Washington Class 4A boys basketball regionals bracket breakdown: Schedules, sites, players to watch, predictions

Here’s an overview of the eight Washington high school Class 4A boys basketball regional playoff games taking place Friday and Saturday at sites around the state:

The Scorebook Live Today podcast breaks down regional rounds and re-litigates preseason rankings heading into state.

WINNER-TO-THURSDAY, LOSER-TO-WEDNESDAY GAMES

No. 1 Union (24-0) vs. No. 8 Gonzaga Prep (19-6)
Saturday, 2 p.m., Battle Ground

No. 2 Glacier Peak (23-0) vs. No. 7 Auburn (22-5)
Saturday, 6 p.m., Jackson

No. 3 Mount Si (22-4) vs. West Valley (Yakima) (19-2)
Saturday, 8 p.m., Issaquah

No. 4 Central Valley (21-2) vs. No. 5 Federal Way (23-4)
Saturday, 6 p.m., University



WINNER-TO-WEDNESDAY, LOSER-OUT GAMES

No. 9 Sumner (18-6) vs. No. 16 Kentwood (15-10)
Friday, 8 p.m., Puyallup 

No. 10 Olympia (19-6) vs. No. 15 Eastmont (14-7)
Saturday, 4 p.m., Tumwater

No. 11 Skyview (17-9) vs. No. 14 Jackson (15-10)
Saturday, 4 p.m., Battle Ground

No. 12 Battle Ground (14-10) vs. No. 13 Inglemoor (18-9)
Saturday, 8 p.m., Mark Morris

5 PLAYERS TO WATCH

Logan Kinloch, West Valley (Yakima).

G/F Tanner Toolson, Union, sr.

F Kaden Perry, Battle Ground, jr. 

G Logan Kinloch, West Valley, jr.

G Jabe Mullins, Mount Si, sr.

G Liam Lloyd, Gonzaga Prep, sr.

GAME WE’RE INTRIGUED BY

Central Valley-Federal Way: The Bears’ reward for winning a district championship? Player perennial power and semifinalist last year in Federal Way. The Eagles have an arsenal of scorers, but can Central Valley’s disciplined defense can come in handy noaways.

PREDICTIONS

Union 85, Gonzaga Prep 73

Glacier Peak 55, Auburn 48

Mount Si 71, West Valley 65

Central Valley 65, Federal Way 63

Sumner 55, Kentwood 47

Olympia 78, Eastmont 73

Skyview 79, Jackson 77

Battle Ground 74, Inglemoor 68

TICKETS

$12 for adults, $9 for students and senior citizens.

4A BOYS REGIONAL SCOREBOARD

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