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Trojans pull away in second half to top Eagles

Jan. 25—Box Score

At Pe Ell

TROJANS 55, EAGLES 37

Firm Foundation13 13 8 4 — 38

Pe Ell13 17 14 11 — 55

Firm Foundation (38) — Mattson 10, Rogers 10, Graham 9, Bourne 6, Roystom 3

Pe Ell (55) — Howard 18, McCarty 13, Phelps 11, Mason 5, Hayes 3, Perkins 2, Workman 2

The Pe Ell boys basketball team completed the season sweep of Firm Foundation on Tuesday, as the Trojans topped the Eagles 55-38.

The Eagles kept in close in the first half, shooting 10 for 18 from the field, including 3 for 6 from deep, but the Trojans went into the locker room with a 30-26 lead.

In the second half, the Pe Ell defense clamped down, allowing just eight points in the third and four in the fourth.

Blake Howard helped the Trojans extend their lead, scoring 10 of his game-high 18 points in the third quarter to push the lead to 10 entering the final frame.

Calan McCarty added 13 points, and Carter Phelps scored 11.

The Trojans are back home on Friday, when they will host Mossyrock.