PREP BASKETBALL: Sequim boys 65, Bremerton 56
February 5th, 2013 - 11:32pm
(Bremerton) -- A string of 10 consecutive points in the last 4 minutes powered Sequim to a 65-56 victory against the Bremerton Knights Tuesday night.
It was the Wolves first win at Bremerton since 2001, the same year Sequim claimed its last Olympic League title.
The Wolves remain tied with Olympic High for the league lead at 14-1 and 16-3 overall.
The Trojans clipped North Kitsap 70-64 Tuesday.
Sequim plays at Port Townsend Thursday and Olympic at Port Angeles Friday.
If both teams win their regular-season finale, it would force a tiebreaker Monday at North Kitsap.
Jayson Brocklesby hit for 9 opening quarter points and the game was deadlocked at 13 after the first buzzer.
Brocklesby had an even 30 on the night, the fifth time he's hit the mark this season, tying the 1989 Sequim record by Ryan Kaps.
Bremerton's Deonti Dixon swished three treys in the opening half and led the Knights with 19.
Sequim led 29-28 at intermission.
The contest was tied 12 times and the lead changed hands on 14 occasions.
Gabe Carter hit a triple that put Sequim ahead for good 53-51 with 4 minutes left.
Carter had 6 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists.
After the Knights' Andrew Shadle hit a pair of freebies closing it to 55-53 with 3:25 remaining, Bremerton failed to score for the next three minutes.
Sequim pulled away for its ninth straight victory after a monster dunk by Brocklesby and a driving runner by Rory Kallappa.
Alex Barry put the Wolves up by 11 with 45 seconds left on a pair of charity tosses.
Barry was 6 of 8 from the line in the final quarter and finished with 12.
Bremerton's only points in the final 3 minutes came from three free throws by Deonti Dixon with 22 seconds left.
Shadle paced Bremerton with 12, Marquis Gurske had 8 and Mikey Lawrence 7.
Kallappa and Erik Christensen added 6 apiece for Sequim.
Point guard Anthony Pinza had 5 points and 5 assists for the Wolves.
In order to accommodate a Saturday playoff game for the Port Townsend Lady Redskins, Sequim's boys and girls basketball contests with Port Townsend have been moved to Thursday.
The girls game will be held in Sequim and the PT boys will host Sequim at Bruce Blevins Gym. Tipoff for both games is set for 7 p.m. Thursday.
Bremerton (11-4 in Olympic League play and 13-6 overall) will host Kingston Thursday.
The Buccaneers would overtake the Knights for third place with a victory.
In other boys action Tuesday, Kingston walloped Klahowya 70-33 and Port Townsend clipped Port Angeles 48-42.
In Olympic League girls scores, Bremerton blasted Sequim 57-23, Port Angeles topped Port Townsend 51-35, Klahowya ripped Kingston 56-32 and Olympic dropped North Kitsap 62-48.
Scoring by Quarters:
Seq - 13 16 13 23 - 65
Bre - 13 15 12 16 - 56
Sequim (65) -- Anthony Pinza 5, Donovan Lee, Alex Barry 12, Rory Kallappa 6, Jayson Brocklesby 30, Erik Christensen 6, Gabe Carter 6, Andrew Shimer.
Bremerton (56) -- Andrew Shadle 12, Casey Winderl, Tarez Mason, Mikey Lawrence 7, Marquis Gurske 8, Deonti Dixon 19, Skylar Lewis 2, Austin Garrett, Terrick Sims 6, Shaq Jones 2, Beau West.
Junior Varsity: Bremerton 68, Sequim 39.