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Hudson's Bay players Paytin Ballard, left, and Promise Bond celebrate after a 54-53 win over West Valley of Spokane at the Class 2A girls basketball state tournament on Friday, March 4, 2022 in Yakima (Micah Rice/The Columbian)

Hudson’s Bay’s late-game heroics clinch win over West Valley at 2A state tournament

Hudson's Bay players Paytin Ballard, left, and Promise Bond celebrate after a 54-53 win over West Valley of Spokane at the Class 2A girls basketball state tournament on Friday, March 4, 2022 in Yakima (Micah Rice/The Columbian)

March 4, 2022, 12:46pm Prep Sports

Eagles will play Archbishop Murphy in fourth-place game Saturday Read story

Washougal’s Samantha Mederos drives to the hoop in a Class 2A girls basketball state quarterfinal game against Burlington-Edison on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Yakima.

Washougal girls fall to Burlington-Edison in Class 2A state quarterfinals

Washougal’s Samantha Mederos drives to the hoop in a Class 2A girls basketball state quarterfinal game against Burlington-Edison on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Yakima.

March 3, 2022, 1:20pm Prep Sports

As the deficit grew larger, slipping out of reach for the Washougal girls basketball team on Thursday against Burlington-Edison, the Panthers had a choice to make. They could either go away quietly, or hustle and scrap until the very end. The Panthers chose the latter. Burlington-Edison moved on… Read story

King's Way Christian guard Jamison Duke (1) sets a screen for teammate Giovanny Evanson in a Class 1A boys basketball state tournament game against Freeman on Wednesday in Yakima.

King’s Way season over after 58-41 loss to Freeman at 1A state

King's Way Christian guard Jamison Duke (1) sets a screen for teammate Giovanny Evanson in a Class 1A boys basketball state tournament game against Freeman on Wednesday in Yakima.

March 2, 2022, 4:02pm Prep Sports

The King’s Way Christian boys basketball team hit a wall Wednesday and were unable to summon another bounce-back effort in an eventual 58-41 defeat to Freeman at the 1A state tournament in Yakima. Read story

Ellensburg defenders pressure Washougal during the second half of the 2A girls basketball regional on Saturday in Yakima.

Washougal girls lose to No. 2 seed Ellensburg in 1A regional

Ellensburg defenders pressure Washougal during the second half of the 2A girls basketball regional on Saturday in Yakima.

February 26, 2022, 7:14pm Prep Sports

Ellensburg (23-0) showed why it earned the Class 2A’s No. 2 seed in Saturday’s regional game, defeating Washougal 56-31 Saturday at Davis High School, just a couple miles away from where the state tournament will be held next week. Read story

Prairie’s Gretchen Lane surprises herself with 8th place on beam at state gymnastics

February 25, 2022, 10:40pm Prep Sports

In her first appearance at the 3A/2A/1A state gymnastics championships, Prairie junior Gretchen Lane reached the podium with an eighth-place finish on the beam. Read story

Battle Ground?s Carsten Hicks is all smiles after receiving the sixth-place medal in the 100 butterfly from Battle Ground coach Trisha Hicks at the 4A boys state swimming championships on Saturday in Federal Way.

Union swimmers have plenty to celebrate after 4A state meet

Battle Ground?s Carsten Hicks is all smiles after receiving the sixth-place medal in the 100 butterfly from Battle Ground coach Trisha Hicks at the 4A boys state swimming championships on Saturday in Federal Way.

February 19, 2022, 11:29pm Prep Sports

A pair of top-four individual finishes and two more medals in the relays was quite a haul for Union’s Sam Empey, yet the sophomore left Saturday’s 4A boys state swimming championships wanting more. Read story

Mountain View’s Griffin Barlow, right, competes in the 50-yard adaptive backstroke during the 3A boys state swimming championships on Saturday in Federal Way.

Mountain View, Evergreen boys swimmers place at 3A state finals

Mountain View’s Griffin Barlow, right, competes in the 50-yard adaptive backstroke during the 3A boys state swimming championships on Saturday in Federal Way.

February 19, 2022, 4:54pm Prep Sports

Two years after his first state appearance as a freshman, Griffin Barlow felt right at home in his return to the King County Aquatic Center. Read story

Camas head coach Ryan Josephson talks with his players.

Graham-Kapowsin puts likely end to Camas’ season, 97-95 in overtime

Camas head coach Ryan Josephson talks with his players.

February 18, 2022, 11:03pm Prep Sports

Graham-Kapowsin’s comeback took numerous twists and turns, but after Camas sent the game to overtime on a Carson Frawley layup, the Eagles survived four extra minutes to pull out a 97-95 win in the 4A bi-district loser-out game Friday. Read story

Ridgefield senior Henry Hughes (21) extends for a layup during an elimination loss to W.F. West in the 2A District IV tournament Thursday at Tumwater High School.

W.F. West boys end season for Ridgefield, 48-44

Ridgefield senior Henry Hughes (21) extends for a layup during an elimination loss to W.F. West in the 2A District IV tournament Thursday at Tumwater High School.

February 17, 2022, 11:05pm Prep Sports

A trip to the Class 2A boys basketball state regional round was in sight for the Ridgefield boys basketball team, yet in a turn eerily similar to two nights prior, the Spudders went cold at the wrong time. Read story

Seton Catholic junior Jack Jennings, left, shoots the ball over King’s Way Christian junior Matthew Belefski on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, during the Cougars’ 32-23 loss to the Knights at King’s Way Christian High School.

King’s Way Christian, Seton Catholic wins set up rematch for Class 1A boys regional bid

Seton Catholic junior Jack Jennings, left, shoots the ball over King’s Way Christian junior Matthew Belefski on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, during the Cougars’ 32-23 loss to the Knights at King’s Way Christian High School.

February 16, 2022, 10:28pm Prep Sports

The King’s Way Christian boys basketball team didn’t hang their heads when their path to the state regionals became a little more difficult. Read story