April 1, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Darin Johnson, Zach LaVine highlight hoops showcase
Washington incoming freshmen Darin Johnson and Jahmel Taylor headline the lineup in the inaugural West Coast All-Star Classic, which will be played 6 p.m. Saturday May 11 at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
Zach LaVine (UCLA) highlights a list of Seattle players committed to playing in the hoops showcase including: D.J. Fenner (Nevada), Tucker Haymond (Western Michigan), Marquis Davis (Santa Clara) and Seth Berger (UMASS).
There’s 22 players high school seniors committed to play including: Elliott Pitts (Dublin, CA/Arizona), Hallice Cook (Jersey City, NJ/Oregon State), Jordan Matthews (Santa Monica, CA/California), Kameron Williams (Baltimore/Ohio State) and Dakari Allen (Sacramento, CA/San Diego State).
Here’s a look at the rest of the rosters: Gabe Bealer (Lancaster, CA/Santa Clara), Soma Edo (Richardson, TX/Fresno State), Calvin Hermanson (Lake Oswego, OR/St. Mary’s), Torren Jones (LaPorte, IN/Missouri), Eric Mika (Highland, UT/BYU commit), Marquis Davis (Seattle, WA/Santa Clara), Brandon Randolph (Inglewood, CA/Xavier), Gavin Schilling (Henderson, NV/Villanova), , Trey Washington (Dallas, TX/Wyoming) and Ja’Keem Yates (Charlotte, NC/Undecided).
Players will participate in a slam-dunk and three-point competition Friday May 10 at Rainier Beach High School. Proceeds benefit the Rainier Beach Foundation.
Game tickets are on sale at the ShoWare Center box office and online www.showarecenter.com or by calling (253) 856-6999 or (866) 973-9613.