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Webb scores 25 as Sequim boys beat PA 58-51
February 8th, 2012 - 1:00am
(Sequim) -- Sequim's Corbin Webb scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter, keying a 13-0 run that brought the Wolves from behind and eventually delivered a 58-51 boys Olympic League victory over the Port Angeles Roughriders Tuesday night.
Port Angeles and Sequim both finish the regular season with 12-4 league marks, but the Wolves victory completed a 2-0 season sweep over their archrivals and clinched the OL's second seed into the subdistrict playoffs beginning Friday night.
Sequim will play the defending 2A state champion Clover Park Warriors Friday at 8 at Klahowya Secondary School outside Silverdale.
Port Angeles takes the OL's third subdistrict seed and will meet the Sumner Spartans Friday at 8 at Foster High School in Tukwila.
Opening the contest before a packed Rick Kaps Gym crowd, webb canned a pair of triples, Frank Catelli scored two baskets inside the paint and Jayson Brocklesby hit for 5 points as the Wolves jumped ahead 15-6 in the early going.
The Riders countered, hitting the last 7 points of the first period and closed to within two at 15-13 at the first buzzer.
Keenan Walker had 5 of his 7 points before intermission and scored a basket early in the second quarter that completed an 11-0 Rider run with the visitor's ahead 17-15.
Trailing by 3 with 2:30 left in the half, Sequim got a basket in the paint from Gabe Carter, then Jayson Brocklesby energized the home crowd with a breakaway slam as the Wolves regained the lead 21-20.
A pair of Carter free throws left Sequim up 23-22 at the half.
PA moved ahead 30-27 midway through the third period, before Webb triggered a 13-nothing Sequim run -- his 17-footer giving the home squad the advantage at 31-30.
Webb's 23-foot triple completed the string with the Wolves ahead 40-30 with 30 seconds left in the quarter.
Cameron Braithwaite beat the third period buzzer with a running triple that cut the Rider deficit to seven -- 40-33.
Reggie Burke had an excellent second half for Port Angeles, scoring 15 of his team-high 18 points after intermission.
Burke had 11 final period markers as the Roughriders closed to the within four on two occasions in final quarter, but Webb and the Wolves answered on every challenge.
Both PA and Sequim have already qualified for the West Central District Tournament next week after Friday and Saturday subdistrict seeding games.
However, the Wolves will be one of the four top district seeds to earn a first-round bye.
Sequim will be able to clinch a regional berth a week from Thursday with a win at the second round of district.
Port Angeles will need Tuesday and Thursday district victories next week to punch its ticket to the regionals for the second consecutive season.
Scoring by Quarters:
P.A. - 13 09 11 18 - 51
Seq - 15 08 17 18 - 58
Port Angeles (51) -- Cameron Braithwaite 7, Keenan Walker 7, Reggie Burke 18, Hayden McCartney 6, Cole Uvila 9, Marshall Elliott, Jordan Norberg, Garrett Payton.
Sequim (58) -- Anthony Pinza, Evan Hill 4, Alex Barry 1, Jayson Brocklesby 15, Tim Guan, Frank Catelli 4, Christian Cruz, Gabe Carter 9, Corbin Webb 25.
Junior Varsity: Port Angeles 59, Sequim 43.