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Washington (WIAA) high school 2A/1A basketball state playoffs: Live updates, scores, top performers, bracket updates

State tournament action concludes Wednesday in the Yakima Valley SunDome

The WIAA Class 2A and 1A boys and girls basketball championships started Wednesday at 9 a.m. with first-round loser-out games in the Yakima Valley SunDome.


Winners move on to the state quarterfinals Thursday to meet teams that had a first-round bye.

Lynden boys and Ellensburg girls are two-time defending Class 2A championship. Lynden Christian boys have won the past two Class 1A titles, and Nooksack Valley girls are trying for a repeat as tournament favorite.


Julia Dalan, WF West girls basketball, class of 2025


Final: No. 3 WF West 61, No. 14 West Valley of Spokane 40

Up next: vs. No. 4 Prosser on Thursday at 9 a.m..

Julia Dalan got the 2A Evergreen champions off to a rousing start in Yakima.

The 6-foot-4 junior post had a monster game - 33 points, 25 rebounds and six blocked shots - in leading the Bearcats past the Eagles.


Final: No. 7 White River 54, No. 10 Sammamish 32

Up next: vs. No. 1 Ellensburg on Thursday at 10:30 a.m..

It took a half, but the 2A SPSL champions got going in a rematch of the West Central District title game.

Maggee Schmitz led a balanced effort for the Hornets with 12 points, and Dakota Sprouse added 10. White River outscored the Panthers, 16-2, in the third quarter.


Final: No. 5 Clarkston 62, No. 12 Enumclaw 32

Up next: No. 6 Archbishop Murphy at 12:15 p.m.

The fifth-seeded Bantams raced to a 16-point lead after the first quarter and cruised into the quarterfinals.

Ten players scored for Clarkston, which bounced back from its first loss of the season to improve to 24-1. Lexi Villavicencio led the Bantams with 13 points and Eloise Teasley added 11 points and eight rebounds.


No. 8 Columbia River 51, No. 9 Ridgefield 47

Up next: vs. No. 2 Lynden at 2 p.m.

The Rapids and Spudders, who have faced each other in the past two Class 2A state volleyball matches, met on the hardwood with a similar result as Columbia River stayed alive.

Emma Iniguez led three Rapids in double figures with 14 points, while Peyton Dukes and Camy Drake added 11 and 10, respectively.

Columbia River won both of the state volleyball matchups, too, the past two Novembers.


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No. 11 Bremerton 51, No. 6 Mark Morris 47

Up next: vs. No. 4 Renton at 3:45 p.m. Thursday

Knights' freshman guard Jalen Davis poured in 28 points on 9-for-19 shooting, including the go-ahead 3-pointer as the upstarts rallied from a six-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter to oust Mark Morris, ending the Hall of Fame career for Monarchs coach Bill Bakamus,

Bakamus won 693 games as head coach in 41 seasons as a head coach.

Mark Morris record-setting scorer Braydon Olson scored 26 points.


No. 10 Sammamish 69, No. 7 Rogers of Spokane 61

Up next: vs. No. 1 Lynden at 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Rakin Showki scored 22 points and the Redhawks built a 26-point lead in the third quarter, before holding off a furious comeback to advance.

Brady Krebs twice hit 3-pointers that pulled the Pirates to within five points, but they could get no closer. 

Barry Morrissette totaled 15 points and 14 rebounds for Sammamish. Aaron Kinsey had 16 points for Rogers, while Krebs and Hartman Warrick added 15 apiece.


No. 5 Anacortes 69, No. 12 Columbia River 56

Up next: vs. No. 3 North Kitsap at 7:15 p.m. Thursday

Davis Fogle and Jake Andrew scored 22 points apiece, and the Seahawks used a decisive run in the final 41/2 minutes to pull away from the Rapids for a hard-earned first-round win.

Anacortes finished the game on a 13-2 run.


No. 8 Prosser 65, No. 9 Pullman 60 (OT)

Up next: vs. No. 2 Grandview at 9 p.m. Thursday

In easily the game of the day, the Mustangs sent the game into overtime at the horn - and then held off Pullman.

Trailing 63-60 with 15 seconds to go in OT, Greyhounds had game-tying look but missed. Kory McClure seals it with his two free throws.

The McClure brothers combined for 40 points - 22 coming from Koby. Austin Hunt led all scorers for Pullman with 23 points.


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Final: No. 11 Riverside 55, No. 6 Royal 40

Up next: vs. No. 5 Seattle Academy on Thursday at 9 a.m.

Jake Graham scored a game-high 19 points, including five 3-pointers as the Rams won their first state-tournament game since 2006 by putting away the Knights.

David Schneider added 10 points and 14 rebounds as Riverside survived a scoreless second quarter to advance.


No. 9 King's 45, No. 8 Tenino 43

Up next: vs. No. 2 Lynden Christian at 2 p.m.

The Knights saw their 13-point halftime lead erased -- even falling behind briefly -- before edging the Beavers to advance to the quarterfinal round for the 11th straight tournament.

Nick Linhardt, one of just three seniors for the Knights, tallied a game-high 19 points on 9-for14 shooting, including layup off his own steal in the final seconds.

Fellow 12th-grader Dylan Myers added 13 for King's.


No. 4 Freeman 65, No. 13 Sultan 31

Up next: vs. No. 3 Annie Wright at 12:15 p.m.

Tanner Goldsmith scored a game-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the fourth-seeded Scotties into the quarterfinals for the third straight tournament.

Freeman shot a solid 48 percent from the field in the first half to open a 22-point lead at the intermission. The 13th-seeded Turks made just two baskets and shot 10.5 percent from the field before the break.

Colton Wells totaled 13 points and a game-high 10 rebounds and Caleb Grant added 11 points for the Scotties (21-3).


Final: No. 7 Seton Catholic 72, No. 10 Meridian 60

Up next: vs. No. 1 Zillah on Thursday at 1030 a.m.

The Cougars are headed to the state quarterfinals for the first time in program history behind an outstanding effort from beyond the arc.

Seton Catholic was 9-of-15 from the 3-point stripe in the first half - with Brady Angelo draining five long-range shots on his own.

Angelo led the way for Seton Catholic with a game-high 25 points while Kaiden Wilson contributed a 15-point, 14-rebound double-double for the Cougars.


Kaleo Anderson interview, game highlights of King's win over White River


No. 6 Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls 59, No. 11 Montesano 35

Up next: vs. No. 5 Wapato at 3:45 p.m. Thursday

Avery Haff scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting and the Eagles opened a 20-points lead after the first quarter, cruising into the quarterfinals.

Ayanna Tobeck added 14 points for Lakeside, which forced 24 turnovers.


No. 10 Seattle Academy 52, No. 7 Bellevue Christian 49

Up next: vs. No. 1 Nooksack Valley at 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Calla Nelson scored 21 points, Makaila Johnson added 12 points and 16 rebounds, and the Cardinals built a 14-point halftime lead before holding on for the victory.

Kiana Skogstad scored 16 for Seattle Academy which used a 10-2 run to battle back in the second half.


No. 4 King's 53, No. 13 Eatonville 40

Up next: vs. No. 3 Lynden Christian at 7:15 p.m. Thursday

Kaleo Anderson got off to a sizzling start - 30 points on 13-of-20 shooting - and the returning semifinalists started the fourth quarter on an 8-2 run in finally pulling away from the Cruisers.

Bailey Andersen had a team-high 19 points for Eatonville.


No. 9 Cashmere 47, No. 8 Toppenish 30

Up next: vs. No. 2 Deer Park at 9 p.m. Thursday

Ellie Bessonette had a double double - 15 points and 11 rebounds - and the Bulldogs drilled eight 3-pointers in a surprisingly-runaway victory over the Wildcats.

Katie Piepel added 11 points, and Brianna Talley chipped in with 10 in the win. 



Jalen Davis, Bremerton

28 points, 7 rebounds


Austin Hunt, Pullman

23 points, 8-13 FG, 13 rebounds


Rakin Showki, Sammamish

22 points, 6 rebounds


Davis Fogle, Anacortes

22 points


Koby McClure, Prosser

22 points, 4 assists



Julia Dalan, W.F. West

33 points, 25 rebounds, 6 blocks


Kaleo Anderson, King's

30 points, 13-20 FG, 9 rebounds


Calla Nelson, Seattle Academy

21 points


Chloe DeHaro, West Valley of Spokane

20 points


Avery Haff, Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls

18 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists