YAKIMA – Joel Yellow Owl poured in a game-high 29 points, Mitchell Zapien added 22 points and the Zillah Leopards (19-6) scored 77 points over the final three quarters to eliminate Lakeside (16-10) from the State 1A tournament with a 93-63 win Saturday at Eisenhower High.
Ryan Gundrson paced the Eagles with 21 points and Kyle Powell added 11, but Lakeside could not hold an early 20-16 lead.
Zillah went on a 29-12 run in the second quarter to take a 13-point lead into the break and never looked back, advancing to the Hardwood Classic March 3-5 at the Yakima SunDome.
Granger 43, Lakeside 41: The Spartans (18-4) rallied from a one-point halftime deficit to eliminate the Eagles (17-11) at Eisenhower High.
Taylor Fleming led the Eagles with 14 points and Lexie Zappone added 12.
After taking the lead into the half, the Eagles scored just 16 points in the second half.