The Mountlake Terrace High School basketball teams had successful outings on the hardwood Thursday night, as the boys came from behind to beat the visiting Eastlake Wolves 52-47, while the girls ran away from the Turks at Sultan 69-43.
In the boys game, senior Jess Zerom led all Hawk scorers with 14 points, with juniors Loren Lacasse adding 12 points and Greg Bowman hitting for 10 points.
The Hawks overcame a 27-19 deficit at halftime by outscoring the Wolves 33-20 in the second half. Mountlake Terrace improved its overall record to 2-0.
The girls traveled up Highway 2 for their first game of the season, easily defeating a struggling Sultan squad. Hawk sophomore Samantha Romanowski led all scorers with 25 points; sophomore Riley Zucker contributed 12 points, while junior Maddy Kristjanson added 10 points.
All the Mountlake Terrace basketball teams will compete Saturday in a marathon of games against the teams of Lynnwood High School. The boys freshman “C” teams will tip off the day of hoops at 11 a.m. All games will be played at Lynnwood High School.
Here is the schedule:
Boys Freshman “C” team 11 a.m.
Boys JV team 1 p.m.
Girls JV team 3 p.m.
Boys Varsity team 5 p.m.
Girls Varsity team 7 p.m.