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March 4, 2009 at 8:26 PM

FINAL — Issaquah girls 58, Jackson 55

FINAL — Smith missed both FTs and Jackson’s Chanel Sam raced the length of the court. Sam’s game-tying three-pointer came up short and Issaquah wins 58-55.

0:08.9 4th qtr — The Timberwolves miss a running lay-up and Issaquah’s Alexa Smith goes to the line with a 58-55 lead.

0:30.2 4th qtr — Jackson gets a couple stops but turns the ball right back over each time. The Timberwolves finally control the ball and call timeout. Issaquah leads 58-55.

1:33 4th qtr — Issaquah takes timeout with the ball and a three-point lead. Possessions are getting crucial. Eagles lead 58-55.

2:48 4th qtr — Pflaumer hits the first of her two FTs and Jackson takes a timeout. Issaquah leads 57-53 with another FT coming.

4:33 4th qtr — Eagles’ forward Alexa Smith hits a jumper to give IHS an 11-0 run. Haataja drains two FTs for Jackson. It’s 52-51 Issaquah.

5:25 4th qtr — Issaquah’s Maddey Pflaumer gives the Eagles their first lead of the game with two FTs. Eagles lead 50-49.

6:26 4th qtr — Brady makes a lay-up then Erin Nicol converts a three-point play for Issaquah. Jackson’s lead is down to one, 49-48.

End of 3rd qtr — A halftime update from the boys side. Gonzaga Prep was down 17-2 at one point but has roared back to lead 31-26 at the break.

End of 3rd qtr — Timberwolves close the quarter on a 6-2 run to grab a little seperation. Jackson leads 49-43.

1:47 3rd qtr — Looks like we’re gonna have a back and forth battle for a little more than a quarter. Jackson leads 43-41.

4:00 3rd qtr — Kristin Stoffel of Jackson makes a lay-up then splits a pair of free throws to put the T-Wolves up 42-39.

5:20 3rd qtr — Issaquah’s Blair Brady, a 5-foot-7 sophomore, fights for a tough putback in the lane to tie the score at 39-39.

6:10 3rd qtr — Issy’s Alexa Smith splits to free throws to cut the Jackson lead to 39-35.

Halftime — Update from the boys side. Decatur went on a 17-2 run to start the first quarter (yes, that’s the correct) and was leading 17-5 last I checked.

Some stats from the girls: Jackson Megan McArthur leads all scorers with 13 points, she was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor and made three three-pointers. Erin Nicol had 9 to lead Issaquah.

Halftime — A Haataja extends Jackson’s lead to 9, but Erin Nicol makes a lay-up and is fouled just before the halftime buzzer. She hits the free throw and JHS goes to the break with a 37-31 lead.

1:26 2nd qtr — Blaire Brady hits a tough lay-up in the lane, but chalk up another three-pointer to McArthur. Jackson leads 33-26.

3:00 2nd qtr — Nicol pulls Issy to within one, but Jackson’s Megan McArthur hits a three-pointer to make the JHS lead 28-24.

4:14 2nd qtr — The pace to this game is frenetic, up and down from both teams. Issaquah’s Alexa Smith hits a long jumper to cut into the Jackson lead. Timberwolves up 25-22.

5:46 2nd qtr — Eagles senior Erin Nicol starting to heat up. She hits a jumper and a lay-up. It’s Jackson 21-18.

End of 1st qtr — Jackson’s Kerra King receives a pass from Erin Feeney and drills a 12-footer just before the buzzer. Timberwolves lead 19-14.

2:01 1st qtr — Issy’s Brooke Miller breaks away for her third lay-up of the quarter, pulls the Eagles to within 3. Jackson 15-12.

3:58 1st qtr — Timberwolves post Leigh-Ann Haataja is benefiting from some great ball movement. She scores back-to-back lay-ups for JHS. Jackson leads 11-4.

5:05 1st qtr — Jackson guard Megan McArthur gets things going with a three-pointer. Kristin Stoffel then splits a pair of free throws. JHS 4-0.

6:31 1st qtr — Still two goose eggs on the scoreboard as the team struggle offensively at the start.

Pregame — The Timberwolves and Eagles will be tipping off in about 5 minutes.

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