TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Dominic Robinson and the Curtis Vikings rallied from an 11-point deficit to force overtime, then extended Garfield's state tournament woes with a 70-66 win in a 4A boys basketball semifinal Friday.
Robinson scored a game-high 25 points, including five in overtime, to lead Curtis (26-2) to its first championship-game appearance since 1986.
The Vikings trailed by 11 points in the third quarter but rallied back to eventually tie the score at 52 on a Tory Causey layup with 5:30 remaining in regulation. The lead changed three more times before Garfield's Demario Hall hit a free throw with 30.6 seconds left to tie the score at 60 and eventually send it into overtime.
Robinson scored five points in the first 2:17 of overtime to give Curtis a 67-64 lead, and Garfield trailed 68-66 with 5.7 seconds left in overtime when the Vikings' Andre Lewis broke up an inbounds pass and hit a pair of free throws to clinch the victory.
Perennial power Garfield (24-2) has not won a state title since 1998. Trevaunte' Williams led the Bulldogs with 20 points, while Tucker Haymond scored all 16 of his points after halftime.
After the final buzzer, a distraught Haymond fell into the arms of Garfield coach Ed Haskins, who carried him off the court while Curtis celebrated.
Jordan 7, Robinson 25, Lewis 13, Williams 4, Brown 9, Causey, Chisolm 4. Totals 22-47 25-31 70.
Haymond 16, Hall 1, Baker 15, A.Williams 5, T.Williams 20, Buchanan 2, McGruder 3, Shepherd 2, Agosto 2. Totals 26-53 11-20 66.
Curtis 9 17 16 18 10 --70
Garfield 15 15 18 12 6 -- 66