Girls basketball: King’s Way Christian 49, Oakville 45

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Defense and rebounding in the second half powered the Knights to a playoff win over the visiting Acorns.

King’s Way (15-4) advances to a Feb. 18 game against Mary M. Knight. That elimination game is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Montesano.

Harper Christian posted her third triple-double of the season for the Knights. She had 23 points, 10 steals and 10 rebounds.

Trailing 29-21 at halftime, King’s Way picked up the defense and its rebounding effort in the second half to turn the game its way, outscoring Oakville 28-14 in the second half.

Callie Crawford had nine rebounds in the game for King’s Way.

KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 49, OAKVILLE 45

OAKVILLE — Jordan Merriman 22, Charles 10, Hill 4, Henry 2, Lewis 5, Bray 0, Daniels 0. Totals: 21 (1) 2-10 45.

KING’S WAY (15-4) — McKenna Christian 0, Harper Christian 23, Jessica Roy 9, Sarah Landstrom 7, Azaria Caokley 0, Dani Dunn 0, Callie Crawford 8, Hannah Snyder 2, Kayla Thornton 0, Halle Colf 0. Totals 19 (0) 11-25 49.

Oakville 17 12 8 6—45

King’s Way 11 10 13 15—49