Prep boys basketball: Sultan 68, Archbishop Murphy 51

EVERETT — Senior forward Brock VandenEkart scored 18 points and Sultan outscored Archbishop Murphy 20-11 in the fourth quarter as the Turks defeated Archbishop Murphy and moved into third place in the Cascade Conference standings.

Sam Cotterill added 16 points and Robbie Rappuhn scored 13, with both connecting on two 3-pointers, to aid Sultan’s effort.

Archbishop Murphy was led by Josh Parafina’s nine points.

At Archbishop Murphy H.S.

Sultan18161420—68

Archbishop Murphy1615119—51

Sultan—Robbie Rappuhn 13, Steven Branham 12, Brock VandenEkart 18, Corbin McQuarrie 3, Cooper Beucherie 2, Sam Cotterill 16, Antonio Rivas 2, Deion Bonilla 2, Marcus Hall 0. Archbishop Murphy—Zander Clouse 8, Phil Hoban 4, Connor Sand 0, Brantle Harris 0, Sajan Saini 0, Chase White 4, Conner Longoria 6, Kerry Jackson 0, Josh Parafina 9, Brad Kwesele 8, Adam Rasmussen 0, Tyler Klaudt 0, Bryant Sutton 2. 3-point goals—Rappuhn 2, McQuarrie 1, Cotterill 2, Clouse 1, Harris 1, Parafina 1. Records—Sultan 5-2 league, 6-5 overall. Archbishop Murphy 4-3, 5-5.

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