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SILVERDALE — Jayson Brocklesby lit up the scoreboard again with 32 points to spark the Sequim boys basketball team past Klahowya in Olympic League action.
The Wolves blasted the Eagles 70-36 Friday night to remain tied for first with Olympic, which beat North Mason 76-33 Friday.
Both teams have identical 11-1 league and 13-3 overall records.
The Wolves surged in the second quarter against the Eagles, outscoring them 26-9 and taking control of the game with a 43-18 lead at halftime.
“We really came out in the second quarter playing better offense, and we really knocked them down on defense, too,” Sequim coach Greg Glasser said.
The Wolves dished out 20 assists and played well as a team, Glasser added.
“We played textbook basketball. It’s good to see that as we head into the postseason.”
The Wolves next play their final home game of the season Tuesday night against North Kitsap (7-4, 8-7) and then concludes the season with three road games.
The first of those is at archrival Port Angeles (2-11, 3-14) on Thursday night.
Against Klahowya, Brocklesby earned his fourth 30-plus points game this year on 14 of 16 shooting from the field, 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
He also had seven rebounds and four steals while Rory Kallappa added 10 points and six boards and Gabe Carter earned nine points, nine rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots.
Erik Christensen, meanwhile, netted nine points, grabbed eight rebounds and had two blocks.
Sequim 70, Klahowya 36
Sequim 17 26 14 13— 70
Klahowya 11 9 10 6— 36
Brocklesby 32, Kallappa 10, Carter 9, Christensen 9, Pinza 5, Lee 1, Barry 2, Shimer 2.
Ganowski 13, Fagan 5, Sheets 4, Hawley 1, Ward 7, Roberts 3, Gotchall 3.
Forks 49, Montesano 28
MONTESANO — The Spartans erupted in the second half behind the 28 combined points from Braden Decker and Leo Gonzales in the SWL-Evergreen Division game Friday night.
The two teams were tied at 18 points apiece at intermission but the Spartans outscored the Bulldogs 31-10 in the second half to waltz away for the blowout win.
Decker led with 16 points while Gonzales had 12 and Nick Gilmore added 10.
Forks was short-handed as starting guard Colton Raben missed the game because of the flu but the Spartans came out strong in the second half and never looked back.
“Everyone stepped up and did an excellent job,” Forks coach Rick Gooding said.
“Nick Gilmore stepped up for us and scored 10 big points while Leo Gonzales also did a great job of scoring and rebounding.
“And Mark Jacobson did a great job rebounding for us.”
The Spartans did an outstanding job in the second half on defense, holding the Bulldogs to three field goals and four free throws the entire half, five points in each quarter, Gooding said.
“Every single player that came in contributed in one way or another. It was just a great team effort.”
Forks next plays at Tenino on Tuesday night.
Forks 49, Montesano 28
Forks 8 10 17 14— 49
Montesano 9 9 5 5— 28
Decker 16, Gonzales 12, Gilmore 10, Harris 4, Jacobson 4, Hatch 3.
Roy 19, Ibabo 2, Rogers 4, O’Hashi 3.
North Kitsap 59, Port Townsend 28
POULSBO — The Vikings started using more team speed in the second quarter after trailing 10-5 early to dominate the Redskins on Friday night.
Jacob Hill finished with 21 points, four rebounds and six assists to lead the Vikings (7-4, 8-7) to the Olympic League victory.
Brian LeMaster had a team-high 11 points for the Redskins (3-10, 6-11) while Jarrod Felix added 10 points and five rebounds for North Kitsap.
The Vikings led 31-14 at halftime and never looked back.
Port Townsend next hosts Bremerton (10-2, 12-4) on Tuesday night.
North Kitsap 59,
Port Townsend 28
Port Townsend 10 4 7 7— 28
North Kitsap 5 26 16 12— 59
Port Townsend (28)
LeMaster 11, Dwyer 6, O’Brien 3, Russell 3, King 2, Arthur 3.
North Kitsap (59)
Hill 21, Felix 10, Graebner 8, Lindsey 6, Roberts 4, Lee 1, Perry 4, Gill 2, Felix 10, Urquhart 3.
Port Angeles 61
BREMERTON — The Knights remained in third place in the Olympic League, a game behind leaders Sequim and Olympic, after defeating the Roughriders on Friday night.
Bremerton, which scored 20 or more points in each quarter, improved to 10-2 in league and 12-4 overall while Port Angeles fell to 2-11, 3-14.
The Riders had three players score in double figures as Derek Schumacher led the way with 13 points while Brady Konopaski and Caleb Treider added 11 each.
Deonte Dixon scored a game-high 29 points and had four steals for the Knights.
Port Angeles has a bye Tuesday night and next will host rival Sequim on Thursday night.
Port Angeles 61
Port Angeles 11 14 13 23— 61
Bremerton 20 20 23 24— 87
Port Angeles (61)
Schumacher 13, Konopaski 11, Treider 11, Gunderson 8, Payton 8, Hathaway 6, Elliott 3, Isett 1.
Dixon 29, shadle 10, Sims 9, Mason 9, Jones 6, Lawrence 6, Garrett 4, Winderi 3, Broussard 2, West 2.
Mount Rainier 43
TACOMA — Jake Jordan had a twin double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds to spark the Rangers over Mount Rainier Lutheran in the Sea-Tac League game.
Jason Smith added 17 points and four steals for Quilcene while Jacob Pleines had 12 points and four assists.
It was the first league win for the Rangers this year.
Quilcene led 14-13 at intermission and increased the lead to 27-21 going into the final period.
Quilcene 47, Mt. Rainier 43
Quilcene 3 11 13 20— 47
Mt. Rainier 5 8 8 22— 43
SEQUIM — The Roughriders wrapped up their second consecutive Olympic League title by beating Port Townsend 65-12 and Sequim 67-7 on Thursday.
Port Angeles’ Brian Cristion pinned Port Townsend’s Trevor Garrett in 1:28 to claim the 182-pound match.
Roberto Coronel made even quicker work in the 220-pound match, earning a pin in 1:16, and Sam Burton notched a pin 1:24 in the 138-pound matchup.
Other winners by pin for the Riders were Matt Robbins at 195, Gavin Crain at 132 and Justice Roon at 126.
Tyler Gale won a 17-0 decision in the 106.
The Riders also took four matches by forfeit.
For Port Townsend, Dillon Ralls pinned Ricky Crawford in 5:35 in the 145.
Other winners for the Redskins were 152-pound Matt Cain with a 6-5 decision over Andrew Harrelson and Tristan Minnihan by a 10-5 decision over Andy Gear in the 160.
Earning pins for the Riders against Sequim were Kyle La Fritz at 285, Coronel at 220, Robbins at 195, Blake Mann at 182, Roon at 126, Brady Anderson at 120 and Tyler Gale at 106.
Port Angeles also had three wins by decision: Sam Burton over Jody Allen 10-2 in the 138, Ricky Crawford over Nick Moroles 19-4 in the 145 and Andy Gear 15-5 over Ty Jones in the 160.
The Riders had two wins via forfeit.
Both of Sequim’s wins were by decision. Brett Wright topped Andrew Harrelson 8-2 at 152 and Brandon Field defeated Crain at 132.
Port Angeles (8-0, 13-2) hosts the Olympic League sub-regional tournament on Friday and Saturday.
Port Angeles 100,
BREMERTON — John Macias earned a state qualifying time in the 100-meter backstroke and the Roughriders improved to 4-2 in the Olympic League on Thursday night.
Port Angeles placed first in 10 of 12 events, outscored the Trojans in six events and tied in four.
Along with achieving a state time of 0:59.36, Macias also won the 200 individual medley.
Other double-event winners of the meet for the Riders were Cole Urnes in the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle and Avery Koehler in the 50 free and the 100 breast stroke.
Macias and Koehler also participated in Port Angeles’ 200 medley relay win along with Wei-Yan Fu and Jay Liang.
Koehler was also on the winning 200 free relay with Urnes, Liang and Fu.
Port Angeles diver Ryan Becker placed first with 115.25 points.
The Riders next meet is the Divisional Invitational, which they host on Tuesday. Diving starts and noon and swimming begins at 3:30 p.m.