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Boys basketball: Wolves fall in pair of tourney contests



Facing two bigger schools, Sequim's boys basketball squad came away with a pair of losses Dec. 26 and Dec. 27 at the Tournament of Champions Holiday Classic in Seattle.

 

Sequim plays an Australian traveling team today (Dec. 28).

 

On Dec. 26, the host 3A Franklin Quakers raced to a 44-21 halftime lead and knocked off Sequim 88-53.

Keith Smith led Franklin with 31 points and Eugene Artison added 21.

 

Sequim junior Alex Barry led the team with 15 points and Anthony Pinza added 12 points and six assists.

On Dec. 27, Barry led the 2A Sequim squad with 16 points, but it wasn't nearly enough in a 67-40 loss to 4A Union of Vancouver, Wash. Isaiah Robinson, a 6-foot 9-inch center, led the Titans with 14 points.

 

Barry was 4-of-6 from 3-point range. Rory Kallappa added nine points.

 

 

Box scores:

• Dec. 26 — Tournament of Champions Holiday Classic, Seattle
Franklin 88, Sequim 53
Sequim        13   8  13  19  —  53
Franklin    21  23  22  22  —  88
Scoring:
Wolves — Alex Barry 15, Anthony Pinza 12, Rory Kallappa 8, Josh Cibene 4, Erik Christensen 4, Josh McConnaughey 4, George Johnson 2, Alex Rutherford 2, Vance Willis 2, Bailey Earley, Jesse Francis
Franklin Quakers — Not available
Sequim stats:
FG 23-46, .500. FT 1-5, .200. 3-pointers: 6-15, .400 (Barry 3-6, Kallappa 2-3, Pinza 1-2, Earley 0-1, Francis 0-1, Johnson 0-2). Rebounds: 24 (Kallappa 4). Assists: 10 (Pinza 6). Blocks: 8 (Barry, McConnaughey 3). Steals: 8 (Barry, Kallappa, McCounnaughey 2). Turnovers: 31 (Pinza 7).

 

 

• Dec. 27 — Tournament of Champions Holiday Classic, Seattle
Union 67, Sequim 40
Sequim     8  18   9   5  —  40
Union    15  19  15  18  —  67
Scoring:
Wolves — Barry 16, Kallappa 9, Christensen 7, Willis 4, Cibene 2, Pinza 2, Earley, Francis, Johnson, Rutherford
Union Titans — Isaiah Robinson 14, Micah Paulson 12, Derrick Derryberry 8, Riley Hawken 8, Stephen Ammentorp 7, Cameron Cranston 7, Skillful Davis 7, Nick Simkins 3, Austin Brown 1, Spencer Martin, Leon Siofele, Cole Weatherspoon
Sequim stats:
FG 14-45, .311. 8-13, .615. 3-pointers: 4-13, .308 (Barry 4-6, Earley 0-1, Johnson 0-1, Kallappa 0-2, Pinza 0-3). Rebounds: 20 (Willis 6). Assists: 10 (Pinza, Willis 3). Blocks: 3 (Barry, Christensen, McConnaughey). Steals: 3 (Kallappa, McConnaughey, Wills). Turnovers: 18 (Barry 4).
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