DUBLIN -- The Dublin High boys basketball team battled back from a 10-point second-half deficit to claim a 81-76 Northern California Regional Division II semifinal win over visiting Sacramento (26-7) on Tuesday.

Dublin (26-6), which won its first NorCal playoff game in school history Saturday over El Camino, will now play for the NorCal title against College Park on Saturday at Sleep Train Arena at noon.

Dublin's Jamir Andrews scored a game-high 28 points that included a 3-pointer that tied the game at 66-all with 4:13 left. He also had seven rebounds and four assists.

"He was so clutch and he kept us in the game in the first half," Dublin coach Tom Costello said.

Dublin High’s Giordi Vsoske (14) left, and teammate Devin Koeplin (1) celebrate their 81-76 NorCal Division II semifinals basketball game victory
Dublin High's Giordi Vsoske (14) left, and teammate Devin Koeplin (1) celebrate their 81-76 NorCal Division II semifinals basketball game victory over Sacramento High in Dublin, Calif., on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (Doug Duran/Staff)

Utah State-bound JoJo McGlaston scored 16 points -- 15 in the second half. His 3-pointer with 3:16 left gave the Gaels a 69-66 lead, the first lead since early in the game. It also capped a 10-0 run in the span of 2:16.

McGlaston's biggest play wasn't a made bucket, but a sweet alley-oop pass to 6-foot-9 Eric Nielsen that gave the Gaels a 74-69 lead with 1:08 left.

"That play was designed for Jo to get to the middle and I think that play was the epitome of how our team has matured," Costello said.

Dublin point guard Cameron Moses had 14 points and five assists.



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