Josh Sanchez and Kristian Carrasco off to a good start for Mabton. They combined for all of the Vikings 12 first-quarter points as Mabton leads 12-10 after the first eight minutes.
Nooksack Valley guard Kyle Impero averages 27 points a game but he's missed his first six shots through the first two minutes of the second quarter. But Evan Roller just threw down a thunderous two-handed dunk from the left baseline to tie the game at 12.
Roller scores the first six points of the second quarter to put Nooksack up 16-12. Trey Handy hits a jumper from the left corner to make it 18-12 before Josh Sanchez swishes an elbow jumper to cut the lead to 18-14.
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Now Impero getting into the act. He goes on a personal 8-2 run for the rest of the quarter to put the Pioneers up 26-16.
Mabton has hit just 2 of its last 20 shots, while Nooksack drained 8 of 11 in the second quarter.
Impero continues to rake. He's got 10 points in the third quarter with 2:00 left, and the Pioneers lead 34-27. That gives him 20 points.
Carrasco is one of the only things keeping Mabton in the game. He's got 11 points in the quarter after his 3-pointer cut the lead to 44-33 with 1:27 left in the third.
But Nooksack is making the Vikings look bad inside. A lot of cutters are finding their way to the basket for easy layins and it's just killing Mabton.
Garbage time. It's 57-44 with 25 seconds left. Impero finishes with 27 to lead all scorers. Carrasco had a pretty good game with 22. He also fought through a knee injury after coming down hard on it after a fourth-quarter jumper.
They might not have finished the season the way they hoped, but a very good season for the Vikings. A lot to be proud of.