1B Boy's Qtr: Neah Bay 51, Mt. Rainier Lutheran 47

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by KREM Sports/AP

KING5.com

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Zeke Greene scored the go-ahead basket with a minute left, carrying Neah Bay past Mt. Rainier Lutheran 51-47 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Class 1B boys state tournament.

Tyler McCaulley scored 15 for the Red Devils (20-3), who will face Valley Christian in the semifinals Friday. The Hawks (22-3), led by David Greenwood's 26 points, will meet defending champion Sunnyside Christian in a loser-out contest.

A 3-pointer by Greene tied the game at 47-all with 1:32 left. After a miss by Mt. Rainier Lutheran, Greene followed with a baseline drive that put the Red Devils up 49-47.

A turnover on Mt. Rainier Lutheran's next possession led by two foul shots by Johnny Smith with 6.3 seconds left that sealed the game.

Neah Bay got 11 points from Michael Dulik and 10 from Greene.

Carston Neumiller added 14 points for Mt. Rainier Lutheran.

NEAH BAY (51)

Doherty 6, Halttunen 1, Venske 2, Z. Greene 10, Dulik 11, J. Greene 4, Smith 2, McCaulley 15, Reamer 0. Totals 19-50 4-9 51.

MT. RAINIER LUTHERAN (47)

Greenwood 26, Schlatter 0, Hallenberg 2, Neumiller 14, Pelissier 2, Murphy 3. Totals 14-42 17-23 47.

Neah Bay                         11   16   11  13      51

Mt. Rainier Lutheran           9  12   14  12      47

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