Larson missed just one shot on her way to a game-high 23 points – 15 in the second quarter only – for the Spartans. The freshman recorded a double-double as she also collected 13 rebounds in the matchup.
The Hawks struggled with their shooting, especially in the first half when they were only 2-18 from the field. Mountlake Terrace also committed 21 turnovers in the sloppily played game.
The loss was the fifth straight for the Hawks this season, all against teams with a combined record of 22-5. Up next for Mountlake Terrace will be another quality opponent, 5-0 Edmonds-Woodway on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Mountlake Terrace High School. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:15; the game will be streamed live on the Sound Live Sports Network.
MTHS girls basketball vs. Stanwood
Terrace 2 6 7 8 — 23
Stanwood 6 22 13 10 — 51
MTHS individual scoring: Jasmine Zenk 8; Riley Zucker 6; Claire Zucker 4; Jorie Lambert 3; Juanita Johnson 2; Skylar Zenk; Ashley Klippert; Torrey DeAlba
Stanwood individual scoring: Kaitlin Larson 23; Haley Strowbridge 8; Ashley Alter 7; Julia Heichel 4; Jillian Heichel 3; Ashley Bierer 3; Tristan Murphy 3; Kayla Frazier; Kylie Wright
Records: Mountlake Terrace 0-2 in Wesco 3A, 1-5 overall; Stanwood 1-0, 6-1
MTHS next game: vs. Edmonds-Woodway, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 7:15 p.m. at Mountlake Terrace High School