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JERSEY 50, TRIAD 37: In a play-in game for the Highland regional, Jersey outscored Triad in the fourth quarter 16-4 to advance to the semifinals at Havens Gym.

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Meredith Gray led the Panthers with 19 points, while Cate Breden had 12 points and Tessa Crawford added 11 points.

Jersey is now 18-14 and plays at 6 p.m. Monday against the host Bulldogs, while Civic Memorial meets Waterloo in the second semifinal at 7:30 p.m. The Knights were eliminated with a 5-23 record.

Jersey Head Coach Ron Twitchell was ecstatic at the performance of his girls on Saturday in the play-in.

"I thought we played a great game as a team," he said. "We had split with them in the season and our girls decided to play defense with them. Now we play the No. 1 seed Highland. This was victory No. 18 and the last home game for Bria (Tuttle) and Cate. I was thrilled both could close their home careers with a win."

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