A capsule look at the eight teams in the Class 4A boys state basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.

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Garfield Bulldogs

Location: Seattle

Record: 23-1

Coach: Ed Haskins

Key players: Tucker Haymond, 6-6, Sr., 18 ppg; Trevaunté Williams, 6-5, Sr., 16 ppg; Torrence Baker, 6-3, Jr., 6 ppg.

Inside look: Bulldogs have won 23 straight and are deepest team in the tournament.

Jackson Timberwolves

Location: Mill Creek

Record: 24-0

Coach: Steve Johnson

Key players: Jason Todd, 6-5, Jr., 22.2 ppg; Dan Kingma, 5-10, Jr., 14.2 ppg; Brian Zehr, 6-4, Jr., 12.8 ppg.

Inside look: Only undefeated team in field could contend for title this year and next. Six of top seven players are juniors.

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Bothell Cougars

Location: Bothell

Record: 21-3

Coach: Ron Bollinger

Key players: Zach LaVine, 6-4, Sr., 28.8 ppg; Perrion Callandret, 6-2, Sr., 18 ppg; Josh Martin, 6-8, Jr., 12 ppg.

Inside look: Bothell might have best trio of players in the state. Losses all came to teams ranked No. 1 or No. 2.

Curtis Vikings

Location: University Place

Record: 24-2

Coach: Tim Kelly

Key players: Dominic Robinson, 5-9, Sr., 15 ppg; Andrew Lewis, 6-3, Sr., 14 ppg; Isom Brown, 6-6, Sr., 8 ppg.

Inside look: Curtis, the only team left from West Central District, has won its last five games by at least 13 points.

Newport Knights

Location: Bellevue

Record: 18-8

Coach: Steve Haizlip

Key players: Will Ferris, 6-1, Jr., 15 ppg; Isaac Dotson, 6-3, Sr., 13 ppg; Miles Fowler, 6-3, Sr., 11 ppg

Inside look: Finally healthy, unranked Newport won five loser-out games to make state tournament.

Arlington Eagles

Location: Arlington

Record: 21-3

Coach: Nick Brown

Key players: Terry Dawn, 6-5, Sr., 20 ppg; Noah Jones, 6-5, Jr., 12 ppg; Kaleb Bryson, 5-11, Jr., 9 ppg

Inside look: Propelled by Dawn, Eagles are in state quarterfinals for first time.

Central Valley Bears

Location: Spokane Valley

Record: 22-2

Coach: Rick Sloan

Key players: Austin Rehkow, 6-3, Sr., 15 ppg; Adam Chamberlain, 6-0, Jr., 13 ppg; Beau Byus, 6-6, Jr., 13 ppg

Inside look: Bears, who finished second last year, are balanced and have lost only to Gonzaga Prep and Richland.

Richland Bombers

Location: Richland

Record: 19-4

Coach: Earl Streufert

Key players: Nathan Streufert, 6-7, Jr., 17 ppg; Payton Radliff, 5-10, Jr., G, 14.6 ppg; Jacob DeVries, 6-0, Jr., G, 11.7 ppg.

Inside look: Bombers enter first state tournament since 2008 having won seven straight and 12 of past 13.

Jayson Jenks