The Mountlake Terrace Hawks girls basketball team put together one of their best defensive efforts of the season, but it wasn’t quite enough to grab a victory Friday night; the Hawks fell to the Everett Seagulls 33-29 in a non-league matchup at Mountlake Terrace High School.
The two squads began the fourth quarter tied 20-20, but a 13-point output in the quarter earned the Seagulls the win.
The Zucker sisters, Riley and Claire, scored 21 of the Hawks’ 29 points; Riley Zucker led all scorers with 12 points while Claire Zucker added 9 points. Sydney Taggart tallied 10 points to lead the Seagulls in the victory.
Prep Girls Basketball: Everett at Mountlake Terrace
Everett 6 8 6 13 — 33
Terrace 7 7 6 9 — 29
Mountlake Terrace individual scoring: Riley Zucker 12, Claire Zucker 9, Jorie Lambert 3, Jasmine Zenk 3, Ashley Klippert, Elisa Sandoval, Juanita Johnson
Everett individual scoring: Sydney Taggart 10, Megan Dedrick 9, Brittany Pedigo 6, Caroline Overstreet 3, Kristen Snyder 3, Jauren Burgess 2, Siena Utt, Kiana Keithley
Records: Mountlake Terrace 0-2 in Wesco 3A, 1-8 overall; Everett 0-0, 3-6
Mountlake Terrace next game: vs. Glacier Peak, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7:15 p.m. at Glacier Peak High School
Everett next game: vs. Hazen, Monday, Jan. 5, 7 p.m. at Hazen High School