Boys basketball: Battle Ground 68, Camas 65 (OT)

first_img No tiebreaker is necessary this year for Battle Ground’s boys basketball team.The Tigers forced overtime with hot outside shooting that continued into the overtime session to down Camas, 68-65, to lock up the third and final playoff spot out of the 4A Greater St. Helens League on Wednesday.Battle Ground faces Kennedy Catholic or Decatur at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at Olympia High School in a bi-district play-in game.Last year, the two teams met after splitting their regular-season meeting with Battle Ground winning the tiebreaker.Wednesday, no tiebreaker.But it wasn’t easy. Battle Ground trailed by 10 in the fourth quarter only to battle back and take its first lead of the quarter at 61-60 on a 3-pointer by KeAndre Hunter-Holliday. It was one of five consecutive 3-pointers for the Tigers. Share: Brendan Beall’s 3 forced overtime and Colin Barton’s 3 to jumpstart overtime made it a 66-63 Battle Ground lead.Nate Millspaugh led all scorers with 25 points for Battle Ground and hit seven of the team’s 15 3s.BATTLE GROUND 68, CAMAS 65 (OT)BATTLE GROUND — Jaiden Linville 0, KeAndre Hunter-Holliday 16, Vincent McCormic 7, Colin Barton 3, Nathan Millspaugh 25, Brendan Beall 14, Kaden Perry 3, Lukas Karlsson 0, David Reed 0. Totals 24 (15) 5-10 68CAMAS — Carson Bonine 13, Zach Chilian 8, Shane Jamison 8, Titan Phillips 0, Mason Triplett 6, Isaiah Sampson 20, Fox Bessinger 4, Josh McPhun 0, Jackson Clemmer 6. Totals 28 (5) 4-10 65 By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Boys basketball: Battle Ground 68, Camas 65 (OT) Battle Ground TigersCamas Papermakers The Columbian Published: January 30, 2019, 9:14pm Share: GO Receive latest stories and local news in your email: Tags B.Ground 15 14 10 24 5–68Camas 21 17 8 17 2–65last_img

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