10:15 p.m.: Tacoma beat Chemeketa 110-98 to win the NWAACC men's title.
8:22 p.m.: An account of the end of the women's game from Herald sports editor Jeff Morrow:
CBC's Kat Samuels was on the line with 9.1 seconds left, and she missed the front end of a 1-and-1. Yakima Valley's Brittney Newcomb got a rebound, went down the court and missed a shot, but teammate Kaylah Gonzales rebounded and got a shot off with 0.1 seconds left. The ball hit the rim and didn’t go in.
CBC's Tiffany Idler and Jennifer Noon made the tournament first team, as did Yakima Valley's Simone Jordan and Newcomb.
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7:27 p.m.: Columbia Basin College defeated Yakima Valley Community College 60-59 for the NWAACC women's basketball title Tuesday night. The Hawks' Katherine Samuels was named the tournament MVP.
6:30 p.m.: Columbia Basin College, on the strength of Tiffany Idler’s 14 points and Ana Jimenez's 12 points, holds a 42-27 halftime lead over Yakima Valley Community College in the women's championship game at the NWAACC basketball tournament at Toyota Center.
The Hawks shot a blistering 59 percent (19-for-32) from the floor in the first half. Eight of those baskets were layups as CBC point guard Katherine Samuels picked apart the YVCC defense and had seven assists.