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Hawks face Foss Saturday for berth to state hoops tourney

Hawks face Foss Saturday for berth to state hoops tourney

By Doug Petrowski With a 20-3 record, a Wesco championship and a runner-up finish at districts, the Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team has just one challenge left to overcome for a berth in the WIAA 3A State Tournament: the Foss Falcons. The Hawks and the Falcons will face off on Saturday, 4 p.m., in the first of two winner-to-state games at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish. Stanwood take... »

Cedar Park – MLT edges Neah Bay for 1B Tri-District Championship

Cedar Park – MLT edges Neah Bay for 1B Tri-District Championship

By Doug Petrowski Junior Austin Schley drained a three-point jumper with 52.5 seconds remaining to give Cedar Park Christian – MLT a lead it wouldn’t give up and ultimately a 65-64 victory over second-ranked Neah Bay Monday night in Mount Vernon for the 1B Tri-District High School Championship. Cedar Park Christian was without their regular season leading scorer Terry Eun, who was injured in the L... »

Cold-shooting Hawks fall to Spartans, 47-43

Cold-shooting Hawks fall to Spartans, 47-43

By Doug Petrowski The cold-shooting Mountlake Terrace Hawks were held to their second-lowest points total for the season and fell to the Stanwood Spartans, 47-43, in the 3A Northwest District Boys Basketball Championship Saturday night at Jackson High School. Between Stanwood’s tough 2-3 zone and a Spartan front line that included two big men, 6-10 senior Drew Sears and 6-8 junior Drew Stang, the ... »

Hawks’ Springberg eliminated from state wrestling tourney

Hawks’ Springberg eliminated from state wrestling tourney

Mountlake Terrace High School junior Syd Springberg was eliminated from the state wrestling championships at the Tacoma Dome after going 1-2 in matches on Friday. Springberg, competing in the 170 lb. weight class at Mat Classic XXV, went down in a heartbreaker 9-8 in his first match of the day to Courtney Shavers of Oak Harbor. Shavers has since advanced to the semi-final round of the winners’ bra... »

Cedar Park Christian earns spot in Tri-District basketball championship

Cedar Park Christian earns spot in Tri-District basketball championship

By Doug Petrowski Cedar Park Christian – MLT secured a spot in the 1B Northwest Tri-District championship game with a 77-72 win over Tulalip Heritage Thursday night at Mount Vernon Christian School. The Lions will face Neah Bay in the tourney final on Monday, Feb. 18, in Mount Vernon. Tip-off is set for 6:45 p.m. Cedar Park’s Wilson Reidt scored a game-high 18 points in the victory over the Hawks;... »

Loren Lacasse lights things up for Hawks

Loren Lacasse lights things up for Hawks

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski On a team that seems to take turns as to who will shine brightest on any given night, it might be time for Mountlake Terrace junior Loren Lacasse to get some of the spotlight again. After easily dispatching Marysville-Getchell and Oak Harbor in district play, Lacasse and his Hawk teammates will take on the Stanwood Spartans this Saturday, Feb. 16, in the 3A Northw... »

Lions score 73-67 win over Shorewood Christian in 1B tourney

Lions score 73-67 win over Shorewood Christian in 1B tourney

By Doug Petrowski With no one on the roster taller than 6-2, Cedar Park Christian – MLT knew going into its second-round 1B Tri-District Tournament game the team would have some match-up problems against the taller Shorewood Christian squad. Coach Pat Russell’s original defensive plans weren’t working early on, so a slight change in strategy pushed the Lions to a big second quarter, and ultimately... »

Hawks move up to No. 5 in state 3A basketball poll

Hawks move up to No. 5 in state 3A basketball poll

After their big 32-point win over Oak Harbor last Saturday, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks have climbed to the number 5 position in The Seattle Times 3A state boys basketball rankings. It is the highest position the Hawks have had in the state rankings this season. The Associated Press currently ranks Mountlake Terrace number 6 in their state poll. The Hawks take on 7th-ranked Stanwood for the Northw... »

MTHS wrestler Syd Springberg headed to state

MTHS wrestler Syd Springberg headed to state

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski MTHS junior Syd Springberg placed fourth in the 170-lb. weight class at the 3A Region IV Wrestling Tournament in Sunnyside over the weekend. The finish qualified Springberg for the state championships, Mat Classic XXV, at the Tacoma Dome beginning on Friday, Feb. 15. Springberg, ranked fifth in state in his class by WashingtonWrestlingReport.net, picked up two vic... »

Hawks pound Oak Harbor; next stop, district championship

Hawks pound Oak Harbor; next stop, district championship

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Coach Nalin Sood has consistently said of his Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team, ranked sixth in the 3A state rankings, that they can get better. It’s been a line he has told anyone who would listen time-after-time this season. Following the Hawks’ 64-32 pounding of Oak Harbor in the semi-final round of the Northwest District 3A Basketball Tournament Sa... »

Lions fall to Blackhawks, move on to Tri-District tourney

Lions fall to Blackhawks, move on to Tri-District tourney

By Doug Petrowski The Northwest District 1B Boys Basketball Tournament came down to the final possession as Cedar Park Christian – MLT had a chance to first win it, then tie, but failed to convert either. The Lions fell to the Lummi Nation Blackhawks, 61-59, and had to settle for second place in the tourney. Trailing by two, Cedar Park’s Terry Eun missed on a three-point attempt with seconds remai... »

Hawks blow out Marysville-Getchell; face Oak Harbor Saturday

Hawks blow out Marysville-Getchell; face Oak Harbor Saturday

By Doug Petrowski The Marysville-Gretchell Chargers drew a tough assignment in the first round of the Northwest District 3A Boys Basketball Tournament, having to face the sixth-ranked Mountlake Terrace Hawks on the road. The Chargers stayed close after one quarter, but couldn’t keep pace with the high-flying Hawks, who eventually pulled away and captured the win, 68-38, on Wednesday night at Mount... »

Cedar Park boys score convincing 90-76 victory in 1B tourney

Cedar Park boys score convincing 90-76 victory in 1B tourney

By Doug Petrowski The Lions of Cedar Park Christian – MLT were running wild Wednesday night in their second round matchup in the Northwest District 1B Boys Basketball Tournament, sprinting to a season-high 90-76 victory over the Tulalip Heritage Hawks. The win puts the Lions in the district championship game scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8, at 7:45 p.m. at Mount Vernon Christian School. Cedar Park (2... »

Terrace swimmers to compete in district championships Friday, Saturday

Terrace swimmers to compete in district championships Friday, Saturday

By Doug Petrowski Mountlake Terrace High School will be well-represented at this week’s Northwest District 3A Boys Swimming and Diving Championships at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, with seven Hawks qualified for individual events and the team competing in three relays. The district meet begins with preliminary races on Fridays, then continues on Saturday with event finals. The top three swimme... »

Cedar Park girls eliminated from district basketball tourney

The Lummi Nation Blackhawks used a big third quarter and a hot-shooting Dawn James to knock the Cedar Park Christian – MLT girls out of the 1B Northwest District basketball tournament Tuesday night, 50-45, at Cedar Park Christian School. James, a junior guard averaging 12 points per game for the Blackhawks, scored 22 in the loser-out game. Down by four points at halftime, Lummi outscored the Lions... »

High school hoops fans can get their fill in MLT this week

High school hoops fans can get their fill in MLT this week

By Doug Petrowski There’s plenty of high school tournament basketball for hoop fans to take in this week, starting with a loser-out game featuring the girls team from Cedar Park Christian – MLT on Tuesday night. Cedar Park Christian – MLT girls are battling to stay alive in the 1B Northwest District Tournament after a 34-29 loss to Grace Academy of Marysville on Saturday. After a two-point first q... »

Cedar Park Lions run over Lobos in 1B District tourney Saturday

Cedar Park Lions run over Lobos in 1B District tourney Saturday

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski The Cedar Park Christian – MLT Lions got off on the right foot in district play Saturday night, but it’s the condition of the left foot, or more precisely the left ankle, of junior Eric Matson that the team may be more concerned with. The Lions easily ran away from the Lopez Lobos, 69-24, at Cedar Park Christian School in the opening game of the 1B Northwest Distr... »

Eight MTHS wrestlers qualify for regional tournament

Eight MTHS wrestlers qualify for regional tournament

By Doug Petrowski With Trung Banh and Syd Springberg leading the way, the Mountlake Terrace High School wrestling team will be sending eight competitors and one alternative to the Region 1 3A Wrestling Tournament following the results from the 3A Wesco South district tourney this past Friday and Saturday at Glacier Peak High School. Bahn won the 106-lb. weight class with a 10-2 decision over Glaci... »

Cedar Park Christian boys begin quest for state Saturday

Cedar Park Christian boys begin quest for state Saturday

By Doug Petrowski While the Mountlake Terrace Hawks get most of the attention from basketball fans in town, there’s another school looking for their lions’ share of the spotlight. Cedar Park Christian – MLT begins postseason play on Saturday, Feb. 2, in their quest for the limelight, and a spot in the WIAA 1B state boys basketball tournament later this month. The Lions open the 1B Northwest Distri... »

Hawks grab 3A Wesco South title with win over Glacier Peak

Hawks grab 3A Wesco South title with win over Glacier Peak

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski Fans had a feeling that the battle between Mountlake Terrace and Glacier Peak for the boys 3A Wesco South regular season title would be epic. After a high-flying first half that saw four ties and four lead changes, those feelings were being confirmed. The crowd was ecstatic for the Grizzlies’ long-range three-pointers and a Greg Bowman slam dunk for the Hawks. Bu... »

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