Boys basketball: La Center 65, King's Way Christian 64

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The Wildcats survived a flat third quarter in which they scored just five points to hold off King's Way for a Trico League road victory.

La Center broke a 61-61 tie late in the fourth quarter, and eventually went up by four on two free throws from Dylan King with seven seconds to play.

Jay Becker made a deep 3-pointer at the buzzer for King's Way for the final tally.

King had 19 points for La Center, and Levi Van Tol added 12. Connor Wonderly had eight points and eight rebounds.

Becker and Carter Coval each scored 17 for King's Way, and Kyle Gonzales added 15. Becker also had five assists, while Gonzales added nine rebounds.

LA CENTER 65, KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN 64

LA CENTER -- Dylan King 19, Connor Wonderly 8, Jamison Benitez 9, Jonathan Griffee 2, Jeremiah Arn 4, AJ Myers 9, Levi Van Tol 12, Max Hiller 2. Totals 24 (2) 11-23 65.

KING'S WAY CHRISTIAN -- Jay Becker 17, Chris Crenshaw 8, Yoshi Kuramoto 0, Zach Rohrer 0, Kyle Gonzales 15, Carter Coval 17, Kienan Walter 5, Preston Danberg 2. Totals 21 (4) 10-14 64.

La Center 20 25 5 15--65

King's Way 20 17 11 16--64

JV -- La Center 56-46