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Sequim boys outlast Port Townsend 51-40

January 15th, 2014 - 11:59pm

(Port Townsend) -- Alex Barry splashed a pair of treys in the final 3 minutes that gave the Sequim High Wolves some breathing room and an Olympic League boys hoops victory over the Port Townsend Redskins 51-40 Wednesday.

Sequim led 34-25 after three quarters, but Town's Paul Spaltenstein buried two triples, charging up the home crowd and narrowing Sequim's lead to 36-31.

Anthony Pinza put the Wolves up 38-32 with 4:05 on a coast-to-coast drive to the rack.

Spaltenstein dropped in a pair of free throws with 3:13 left the close the PT deficit to 38-34.

Barry's first triple extended the Wolves advantage to 41-34, but Jacob King answered with a two-pointer for the 'Skins with 2:36 left cutting the lead to 5.

A second long-range salvo by Barry pushed Sequim ahead 44-36 with 2:36 remaining.

In the early going, there were 4 lead changes before the Wolves went ahead 10-8 on Vance Willis' second triple of the opening stanza.

After the quarter ended with a 14-8 Sequim advantage, the Wolves continued a run of 15 consecutive points.

Port Townsend (4-8 overall, 2-7 in Olympic League play) was able to chop the 22-8 deficit with a 9-0 surge fueled by three baskets from Jacob King.

King and Sequim's Barry shared game-high scoring honors with 14.

Pinza added 13 for the Wolves, canning 5 of 6 charity tosses in the final frame.

Port Townsend visits Kingston Friday, while Sequim travels to play Olympic.

Scoring by Quarters:

Seq - 14 10 10 17 -- 51

PT -- 08 09 08 15 -- 40

Scoring Summary:

Sequim (51) -- Anthony Pinza 13, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 14, Vance Willis 6, Rory Kallappa 8, Erik Christensen 8, Josh McConnaughey 2, George Johnson.

Port Townsend (40) -- Cody Russell, Skyler Coppenrath 4, Daniel Charlton 4, Paul Spaltenstein 13, Sean Dwyer 5, Chris Adkins, Patrick Charlton, Jacob King 14, James Delagarza.

Junior Varsity: Sequim 46. Port Townsend 17.

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