SPORTS: Quilcene boys lose at buzzer to Pe Ell in state 2B tourney

  • Thursday, March 5, 2009 4:45am
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SPOKANE — Daniel Duncan scored 11 points, including a game-winning 3-pointer with six seconds left, as Pe Ell beat Quilcene 47-44 in the first round of the Class 2B state tournament on Wednesday.

Pe Ell scored the last five points of the game and held Quilcene scoreless in the final three minutes to secure the win.

It was a heartbreaking loss for the Rangers, who were seeking their first-ever victory at the state tournament.

Hank Robinson added 11 points and Dillon Skeen had 10 for the Trojans (14-7), who will face White Swan (18-2) in the championship quarterfinals today.

Chris Bacchus scored a game-high 22 points, on 9-of-18 shooting, and was the only player to score in double-figures for the Rangers (16-4).

Quilcene led for most of the game, leading 12-9 after one quarter, 30-29 at halftime and 39-37 going into the fourth period.

The Trojans outscored the Rangers 10-5 in the final quarter.

Quilcene tries again for a state win today in a loser-out consolation quarterfinal game against Oroville (14-8) at 10:30 a.m.

Oroville had a tough lost in the first round Wednesday.

White Swan beat Oroville 63-59 to advance to the championship quarterfinals.

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