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UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:50 p.m.

State 2B boys: Brock Ravet, Kittitas claim third straight title with win over St. George’s

Once again the Kittitas Coyotes proved they are more than just their Gonzaga-bound senior guard. Though Brock Ravet sure was good on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:49 p.m.

State 2B girls: Behind young core, Tri-Cities Prep tops Liberty, earns first title in school history

Tri-Cities Prep called a timeout with 26.6 seconds left to clear its bench at the end of a championship game it never trailed, substituting in five players who were no …

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, 11:54 p.m.

State 2B girls: Liberty holds off late push from Wahkiakum to earn spot in title game

In the closing seconds of the biggest game of her life, Maisie Burnham stood in a familiar spot: the free-throw line.

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 2B boys: St. George’s storms back, earns return to championship game

As time expired, St. George’s junior Dan Rigsby tossed the ball in the air, caught it and squeezed it tightly, screaming. Rigsby held it for a few more seconds as …

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:48 a.m.

John Blanchette: Carl Crider harvests new memories in Oakesdale

One of the B-est things still remaining about the B tournament is taking a look across the court and being unable to tell if the guy with the probing gaze …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:57 p.m.

State 2B girls: Liberty downs Davenport to earn spot in semifinals

What the Liberty Lancers lacked in tournament experience, they more than made up for in height.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:55 p.m.

State 2B boys: St. George’s overcomes sluggish shooting to advance to semifinals

Despite shooting 37 percent from the field, the third-seeded Dragons clamped down on defense late to close out a 53-44 win over the fifth-seeded Toutle Lake Ducks, advancing to the …

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

State 2B girls: St. George’s uses second-quarter surge to top Ilwaco, advance to quarterfinals

Two years ago, a round further into the State 2B tournament, St. George’s had a halftime lead against Ilwaco, only to lose in overtime.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 7:18 p.m.

State 2B boys: Lake Roosevelt puts defensive clamps on Liberty to advance to quarterfinals

Eighth-seeded Lake Roosevelt found enough of a rhythm on offense, and its defense held ninth-seeded Liberty to its lowest point total of the year Wednesday at the Spokane Arena to …

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: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 7:58 a.m.

From State B to Gonzaga: Brock Ravet leads Kittitas back to defend 2B title; next season he’s a Zag

Little did anyone else know that this kid from the small town of Kittitas would years later earn a full-ride scholarship to one of the most prolific basketball programs in …

Girls 2B: Abbie Miller’s late scoring spree leads Colfax past Davenport for title

Abbie Miller knew her team needed a lift.

Boys 2B: Top-seeded Kittitas/Thorp overpowers St. George’s en route to second straight title

The top-seeded Coyotes fought off the game No. 2 St. George’s Dragons, who gave a good account of themselves for 2 1/2 quarters before succumbing 65-50 in the 2B final …

State 2B roudup:

Scores and summaries from Saturday’s State 2B games in the Spokane Arena

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:28 p.m.

Boys 2B: St. George’s topples Liberty in overtime, set to face Kittitas/Thorp for title

State 2B champions in 2012-13, the Dragons earned a chance to do it again with a hard fought 64-60 victory in overtime over the Liberty Lancers in a late semifinal …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Girls 2B: Colfax, Davenport advance to championship game

Three of the teams playing in Friday night’s state semifinals, after all, are from that large, two-division eastern Washington league – Davenport and St. George’s from the NE 2B North, …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:15 a.m.

State 2B roundup: Brock Ravet leads Kittitas/Thorp into title game

Scores and summaries from Friday’s State 2B games in the Spokane Arena

State 2B roundup: Saint George’s girls upset top-seeded Ilwaco to earn semifinal berth

Scores and summaries from Thursday’s State 2B quarterfinal games in the Spokane Arena

Boys 2B: Brandon Holling’s clutch hoop sends Liberty to semifinals

Brandon Holling hit a 6-foot baseline jumper with 4 seconds left to lift the sixth-seeded Liberty Lancers to a 51-50 win over the No. 5 Morton-White Pass Timberwolves in a …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 8:13 p.m.

Girls 2B: Defending State 2B champion Davenport moves into semifinals

Davenport found just enough flow to hold off Life Christian Academy in the Thursday’s fourth quarterfinal battle in the Spokane Arena, earning a 55-49 win over the Tacoma team.

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.

Liberty comes up one point short in State 2B football title game

Elijah Haynes scored a 16-yard touchdown off a draw with 2:31 left in the game and the Kalama Chinooks held off one last comeback attempt by the Liberty Lancers for …

UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:52 p.m.

State 2B baseball: Colfax gives veteran coach Mike Parrish title as final gift

The Colfax Bulldogs sent longtime head coach Mike Parrish riding into the sunset with a shiny new state championship trophy in hand on Saturday thanks to a 5-3 extra innings …

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.

State 2B boys: Kittitas holds off Liberty for title

As it turned out, perfection didn’t come easily for Kittitas on Saturday night.

State 2B girls: Shift to zone defense helps Davenport capture first title in 24 years

If the Davenport Gorillas were going to win their first state title in 24 years, they were going to have to get out of their comfort zone – and into …