EVERETT — The Tomahawks basketball team finished their season on Thursday, Jan. 31, in a tough loss against the Seagulls in Everett.
Everett topped the Tomahawks in a 62-52 league victory, but it was a close one as the Tomahawks put up a fight for their last game of the season.
The Tomahawks took the lead in the first quarter as Austin Lobaugh scored a 3-point goal and Dante Fields scored three points. Nick Henry and TJ Rice each scored two points in the first quarter giving the Tomahawks a 10-9 lead.
The Tommies kept their lead in the second quarter with another 15 points. Lobaugh scored another 3-pointer, while Connor Martinis scored three points total. Kyle Garton scored two points, as did Henry and Kaleb Keeton. Fields and Rice scored two points each in the second quarter as well. Defensively the Tomahawks were strong, consistently blocking scores from the Seagulls despite not having height on their side.
Tensions were high as the Seagulls kept pace with them, also scoring 15 points. The Tommies went into the locker room with a 25-24 lead. The Seagulls were a little stronger after halftime, when they scored 19 points in the third quarter to the Tomahawks 15 points. Garton scored five points in the third quarter including two 3-pointers, while Keeton scored four, Rice scored two points and Fields scored one.
The Tomahawks took the lead again in the fourth quarter, when Garton scored four points including another 3-pointer. Keeton scored four points, while Fields and Rice scored two each, but the Seagulls out scored them with 19 points in the fourth quarter. The game ended with a 62-52 lead for Everett.
The Tomahawks ended their season with a 1-12 league record.