Klahowya girls advance in districts
June 11, 2008 · Updated 4:22 PM
"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."