By Mike Curto
Lincoln’s dream of winning a state title for the first time since 2002 came crashing down on Friday night, as the Abes were blown out by Lakeside in the Class 3A boys’ basketball semifinals at the Tacoma Dome.
Lakeside used a 3-point barrage to build an early lead and never looked back on the way to a 86-67 victory.
Lakeside (24-4) will face Rainier Beach in the 3A championship on Saturday at 5 p.m. The Metro League rivals faced each other three times already this season, with Rainier Beach prevailing twice.
Lakeside jumped out to an 11-2 …