Lily Dipietro scored 15 points and dished out six assists, Jadyn Bush had a double-double and Blanchet broke down Arlington’s defense time and again Thursday en route to a 67-44 victory. Blanchet will get a rematch with two-time defending champion Cleveland Friday at 3:45 p.m.

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TACOMA — With Lily Dipietro as the floor general and Jadyn Bush in the paint, Bishop Blanchet looks like a title contender again.

Dipietro scored 15 points and dished out six assists, Bush had a double-double and Blanchet (24-6) broke down No. 9 Arlington’s defense time and again Thursday en route to a 67-44 victory in a 3A state quarterfinal game at the Tacoma Dome. Blanchet will get a rematch with two-time defending champion Cleveland Friday at 3:45 p.m. in the semifinals. Arlington plays Wilson at 9 a.m. in a consolation game.

“I thought we did a really nice job at pushing the ball up the floor, and that energy really fueled everything else,” said Dipietro, the point guard of a young team looking for another trip to the title game after falling to Cleveland 54-45 last year.

An ankle injury to Jillese Bush late in the first quarter increased the workload for sister Jadyn Bush. Up to the task, Bush finished with 20 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to go along with six blocks.

“Jillese stepped on Jadyn’s foot, so she wasn’t very happy to see that and she felt really awful about it,” said Blanchet coach Bryan Willison. “After that I think Jadyn was playing for her sister as well.”

Added Dipietro: “She saw her sister hurt, and she knew she had to step it up. She’s very good at taking on that role, so I think that’s really what changed the switch.”

Jadyn Bush had just two points when her sister was injured. Jillese Bush was to undergo an X-ray to determine her status for Friday.

Arlington improved from the field in the second half after scoring only 15 points on 18 percent shooting in the first, but still managed only 24.6 percent shooting for the game.

“We came out with way better energy in the second half … but when you dig yourself that kind of a hole against that good of a team it’s very difficult,” said Arlington coach Joe Marsh.

Sevi Bielser led Arlington (22-4) with 14 points.

Blanchet turned in a complete team performance, shooting 46.3 percent from the field and outrebounding Arlington, 56-32.

“Everyone, no matter how long you’re out there, was giving their all,” said Dipietro.

Added Willison: “I’d love to take some of those rebounds to tomorrow night, too.”