The King Holiday Hoopfest is almost a week away now, and I’m sure many of you are making plans for the holiday. So to help, I’ve laid out the schedule of games at the Hec Ed at UW, in case there’s a game (or games) that catches your eye.
9:30 a.m. Girls: Garfield vs. Issaquah (Note: Issaquah is ranked fifth in Class 3A)
11 a.m. Boys: Bothell vs. Gig Harbor (Note: Gig Harbor’s Mathias Ward scored 56 points in a game last week)
12:30 p.m. Girls: Kentwood vs. Jackson (Note: Jackson is ranked sixth in Class 4A; KW finished third last year)
2:30 p.m. Boys: Kentwood vs. Bellarmine Prep (Note: Both teams are top 10 in Class 4A)
4 p.m. Boys: Franklin vs. Fairfax, Calif. (Note: Franklin is No. 2 in Class 4A; Fairfax F Renardo Sidney is a top 5 junior in the country)
6 p.m. Boys: Lynden vs. O’Dea (Note: Lynden is a top 2A team; O’Dea won 3A last year)
7:30 p.m. Boys: Garfield vs. Federal Way (Note: Garfield’s Tony Wroten has been rated as high as No. 1 among the country’s freshmen; Federal Way has been a top-10 4A team all season.)