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GSL boys: Andreas Brown scores 17 points and Shadle Park advances to regionals

From staff reports

Andreas Brown scored 17 points with eight rebounds and six assists and visiting Shadle Park held off Eastside Catholic 49-45 on Tuesday in a 3A District 2/5/8 glue crossover in Seattle.

Shadle Park (18-4), which finished tied for second in the Greater Spokane League and ranked 18th in state 3A in the final WIAA RPI ratings, moves on to a regional game this weekend.

Eastside Catholic (15-11) finished tied for second in the Metro 3A-Mountain League and ranked 15th in state 3A.

Shadle Park led 17-4 after the first quarter and entered the fourth quarter with an eight-point lead. Markeith Brown drilled a 3-pointer, then Tanner Groves made a pair at the line to make it 41-28 early in the fourth.

Eastside cut its deficit to three a few minutes later after a bucket and 3-pointer by Malik Putney. Michael Clemens then hit a 3-pointer to trim the Highlanders’ lead to 45-43.

As time was winding down, Eastside’s Brock MacKenzie made a basket to make it 47-45, then Putney fouled Groves and Shadle’s big man made both to restore a four-point lead.

Groves finished with 11 points, hitting 5 of 6 at the line, and Markeith Brown added eight.

Putney led Eastside Catholic with 14 points.

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