Posted On: 03/2/19 12:29 PM

We wrap up Friday's state semifinals & preview Saturday's state title game match up between Columbia Christian & Western Christian.

 

Semifinals Wrap Up:

 

Friday's first semifinal game featured the 4th game of the year between Northwest League rivals Columbia Christian & Knappa.  The Loggers being the only 2A team to give Columbia a remotely competitive game this season.  Any hopes of an upset were quickly put to rest as the Knights jumped out an 18-5 first quarter advantage and then used a 30-10 third quarter to put the game away, winning 81-41.  Knappa was led by Timber Engblom, a 6'1 senior guard who finished with 15 points & 3 steals.  As usual for Columbia, 6'9 sophomore Ben Gregg was his dominant self going 10/14 from the field on his way to a 27 point 11 rebound performance.  However it was sophomore wing Elijah Munyan that got the Knights go in the first with his aggressive attacks to the basket on his way to an 18 point performance.  The second semifinal match up looked like a blow out in the making as #2 Western Christian jumped out an early 13 point lead over #3 Toledo.  The Boomers settled down,

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