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Rainier Beach to open against Findlay Prep in national tournament

Rainier Beach to put its 29-0 record on the line

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Fellow West Coast basketball powerhouse Findlay Prep of Henderson, Nev., will be first up for undefeated Rainier Beach on April 3 as the pairings for the High School National Tournament in New York were announced Wednesday.

Rainier Beach, the Class 3A boys champion in Washington, will put its 29-0 record up against 30-4 Findlay Prep.

There are eight teams in the tournament, and seven of them are ranked in the top eight nationally by USA Today. Rainier Beach is No. 3 in that ranking and Findlay Prep is No. 8.


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