Edmonds-Woodway edges Kamiak | Boys prep basketball

By Megan Managan | Jan 03, 2014
Photo by: Megan Managan Brady Edwards dribbles around Kamiak's Jonathan Lee as Travis Bakken creates a screen during the second half of the Warriors win over the Knights on Jan. 2.

The Edmonds-Wodoway boys basketball team earned it’s first league win of 2014 by beating Kamiak on Thursday, Jan. 2.

The final score was 61-57 for the Warriors.

Edmonds-Woodway held a 21-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, but Kamiak outscored the Warriors 18-15 in the second for a halftime score of 36-30 for Edmonds-Woodway.

Edmonds-Woodway added 10 points to Kamiak’s nine in the third quarter, and Kamiak closed the gap to within two points in the fourth quarter. Despite tying the game, the Knights couldn’t take over on the scoreboard to beat their Wesco rival.

For the Warriors, Travis Bakken scored 21 points during the match, a game high, while teammate Jason Smarr added 14 points. Theo Lebesis scored seven points, as did Jordan Rice, while Brady Edwards posted five points, along with teammate Ibro Polovina. Chukwuma Okereke scored two points during the win.

For Kamiak, Drew Blacksmith scored 20 points, Tyler Nielsen scored 14, while Henderson Belk added 10. Nate Schubert posted seven points, Chance Lord scored three and Jonathan Lee scored two points.

Edmonds-Woodway, now 2-1 in league and 3-4 overall, will play at Cascade on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 7:15 p.m. Kamiak is 2-2 in league and 3-5 so far this season and will take on Jackson at home at 6 p.m. on Jan. 4.

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