March 2, 2007
Future Wildcat updates: Bayless pulls off upset
Jerryd Bayless has been saying for years that his one and only goal as a high school athlete was to win a state championship. He's now one game away.
Behind 37 points from Bayless, St. Mary's defeated top-ranked Desert Vista on Thursday night by the score of 72-69, advancing the Knights to the 5A Division I finals against Mesa Mountain View on Wednesday night.
Mountain View has won two straight titles and features future Cal forward Harper Kamp and star 2008 guard Brendon Lavender. The finals will be a rematch of an early season game in which Mountain View won 76-55. Bayless fouled out of that contest.
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