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December 21, 2011 at 7:00 AM

Tuesday’s high-school boys basketball highlights

Here is a look back at the high-school boys basketball action from Tuesday night.

SAMMAMISH — Matt Callans hit a runner with 28 seconds remaining to snap a tie as Eastside Catholic surprised third-ranked O’Dea 65-63 Tuesday night in a Metro League boys basketball game at Eastside Catholic.

The unranked Crusaders cut down the nets in a postgame celebration.

The win put Eastside Catholic (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) ahead of the Irish (4-2, 3-2) in the Metro Mountain Division, just behind fourth-ranked Seattle Prep.

Austin Soukup, a 6-foot-2 sophomore guard, had a big night for the Crusaders with six three-pointers and 24 points, one off his season high.

Sekou Wiggs scored 23 for O’Dea.

Other boys games

Seattle Prep 53, Desert Vista (Phoenix) 40

At the Mission Prep Christmas Classic in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Mitch Brewe, the Panthers’ UC Santa Barbara-bound senior, scored a season-high 28 points as Seattle Prep took third place. The Panthers bounced back from a 54-46 loss Tuesday in the semifinals to Taft of Woodland Hills, Calif., after beating Dillard of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 48-40 last Saturday in a first-round game.

Chapel Hill (Douglasville, Ga.) 61, Mercer Island 59

At the Jared Cook Holiday Classic in Suwanee, Ga., Chapel Hill’s Jordan Jacks capped a 34-point game with the go-ahead three-pointer from the top of the key with 10 seconds left. Joe Rasmussen’s two free throws had given Mercer Island a 59-58 lead with 42.7 seconds remaining. The Islanders had a chance to force overtime, but missed two free throws with less than a second on the clock. Rasmussen led Mercer Island with 20 points and six rebounds, and Sean Hughes had eight points and 14 assists. Mercer Island plays another Georgia team at 7:35 a.m. PST on Wednesday.

Other highlights

— Issaquah’s Nick Price, coming off a 30-point performance in a loss to Eastlake, scored a season-high 41 to power the Eagles past Inglemoor 86-78 in a KingCo 4A game.

Brayon Blake of Federal Way piled up 31 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocks in the Eagles’ 88-72 SPSL South victory over Rogers.

Thomas Rhodes scored 25 points and Roosevelt Jones had 20 for Beamer, which sank 11 of 14 three-point attempts and overcame 27 points and 13 rebounds by Spanaway Lake’s Braxton Tucker in a 75-64 SPSL South win.

Terry Dawn’s 34 points helped lift Arlington past Monroe in the WesCo North, 70-67.

Luke Hamlin scored 26 points — his sixth game with 25 or more points already this season — as WesCo North-leading Snohomish improved to 8-0 overall with a 65-54 win against Stanwood.

— Sophomore guard Tramaine Isabell tossed in 34 points in Lakeside’s 87-63 nonleague win at Foster.

Dean Poplawski scored 22 points in Overlake’s 74-47 win over Crosspoint Academy. Jayce Olson had 19 for the Warriors, who came up just .

Jason Harrington scored 19 points and Peter Hendron added 14, leading Redmond past 10th-ranked Ballard, 54-50. Stuart MacGeorge finished with 16 for the Beavers, while Seth Berger scored 13.

Tucker Haymond (25 points) and TreVaunte Williams (18) combined for 43 points in No. 7 Garfield’s 85-65 win over Eastlake. Brandon Lester led the Wolves with 23.

A.J. Edwards finished with a game-high 24 points in Roosevelt’s 65-50 win over Newport. Jake Fink had 22 points for the Knights.

Will Parker finished with a game-high 20 points to push second-ranked Skyline past Woodinville, 49-32.

J.J. Ruffin scored 16 points, while Spencer Fisher and Harold Lee had 14 in Auburn’s 59-52 win over Jefferson.

Marcus Harris had 16 points in Emerald Ridge’s 56-54 win over sixth-ranked Curtis.

Martel Taylor-Barone had 21 and Gary Bailey added 19 for Kent-Meridian, which won its sixth straight game with a 91-50 victory over Auburn Riverside.

— Tahoma’s Coleman Wooten scored a game-high 19 points in a 54-40 win over Kentridge.

Travis Bakken (16 points) and Devin Joseph (13) led Edmonds-Woodway to a 50-37 win over Kamiak.

Jason Todd scored 21 points in Jackson’s 47-38 win over Mariner. The Timberwolves are young, but they have plenty of talent. Byek Tutlam scored 21 for Mariner.

Kevin Smith (15 points), Devin Stoen (12) and Christian Gasca (10) all scored in double figures during Lake Stevens’ 58-45 win over Marysville-Pilchuck.

Josh Hawkinson scored a game-high 19 points, leading Shorewood past Everett, 65-47.

Zach Pederson poured in 24 points, while Jacob Davelaar added 19 in Glacier Peak’s 65-55 win over Lynnwood.

— Meadowdale’s Torin Dooley scored a game-high 21 points, but it wasn’t enough, as Oak Harbor pulled out a 52-46 win. Michael Washington Jr. scored 19 points for the Wildcats.

Emmanuel Chibuogwu Jr. finished with 17 points to lead Shorecrest past Marysville Getchell, 82-45.

— Hazen’s Frankie Johnson scored 20 and Dawit Kasa added 19, but Bellevue pulled out a 61-53 win. Tyler Hasty led the Wolverines with 13 points.

Caden Rowland scored a game-high 18 points in Mount Rainier’s 72-47 win over Enumclaw.

— Bear Creek’s Jesse Leuenberger scored 19 and Lucas Fernandez added 16 in Bear Creek’s 72-24 win over Chief Leschi.



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