The Bruins jumble up the MHC playoff picture with a comeback win over Centennial

OUTLOOK PHOTO: DAVID BALL - The Bruins prepare to take the floor during introductions on its way to a 51-44 home win over Centennial on Wednesday night.

Mount Hood Conference

Team Score
Barlow (7-13)
Centennial (8-12)

The Barlow girls basketball team stormed into the lead in the fourth quarter and couldn't be caught during a 51-44 win over Centennial on Wednesday night.

After chasing from behind most of the way, the Bruins moved ahead when Whitney Waddell converted a three-point play on a driving layup with about five minutes to play.

Waddell and Emory Miller combined to hit 6 for 8 (.750) at the stripe in the fourth quarter to maintain the lead.

The Bruins' win tightens the Mount Hood Conference playoff chase, bring Barlow into a tie with Centennial for fifth place — one game behind David Douglas for the final guaranteed spot.

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