Other Games: Mount Rainier beats Lindbergh in tiebreaker for 2nd
RENTON — Justin Armstrong keyed a 28-point third quarter by Mount Rainier as the Rams beat Lindbergh 85-70 Thursday night in a boys basketball tiebreaker for the Seamount League King Division's No. 2 playoff spot.
Armstrong got 13 of his 15 points in the third quarter for Mount Rainier. Alfie Miller scored a team-high 18 for the Rams, who had six players in double figures.
Both teams advance to the Seamount tournament, which starts today at White River High School in Buckley. Lindbergh (14-7) will face Clover Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. Mount Rainier (14-7) will play White River at 2 p.m. Saturday.
All 10 boys teams in the Seamount tournament will advance to next week's West Central 3A District tournament.
Anthony Ross scored 20 and Antwann Watson 16 to lead Lindbergh.
Seamount Pierce Division
White River gets No. 2 seed
At Fife, in a three-team tiebreaker, White River beat Clover Park 38-28 in overtime in a mini-tiebreaker game (two eight-minute quarters) to claim the division's No. 2 playoff seed. Clover Park beat Peninsula for the No. 3 seed, and Peninsula will be the division's fourth seed in the Seamount tournament that starts today. White River sophomore Josh Lowry scored 10 points in overtime, including a three-pointer.
At Kamiak 46, Lynnwood 39
Rahiti Marere, Kamiak's 6-6 senior post, got eight of his game-high 14 points in the fourth quarter after the Knights were tied at 32 through three periods. Kamiak (12-7, 11-6) went 6 of 6 at the free-throw line in the fourth quarter. Chris Matzen scored 12 for the second-place Royals (14-6, 13-5), who completed their regular season and advance to the Northwest 3A District playoffs.
At Meadowdale 45,
Caleb Law hit a big three-pointer as Meadowdale (11-7, 9-7) pulled away in the fourth quarter against the Scots (3-17, 1-17). Law had 11 points and three steals. Mark Golike's 17 points for Shorecrest led all scorers. Shorecrest will host South Whidbey at 3 p.m. Saturday in a WesCo/Cascade crossover playoff game.
At Puyallup 67, Rogers 62, 2 OT
Austin Kilpatrick capped a season-high 32-point performance with seven of Puyallup's nine points in the second overtime. The 6-foot-6 senior kept the Vikings (16-4, 15-4) alive by hitting a running shot at the buzzer in the first overtime. Kilpatrick also blocked six shots. At the end of regulation, Rogers (8-12, 8-12) got two free throws from C.J. Shula with four-tenths of a second remaining to tie it. Shula scored 18 and Mike Morris 14 for the Rams. Caleb Barsh scored 13 for Puyallup.
Emerald City League
Bellevue Christian 48,
at Charles Wright 46
The second-ranked Vikings (16-2, 12-0) survived a big scare from the Tarriers (10-7, 6-6), who got 26 points from Jordan Artis but fell a basket short. Evan Haines had 18 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, Jeffrey Downs scored 16 and Spencer Kraker had 10 assists for Bellevue Christian, which led 20-9 after one quarter.
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