The ninth ranked Timberwolves are poised for a playoff run despite late season defeat.

PMG PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Tualatin junior Grace Richmond controls the ball during a Timberwolves game at Jesuit earlier this season.Despite dropping their regular season finale with Oregon City Oct. 25, the Timberwolves defeated St. Mary's 2-1 and played to a 1-1 tie with Lakeridge this past week and have lost just this past Monday's game with the Pioneers since a 2-1 defeat to 5A power Wilsonville Sept. 29.

Tualatin is currently 7-3-4 and ranked ninth in the OSAA rankings heading into this weekends state playoffs.

Playoff opponents, along with the time and place of Saturday's games will be released later this week.

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