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By David Pan 

Wildcats cap season with second place finish at state | Girls basketball


Last updated 3/16/2018 at Noon

For 16 minutes, Archbishop Murphy played like state champions.

The Wildcats jumped out to an 18-8 lead over W.F. West and went into halftime ahead 34-24 in the 2A state girls basketball championship game.

But in the second half, Archbishop Murphy went away from everything that was working in the first two quarters and the Bearcats took advantage to pull out a 64-52 victory in the Hardwood Classic Saturday, March 3, in the Yakima Valley SunDome.

W.F. West outscored the Wildcats 40-18 in the second half to claim its second state title in school history. Archbishop Murphy brought home a sec...

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