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Washington state high school basketball championship for 2019

March 4, 2019

THE COLTON WILDCATS WON THE 1B GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP BY BEATING THE POMEROY PIRATES 51-43

Photo Credit: Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review

Twelve teams were crowned as the state basketball champion after the WIAA Hardwood Classic concluded on March 2, 2019 at Tacoma, Yakima and Spokane.

4A Division at Tacoma — # 2 seed GONZAGA PREP beat # 4 seed Mount Si, 69-43, to win the boy’s title.  A # 8 seed, EASTLAKE, beat # 3 Lewis and Clark, 53-47, to win the girl’s championship.

3A Division at Tacoma — O’DEA, a # 11 seed, beat # 2 seed Mount Spokane, 70-39, for the boy’s title.  The # 1 seed PRAIRIE, beat # 2 seed Mount Spokane, 37-35, in the girl’s championship game.  This was the closest score in a championship game.

2A Division at Yakima — LYNDEN, the # 1 seed, beat # 7 seed Selah in the boy’s championship game by a score of 60-51.  # 7 seed WASHOUGAL beat # 2 seed East Valley (Spokane), 49-40, to win the girl’s title.

1A Division at Yakima — The # 3 seed, ZILLAH, beat the # 11 seed, King’s Way Christian, by a score of 90-68 to win the boy’s championship.  The # 1 seed, LA SALLE, beat # 3 seed Lynden Christian by a score of 56-49 to capture the girl’s title.

2B Division at Spokane — The # 1 seed, KITTITAS, beat # 3 seed St. George’s, 79-51, to win the boy’s title.  TRI CITIES PREP, a # 2 seed, beat # 6 seed Liberty (Spangle), 50-42, to win the girl’s championship.

1B Division at Spokane — SUNNYSIDE CHRISTIAN, the # 1 seed, defeated # 6 seed Yakima Tribal by a score of 54-45 to win the boy’s championship. The # 1 seed, COLTON, won 51-43 over # 2 Pomeroy to take the girl’s crown.

In the championship games, the top scorer for the boys was Anton Watson of Gonzaga Prep (33 points) and the top scorer for the girls was Beyoncé Bea of Washougal (30 points).

In consolation games for third place, Jordyn Jenkins of Kentridge scored 32 points, Eyon Zevenbergen of King’s scored 31 points and Shane Nowell of Eastside Catholic scored 30 points.

GONZAGA PREP PLAYERS CELEBRATE AFTER WINNING THE 4A CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND STRAIGT YEAR 

Photo Credit: Joshua Bessex / Tacoma News Tribune

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