PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim boys 91, Port Angeles 55
February 1st, 2013 - 1:00am
(Port Angeles) -- A pair of big first half runs by the Sequim boys basketball team broke open an early struggle against Port Angeles as the Wolves beat Roughriders 91-55 Thursday night.
The Wolves improved to 13-1 in Olympic League play, a half-game ahead of idle Olympic for the circuit lead.
The Trojans (12-1) and third-place Bremerton (11-2) meet tonight in Silverdale.
It was basket-for-basket in the early going at the Rider Gym as Sequim's Jayson Brocklesby and PA's Hayden Gunderson exchanged opening treys.
Gunderson was the game-high scorer with 27 and Brocklesby had a team-high 25.
After 10 early lead changes, a triple by Anthony Pinza put Sequim ahead for good at 18-16.
An 8-0 Wolves run was highlighted by a steal and jam by Jason Brocklesby, who buried a left corner trey giving Sequim a 23-16 lead at the first klaxon.
Brocklesby, Rory Kallappa and Andrew Shimer fueled a 21-2 streak for the Wolves late in the second period and the visitors went to the locker room ahead 50-26.
Sequim (13-1 overall) led by 35 at the end of third quarter -- 75-40.
Wolves reserves played most of the final stanza.
Alex Barry had a career-high 19 for Sequim, Andrew Shimer scored 10 and Anthony Pinza 8.
Sequim's 91 points ranked as the fifth highest single-game scoring output in school history.
Port Angeles (3-15 overall, 2-12 in Olympic League play) got 9 from Hunter Hathaway, while Caleb Trieder, Garrett Payton and Derek Schumacher scored 4 points apiece.
The Riders lost their fifth consecutive game, while the Wolves boosted their winning streak to eight straight.
Port Angeles concludes the campaign with home games, Tuesday against Port Townsend and Friday with Olympic.
Sequim finishes the regular season on the road, Tuesday at Bremerton and Friday at Port Townsend.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 23 27 25 16 - 91
P.A.- 16 10 14 15 - 55
Sequim (91) -- Anthony Pinza 8, Donovan Lee 4, Alex Barry 19, Rory Kallappa 7, Jedd Posadas 3, Jayson Brocklesby 25, Tim Guan 2, Erik Christensen 6, Gabe Carter 7, Andrew Shimer 10.
Port Angeles (55) -- Brady Konopaski 2, Hayden Gunderson 27, Tristan Isett, Matt Williams 3, Caleb Trieder 4, Hunter Hathaway 9, Garrett Payton 4, Marshall Elliott 2, Derek Schumacher 4, Tyler Rixon.
Junior Varsity: Sequim 57, Port Angeles 42.
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