Saving their best basketball for the final quarter, the Mountlake Terrace High School girls pulled away from the A.C. Davis (Yakima) Pirates late for a 59-47 victory at the SunDome Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament in Yakima on Saturday.
Hawk junior Samantha Romanowski lit up the scoreboard with 28 points, bringing her first-week scoring average to 23.67 points per game.
The win propelled the Hawks to a 3-0 start for the 2013-2014 season, with two of their wins against bigger 4A schools Davis and Cascade. Terrace faces another 4A team on Tuesday, Dec. 10, when they host the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors at Mountlake Terrace High School. Tipoff is set for 7:15 p.m.
MTHS Girls Basketball vs. Davis, Dec. 7
Terrace 14 15 10 20 — 59
Davis 8 14 15 10 — 47
Records: Mountlake Terrace 3-0; Davis 1-2
Mountlake Terrace scoring: Samantha Romanowski 28; Nikkie Froehlich 12; Riley Zucker 8; Senaiet Zerom 6; Shaian Pagaling 3; Yesenia Pena 2; Amanda Tompkins
MTHS next game: versus Edmonds-Woodway, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7:15 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School