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Trojans need OT to edge Eagles
"The Klahowya Secondary School boys basketball team came tantalizingly close to its first Olympic League victory of the season last Friday before falling to Olympic 75-70 in overtime.The Trojans overcame an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime on Chris Lambert's offensive rebound and basket with six seconds to play. Klahowya had a chance to salt away the win with less than a second to play, but Eddie Bullock missed a pair of free throws to give Oly new life on its home floor.Junior Geoff Kelstrup scored seven of his 10 points in the overtime period, helping Olympic escape with the win.Ernie Parsons led the Trojans with 14 points and Lambert had a season-best 13. In all, five Olympic players scored in double figures as they kept their hopes of a district Class 4A playoff berth alive. Casey Manchester had 12 points and Aldwin David 11 in the victorious effort.Jordan Coursey led four Klahowya players in double figures with 14 points. Ben Salo added 12 and Charlie Merry and Masato Imai each chipped in 11 points.King's West 53, Kentview Christian 45: Blake Anderson, the Warriors' sophomore post, overpowered the visiting Mustangs with 20 points and 18 rebounds in the Sea-Tac B League Southern Division game Saturday. Jon Gagliardoni chipped in 11 points for King's West, which outscored Kentview 23-15 in the third quarter to take control.Girls basketballTiffany Jess had 15 points and 19 rebounds as Olympic won for the second time in Olympic League play this season, closing out a season sweep with a 56-34 win over Klahowya.Olympic, which also got 10 points each from Alyson Berg and Nikki Nave, jumped out to a 28-15 halftime lead and never was threatened.Sophomore Jessica Hicks tossed in 14 points to lead the Eagles, who still are searching for their first victory this season.Sequim 47, Bremerton 41: The Wolves doubled Bremerton 20-10 in the first quarter, then struggled to keep the visiting Knights at bay the rest of the way.Marcia Abrams had 14 points and Shari Lewis grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds for Bremerton.King's West 53, Kentview Christian 36: A 20-2 first quarter allowed the Warriors to put the controls on auto-pilot the rest of the way in their Saturday victory at Gundy Hall.The Warriors, winners of nine straight headed into last night's road game at Evergreen Lutheran, were led by the 17 points and six assists of senior guard Natasha Beals. Bekah Walker checked in with 14 points. "