Jeff Ter Har/For Seaside Signal
FOREST GROVE — The Seaside Seagulls are the Division 4-A Cowapa League basketball champions for the second consecutive season. With a thrilling 48-44 win against the Valley Catholic Valiants, the Gulls showed their stuff with three wins in three days of tournament play.
Seaside trailed 23-19 at halftime. The Gulls outscored the Valiants in the third quarter, then exchanged leads in the fourth quarter before closing out the game with clutch free throws.
Chase Januik led the scoring for the Gulls.
The Gulls finish the season 22-5.
Seaside beat Valley Catholic 71-63 for the title last year.