Prep girls basketball: Burlington-Edison 50, Archbishop Murphy 30

BURLINGTON — BURLINGTON — Archbishop Murphy senior post Beth Carlson scored 13 points to go along with eight rebounds and five steals, but it wasn’t enough as the Wildcats fell 50-30 to Burlington-Edison in the season opener for both teams.

Carlson’s 13 points came off of 4 of 10 shooting from the field and 5-for-7 from the free-throw line.

Other than Carlson, the rest of the Archbishop Murphy squad struggled from the field, shooting just 8-for-31 (26%) including 1-for-6 from three-point range.

Burlington-Edison was led by Mariah Swanson, who led all scorer’s with 19 points. Sydney Brown added 12 points for Burlington-Edison.

The Wildcats held the early 11-9 lead at the end of the first quarter, but were outscored by the Tigers 41-19 the rest of the way, including being held to just two points in the game’s final period.

The Wildcats also committed 23 turnovers throughout the game, which helped the Tigers take control of the game.

Adding to Carlson’s scoring output, Archbishop Murphy’s Madison Pollock added eight points, three steals and two assists. Anna Maher made the Wildcats’ lone three-point field goal of the night, while adding three steals to go along with her three rebounds.

At Burlington-Edison H.S.

Archbishop Murphy116112—30

Burlington-Edison9171212—50

Archbishop Murphy—Carlson 13, Ducheane 0, Carroll 0, Wall 4, Pollock 8, Miller 0, Schmidt 2, Maher 3, Lucas 0. Burlington-Edison—Swanson 19, Lopez 6, Watson 0, Breckenridge 1, Rabenstein 4, McTaggart 2, Brown 12, Capron 2, Torset 4, Agen 0. 3-point goals—Maher 1. Records—Archbishop Murphy 0-1 overall. Burlington-Edison 1-0.

More in Sports

Hall-of-Fame voter says Edgar Martinez worthy of induction

The Mariner great is one of 10 players ex-Herald baseball writer Kirby Arnold voted for this year

Jr. Silvertips try to nail down league title

Everett’s 16U midget team can clinch the crown this weekend in Minnesota.

‘Braveheart’ helps UW men’s basketball salvage road trip

The film rejuvenated the Huskies, who beat Colorado on Saturday after Thursday’s loss at Utah.

Monroe High’s Monique Fierke looks for the basket during drills at practice on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. Fierke is the leading scorer for the Bearcats. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Q&A with Monroe’s Monique Fierke

It didn’t take long for Monique Fierke to make a good impression… Continue reading

Monday’s prep stars of the night

Paris Smith, Cascade bowling Smith, a junior, rolled a 383 series with… Continue reading

BLOG: Fonteyne, Hart feted while Sutter and Wylie earn recognition

The Everett Silvertips didn’t skate Monday. But the organization still turned in… Continue reading

Everett Jr. Silvertips 16U standings, stats and schedule

Here’s the details about the team in first place heading into the NAPHL’s final weekend.

POLL: Evaluating the Seahawks’ assistant coaching changes

Which change — offensive coordinator, offensive line coach, defensive coordinator — is biggest?

Monday’s prep results

Here are Monday’s prep results, with links to recaps: BOYS BASKETBALL Wesco… Continue reading

Most Read