Athlete of the Week: Eli Mackie, South Kitsap boys basketball

Eli Mackie

Eli Mackie

South Kitsap senior point guard Eli Mackie has been coming up big for his team all season long.

In the Wolves’ opening-night victory over Curtis, Mackie had 15 points, but none were bigger than his final two as he hit a layup with 25 seconds to go to secure the win.

Last week, in a playoff-clinching win against Graham-Kapowsin, Mackie overcame an early ankle injury to score 16 points, including seven in overtime, to help his team to a 68-61 triumph. Mackie came up big again on Senior Night against fourth-place Rogers as he scored the winning basket with two seconds left in overtime to lead the Wolves to a 64-62 win.

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