Pepple Region: Vote for the best Washington high school boys basketball player of the 21st Century (1st round)

The first round of voting has wrapped up for Scorebook Live’s 32-player bracket to determine the best Washington high school boys basketball player over the past 20 years.

Scroll down to view the opening round results for the Pepple Region:

PEPPLE REGION

Ed Pepple is the state’s all-time winningest coach with 952 wins, most coming at Mercer Island, with four state titles.

MORE REGIONS: AL HAIRSTON REGION | MAC FRASER REGION | PAT FITTERER REGION

FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS

(1) MICHAEL PORTER JR. VS. (8) BROCK RAVET

Dickau’s details:

Porter Jr. (Nathan Hale, 2017)
“Only played one year in the state at Nathan Hale but was absolutely dominant in leading them to an undefeated season. A skilled and versatile wing who can do it all. Currently in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets.”

Ravet (Kittitas, 2019)
“Three consecutive state B titles at Kititas while becoming the all-time leading scorer in the state before it was broken this past season. He started his college career at Gonzaga but left before playing a game. Will keep an eye out for where he lands next.”

VOTE:

(4) AVERY BRADLEY VS. (5) PEYTON SIVA

Dickau’s details:

Bradley (Bellarmine Prep, 2008*)
“A tremendous point guard from Tacoma’s Bellarmine Prep (who left the state after his junior year). Went on to Texas before embarking on a lengthy and successful career in the NBA.”

Siva (Franklin, 2009)
“As tough and quick as they come. Helped lead Franklin to a state title before heading to Louisville where he won a national title. Played in the NBA with the Detroit Pistons for a short stint but currently a star in the Euroloeague.”

VOTE:

(3) ISAIAH THOMAS VS. (6) ABDUL GADDY

Dickau’s details:

Thomas (Curtis, 2006*)
“One of the best scorers ever in the state despite his size. Strong, skilled, and shifty with the bounce – combined with his competitiveness has allowed him to have success at Curtis HS (left after his junior year for South Kent School in Conn.), UW and a lengthy NBA career.”

Gaddy (Bellarmine Prep, 2009)
“Another Tremendous point guard for Bernie Salazar at Bellarmine Prep who would go on to have a solid career at UW. Currently playing for the OKC Thunder G League Affiliate”

VOTE:

(2) ANTON WATSON VS. (7) JOE HARRIS

Dickau’s details:

Watson (Gonzaga Prep, 2019)
“All he did at Gonzaga Prep in Spokane is win. Back-to-back state 4A titles rounded out his high school career before heading to Gonzaga University.”

Harris (Chelan, 2010)
“The son of his coach at Chelan, Harris averaged 26.6 points and 8 rebounds his senior year, earning Mr. Basketball and Gatorade state player of the year honors. He is now one of the best shooters in the NBA.”

VOTE:

MORE FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS:

AL HAIRSTON REGION | MAC FRASER REGION | PAT FITTERER REGION

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