The McClymonds High girls basketball team went on an 18-7 run in the fourth quarter to beat Armijo-Fairfield 68-60 at Oakland Tech on Wednesday and move on to the second round of the Division I Northern California regionals.

Armijo (23-8) held a 53-50 lead early in the fourth quarter, but two free throws by Ahjahna Coleman started the final run. Gabby Gaines scored six points in the final 2:14 of the game, including two free throws that gave the Warriors (26-3) the lead for good at 61-59. She then scored on a tough layup in traffic for a 63-59 Mack lead with 1:02 remaining that got the crowd roaring.

Gaines scored eight of her team-high 21 points in the fourth quarter. Teammate Da'Ja'Nay Powell added 14 points despite sitting on the bench with foul trouble for much of the game, and Ahjahna Coleman also had 14 poitns for McClymonds. Romanalyn Inocencio scored all six of her points in the fourth quarter for Mack.

Powell had an impressive all-around game with a game-high eight rebounds and three blocks. Both teammate Breannie Robinson and Armijo's S'ade Ware grabbed seven rebounds.

Armijo was paced in scoring by Melaya Gaines with 21 points, including 14 in the first half.

McClymonds will play Berkeley on Saturday in a quarterfinal game.

Northern California Regionals First round Division I McClymonds 68, Armijo-Fairfield 60

Armijo (23-8)

Justice Robinson-Kroon 4 0-0 12, Daniels 2 1-2 5, Hall 5 6-11 16, M. Gaines 8 5-11 21, Ware 2 0-0 4, Lawson 1 0-0 2. Totals 22 12-24 60.

McClymonds (26-3)

G. Gaines 8 4-4 21, Inocencio 2 1-2 6, Robinson 3 0-0 6, Coleman 4 5-6 14, Powell 7 0-0 14, Fleming 1 3-4 5, Jackson 1 0-2 2. Totals 26 13-18 68.

Armijo          19          19          13          9--          60

McClymonds          17          15          18          18--          68

3-point goals: Justice Robinson-Kron 4, G. Gaines, Inocencio, Coleman. Fouled out: Justice Robinson-Kroon, Daniels, Inocencio. Technicals: Justice Robinson-Kroon, Coleman. Highlights: M - Powell 8 rebounds, 3 blocks; Robinson 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals; Inocencio 7 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 steals; A -- Wade 7 rebounds; Hall 7 assists, 3 rebounds, 3 steals; M. Gaines 5 rebounds.