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March 6, 2010 at 11:22 AM

4A state girls tournament updates — Day 4

Just four more games to go in the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament here at the Tacoma Dome, including the championship contest at 9 p.m.

You can get your brief updates here shortly after each game. Here’s the lineup:

Fifth-eighth places

Edmonds-Woodway 44, Moses Lake 38

Angela Woods hit 3-of-4 free throws in the final 1:45 as the Warriors (25-3) claimed the fifth-place trophy.

Moses Lake (17-14), which finishes eighth, had closed a 13-point, second-half deficit to two with 4:31 to play, 40-38, but failed to score the rest of the way.

E-W’s Ashley Albertson came up short in a bid to break the tournament rebounding record as she grabbed just six (her lowest total of the week). She needed 14 to tie the mark of 57, but still leads the tournament with 49. She scored 10 points against Moses Lake, while Woods had 12.

Tiffany Morris paced the Chiefs with 14 points, including four three-pointers. Jordan Loera struggled offensively (2-for-12), but had six assists to raise her tourney total to 19.

Fourth-seventh places

Bellarmine Prep 61, Chiawana 57

After trailing the entire game, most of the time by double-digits, the Lions (roared back to earn fourth place. It was a steal by Nyzhe Primas that led to the go-ahead basket by Sarah Hartwell with 1:24. to play, putting Bellarmine up 54-53.

Hayley Hodgins cut a four-point Bellarmine lead to two with 14 seconds to go, but Grace Beardemphl sealed the victory with two free throws.

Mechela Barnes led a balanced BP attack with 14 points, while Sarah Hartwell had 12, Primas 11 and Berdemphl nine. Simonne Potts ripped down 10 rebounds.

For Chiawana (25-5), a first-year school with no seniors, Hayley Hodgins scored 21, Mikaela Rivard 19 and Shelby Ellsworth 14 to go along with 13 rebounds.

Third-sixth places

Garfield 71, Issaquah 54

The Bulldogs (17-10) pulled away with a 14-3 run late in the second quarter and never looked back in this battle between KingCo rivals. They led 36-21 at halftime and never let Issaquah get closer than eight the rest of the way.

Renee Dillard-Brown was nearly flawless in scoring 16 points (7 of 8 from the field, 1 of 2 at the line). Shaunice Robinson added 13 and Alyse Harris 10 as Garfield earned the third-place trophy.

Issaquah (23-6), which finished sixth, got a game-high 20 points from Maddy Pflaumer — including a 10-for-10 performance at the line. The undersized Eagles were out-rebounded 37-29.

The teams split their two regular-season games.


Auburn Riverside 56, Mead 52 (OT)

Mercedes Wetmore finished with 17 points and nine rebounds and Kathleen Cooper added 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Ravens to the state championship.

Kalee Junkermier finished with 10 points and six rebounds for Mead, while Chenise Pakootas had eight points and 15 rebounds and Jazmine Redmond had 15 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.



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