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Tag: Garfield boys

March
2nd

Garfield boys 80, Arlington 68 for 4A third place

By Kevin Manning

Tucker Haymond and the No. 1 Bulldogs did not want to leave Tacoma with another round of disappointment – and they didn’t in clinching third place after an 80-68 victory over Arlington for third place in the Class 4A state boys’ basketball championships at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday afternoon.

A night after dropping a heartbreaking semifinal decision to Curtis, it was Haymond who set the tone Saturday, scoring 24 points on 8-of-18 shooting from the field.

“It was real tough,” he said of Friday’s semifinal loss. “I leave everything out on the court – I put

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Feb.
28th

Garfield boys 62, Bothell 50 in 4A quarterfinals

By Eric D. Williams

The Garfield boys basketball team accomplished something tough to do during a season – beat a team three times.

But even more impressive for the Bulldogs in their 62-50 win over Bothell is the fact that the Cougars have three Division I-level players on the roster, led by UCLA-bound guard Zach LaVine.

With the win, the Bulldogs move on to face Curtis in the Class 4A boys state semifinals on Friday.

Garfield actually trailed Bothell 30-26 at halftime, but used a 13-3 third quarter to pull away from the Cougars, 39-33 at the end of the

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