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LaCrosse-Washtucna-Kahlotus beats Soap Lake

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LaCrosse-Washtucna-Kahlotus took care of business on Thursday night with a 56-40 win against Soap Lake in boys 1B tournament action to advance to the state semifinals.

The Tigercats opened a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter and then hit 5-of-6 free throws down the stretch to hold off a late surge by the Eagles. The Tigercats went 14-of-18 from the line.

Austin Summers led LaCrosse-Washtucna-Kahlotus with 13 points, while Jed Zimmer added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Alec Flemming also had 10 points, while dishing four assists.

Jason Korneych had a massive game for Soap Lake in the losing effort, scoring 24 points and grabbing 17 rebounds.

The Tigercats advance to the semifinals Friday at 9:00 p.m., while the Eagles play a 2:00 p.m. game in the consolation bracket.

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