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Tag: Franklin boys

Feb.
28th

Franklin boys 78, Timberline 55 in 3A quarterfinals

It comes in waves, but when it does, Franklin boys’ basketball coach Jason Kerr likes the action he sees.

In a word – dangerous. The ninth-ranked Quakers turned a nip-and-tuck game into a 3A quarterfinal laugher, leaving Timberline in their dust, 78-55, at the Tacoma Dome on Thursday afternoon.

Franklin, traditionally one of the Metro League’s top programs, made nine of its first 11 shots of the second half – and finished 11-for-16. The Quakers made four 3-pointers.

The Quakers led 33-28 before going on a 27-9 run with just under a minute to play in the third quarter.

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