Alex Hagen scored 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead second-ranked Inglemoor past No. 6 Moses Lake, 65-60, Friday in the semifinals of the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.

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TACOMA – Alex Hagen sometimes lives in Deja Strother’s shadow.

But in Inglemoor’s biggest game of the season, when the Vikings needed someone else to shine, Hagen took the spotlight.

She scored 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead second-ranked Inglemoor past No. 6 Moses Lake, 65-60, Friday in the semifinals of the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament at the Tacoma Dome.

The Vikings (25-1) play for their first championship Saturday at 7 p.m. against No. 1 Gonzaga Prep of Spokane, which beat No. 3 Beamer of Federal Way 41-39 to advance. Gonzaga is the defending champion.

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After the 6-foot-4 Strother fouled out with 1:42 left and Inglemoor clinging to a two-point lead, Hagen had a message for her teammates.

“We’ve got this,” she told them.

Hagen then hit a huge three-pointer at the 1:24 mark to start a 6-0 run that helped put the game away. The 6-foot-1 senior, signed with San Diego, has enjoyed other big moments for the Vikings, but none more meaningful.

And it came as no surprise to Inglemoor coach John Augustavo.

“The kid has probably the best work ethic on our team, and she doesn’t want to lose,” he said.

“The kid will do everything she can to win a game, and you saw it tonight. She did everything she could possibly do.”

Moses Lake coach Matt Strophy was impressed.

“She stepped up to the plate and got the job done for them,” he said.

Strother, the state’s only McDonald’s All-American and a Washington commit, had been a handful before fouling out for the first time this season, putting together 18 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots.

It was Strother’s three-point play with 1:51 left that put Inglemoor up 53-49, but then she drew the fifth foul when McKenna Walker went for an offensive putback. She took a seat, Walker sank the free throws and Hagen took center stage.

“With Deja out for the last minute we all needed to step up, especially on the boards,” said Hagen, who had 12 of her team’s 48 rebounds.

The Vikings were already without 6-3 junior Kennedy Nicholas, who sat out the second half with a sore shoulder.

Moses Lake (22-3), which lost by a point in last year’s semifinals to Mount Rainier, had a chance after Jessie Loera drained her seventh three-pointer of the game, tying a tournament record.

That cut it to 59-54 with 41 seconds to go. But the Vikings made six of eight free throws the rest of the way – including five of six by Mackenzie Gardner, who finished with 10 points.

Loera, a junior guard, wound up with a game-high 25 points and Walker added 17.