Boys 3A State Qtr Highlights: Rainier Beach 60, Seattle Prep 52

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by KING 5 Sports/Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Updated Saturday, Mar 2 at 3:19 PM

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Elijah Foster had 17 points and 10 rebounds Thursday to lead Rainier Beach to a 60-52 victory over Seattle Prep in the boys 3A tournament.
 

The Vikings (23-4) will face Franklin, who they have already beaten three times this season, in Friday's semifinal. Rainier Beach beat Seattle Prep in last year's 3A title game.
 

The Panthers (20-9) led 26-19 late in the first half, but Rainier Beach scored the last five points of the half then opened the second half with a 12-2 spurt. Foster, a 6-foot-7 junior, scored seven points in that second-half run.
 

D.J. Fenner led Seattle Prep with 24 points -- 14 in the second half.
 

Rainier Beach's Shaqquan Aaron played just seven minutes because of a sore groin. The Louisville recruit missed out on a chance to play in front of Cardinals coach Rick Pitino, who was in town to watch the tournament.

 

RAINIER BEACH (60)
   Foster 17, Davis 11, Piper 8, Aaron, King 1, Ladd 11, Miller, Murry 6, Dorsey 4, Niles 2. Totals 20-44 15-29 60.
 SEATTLE PREP (52)
   Marchesini 4, Fenner 24, Hicks 9, Stewart 10, Kitchen 4, Roger, Gummersall 1. Totals 18-46 12-16 52.
 

Rainier Beach    10  14  17  19 -- 60
Seattle Prep        16  10   9   17 -- 52
 

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