In a physical game that saw the No. 7 Curtis Vikings jump out to a 19-12 first-quarter lead, the No. 2 Gonzaga Prep Bullpups roared back and eventually pulled away for a 65-47 win Saturday night in a 4A boys regional playoff game at University High School.
Gonzaga Prep moves on to the quarterfinal round of the 4A state tournament at the Tacoma Dome. Curtis will now play a loser-out game vs. No. 10 Glacier Peak on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Tacoma Dome.
Gonzaga Prep star Anton Watson led the Bullpups with 17 points. We caught up with him after the win: