Lake Washington finishes fourth at state | State basketball results
By MEGAN MANAGAN
Kirkland Reporter writer
March 5, 2012 · Updated 8:59 AM
The Lake Washington boys basketball took fourth in the 3A state tournament over the weekend, beating O'Dea by one point in overtime.
After losing to University in the quarterfinals, and outlasting Mountlake Terrace in the consolation bracket Friday, the Kangs beat O'Dea 52-51 Saturday morning.
In the 8 a.m. game, the Fighting Irish were up 18-4 at the end of the first quarter, but Lake Washington found it's offense in the second quarter, outscoring O'Dea 13-8, but remained behind giong into halftime.
After the break, both teams came out hard, with O'Dea hitting 14 points, while Lake Washington added 13 in the third.
Going into the final quarter, Lake Washington took control, hitting 13 points while holding O'Dea to just three. The final performance was enough to lift the Kangs and take the win.
Senior Matt Stauadacher had a team high of 15 points during the game, while fellow senior Darien Nelson-Henry added 14. Guy Lynott, the team's third captain, had 11 points, while Cody Bernstein added nine and Kelly Guy posted three.
The team finished with the fourth place trophy, and had a 22-7 overall record. The team won the KingCo title, won the KingCo tournament title and took fourth place in the SeaKing district tournament.
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