Although the Jackson High School boys had two tough losses at the State 4A basketball championship tournament, they can be proud to know that they are one of the top eight teams in the state this year.
The Everett Herald reported that the Timberwolves had a heartbreaking loss in overtime against Union High School, 66-65, on Thursday, March 1st. The Timberwolves had a slight lead late in the fourth quarter, but the Titans tied the score at the free-throw line after Jackson was called for a block on the baseline with less than 10 seconds to go. Senior Sam Brown was the high-scorer from Jackson with 24 points.
Jackson’s second loss came against the tough Garfield team, 60-47, on Friday March 2nd. Although Garfield led the entire game, the Timberwolves overcame a 19 point deficit late in the second quarter to cut the lead to less than 10. Sophomore Jason Todd was the high-scorer for Jackson with 29 points.
The Everett Herald articles can be found here: