Ilwaco scored the last two points of regulation and the first six in overtime on its way to pulling out a 76-64 SWW 1A Trico Divison victory over Columbia High here Monday.
The loss put Columbia (7-8 overall) at 1-4 and in fifth place in the six-team league at the halfway mark of the Trico schedule while Ilwaco (8-6) moved up to 2-3 and fourth place.
Ilwaco tied Monday's game at 57-57 with 40 seconds remaining on a pair of free throws by Karl Oman.
White Salmon held the ball for the final shot, but Felix Torres misfired from the 3-point line. Ilwaco rebounded the miss and called timeout with two seconds to go.
The Fishermen then tried to lob the ball from out of bounds at mid-court to the rim for 6-foot-7 Ross Kary, but the Bruins broke up the play just before the buzzer sounded.
In overtime, however, the Fishermen were on the mark with their passes and their shots.
Oman opened the four-minute extra period with a 3-pointer and Jack Whealdon followed a moment later with his fourth trey of the game to give Ilwaco a 63-57 advantage.
The closest Columbia got after that was 63-59 on a basket by Mark Lovrin, who finished with 16 points.
Oman and Whealdon each scored 22 points to pace the Fishermen, who outscored Columbia, 19-7, in overtime.
CHS's Carlos Mendoza led all scorers with 26 points, including 11 in the third quarter that helped the Bruins pare a 36-27 halftime deficit to 48-44 entering the final stanza.
In the fourth, Columbia recaptured the lead at 55-54 with just over five minutes to go on Lovrin's second 3-pointer of the game. Then, with 55 seconds left, Mendoza hit both ends of a 1-and-1 to give the Bruins a 57-55 edge.
At Stevenson 93, Columbia High 66:
Last Thursday, the Bulldogs scored at least 21 points in every quarter in handing the Bruins their third-straight Trico Division setback.
Kyler Dudley, one of four Bulldogs to reach double figures in scoring, sparked Stevenson (4-0, 9-2) by tossing in a career-high 41 points.
Kyle Cosentino scored 12, Joshua Neblock had 11 and Cody Lloyd added 10 for the Bulldogs, who led 21-19 after one quarter, 42-36 at halftime and 67-49 through three quarters.
For Columbia, Carlos Mendoza also had a career-high in scoring, finishing with 29 points. Mark Lovrin followed with 15 points and Enrique Granados chipped in 11.