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FW beats Foss for WCD title

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on Feb. 28, 2009 at 6:20 pm with No Comments »
February 28, 2009 6:20 pm

Federal Way is the West Central District champion. The Eagles beat Foss, 65-52, on Saturday afternoon at Puyallup.


Federal Way led 54-50 with 4:35 left, but finished the quarter on an 11-2 run.


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Federal Way leads Foss 48-45 heading into the fourth quarter.


The Falcons trailed 37-25, but stifled FW’s offense during a big chunk of the period. LuQuam Thompson gave Foss a 45-43 lead with 1:16 left in the quarter. But Michael Hale III hit a lay-in and then a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to regain the lead for the Eagles.


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Federal Way leads Foss 34-25 at halftime.


During one stretch in the second quarter, the Eagles made 3-pointers on four of five possessions and scored baskets on seven straight possessions. Federal Way extended a two-point lead to a 32-19 advantage during that span.


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Federal Way leads Foss 12-8 at the end of the first quarter. Foss is 1-for-3 from beyond the arc. The Falcons only basket in the period was a 3-pointer from Damari Lewis; the rest of their points have come off free throws.


FW’s Isiah Umipig hit a baseline jumper as the quarter expired.

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