sr., 6-3

Will play at the University of Kansas

F Justin Pedley, Kamiakin, Sr., 6-6
Ratcheted up his scoring output in the postseason

C Darien Nelson-Henry, Lake Washington, Sr., 6-11
Massive man in the paint is a mismatch for all

F Mitch Penner, Kennedy Catholic, Sr., 6-5
Driving force behind surging Lancers averaging 23 ppg


1. Seattle Prep (22-5)
The Panthers enter the tournament as one of the hottest teams in the state. Prep clipped Lake Washington and Rainier Beach on the way to the Sea-King district title and walloped Mountain View in a winner-to-state game. UC Santa Barbara-bound Mitch Brewe (16.2 ppg, 8.3 rpg) and guard D.J. Fenner (18.2 ppg, 4.7 rpg) give Prep an explosive one-two scoring punch. The Panthers are a tournament favorite, but split two games this season with quarterfinal foe O’Dea.
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Football: 5 Things to Watch in Week 8


The Class 4A postseason is two weeks away, but you can get a taste of the playoffs tonight. The Narrows League 4A title is on the line when second-ranked Bellarmine Prep hosts No. 6 Olympia. And on the Sammamish Plateau, fourth-ranked Skyline takes on No. 1 Eastlake for KingCo Crest Division’s top seed. On Thursday, No. 3 O’Dea beat No. 10 Seattle Prep 21-20 for the Metro League Mountain Division title.

Remember the wild final few weeks of the SPSL 2A last season when a six-way tie for first was possible? Well, we probably won’t see that happen this fall, but there’s a log-jam in the standings that won’t clear for two more weeks, at least. Franklin Pierce and White River are tied for first, Steilacoom and Washington are tied for third and Clover Park and Eatonville are tied for fifth. Four teams will advance to the postseason.
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