While both Astoria teams came up short in the championship games of the Dulcich Tournament, Seaside owned the Stayton Holiday Classic, where both Seaside teams went 3-0 and won championships Wednesday night, Dec. 30.
On the boys’ side, the No. 3-ranked Gulls overcame a 10-point deficit to start the fourth quarter to beat Gladstone, 46-45.
The Gladiators held a 45-43 lead with 30 seconds left, before Seaside’s Attikin Babb drained a 3-point shot with 15 seconds remaining for the go-ahead points.
The Gulls broke up a lob pass as time expired to win the game and the tournament.
Jaxson Smith scored 17 points to lead Seaside, which travels to Gladstone Tuesday for a rematch.
Seaside 58, Molalla 40
The Seaside girls are now ranked second in the state following a 58-40 win over previous No. 2 Molalla in the championship game of the Stayton Holiday Classic.
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