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Seabury Hall Beats University in OT, Kailua Next

February 22, 2013, 7:02 AM HST
* Updated February 22, 7:04 AM
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2013_basketballBy Rodney S. Yap

Seabury Hall’s Kaleb Palmer and Cameron King combined for 34 points to lift the third-seeded Spartans to a 59-56 overtime win over University High in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the State Boys Division II Basketball Tournament.

Seabury Hall will face second-seeded Kailua on Friday in the second of two Division II semifinal games at Kaimuki Gym, starting at 7 p.m. ESPN 550AM Radio will broadcast the game with Barry Helle and Fred Guzman calling the action.

Top-seeded Saint Francis will play fourth-seeded Hawaii Prep in Friday’s first semifinal at 5 p.m. All four seeded teams advanced with victories in Thursday’s quarterfinals.

Trailing 30-22 at halftime, the Maui Interscholastic League champions improved to 14-1 by chipping away at the Junior Rainbows’ first-half lead at Kalani Gym. Seabury forced the game into overtime by overcoming a seven-point deficit through three quarters. The game ended in a 50-50 deadlock at regulation as a result of the Spartans’ 19-12 advantage in the fourth period.

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Palmer had a team-high 19 points and King added 15, including a pair of 3-pointers. Seabury finished 12 of 17 at the free-throw line compared to University’s 15 of 25.

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Anthony Canencia dropped a game-high 28 points for University. He was 10 of 13 from the charity stripe. Teammate Ryan Kaleikini added 13 points.

STATE DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS

Thursday’s Game Summary

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Seabury Hall 59, University High 56, OT

UNIVERSITY HIGH (9-4)            17            13            8            12            6 – 56

SEABURY HALL (14-1)              12            10            9            19            9 – 59

UNIVERSITY HIGH (56)

Chris Meyers 3 1-2 8, Eric Leung 2 1-3 5, Anthony Canencia 8 10-13 28, Reiner Jude Realubit 1 0-0 2, Ryan Kaleikini 5 3-7 13, Shaun Mahiko 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 15-25 56. 3-point goals, 3 (Canencia 2, Meyers).

SEABURY HALL (59)

Jordan Haylor 0 0-0 0, Max DeLyon 3 2-2 9, Nyck Yashiro 0 0-0 0, Cameron King 5 3-4 15, Kai Shibley 4 0-0 8, Rayson Sorayama 1 0-0 2, Kaleb Palmer 7 5-9 19, Daniel Goodfellow 0 0-0 0, Michael Clarion 2 2-2 6. Totals 22 12-17 59. 3-point goals, Seabury Hall 3 (King 2, DeLyon).

Thursday’s Other Division II Results

No. 1 Saint Francis 64, Waianae 34

No. 2 Kailua 47, Pahoa 42

No. 4 Hawaii Prep 68. Kapaa 36

Friday’s Semifinal Games

At Kaimuki Gym

Saint Francis vs. Hawaii Prep, 5 p.m.

Kailua vs. Seabury Hall, 7 p.m.

Friday’s Consolation Games

At Kalani Gym

Waianae vs. Kapaa, 5 p.m.

Pahoa vs. University, 7 p.m.

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