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Jackson boys 68, Arlington 41 in 4A semifinal

Eric D. Williams

Second-ranked Jackson’s bid for its first Class 4A state boys’ basketball title is still alive. And so is its perfect record after a 68-41 victory over Arlington.

The Timber Wolves wasted little time in deflating WesCo rival Arlington’s confidence in this one, jumping out to a 44-21 lead and coasting to the team’s third win this season over the Eagles (22-4).

Jackson (26-0) shot an impressive 9 of 18 from the 3-point line in the game.

Jason Todd led the Timber Wolves with 20 points and nine rebounds. Teammate Dan Kingma finished with 19 points, shooting 5

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Jackson boys 55, Central Valley (Spokane) 47 in Class 4A quarterfinals

By Eric D. Williams

Jackson’s undefeated record may have been weighing on the Timber Wolves, but the got past Central Valley of Spokane 55-47 to advance and face Arlington for the third time this season in the Class 4A boys quarterfinals.

Jackson trailed 15-6 at one point early in the game, but rallied to take a 26-25 lead at halftime.

No. 2 Jackson (25-0) nudged ahead of the No. 4 Bears (22-3) in a tightly contested game on a long three pointer by Dan Kingma on the wing that beat the buzzer, giving the Timber Wolves a 37-33 at the

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