The Mountlake Terrace High School girls basketball team had to overcome a slow start, but did so with a big third quarter to defeat the Everett Seagulls Monday night at home, 59-49. The win raised the Hawks’ record to 7-1 in Wesco League play and 12-3 overall.
After being outscored 15-9 in the first quarter and trailing by three points at halftime, the Hawks jumped all over Everett by a 21-8 advantage in the third quarter.
Junior Samantha Romanowski led Terrace in scoring with 26 points. Three Seagulls reached double figures — Sidney Rielly with 14, and Darian Rielly and Sydney Taggart each with 11.
The Hawks return home on Thursday, Jan. 23, for a match-up with the Meadowdale Mavericks starting at 7:15 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on the Sound Live Sports Network beginning with the pre-game show starting at approximately 7:05 p.m.
MTHS Girls Basketball vs. Everett, Jan. 21
Terrace 9 14 21 15 — 59
Everett 15 11 8 15 — 49
MTHS individual scoring: Samantha Romanowski 26; Shaian Pagaling 9; Nikki Froehlich 7; Maddy Kristjanson 7; Kirsty Dale 6; Claire Zucker 4; Yesenia Pena; Amanda Tompkins; Kenzie Zehrung
Everett individual scoring: Sidney Rielly 14; Darian Rielly 11; Sydney Taggart 11; Katy Hedington 8; Amber Hagar 5; Megan Dedrick; Caroline Overstreet; Julie Ramirez
Records: Mountlake Terrace 7-1 in Wesco League, 12-3 overall; Everett 5-3, 9-6
MTHS next game: versus Meadowdale, Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:15 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School (game to be broadcast live on the Sound Live Sports Network)
— By Doug Petrowski