A snake-bit Shoreline Community College men’s basketball team dropped an overtime game to Peninsula College on Wednesday night in Port Angeles, WA by the score of 87-83. The Dolphins also lost an overtime game to Edmonds CC on Saturday at ECC in a 88-84 battle. The defending Northern Region Champions now find themselves in tie for 5th place in the NWAACC Northern Region with North Seattle CC. The top four teams in the region go to the NWAACC Championship and Shoreline trails Whatcom CC now by one game for the fourth position.
Shoreline led by one point at half, 40-39. Peninsula outscored SCC by one in the second half to send the game into overtime. Zach Kelsh had a bit night for SCC with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Sean Jones continued with a hot hand and added 19 points on the night. Alfie Miller also added 15 points and Blayne Clanton 10 but the Peninsula bench outscored SCC bench 28 to 8 as Shoreline depth has been reduced by injuries and defections from the team.
The Dolphins now are 10-7 over, 3-4 in the Northern Region. Peninsula moved to 12-5 overall and leads the region with a 7-1 record. Shoreline faces Everett CC on Saturday at 4 pm in the SCC Gym.
Kelsh scored 24 points