The Sehome Mariners used a big offensive spurt in the second quarter and a strong defensive effort in the third to get past the Mountlake Terrace Hawks 53-30 Tuesday night in a non-league match-up played at Mountlake Terrace High School.
The Mariners outscored Terrace 20-8 in the second quarter, then held the Hawks to just two points in the third to earn the victory.
Nine Mariners contributed points in the win, led by the 14 points of 6-foot junior Sarah Eisess; junior Aynika Nuckles led the Hawks with 13 points in the loss.
Terrace returns to the court on Wednesday, Dec. 7, when they take on the Cascade Bruins in a 7:15 p.m. at Cascade High School.
Prep Girls Basketball: Sehome at Mountlake Terrace, Dec. 6
Sehome 11 20 12 10 — 53
Terrace 9 8 2 11 — 30
Mountlake Terrace individual scoring: Aynika Nuckles 13, Jorie Lambert 5, Nohea Morrison 5, Kierra Scott 4, Eliza Sandoval 2, Jazz Zenk 1, Samra Gebrehiwot
Sehome individual scoring: Sarah Eisess 14, Carissa McDowell 7, Tori McDowell 6, Madison Ulrich 5, Emma Clark 5, Natalie Zender 4, Maddy Hooker 4, Madison MacPhee 4, Taryn Clark 4, Lily Lind, Alex Payne, Kathleen Albert
Records: Mountlake Terrace 0-0 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 1-3 overall; Sehome 0-0 in Northwest League, 2-1 overall
Mountlake Terrace next game: versus Cascade, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 7:15 p.m. at Cascade High School
–By Doug Petrowski