Regional prep basketball matchups
Friday, February 24, 2012
Here is a quick preview for the regional games involving Clark County basketball teams Friday and Saturday. Notes: All contests are elimination games. Winners advance to state. … Tickets are $10, $8 for students and senior citizens. ... Carl Click will broadcast the Union boys game Friday and the Prairie girls Saturday at www.carlclick.com.
Union (17-7) vs. Curtis of Tacoma (19-6) 8 p.m. at Auburn High School (Internet broadcast: www.carlclick.com): Curtis beat Union last week 59-51 en route to the 4A bi-district tournament title. Look for the Titans to start out stronger. They trailed 13-0 to the Vikings.
Evergreen (15-9) vs. Davis of Yakima (19-2) 8 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College: The Plainsmen, led by 6-11 Caleb Dressler, are making their second consecutive appearance in the final 16. … Davis is ranked No. 1 in the state by the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune.
Mountain View (20-7) vs. Seattle Prep (21-5) 8 p.m. at Bellevue College: Our guess is Seattle Prep will be on the lookout for Mountain View’s Zach Torson, who has scored 42 and 43 points in his last two games. Seattle Prep jumped up to the top spot in the 3A rankings for the Seattle Times and is No. 2 in the Tacoma News Tribune.
Ridgefield (18-5) vs. Cascade Christian of Tacoma (17-7) 8 p.m. at W.F. West HS in Chehalis: Michael Potter and Sam Landerholm led the Spudders to the District 4 title last week. … Shawn Spencer leads Cascade Christian at 13.3 points per game.
King’s Way Christian (16-7) vs. Lummi of Bellingham (12-4) 6 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace HS: This is the third consecutive trip to the final 16 for King’s Way. … Earl Johnson and Jordan Deardorff both average 12 points per game for Lummi.
Skyview (22-3) vs. Lake Stevens (22-1) 4 p.m. at Kent-Meridian HS in Kent: The Storm are back to the final 16 for the first time since 2008. … Lake Stevens is ranked No. 1 by the Seattle Times, No. 2 by the Tacoma News Tribune.
Prairie (23-1) vs. Juanita of Kirkland (21-5) 6 p.m. at Rogers HS in Puyallup (Internet broadcast: www.carlclick.com): Prairie has been atop the Seattle Times rankings all year. Also No. 1 in Tacoma News Tribune. … Kate Cryderman leads Juanita with 17.2 points per game.
Camas (19-8) vs. Franklin of Seattle (21-3) 6 p.m. at Bellevue College: Papermakers are in the final 16 for first time since 1978. … Franklin is ranked No. 3 by Tacoma News Tribune, No. 4 by Seattle Times.