SPOKANE No. 2 seeded Pomeroy girls ground out a 49-39 win over No. 9 Entiat in the state 1B quarterfinals March 1 in the Spokane Arena.
The Pirates won every quarter, but never by more than four points and only by three points for the final two quarters.
Entiat led 29-22 at the half and 37-29 after three quarters.-50 (34 percent).
The Pirates won the boards - 42 to 32 but the Tigers had fewer turnovers, 8 v. 12.
Natalya Paz led entail with 14 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals.
Entail takes on No. 5 Mount Vernon Christian in a loser-out consolation game March 2. The winner advances to play the winner of the No. 6 Selkirk/No. 7 ACH game on Saturday for fourth- and sixth-place.
Entiat (39) - Natalya Paz 14, Ivette Mora 6, Faith Southard 9, Daisey Arias 0, Rebecca Giacomazzi 4, Celest McTaggart 0, Gemma Delgado 0, Mika Sanford 6.
Rebounds (29) - paz 8, Mora 6, Southward 4. Assists (5) - paz 4. Blocks (1) - Delgado. Steals (7) - Paz 4.