Brady Gregor's three-pointer from midcourt at the halftime buzzer helped Inglemoor beat Woodinville, 60-50, in a KingCo 4A game.

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KENMORE — Lying on the floor near midcourt, with a defender collapsed on top of him, Inglemoor forward Brady Gregor hunted for a sight line to the basket.

But as he tried to see whether his halftime buzzer-beater went in — while being fouled, at that — the yell from the home side of the court told him everything he needed to know.

It was good. His first three-pointer of the season had banked in — “Couldn’t call that one,” he said with a smile — off an inbounds play that began with just eight-tenths of a second on the clock Friday night.

He missed the free throw, but so what? After trailing the entire second quarter, the Vikings had taken back the lead and captured the momentum they needed to run away in the second half for a 60-50 KingCo 4A boys basketball win against Woodinville.

“We were feeling good after that,” said Gregor, a 6-foot-7 junior. “After putting that basket in, it got us going.”

Said Inglemoor coach Greg Lowell: “I think it had a big effect. It’s one play, but you know sports and momentum.”

Still in the early stages of the conference season, the win could not have mattered more for Inglemoor (7-3, 4-2 KingCo Crown), which tied Woodinville and Lake Washington for the division lead. Two more teams are within a game of the lead in the wide-open division.

“Everything’s neck and neck right now,” said Inglemoor guard Eric Bryant, who led the Vikings with 15 points.

The Vikings trailed by as many as six in the second quarter, but led 21-19 at halftime after Gregor’s three-pointer. Inglemoor used an eight-point run in the third quarter to take a 35-25 lead, and then Jerry Molina hit a three-pointer with 12 seconds left in the third to put the Vikings ahead 42-29 going into the third quarter.

The Vikings held the Falcons (7-3, 4-2) to only two field goals in the final six minutes of the quarter.

Molina scored 14 and Gregor added 12 for Inglemoor, which took advantage of foul trouble for Woodinville forward Maxx Forde in the decisive third quarter. Forde, a 6-4, 245-pound senior who has committed to play football at Washington State, still finished with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

“He’s our toughest guy,” Falcons coach James Rowe said. “I’m sure his plus/minus tonight was pretty good.”