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Klahowya girls advance in districts
"It's not how much you win, but when.The Klahowya Secondary School girls basketball team picked up only its second win of the season Wednesday night when it beat Orting 64-46. But the timing couldn't have been more opportune, since the game was a loser-out subdistrict playoff from which the Eagles advanced to the Bi-District Tournament.Rachael Rolle scored 22 points and Maranda Hall added 18 points and seven assists as Klahowya earned itself the West Central District's No. 6 berth into the Bi-District playoffs. The Eagles played South Whidbey (third-seeded from the Northwest District) last night in a loser-out contest at Langley.Olympic 62, Port Townsend 61, OT: Janel Gillies finished with 23 points, including two crucial free throws in the overtime, as the Trojans won their second straight.Gillies' five 3-point baskets helped Troy overcome a 14-point first-half deficit.Sequim 56, Klahowya 36: Rolle scored 16 points, but the Eagles couldn't stay with Sequim after halftime, when they were outscored 30-12.Boys basketballKen Waldo scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Olympic avenge an earlier home loss to Port Townsend by winning at PT Tuesday, 59-55.Austin Hendershot, who had six points and seven assists for the Trojans, clinched the game - and the Olympic League's No. 2 Class 4A district playoff spot - with two free throws at the 0:07 mark.Olympic, which got 11 points from guard Harold Powell, jumped to a 33-20 halftime lead and then held on.Chimacum 58, Klahowya 39: The Cowboys, who also defeated Klahowya in a nonleague matchup during the regular season, ended the Eagles' third season with a 2-19 record behind the 20 points of Jason Olsen and 18 more from Cody Huntingford Thursday night."