Garfield High School, Capitol Hill’s public high school, claimed its first boys state basketball championship in 16 years Saturday as the Bulldogs defeated Richland 68-59:
Tramaine Isabell scored a tournament-high 34 points to lead Garfield to a 68-59 victory over Richland to claim its first Class 4A boys state championship since 1998.
Isabell forced the action by repeatedly attacking the basket for Garfield. Isabell converted just five field goals, four coming via 3-pointers, but made it to the free throw line 16 times in the game. Garfield converted more free throws (20 of 30) than Richland attempted in the game (13 of 18).
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