High School Sports

Aushanti Potts-Woods scores 41 and Curtis wins in double overtime


The Curtis Vikings’ first game at the Under Armour Holiday Classic in San Diego ended with a 85-82 double-overtime victory over Great Oak High School of Temecula, California.

The Vikings were down by 10 points heading into the fourth quarter Saturday and managed to get back into it. They outscored the Wolfpack, 23-13, to send the game into its first overtime.

Curtis was down by four points with 1 minute, 11 seconds left in the second overtime. Three Wolfpack fouls later, the Vikings found themselves up by two points after successful free throws.

Sindou Diallo of Curtis created a steal and darted toward the lane, making a layup to secure a four-point lead with 16 seconds remaining.

The Wolfpack came back and hit a three-point shot and immediately fouled Curtis’ Aushanti Potts-Woods off the inbound. Potts-Woods, who finished with 41 points, sank two free throws with 4.4 seconds to play.

Zack Paulsen put the icing on the cake when he stole the ball from Great Oak as time expired, and the Vikings advanced into the winners’ bracket.

Peninsula 64, Washington 40: The Seahawks rode a 21-9 first-quarter lead over the Patriots to a win.

Garrett Kingman led the Seahawks with 20 points while Jimmy Ritchie scored 19. Senior Patriots guard Stephon Scott scored a team-high 16 points.

Torrance (Calif.) 62, Gig Harbor 60: The Tides were tied up until the last second. With 0.08 seconds left, a foul put Torrance on the line and two successful free throws gave it the win.

Michael Toglia had a double-double for Gig Harbor with 21 points and 10 rebounds.