Posted On: 02/18/20 4:11 PM

Photo Above: Auburn Head Coach Ryan Hansen

With four All-League underclassmen, Auburn High’s tight-knit band of basketball junkies qualified for the Sweet Sixteen round of the 4A State Tournament by beating Kennedy and South Kitsap.

The Auburn Trojans are 22-4 (as of February 18) and are currently ranked #8 by RPI.  

Auburn won the North Puget Sound League’s 4A Olympic Division.  

The unselfish and youthful squad is guided by veteran head coach Ryan Hansen. Hansen has had several players move on to play college. In the 18 seasons under Hansen, Auburn has been to 17 postseasons, six state tournaments, and have won five league championships. Coach Hansen has earned SPSL Coach of the Year three times, as well as Tacoma News Tribune Coach of the Year in 2004.  

First Teamers:

Maleek Arington | 6-0 Point Guard-Class of 2022 |   (First Team All-NPSL)

Arington led the NPSL  in assists at 7.2 per game. He rarely turns the ball over and is never out of control. The team leader has superior court vision and is a savvy decision-maker. He finishes in traffic, draws fouls, and

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