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Appearances at state cap Bullpup basketball seasons

Boys 4th place

Riding regular-season momentum, Bullpup basketball finished strong for both boys and girls in early March. The boys, who topped the GSL 4A standings with a 9-1 league record, rolled through District 8 playoffs, winning the championship over Chiawana 59-53 and a trip to state. The Pups played their way to a trophy game at the Tacoma Dome on March 4, overcoming a slow start to secure a 59-51 win over Camas for the 4th-place trophy. The team was led by senior Jamil Miller (1st team all-GSL), junior Henry Sandberg (2nd team All-GSL), and sophomore Jayce Swanson (Honorable Mention All-GSL)

Under the leadership of new head coach Geoff Arte `00, the Lady Bullpups finished the regular season with a 6-3 record. In the District playoffs they demonstrated sustained grit and resilience, winning three elimination games and earning the team its first trip to the state tournament since 2015. The Pups won two more elimination games at state, including an upset win over Sumner 64-55 before bowing out in the quarterfinals. The team was led by senior Lucy Lynn (1st team all-GSL), senior Taliah Lee (Honorable Menton all-GSL), and junior Gillian Bears (Honorable Mention, All-GSL)