Prep Sports

Week 12 winter sports athlete of the week nominees

By Tim Martinez March 2, 2015 8:28 a.m.

Nominees for high school winter athlete of the week, sponsored by Athletes Corner, for the week ending Feb. 28.

Tim Martinez: Old state basketball format gone for good

By Tim Martinez March 2, 2015 6 a.m.

I saw this week, from scribes to coaches to fans, a lot of unhappy people with this regional format of the state basketball tournaments.

WIAA state basketball quarterfinal pairings

March 1, 2015 10:33 p.m.

State high school basketball quarterfinal pairings

High school scoreboard 03-01

February 28, 2015 11:20 p.m.

High school basketball results from Saturday, Feb. 28

King's Way wins overtime thriller to reach 1A boys quarterfinals

By Micah Rice February 28, 2015 9:41 p.m.

RENTON – The cheers blew through the locker room door like it was tissue paper before bounding down the concrete halls of Renton High School.

4A girls basketball: Camas comes up short against Bellarmine Prep

By Paul Valencia February 28, 2015 8:52 p.m.

Camas girls basketball coach Chuck Knight had a simple explanation for his team's performance Saturday.

4A boys basketball: Camas falls just short against Kentwood

By Paul Valencia February 28, 2015 8:50 p.m.

Kentwood held off Camas 55-53 in a Class 4A state regional playoff at Puyallup High School to advance to the state quarterfinals in the dome. Camas' season came to an end with a record of 17-7 and one big accomplishment.

3A boys basketball: Defending champ Rainier Beach too much for Columbia River

By Micah Rice February 28, 2015 8:40 p.m.

To beat top-ranked Rainier Beach, Columbia River would have had to play a nearly flawless game.

3A girls basketball: Prairie returns to Dome after holding off Juanita

By Paul Danzer February 28, 2015 8:35 p.m.

There was a slight delay before the Prairie girls basketball team showed up for its Class 3A regional playoff game on Saturday.

1A boys basketball: La Center swallows tough loss as season ends

By Erik Gundersen February 28, 2015 8:26 p.m.

The 2015 season came to a close Saturday afternoon for the La Center Wildcats as they lost 60-42 to Lynden Christian in the 1A state regional playoffs.

4A girls basketball: Late free throw sends Skyview over Kentlake 54-53 (videos)

By Tim Martinez February 28, 2015 11:41 p.m.

Riley Friauf hits one of two free throws with four seconds left to lift the Storm to a 54-53 win over Kentlake in the regional round of the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament on Saturday.

High school scoreboard 02-28

February 28, 2015 12:20 a.m.

High school results from Friday, Feb. 27; schedule for Saturday, Feb. 28

4A boys basketball: Titanic run sends Union boys to Dome (videos)

By Paul Valencia February 27, 2015 11:47 p.m.

The Union boys basketball team saved its season Friday night, rallying from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Curtis 62-50 in a Class 4A state regional playoff game at W.F. West High School in Chehalis.

1A girls basketball: Cascade Christian turns lights out on La Center's season

By Micah Rice February 27, 2015 8:22 p.m.

La Center’s shooters went dark at the worst time in a 43-37 loss to Cascade Christian at Rogers High School.

Live chat covers Saturday Regional basketball games

By Tim Martinez February 27, 2015 10:09 p.m.

The Columbian will have reporters at all seven regional prep basketball games on Saturday. Get your updates here.

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