The first day of the WIAA 4A boys basketball tournament tipped-off early on Thursday morning as AC Davis and Jackson battled it out on the hardwood at the Tacoma Dome. It's an action-packed day in Tacoma as all eight 4A teams that made the state tournament are in action, followed by the 3A boys tournament later in the day. The 4A and 3A girls tournaments are also ongoing, taking place on the other side of the divider at the Tacoma Dome.
In the first game of the day, AC Davis down Brett Kingma and Jackson in the breakfast game, 88-76. Kingma finished with a game-high 30 points, but his dreams of winning a state championship this year ended with the loss. Next season, he'll be taking his talents to Oregon to play for Dana Altman and the Ducks.
David Trimble led the way with a triple-double for AC Davis, finishing with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. A full recap can be found on Mason Kelley's blog at the Seattle Times.
In the second game of the day, Washington State signee DaVonte Lacy led Curtis to a 64-49 win over Olympia. Lacy finished with Lacy finished with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals (via Ryan Divish). Divish also noted Lacy was charged with defending Olympia's best scorer, holding him to 14 points on the game, and just three in the second half.
Alex Weber-Brader had a double-double for Olympia, finishing with 14 points and 10 assists. Jamey Smith was also in double-figures, scoring 14 points, as well. Kelley also has a full recap here.
Curtis and AC Davis will meet in the early game on Friday, hitting the court at 3:45 p.m. in the day's first semfinal. Jackson and Olympia head to the loser's bracket and will play at 9 a.m. on Friday.
For the latest on the tournaments, check out our WIAA boys basketball championship StoryStream.