Prep boys basketball: King’s 65, Granite Falls 64 (OT)

GRANITE FALLS — Andrew Ayers hit two 3-pointers to account for all six King’s points in overtime as the Knights escaped with a Cascade Conference win. The Tigers’ Evan West tallied 11 points, five assists and five rebounds and made two free throws with under a minute left in regulation to force the extra period, but couldn’t convert an 8-foot runner at the final buzzer. Caleb Taylor led King’s with 20 points with Josh Alexander adding 15 and Calvin Kispert 14. Riley Larsen scored 19 points and Drew Benson had 11 points and 14 rebounds for Granite Falls.

At Granite Falls H.S.

King’s 16 18 18 7 6 — 65

Granite Falls 14 19 13 13 5 — 64

King’s—Andrew Ayers 12, Brian Hughes 0, Caleb Taylor 20, Reid Jones 0, Josh Alexander 15, David Barhanovich 4, Daniel Fouty 0, Calvin Kispert 14, Mason Friedline 0. Granite Falls—Brandon Leitzke 8, Riley Larsen 19, Evan West 11, Dan Matalomani 2, Drew Benson 11, Karl Spencer 13. 3-point goals—Ayers 2, Taylor, Alexander, Leitzke 2, Larsen 4, Spencer. Records—King’s 10-1 league, 14-4 overall. Granite Falls 4-7, 8-9.

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