Rainier Beach had its second consecutive big week to vault its way from No. 34 to No. 25 in the USA Today High School Sports’ Super 25 boys basketball rankings. The Vikings (22-2) followed up an 84-81 defeat of Garfield (Seattle) two weeks ago with a 70-56 defeat of Bellevue in the Sea-King 3A title game on Saturday.
Washington signee Dejounte Murray had 22 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists in the defeat of Bellevue. He also had 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in an 87-59 defeat of Seattle Prep (Seattle) on Thursday.