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Arlington girls 66, Lake Stevens 64 (OT) in 4A semifinal

By T.J. Cotterill

It took Arlington High’s coach Joe Marsh less than two minutes to use his second timeout of the second half as Lake Stevens pushed its lead to 12 points.

He laid into his team the first timeout, then did so again 40 seconds later, directing his concerns at his Idaho-State bound senior Lindsey Brown for most of it.

“He told us we, as seniors and leaders, needed to step it up,” Brown said. “That it was our chance to shine.”

What Marsh didn’t realize was that it was a freshman’s time, too. Brown and freshman forward Jayla

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Arlington girls 43, Gonzaga Prep 40 in 4A quarterfinals

By Kevin Manning

A late 3-pointer and clutch free throws helped Arlington hold on to upset Gonzaga Prep, 43-40, in a Class 4A girls’ basketball quarterfinal game at the Tacoma Dome.

The Eagles were cold, trying to deal with a Bullpup rally and offense firing on all cylinders – but then Idaho State-bound Lindsay Brown ended the 17-5 run with one single shot.

Brown (13 points, 4-for-12 field goals) took a late step-back 3-pointer that fired up the Eagles’ bench and gave them a 41-37 lead with 1:45 remaining.

“We’re a senior-laden team. We didn’t panic when they made their

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