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St. Mary's survives to reach Nike NW finals

Updated: December 6, 2008, 3:03 PM ET
By Mindi Rice | ESPN HoopGurlz

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Nike Northwest Invitational almost saw a repeat of 2007's upset special.

A year ago, Sacred Heart Cathedral knocked off then-No. 1 Long Beach Poly in the championship on its way to an eventual No. 1 ranking.

This year, top-ranked St. Mary's (Stockton, Calif.) -- which boasted a 33-1 record last season, losing only to Sacred Heart -- didn't want the same fate at the hands of a highly ranked team, like semifinal opponent Regis Jesuit (Aurora, ...

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