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February 17, 2012 at 11:04 AM

Some high-school girls basketball highlights from Thursday

It was a light schedule of girls basketball games Thursday.

Here are some of the roundups we had on the web (with some additions), as well as highlights from other games reported to The Times:

Sea-King 3A District Tournament

Lakeside 34, Cleveland 33

Lakeside’s Kaylee Best knocked down a pair of free throws with 12.2 seconds left to help the Lions upset No. 5 Cleveland in the semifinals. Best scored 13 and Danielle Estell added 14 to lead Lakeside (19-6), which faces Franklin in Saturday’s 8:15 p.m. district title game at Bellevue College. Cleveland (19-5), which got 12 points from MyMy Ladd and 11 from Makayla Roper, plays Seattle Prep for third-fourth place at 1:15 p.m. Saturday. All four teams are assured of regional berths.

Franklin 57, Seattle Prep 38

Patrice Toston scored 13 points and Janee Lewis added nine, leading the fourth-ranked Quakers (20-3) to their 16th straight win. Mary Ann Santucci led the No. 8 Panthers (19-6) with 10 points.

KingCo 4A Tournament

Skyline 47, Issaquah 41

Skyline pulled away in the fourth quarter in the loser-out girls basketball game.

The Spartans (17-7) advanced to a Tuesday loser-out game against the No. 3 WesCo representative, Stanwood or Arlington, for a spot in the regional round of the state playoffs.

Sabrina Norton scored a game-high 15 points for Issaquah (17-7). Skyline got 9 apiece from Alicia Shim and Megan Wiedeman.

Tri-District 1A Tournament

Bellevue Christian 35, King’s 34

At Mountlake Terrace, the Vikings got 19 points from senior guard Alina Valle and slipped past the third-ranked Knights and into the Tri-District 1A championship game. Unranked Bellevue Christian faces Lynden Christian in the final at 9 p.m. Saturday at Terrace. Lynden Christian topped eighth-ranked Cascade Christian in the other semifinal, 42-28. King’s, which was led by Karlie Storkson with 11 points, plays Cascade Christian at 10:30 a.m. Saturday for third and fourth.

Seattle Christian 60, Nooksack Valley 40

No individual scoring reported from the loser-out game. The Warriors secured a regional berth and play Cedar Park Christian of Bothell for fifth and sixth places.

Cedar Park Chrisitan (Bothell) 35, Vashon Island 18

Rachel Staudacher made sure the Eagles’ season stayed alive with 20 points. Charlotte Kehoe had 10 for Vashon.

Tri-District 1B Tournament

Grace Academy 35, Crescent 28

Kyla Emme poured in 18 as Grace Academy advanced. Crescent’s Sara Moore finished with 12. Grace Academy now plays Mount Rainier Lutheran Saturday for the fifth and final regional berth.

Mount Rainier Lutheran 31, Christian Faith 27

No details reported in the other loser-out game.

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