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High school boys basketball district tournament – Jackson 66, Mount Vernon 37

The Jackson High School boys basketball team beat Mount Vernon High School 66-37 in a 4A Wesco District 1 tournament semi-final game at Glacier Peak High School on Friday, February 8, 2013.

Aaron Lommers of the Everett Herald reports, “The Jackson Timberwolves used an impressive second-quarter defensive effort to hold Mount Vernon to just four points and help them secure a 66-37 victory over the Bulldogs in the 4A District 1 tournament semifinals on Friday.”

“Offensively, the Timberwolves were led by Brian Zehr, who scored a game-high 22 points.”

“Jackson's Jason Todd added 19, Connor Willgress scored 11 and Dan Kingma had nine, all on three-pointers.”

“In an earlier season meeting with Mount Vernon that was much closer, Todd provided the bulk of the offense. That was not the case on Friday.”

“Mount Vernon--Robert Monroe 3, Melvin Walser 0, Ian Johnson 0, Miles Witt 4, Adrian Johnston 4, Kevin Hofstad 6, Seth Jensen 0, Andrew Roozen 8, Evan Repplier 2, Casey Leek 10, Tristan Brock 0. Jackson--Kyle Graff 0, Dan Kingma 9, Jason Todd 19, Brian Zehr 22, Markus Blake 0, Derrick Bates 2, Connor Willgress 11, Blake Ozuna 0, Holden Roberts 2, Riley Waite 1, Nick Hovorka 0. 3-point goals--Monroe 1, Kingma 3, Willgress 1, Todd 1.”

The Jackson High School boys basketball team advance to the 4A Wesco District 1 championship game with Arlington High School at Glacier Peak High School on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 8:00 PM.

The Mount Vernon High School boys basketball team plays Monroe High School in a loser out game on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 7:00 PM.

The full Everett Herald article can be found here:

Big second quarter leads Jackson over Mount Vernon