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Hawks overcome slow start to beat Wildcats, 65-53

Hawks overcome slow start to beat Wildcats, 65-53

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team shook off a slow and sloppy start, clamped down on defense, and raced away from the visiting Oak Harbor Wildcats, 65-53, Friday night at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Wildcats led after one quarter 15-10, and took an 18-12 lead early in the second quarter before the Hawks turned up the intensity on the defense end of the floor. Oak ... »

Terrace girls lose steam in 48-44 loss to Oak Harbor

Terrace girls lose steam in 48-44 loss to Oak Harbor

By Doug Petrowski Reminiscent of their only loss at the King’s Christmas Tournament last weekend, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team built up a big lead only to run out of steam late, losing to Oak Harbor 48-44 Friday night in Wesco league action. The Hawks came out pressuring on defense and scoring on offense, running out to a 17-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. By the end of the ... »

Hawk wrestlers win dual meet over Shorecrest

Hawk wrestlers win dual meet over Shorecrest

With six of their eight victories coming by pin, the Mountlake Terrace wrestlers picked up a dual meet win over Shorecrest on Thursday night, 45-30. Hawks Trung Banh, M. Johnson, Taron Castleton, Sydny Springberg, David Marrs and Colin Loyles all won by pinfall. Springberg’s pin came just 16 seconds into his match, while Loyles’ pinned his opponent just 26 seconds into his match. Rounding out the ... »

Harris Ford fundraiser proceeds to MTHS Sports Booster Club

Harris Ford fundraiser proceeds to MTHS Sports Booster Club

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Harris Ford Lincoln presented the Mountlake Terrace Sports Booster Club a check for $3,880 at last Saturday’s Mountlake Terrace boys basketball game against Mark Morris, part of the school’s Holiday Tournament. The check represented the amount of money raised for the booster club at a November Drive 4 UR School event. The funds will go to booster club activi... »

Sood pleased with team’s performance in MTHS tournament

Sood pleased with team’s performance in MTHS tournament

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski After what he described as a defensive breakdown against Glacier Peak on Dec. 20, MTHS boys basketball coach Nalin Sood had one wish for Christmas: a stronger defensive effort from his basketball team. For the Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament, Sood got just that. The Hawks followed up their clamp down of Snohomish on Friday night with another defensive-led vic... »

Terrace girls take third in King’s Christmas tourney

Terrace girls take third in King’s Christmas tourney

By Doug Petrowski With a new enthusiasm for competition, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team came out running and never looked back, defeating the Kingston Buccaneers 52-34 and capturing third place at the King’s Christmas Tournament on Saturday. The Hawks pressured the Buccaneers from the opening tipoff. “We put in a new press for the tournament and it worked good, but it’s very tiring,” ... »

MTHS girls basketball runs out of steam in 52-45 tourney loss

MTHS girls basketball runs out of steam in 52-45 tourney loss

Story and photos by Doug Petrowski After building a big halftime lead, fatigue caught up with the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team as they lost to Enumclaw 52-45 Friday at the King’s Christmas Tournament in Shoreline. “We ended up on the short end, but it wasn’t for a lack of effort,” said head coach David Brophy. “With just seven girls we just got too tired.” Implementing a new zone press ... »

Terrace scores easy 55-38 win over Snohomish in holiday tourney

Terrace scores easy 55-38 win over Snohomish in holiday tourney

By Doug Petrowski The Mountlake Terrace Hawks used a big first quarter to cruise to an easy win over Snohomish, 55-38, Friday night at the Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament. Terrace ran away from the Panthers, leading 17-4 after the first eight minutes. Mountlake Terrace (7-2) was led by the 21 points of Loren Lacasse, with Blake Fernandez adding 13 points and Greg Bowman contributing 11. Snoho... »

MTHS girls notch 58-36 hoops tournament win

MTHS girls notch 58-36 hoops tournament win

The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team used a balanced scoring attack and strong defense to end their seven-game skid, beating the Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) Lions 58-36 in the opening game of the King’s Christmas Tournament in Shoreline on Thursday. Samantha Romanowski led the Hawks with 18 points with Nikkie Froehlich added 14 points. Seven Hawks scored in the team’s second highest scor... »

MLT girls to play in King’s Christmas Tournament

MLT girls to play in King’s Christmas Tournament

The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team will be looking for good tidings and great joy as their tip-off of the 2012 King’s Christmas Tournament against Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) at noon Thursday. The eight-team tourney continues throughout the day, followed by more games Friday and Saturday, all at the Kings High School Mike Martin Gym, 300 N. 190th St. in Shoreline. The Hawks will try to... »

Wrestler Springberg takes first for MLT in Lynnwood Classic

Wrestler Springberg takes first for MLT in Lynnwood Classic

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski With three victories by pinfall, Mountlake Terrace High School junior Syd Springberg captured first place in the 170-lb. weight class at the Lynnwood Classic on Saturday, leading a Hawk team that placed six wrestlers in top five positions at the 14-school tournament. “For the Mountlake Terrace wrestlers to place as high they did, with only eight wrestlers competin... »

MTHS girls basketball loses to Arlington Friday

MTHS girls basketball loses to Arlington Friday

By Doug Petrowski After a 30-point lost the night before, the Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team suffered another big defeat on Friday, losing to the state’s sixth-ranked 4A team, the Arlington Eagles, 57-20 at Arlington High School. The Hawks played without usual starter Samantha Romanowski, and had to count on help from a few junior varsity players to round out a playable roster for the gam... »

Hawks can’t overcome tenacious Grizzlies in 63-54 loss

Hawks can’t overcome tenacious Grizzlies in 63-54 loss

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski Glacier Peak was the consensus preseason pick to come out on top of the 3A Wesco South boys basketball division; on Thursday Mountlake Terrace learned that the Grizzlies are as good as advertised, defeating the Hawks 63-54 at Glacier Peak High School. “We didn’t think we were going to come in here and get an easy win, but I’m just disappointed in the way we played... »

MLT wrestlers complete three meets in two days; go 2-1

MLT wrestlers complete three meets in two days; go 2-1

A couple of schedule changes didn’t slow down Mountlake Terrace wrestling this week, as the team picked up its first victories of the season, and went 2-1 in three meets over two days. On Tuesday, the Hawks defeated Evergreen 54-17 and Tyee 52-12; the Tyee match-up was a last minute addition to a meet already scheduled on the southwest Seattle campus of Evergreen High School. Then on Wednesday the... »

Romanowski scores eight in Lady Hawks’ loss to Glacier Peak

Romanowski scores eight in Lady Hawks’ loss to Glacier Peak

Samantha Romanowski scored eight points in the Hawks’ 53-23 loss to Glacier Peak Thursday night. The Grizzlies outscored Mountlake Terrace 30-6 in the second half. Mountlake Terrace scoring: Nikkie Froehlich 2, Kenzie Grayson 2, Siera Prout 0, Samantha Romanowski 8, Riley Zucker 2, Kirsty Dale 4, Maddy Kristjanson 5, Pena 0, Zenk 0 Glacier Peak scoring: Sadie Mensing 8, Carly Ruiz 2, Sophia ... »

Lacasse leads way as Terrace beats Shorecrest 59-51

By Doug Petrowski Loren Lacasse puts in lots of practice on free throw shooting, and that work paid off for the 6’5” junior Tuesday night as he went 10-for-10 from the line and led all Hawks scorers with 14 points in a 59-51 victory over Shorecrest at Mountlake Terrace High School. The Hawks had three starters in double figures in scoring; in addition to Lacasse, Greg Bowman put up 13 points while... »

Lady Hawks lose to Shorecrest, 59-45

Lady Hawks lose to Shorecrest, 59-45

The Shorecrest girls basketball team used a dominating second quarter to defeat the Mountlake Terrace Hawks Tuesday night, 59-45, at Shorecrest High School. The Scots outscored Terrace 20-4 in the period. The Hawks drop to 0-3 in the 3A Wesco South, 1-5 overall. Shorecrest picks up their first league win and now stand at 1-2, 2-5 overall. Maddy Kristjanson led the Hawk attack with 12 points. Nikki... »

Despite perfect start, Terrace wrestler wants to improve

Despite perfect start, Terrace wrestler wants to improve

By Doug Petrowski Senior Trung Banh is off to a perfect start this wrestling season. But despite an 8-0 personal record and a first-place finish at the Edmonds Invitational Tournament earlier this month, Banh isn’t satisfied: The 106-lb. weight class wrestler wants to get even better. “I feel like that I’m not wrestling at my best,” Banh said. “If I want to win a state title I need to wrestle a hu... »

Hawks turn up defense, turn away Shorewood 48-35 Friday

Hawks turn up defense, turn away Shorewood 48-35 Friday

Story and photo by Doug Petrowski It was a night of big returns at Mountlake Terrace High School Friday night – the return of the Hawk’s costumed mascot, the return of senior Blake Hernandez to the line-up, and most importantly to Coach Nalin Sood, the return of a tenacious Hawk defense. Mountlake Terrace turned a big defensive effort into a 48-35 victory over the Shorewood T-Birds in a 3A South W... »

MTHS girls come up short against Shorewood, 49-42

MTHS girls come up short against Shorewood, 49-42

The Mountlake Terrace girls basketball team came up short Friday night, losing to Shorewood 49-42. It was the Hawks’ fourth straight lost after their season-opening victory on Nov. 29. Shorewood improved their record to 5-1, 3-0 in the 3A Wesco South. Leading by only one point after three quarters, the T-Birds pulled away in the fourth, outscoring the Hawks 14-8 in the final eight minutes. M... »

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