Knights crowned state boys basketball champions
King's sophomore Linhardt named 1A tournament MVP
Last updated 3/12/2020 at 10:58am
King's won its fifth state boys basketball title in school history the old-fashioned way.
The Knights earned it.
King's first had to overcome a 10-point, third-quarter deficit to pull out a 68-59 victory over Zillah in a first-round, loser-out contest.
Then to cap off an unforgettable state tournament, the Knights battled their way past two familiar opponents – Seattle Academy and Lynden Christian – in semifinal and championship games that both went into overtime.
Tournament MVP Tyler Linhardt scored a team-high 25 points as King's erased a 6-point deficit with 1:10 left in the fourth q...