FINAL — Kennedy wins, 57-46. The Lancers will face no. 10 Meadowdale tomorrow night at 7 p.m. to determine who advances to the championship game. Lakeside will face Enumclaw in a consolation semifinal at 2 p.m.
2:54 4th qtr — Kennedy has built a 51-42 lead. Williams is at the line — one good, one not. 52-42.
6:20 4th qtr — Brown goes 2-2 at the free throw line to extend Kennedy’s lead to eight, 45-37.
End of the 3rd qtr — Kennedy 43, Lakeside 35.
1:29 3rd qtr — Lakeside’s had a run of its own, bringing the score to 37-33. Fuller and Lakeside’s Danielle Estell exchange baskets to make it 39-35.
4:14 3rd qtr — Fuller at the line now, hits both to give the Lancers a six point run. 37-26. Kennedy looks stronger and calmer now than it did in the first half.
Halftime — Fuller leads all scoring with 10, followed by Brown with nine for the Lancers. Fisher and Morgan Merriman have contributed eight and seven, resectively for Lakeside. Each team committed 12 turnovers during the first half.
End of 2nd qtr — Kennedy 29, Lakeside 24. The last two points came from Fuller, fouled on a three point play, who went 2-3 from the line.
1:27 2nd qtr — Whitney Best scores for the Lions, bringing them within five, 27-22. Kennedy’s had nine turnovers so far this quarter, which probably merits a talking-to from coach Tom Mummert come halftime. There’s a basket from Erika Fisher, and now Lakeside’s within three.
2:35 2nd qtr — Fuller hits one of her famous, practically-from-the-sidelines threes to make it 27-20. Barnes to the line for Lakeside again after a Chelsea Lockart foul, her first.
5:28 2nd qtr — Lakeside’s Madeline Barnes sinks a beautiful three to make it 21-18 Kennedy. Williams records a casual steal, which Brown follows up with a bucket. 23-18 Kennedy. Technical foul against Brown called about two seconds later. Barnes goes to the line and goes 1-2. 23-19.
6:06 2nd qtr — Allie Madison of Kennedy scores a neat two-point jumper, followed by Brown for another two off a Williams assist. Time out Lakeside.
7:40 2nd qtr — Yaz Fuller hits a nice tre on a Jasmine Lemon assist. Fisher of Lakeside responds with a two-point jumper. Kennedy’s up by two, 17-15.
End of the 1st qtr — Kennedy leads by one, 14-13.
0:43 left in 1st — Brown again, but Lakeside’s Erika Fisher responds with a bucket oif her own to keep Kennedy within one. Suprising Lakeside wasn’t really expected to challenge no. 1 Kennedy, but looks strong so far.
1:27 in 1st qtr — Merriman hits again on a Sadie Mackay assist. Mackay fouls Daidra Brown of Kennedy, sending her to the line for two. Brown hits 1-2. 12-11 Kennedy.
Joined in progress with 3:23 left in the 1st — Kennedy leads Lakeside 11-9, on the strength of Aminah Williams’s five points. Morgan Merriman has put up five for Lakeside.