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Sequim boys beat Kingston 49-37

January 24th, 2014 - 11:13pm

(Sequim) --The Sequim boys outscored Kingston 30-15 in the second half as the Wolves dropped the Buccaneers 49-37 Friday night at Rick Kaps Gym.

Sequim kept its grasp on second place in the Olympic League boys basketball standings with a 9-2 record, 11-4 overall.

Kingston fell to 6-10 overall and 6-6 in league play.

A defensive minded first quarter ended with Sequim ahead 7-6.

Alex Barry drained a triple that put the Wolves up 19-15, but Miles Sustad answered with a Kingston trey as the Bucs rallied with the final 7 points of the half and went to the locker room ahead 22-19.

The Buccaneers got a boost Friday with the return of senior guard Henry English, playing his first basketball of the season after suffering a broken left hand in Kingston's football finale against Lynden.

English scored all 6 of his points in the second quarter, but offered a significant contribution on defense with his speed and athleticism.

The Bucs' Colin Veilleux had 6 of his team-high 10 points in the third quarter, most on baskets inside the paint after receiving crisp feeds from the perimeter.

George Johnson hit a 3 to start a Sequim rally, with the Wolves tying the game at 24 and 26.

Anthony Pinza fired in a triple to put the hosts ahead 29-28, then got a layup off a steal moments later as Sequim led 31-28 with 1:58 left in the third frame.

Erik Christensen and Pinza were game-high scorers with 14 for Sequim, while Barry added 13.

The Bucs host Olympic Tuesday, while Sequim travels to Belfair to play North Mason.

Scoring by Quarters:

King - 06 16 08 08 -- 37

Sequ - 07 12 16 14 -- 49

Scoring Summary:

Kingston (37) -- We Chiquiti, Alex Barrett 2, Beau Rabedeaux 3, Cole Rabedeaux 4, Miles Sustad 8, Nathan Carleton 4, Henry English 6, Colin Veilleux 10.

Sequim (49) -- Anthony Pinza 14, Jesse Francis, Alex Barry 13, Alex Rutherford, Vance Willis 3, Erik Christensen 14, Josh McConnaughey, George Johnson 5, Josh Cibene.

Junior Varsity: Kingston 50, Sequim 39.

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