A 6-foot-2 senior guard, McKinney helped the Wolverines to the Class 3 state championship with a 69-59 win over Springfield Catholic. McKinney had 23 points and seven rebounds as Vashon captured its third title in four years and its 11th overall. The Mizzou-bound McKinney, who hit on 9 of 13 shots from the field, claimed the third state title of his four-year career. McKinney vaulted the Wolverines in to the final with a big performance (26 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals) in a 70-47 semifinal win over Charleston. For the season, McKinney averaged 16 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Mario McKinney • Vashon basketball