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Tag: Mount Rainier girls

March
2nd

Mount Rainier girls 56, Lake Stevens 39 for 4A third place

By Leah Traxel

It wasn’t the 4A title the No. 2 Rams were hoping for, but another day, another big performance from Brittany McPhee (25 points, 18 rebounds), who led the SPSL champions to a third-place finish with a 56-39 victory over Lake Stevens at the Class 3A state girls’ basketball championships in the Tacoma Dome.

McPhee, The News Tribune’s All-Area and all-state player of the year as a junior, led an early 9-0 run that gave the Rams (27-2) an 18-9 lead. Jordan McPhee and Emily Fiso also scored during the crucial scoring spurt.

“We were able to move

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Feb.
28th

Mount Rainier girls 61, Inglemoor 56 in 4A quarterfinals

By T.J. Cotterill

Brittany McPhee scored 28 points and added 14 rebounds as the Mount Rainier High girls’ basketball team rallied from a five-point fourth-quarter deficit to survive Inglemoor, 61-56, in the quarterfinals of the 4A state tournament Thursday night.

Trailing 56-51, Mount Rainier’s Jordan McPhee, twin sister of Brittany McPhee, grabbed an offensive rebound to cut the lead to three with 2 1/2 minutes left.

Her sister took over from there. Brittany scored six straight points to give the Rams their first lead of the fourth quarter. Her fallaway jumper in the middle of the key put No. 2

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