LANGLEY — Taylor Simmons had a season-high 14 points to lead South Whidbey to a win in the 1A Boys District Basketball Tournament. Nate Henson came up from JV to help keep the Falcons season going, hiting three 3-pointers in a game where 41 of the 101 total points scored came on free throws. South Whidbey, which lost to Meridian in the first round, advances to play at Mount Baker today in a loser-out, winner to Tri-Districts game. Ben Etzell had a game-high 19 points for Coupeville. The Wolves’ season ends with the loss.
At South Whidbey H.S.
Coupeville—Drew Chan 0, Anthony Bergeron 0, Morgan Payne 4, Aaron Trumbull 0, Ben Etzell 19, Caleb Valko 6, Nicholas Streubel 10, Wiley Hesselgrave 3, Josiah Campbell 0, Joel Walsted 3. South Whidbey—Brandon Asay 0, Nick French 10, Taylor Simmons 14, Josh Bishop 7, Angus Jones 0, Chase Collins 0, Chris Wilson 0, Nick Bennett 1, Nate Hanson 11, Ricky Muzzy 0, Parker Collins 13, Jordan Parrick 0. 3-point goals—Hanson 3, Bishop 1, Etzell 1, Walsted 1. Records—Coupeville 1-21 overall. South Whidbey 5-18.