The Prep Blog

Covering high school sports in Tacoma, Pierce County and the South Sound

NOTICE: The Prep Blog has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Prep Blog.
Visit the new section.

Class 4A Girls: No. 6 Jackson 62, Eastlake 57

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on March 2, 2012 at 11:12 am with No Comments »
March 2, 2012 11:26 am

Jackson (21-5) fell behind early, surged to the lead with a dominating second quarter, and they held off a late Eastlake (15-11) challenge to advance.

The Wolves led 19-12 after one quarter, but the Timberwolves took the lead for good with a 21-6 advantage in the second quarter.

Eastlake climbed back to within one point just two minutes from then end, but Jackson head off that challenge.

The Timberwolves’ reward is an 8 a.m. Saturday match against the Federal Way-Woodinville winner.

“It is definitely worth (waking up early),” said Jackson coach Jeannie Boyer. “Once – in 2007 – we got eighth place. It’s a history-making moment for our program.”

Sierra Anderson led Jackson with 18 points. Kendra Morrison led all scorers with 31.

Leave a comment Comments
*
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

JavaScript is required to post comments.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0