The 2019 Washington high school boys basketball season has wrapped up, which means it’s time to reveal our all-classification all-state teams.
Scorebook Live’s staff took a look at the best boys and girls basketball players in the state of Washington, regardless of classification, and cast ballots for first, second and third team all-state. You can view our boys basketball all-state teams below. Our girls basketball all-state teams will be revealed on Monday.
2019 Scorebook Live All-State Boys Basketball
Anderson was unstoppable at the 3A state tournament, breaking the tournament scoring record by pouring in 122 points over four games, including 39 vs. Marysville-Pilchuck in the fourth-place game. Anderson, a 6-5 wing, will play for Seattle Pacific next season.
With his clutch scoring and scrappy defense, Paulsen willed Curtis to the 4A state semifinals, including the biggest upset of the tournament, a 58-55 quarterfinal win over No. 1 Union. A two-time South Puget Sound League MVP, Paulsen will team up with Anderson at Seattle Pacific next season.
Bajema, a 6-7 wing, was named the 1A boys player of the year by the WIBCA for the second consecutive season. He led Lynden Christian to a fourth-place finish at the 1A state tournament, tallying 23 points and 14 rebounds in his final game with the Lyncs. Bajema will play for Michigan next season.
Beauchamp, a versatile 6-6 wing, led Rainier Beach to a fifth-place finish at the 3A state tournament. He’s a consensus 5-star recruit with offers from Arizona, UCLA, Washington, Florida State and several other major programs. With Brandon Roy reportedly returning to coach Garfield next season, will Beauchamp reunite with him?
Degenhart led Mt. Spokane to the 3A state championship game with his physical play, averaging 17 points and 8 rebounds over three tournament games. A 6-7 multi-skilled forward, he’s one of the top players in the state of Washington for the Class of 2021.