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UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:47 p.m.

State 1B boys: Sunnyside Christian tops Yakama Tribal to win third consecutive title

Kyler Marsh’s fateful decision to turn out for basketball three years ago never would have come to fruition if not for his brothers’ peer pressure.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 1B girls: Colton surges back in second half to topple Pomeroy for title

Colton’s run of success over the past decade has been so impressive, so dominant, it is almost difficult not to discredit the Wildcats to some degree.

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:50 p.m.

State 1B boys: Yakama Tribal rallies in fourth quarter to top Almira/Coulee-Hartline in semifinals

Mylo Jones’ layup between two defenders with 24 seconds left completed Yakama Tribal’s furious comeback to defeat Almira/Coulee-Hartline 55-53 in the semifinals of the State 1B boys basketball tournament at …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m.

John Blanchette: Balancing act driving changes for state hoops tournaments

This was the small-ball world when Mike Colbrese took on the job as executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 25 years ago. Lots of things were simpler then, …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:52 p.m.

State 1B girls: Colton, Pomeroy set stage for another title-game showdown

Neah Bay’s future is as bright as any, but it was no match for Colton’s present. The upstart Red Devils found few answers to contend with the reigning state champions’ …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:51 p.m.

State 1B boys: Sunnyside Christian slows down Ryan Moffet, Odessa in quarterfinals

Anyone hoping Sunnyside Christian’s run of consecutive state titles would end at two might be suffering a case of wishful thinking.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 1B girls: Almira/Coulee-Hartline girls shake off flu bug, top Mount Vernon Christian

Almira/Coulee-Hartline encountered adversity at the State 1B girls basketball state tournament before its first game had tipped off Thursday.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 11:25 p.m.

State 1B boys: Odessa eliminates Neah Bay behind Ryan Moffet’s record-breaking night

Odessa’s Ryan Moffet set an individual scoring record Wednesday night at the State 1B boys basketball state tournament, finishing with 48 points to lead his Tigers to an 81-73 opening-round …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 7:35 p.m.

State 1B girls: Sunnyside Christian downs Inchelium, advances to quarterfinals

The youngest sibling of three, there is little Sydney Banks can do on a basketball court that her older sisters didn’t accomplish during their respective prep careers at Sunnyside Christian.

State B girls capsules: Davenport hopes to improve on last year’s runner-up finish

Capsules for all State B area girls basketball qualifiers.

State B boys capsules: St. George’s seeking to dethrone Kittitas and Brock Ravet

Capsules for all State B area boys basketball qualifiers.

State 2B preview: St. George’s boys ready for challenge of taking on Brock Ravet, Kittitas

St. George’s lost to Kittitas and Brock Ravet 65-50 in the State 2B title game at the Spokane Arena last season, its only loss of last season.

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Girls 1B: Colton beats Pomeroy for ninth title in 10 years

After missing the state championship game last season for the first time in 10 years, the COlton Wildcats used its depth to beat the Pomeroy Pirates 44-37 to capture their …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Boys 1B: Sunnyside Christian repeats its state championship

Because they don’t dwell on the past, the Sunnyside Christian Knights made some history Saturday night. That includes last year, last week and the last five minutes. The reward was …

State 1B roundup: Colton girls, Sunnyside Christian boys walk away winners

Scores and summaries from Saturday’s State 1B games in the Spokane Arena

State 1B roundup: Maguire Isaak’s last-second shot lifts Almira/Coulee-Hartline into title game

Scores and summaries from Friday’s State 1B games in the Spokane Arena

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Girls 1B: Colton returns to title game after missing out last season

The Colton Wildcats held off the Sunnyside Christian Knights 53-48 to return to the title game after missing it last year for the first time in nine years.

Boys 1B: Sunnyside Christian, Almira/Coulee-Hartline set for showdown in title game

You say it’s tough to beat the same team three times? How about five? Not if you’re the Sunnyside Christian Knights, who ran past Yakama Nation Tribal and back into …

State 1B roundup: Top-seeded Sunnyside Christian boys, Colton girls advance to semifinals

Scores and summaries from Thursday’s State 1B quarterfinal games in the Spokane Arena

Girls 1B: Colton hits 15 3-pointers to storm into semifinals

The Colton Wildcats saw their eight-year run of state championships end last year in the semifinals against the Almira/Coulee-Hartline Warriors. Provided a rematch this season, the Wildcats made sure last …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

Boys 1B: Pomeroy hits a dozen 3-pointers en route to quarterfinal win over Odessa

The Pomeroy Pirates are hardly a longshot for the state boys 1B title. Not with shots like these.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

1B Girls: Almira/Coulee-Hartline wins, earns shot at top-rated Colton

A year after falling in the girls 1B title game, the Almira/Coulee-Hartline Warriors got this year’s state tournament started off on the right foot and earned a rematch with the …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

1B boys: Almira/Coulee-Hartline wears down Taholah

Almira/Coulee-Hartline’s regional loss last week to top-ranked Sunnyside Christian was left in the dust thanks to a 69-40 win over Taholah in the opening round of the State 1B tournament …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 8:24 a.m.

State 2B preview: Davenport girls return with chance to defend state title

The building program Stacia Soliday started with the Davenport girls basketball program four years ago culminated with a State 2B championship last year.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

State 1B preview: Top-seeded Colton girls take shot at ninth title in 10 years

It’s been a different year for the Colton girls basketball team. For the first time since 2007-2008, Colton isn’t the defending State 1B champ.

State 1B football: Maguire Isaak piles up record numbers in Almira/Coulee-Hartline’s title win

Maguire Isaak was responsible for so many points Friday afternoon at the Tacoma Dome, he doesn’t have a favorite play.

UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:20 p.m.

State 1A/2B/1B track: Lakeside’s Zach Annanie, Sienna Swannack repeat as champions

Between the weight of expectation and the bull’s-eye on the back, there’s a price that comes with defending a championship.

UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

State 1B boys: Sunnyside Christian wears down Lummi Nation in title game

Welcome back, Dean Wagenaar.

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:36 p.m.

State 1B preview: Colton girls, ACH boys look to continue roll

The State 1B brackets, above all other state tournament groupings, has the most local flavor in terms of sheer numbers. There are five area girls teams in the tourney at …

Neah Bay storms to State 1B football title over Odessa-Harrington, Gaven Elder

Coach Jeff Nelson knew his Odessa-Harrington Titans football team would have to play a near-perfect game Saturday afternoon, facing a Neah Bay Red Devils team with two State 1B titles …