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Tahoma scores double digit win over Kentwood in opening league contest | Boys Basketball

Tahoma made a statement with its 83-72 win Friday night at Kentwood in the opener of South Puget Sound League North boys basketball.

Kentwood cut a seven point Tahoma halftime lead to just two with 3:33 on the clock in the third on a pair of free throws by Brenton Roggenbach but that was as close as the Conquerors would get.

By the end of the third quarter the Bears stretched the lead back out to six after a wild up and down period that saw a flurry of scoring in the final minute.

Coleman Wooten and DeShon Williams carried the load for Tahoma, scoring 24 and 22 points respectively, with both attacking the basket in the fourth quarter to help extend the lead to double digits for the Bears.

Kentwood was led by Jackson Huerta with 24 points while Terence Grady tallied 18 and Kendall White chipped in 12 points in the loss.

Tahoma is now coached by Brian Davis, who spent the previous two season at Kentwood, while the Conks are led by alumnus Blake Solomon.

Kentwood travels to Kentridge Tuesday night while Tahoma hosts Auburn Riverside. Tipoff for both games is at 7;30 p.m.

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