Lakeside High School of Seattle couldn’t take advantage of two opportunities to put away Rainier Beach in regulation.
Given new life, the veteran Vikings took advantage.
Top-ranked Rainier Beach won its second consecutive Class 3A title on Saturday night at the Tacoma Dome, beating Metro League foe Lakeside in overtime, 62-59.
The title is Rainier Beach coach Mike Bethea’s sixth with the school. He breaks a tie with the late Phil Lumpkin, who won five 3A championships at O’Dea.
“No question about it, without a doubt (it’s) the hardest fought (championship) I’ve ever had,” Bethea said. “It hasn’t really …