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High school basketball playoffs at Sullivan Arena

A straightaway three-point shot by Jenny Westlake of Kiana, left, astonishes the crowd and brings the Lady Lynx to within a point of Shishmaref with seconds to go in a 1A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref hung on to win 50-48.
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Ada Harvey of Unalakleet, left, is congratulated after hitting a three-point shot during first-half action against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Unalakleet claimed a 50-43 win in 2A semifinal action.
Erik Hill
Monica Hayward of Metlakatla passes while tightly defended by Brianna Katchatag, left, and Ada Harvey of Unalakleet during first-half action at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Unalakleet claimed a 50-43 win in 2A semifinal action.
Erik Hill
Jonisha Wilson of Unalakleet fires a jumper against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Head coach Tim Shaw encourages his Metlakatla team against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Season Haugen of Unalakleet fires a three-point shot against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Kailee Smith of Metlakatla shoots against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Monica Hayward of Metlakatla scores against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Cheyenne Nayokpuk of Shishmaref, center, is defended by Jenny Westlake, left, and Linsey Westlake Reich of Kiana during second-half action at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref emerged with a hard-fought 50-48 victory in 1A semifinal action to advance to the championship game.
Erik Hill
Linsey Westlake Reich of Kiana snags a rebound and looks up court as Cheyenne Nayokpuk of Shishmaref defends at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Jessica Kuzuguk of Shishmaref drives to the hoop against Kiana at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref, left, is tightly defended by Martha Wells of Kiana at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Anne Walker of Kiana looks for a teammate as Shishmaref defenders defend the pass at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref threads a pass between Kiana defenders at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref, left, draws a foul from Kirsten Beecroft of Kiana as time runs down in the third quarter at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref emerged with a hard-fought 50-48 victory in 1A semifinal action to advance to the championship game.
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Martha Wells of Kiana hits a three-point shot against Shishmaref at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Amber Barr of Kiana fires a three-point shot against Shishmaref at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Jenny Westlake of Kiana puts up a shot against Shishmaref at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Kirsten Beecroft of Kiana is consoled as she fouls out against Shishmaref at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Joyce Reed of Anchorage cheers her hometown Kiana team as the Lady Lynx battle Shishmaref in 1A action at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Reed played on the high school team herself.
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Debra Hersrud, center, and her Shishmaref teammates appear relaxed as they confer with a one-point lead over Kiana with just over two seconds to go in a 1A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref emerged with a 50-48 win.
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Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref is fouled as time runs down in a 1A semifinal game against Kiana at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Shishmaref fans watch Denise Fernandez hit a free throw to give the Lady Northern Lights a 50-48 lead against Kiana in the waning seconds of a hard-fought 1A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Kiana was unable to respond, and the lead held as the final score.
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Head coach Susie Rilling shares a hug with some of her Shishmaref players as their 50-48 win over Kiana propels them into the 1A championship game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Dillingham's Drew Carlos and Craig's Marie Yates battle for a rebound during Dillingham's 34-27 victory in the Girls 2A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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Newhalen's McKayla Anelon (11) embraces Ayla Rickteroff while celebrating their 48-40 victory over Buckland in the Girls 1A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
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Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Dillingham defeated Craig 34-27 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Newhalen defeated Buckland 48-40 in the Girls 2A semifinal game during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Angelique Lincoln, who turns 12-years-old on Wednesday, has her face painted in the colors of Toksook Bay by her mother Vanessa Brazell prior to the March Madness Alaska boys 1A game against Alak at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014. Toksook Bay won 79-57.
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Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia Otters' Jon Jensen (24) battles for a rebound against Yakutat Eagles' Jon Jensen, left, and Billy Brown, right, during Seldovia's 55-47 victory in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Toksook Bay defeated Alak 79-57 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Alak Huskies' Burton Nayakik (22) and Toksook Bay Islanders' Isaiah Pitka (30) battle for a rebound during Toksook Bay's 79-57 victory in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Bristol Bay Angels' Rylie Lyon, left, and Unalakleet Wolf Pack's Season Haugen battle for control of a loose ball during Unalakleet's 43-36 victory in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Unalakleet defeated Bristol Bay 43-36 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Seldovia defeated Yakutat 55-47 in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Fans cheer for the Alak Huskies during their 79-57 loss to Toksook Bay in the Boys 1A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Craig Panthers' Maggie Dinon and Glennallen Panthers Hannah Heinbaugh battle during Craig's 29-21victory in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
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Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig Panthers' Marie Yates and Glennallen Panthers' Hannah Heinbaugh reach for the ball during Craig's 29-21 victory in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
Craig defeated Glennallen 29-21 in the Girls 2A bracket during the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament at the Sullivan Arena on Monday, March 17, 2014.
Bill Roth
A straightaway three-point shot by Jenny Westlake of Kiana, left, astonishes the crowd and brings the Lady Lynx to within a point of Shishmaref with seconds to go in a 1A semifinal game at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref hung on to win 50-48.
Erik Hill
Ada Harvey of Unalakleet, left, is congratulated after hitting a three-point shot during first-half action against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Unalakleet claimed a 50-43 win in 2A semifinal action.
Erik Hill
Monica Hayward of Metlakatla passes while tightly defended by Brianna Katchatag, left, and Ada Harvey of Unalakleet during first-half action at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Unalakleet claimed a 50-43 win in 2A semifinal action.
Erik Hill
Jonisha Wilson of Unalakleet fires a jumper against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Head coach Tim Shaw encourages his Metlakatla team against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Season Haugen of Unalakleet fires a three-point shot against Metlakatla at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Kailee Smith of Metlakatla shoots against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Monica Hayward of Metlakatla scores against Unalakleet at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Cheyenne Nayokpuk of Shishmaref, center, is defended by Jenny Westlake, left, and Linsey Westlake Reich of Kiana during second-half action at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref emerged with a hard-fought 50-48 victory in 1A semifinal action to advance to the championship game.
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Linsey Westlake Reich of Kiana snags a rebound and looks up court as Cheyenne Nayokpuk of Shishmaref defends at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Jessica Kuzuguk of Shishmaref drives to the hoop against Kiana at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref, left, is tightly defended by Martha Wells of Kiana at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Anne Walker of Kiana looks for a teammate as Shishmaref defenders defend the pass at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
Erik Hill
Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref threads a pass between Kiana defenders at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Denise Fernandez of Shishmaref, left, draws a foul from Kirsten Beecroft of Kiana as time runs down in the third quarter at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena. Shishmaref emerged with a hard-fought 50-48 victory in 1A semifinal action to advance to the championship game.
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Martha Wells of Kiana hits a three-point shot against Shishmaref at the March Madness Alaska state high school basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Sullivan Arena.
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Craig Medred