[For The Times | Jimmy McCorkle]
Indian Creek (16-6) tied the game early in the third on a Todd rebound hoop and grabbed its first lead since the opening minutes seconds later on a layup by Drew Gaston to put the T-Wolves up 31-29 at the 3:27 mark.
Newark responded with an 8-3 run to close the quarter — which included four points from Jacobson and Beau Brown. Jacobson opened the fourth with a 10-foot jumper, and Brown followed with a lay-in to make it 41-34 Newark with 5:58 to go. A Todd basket was answered quickly by Myre's final triple of the game to give the champs the aforementioned eight-point lead.
"Newark was able to make a couple more plays than we did down the stretch, and [Friday night against Seren] we were the team that was able to come up with those plays," said Indian Creek coach Joe Piekarz, his club having now fallen to Newark in the past four title matchups. "When you have a couple of good teams going at each other, it more than likely comes down to just three to five possessions in the game that is going to separate the two, and I felt that's what happened tonight."