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January 28, 2011 at 10:13 AM

Boys high-school hoops highlights from Thursday night

DES MOINES — Kevin Henderson scored 29 points for the second straight game, and seventh-ranked Auburn finished strong to beat host Mount Rainier 69-63 in an SPSL North boys basketball game Thursday night.

The Trojans (14-3 overall, 10-3 league) trailed by two points going into the fourth quarter against the Rams (9-8, 6-7).

Henderson also had 29 points on Tuesday in a victory over Jefferson. The 6-foot-3 senior wing, a University of Montana signee, has scored 20 or more in each of his last seven games.

Mount Rainier freshman Adrian Davis led the Rams with 18 points.

Other boys highlights

— No. 8 Curtis (12-5, 11-2 SPSL South) finished the game on a 20-2 run to beat Federal Way 71-46. DaVonte Lacy scored 17 and Julian Vaughn 16 for the Vikings, who led by only two at halftime.

Andrew Miller scored 17 and Kaeylin Huddleston 15 for No. 6 Rogers (13-3, 11-1 SPSL South), which needed a big fourth quarter to overcome Spanaway Lake 68-62. Drakkar Sweet scored 20, Desmond Dupree-Turner 16 and Braxton Tucker 14 for the Sentinels, who led 49-44 going into the final period. The Rams have won eight straight since back-to-back nonleague losses to Stadium and Lincoln in late December.

— Puyallup overcame a season-high 34 points by Deandre Glover of Bethel to beat the Braves 84-74 in the SPSL South.

Cameron Grad went 16 of 23 at the free-throw line and scored 26 points to help Auburn Riverside stop Tahoma 75-66 in the SPSL North. Cole Luckett added 20 and Jeray Bates 17 for the Ravens. Christian Behrens scored 29 for the Bears.

— Freshman guard Luke Blankenbeckler had 20 points as Bear Creek, ranked seventh in Class 2B, raced past Tacoma Baptist 67-25 in the Sea-Tac League.

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