King’s High School Basketball Player Sophomore Tyler Linhardt is our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Athlete of the Month for March 2020. Tyler scored
25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in King’s 70-67 overtime win over Lynden Christian in the 1A State Championship game in Yakima on March 7th.
He scored 22 points including the game winning shot with less than 2 seconds remaining in King’s 70-67 overtime victory over Seattle Academy in
the state semi-final game. Linhardt was named the Most Valuable Player of the 1A State Basketball tournament; averaging 21.8 points, 12.3 rebounds
and 3.5 assists per game during the 4-day tournament. He was a unanimous selection as the Associated Press 1A Washington State Player of the Year
and is ranked Washington State’s #1 college basketball prospect in the Class of 2022 according to Head basketball coach at King’s
High School is Rick Skeen.


Tom Lafferty is the Sports Director at KRKO/KKXA Radio. He is a member of the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame; the Snohomish High School Hall of Fame; the recipient of the Dave Duvall Award from the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association District One and the Joe Martin Award for Service to baseball's Northwest League. Tom Lafferty & Steve Willits are co-hosts of Prep Sports Weekly, Mondays at 7 pm on KRKO.