Chatman is state’s Mr. Basketball
Union High School’s Jordan Chatman has been selected as Mr. Basketball by the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association and will play in the WIBCA All-State games Saturday at Curtis High School in University Place.
Mr. Basketball is awarded to the top high school boys basketball player in the state for all classifications.
Chatman led the Titans to third place in the Class 4A state tournament last week, earning tournament MVP honors. Chatman averaged 21 points a game for Union. He is signed to play basketball for Brigham Young University.
The WIBCA All-State series features top high school senior from around the state. Past games have included players like Brandon Roy, Aaron Brooks, Luke Ridnour, Jason Terry and Nate Robinson.
Chatman will be joined on the Class 4A all-state roster by Caleb Dressler of Evergreen. Dressler, a Hawaii signee, averaged 16 points a game for the Plainsmen.
The Class 4A vs. 3A game will cap the event Saturday at 6 p.m. The 2B vs. 1B game will start at 2 p.m. and the 2A vs. 1A game will be at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, high school student and children under 12.