Not showing any sign of a team that had lost four of their previous five games, Edmonds-Woodway jumped out to an early lead then held on late to defeat Mountlake Terrace 46-33 in a Wesco 3A South match-up Friday night at Mountlake Terrace High School.
The Warriors began the game on a 9-0 run, built their lead to as many as 19 points in the fourth quarter, then fought off a furious comeback attempt by the Hawks late in the game. Mountlkake Terrace put together an 11-0 run in the fourth, cutting the Warrior lead to 41-33 when Gabe Altenberger drained a 3-pointer with 2:45 left in the game. But following a timeout, E-W clamped down on defense and did not allow Mountlake Terrace to score again.
Warrior Jordan Rice led all scorers with 14 points, 12 of which came in the first quarter. Altenberger tallied 12 points to lead the Hawks.
Prep Boys Basketball: Edmonds-Woodway at Mountlake Terrace
Edmonds-Woodway 18 13 8 7 — 46
Mountlake Terrace 12 7 3 11 — 33
Edmonds-Woodway individual scoring: Jordan Rice 14, Tre’var Holland 9, Chuckwuma Okereke 8, Dominic Martinez 4, Brady Edwards 4, Tanner Caraco 3, Benji Parrilla 2, Phinnian Rogan 2, Marc Campagnaro, Ali Gaye, Ryan Peterson
Mountlake Terrace individual scoring: Gabe Altenberger 12, Shimron Masih 8, Ali Shah 6, Joey Gardner 3, Justin Hopkins 2, Daniel Johnson 2, Ryan Lacasse, Gabriel Powter
Records: Edmonds-Woodway 4-4 in Wesco 3A South, 9-7 overall; Mountlake Terrace 3-5, 5-11
Edmonds-Woodway next game: vs, Shorewood, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7:15 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School
Mountlake Terrace next game: vs, Glacier Peak, Friday, Jan. 30, 7:15 p.m. at Glacier Peak High School