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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

2A girls: Shorecrest edges Lynden

Associated Press

YAKIMA, Wash. – Wurrie Njadoe scored 15 points, Jazlyn Owens added 11 points in the second half, and Shorecrest beat Lynden 49-43 two win the Class 2A girls’ basketball championship Saturday evening at the Yakima Sundome.

Njadoe added five rebounds and three assists, while Julia Strand chipped with eight points for Shorecrest.

Owens came on strong in the second half with 11 points and a decisive 3-pointer to increase the lead to 42-31 with 4:45 remaining in the fourth quarter. Jasmyne Neria hit a 3-pointer for Lynden with 3:13 left to make it 42-34 but Shorecrest was able to make its lead stand up. Owens made one of two free throws with 45 seconds left and after a missed jumper by Lynden’s Elisa Kooiman, Njadoe was fouled and made both free throws to make it 48-41 with 35 seconds left.

Kooiman led Lynden with 18 points and 12 rebounds while Mariah Gonzalez scored nine points.