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BOYS BASKETBALL: Federal Way runs over Beamer, 68-61, in regular season finale | SLIDESHOW
The Federal Way Eagles will be the second seed from the South Puget Sound League South Division after beating the Beamer Titans Friday on their home court. The Eagles avenged an earlier loss to the Titans, 68-61, in front of a packed gym at Federal Way High School.
The Eagles separated from the Titans in the second quarter when they outscored Beamer, 18-11, to take a 10-point lead into halftime. Federal Way extended the lead to 42-31 after the third quarter.
The Titans tried to comeback in the final eight minutes, but it wasn't enough. The win moved the Eagles to 13-3 in the SPSL South and 17-3 overall at the end of the regular season. Curtis won the South at 14-2.
Federal Way will take on the second-place team from the SPSL North at 3:30 p.m. at Kent's ShoWare Center on Thursday at the SPSL Tournament. The winner will be the league's third seed into the West Central District Tournament. The loser will be the fourth seed.
Beamer will be the third seed from the SPSL South with an 11-5 league record and 15-5 overall. The Titans will play the third-place team from the North with the fifth and sixth seeds into the West Cenrtral District Tournament on the line. The game will be at 7 p.m. at Puyallup High School on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Junior Brayon Blake led the way for the Eagles with 21 points. Sophomore Malik Montoya finished with 15 and junior Adrian Davis chipped in 11. Beamer was led by 16 from Bogdon Blizenyuk, 15 from Juwan Flowers and 14 from Trey Burch-Manning.