Inglemoor takes sixth-place trophy at state | Prep girls basketball
March 2, 2013 · 7:45 PM
The Inglemoor girls basketball team finished their season as the sixth best team in Washington state Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. The Vikings ran out of gas during the fourth-place consolation final game to Gonzaga Prep, losing 67-59.
But the season was a huge success for the team from Kenmore. The Vikings finished a 22-4 record overall and won both the Crest Division title and the 4A KingCo title.
The game against Gonzaga Prep was a close battle leaving the Inglemoor girls hoisting the sixth-place trophy into the air. During the game, the Vikings never letting the Bullpups get too far ahead.
The first quarter, like many of the state tournament games for Inglemoor, was a low scoring affair. The two teams combined for 13 points.
Both team got rolling during the second quarter, with Gonzaga taking a slim 25-21 lead. Prep seemed to be just out ahead of Inglemoor during the entire game, extending the lead by just three during the third quarter.
Inglemoor finally outscored the Bullpups during the fourth quarter but it wasn't enough to mount a comeback.
The Vikings stayed in the game by shooting well from beyond the three-point arch. As a team, Inglemoor was 9-for-15, with Alex Hagen hitting 4-of-5. Hagen and Kelly Conroy led the Vikings with 16 points each.
Despite the strong three-point shooting, the Vikings only shot 26 percent from the floor while the Bullpups hit 52 percent of their shots.
Deja Strother finished with 12 points, while Chalayia Fuller led the team with eight rebounds.