Prep girls basketball: Tulalip Heritage 46, Darrington 40

DARRINGTON — A defensive switch at halftime turned things around for the Tulalip Heritage girls basketball team on Saturday.

The Hawks trailed Darrington 24-15 at the half before a change from a zone defense to man-to-man ignited a 12-2 third-quarter run and Tulalip Heritage went on to beat the hosts 46-40 in the final of the Darrington Holiday Tournament.

“In the third, they switched to man-to-man and we didn’t adjust well,” Loggers head coach Jeff Anderson admitted. “We had a tough time running our offense and we couldn’t keep up. We committed too many turnovers and a lot of those turnovers turned into transition baskets or fouls.”

Tulalip Heritage’s Katia Brown took advantage of those transition opportunities on her way to 14 points. The Loggers had difficulty guarding the senior guard, who shot 12-for-14 from the free throw line.

“She’s a quick little guard who stood out,” Anderson said. “She was putting pressure on our defense.”

Kaela Tyler also scored 14 points for the Hawks, with Adiya Jones adding 12 points.

Baleigh Rumsey made three 3-pointers and finished with 11 points for the Loggers.

At Darrington H.S.

Tulalip Heritage871219—46


Tulalip Heritage—Katia Brown 14, Myrna Redleaf 0, Adiya Jones 12, Shania Moses 0, Paris Verda 5, Desirae Williams 0, Aliya Jones 1, Deztiny White 0, Kaela Tyler 14, Shaelynn Sanchey 0. Darrington—Railynn Ford 0, Casandra Cousins 6, Breanna Valencia 0, Riley Anderson 4, Devan Wilson 1, Lily Ross 0, Baleigh Rumsey 11, Amy Miles 6, Monica Franke 8, Madison Schoneman 0, Jordyn Stafford 4. 3-point goals—Ad. Jones, Verda, Tyler 2, Rumsey 3. Records—Tulalip Heritage 6-1 overall. Darrington 6-2.

More in Sports

Silvertips fall to Americans 3-2 in overtime

Goaltender Blake Lyda, 15, saves 32 shots in an outstanding debut with Everett.

Seahawks’ Bennett says he’ll continue to sit; Avril headed to IR

Seattle’s defensive ends make news that goes far beyond the football field.

Huskies razor-thin at CB heading into UCLA matchup

UW may look to true freshmen with junior Jordan Miller and redshirt freshman Byron Murphy hurt.

Yankees beat Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

Masahiro Tanaka pitches 7 strong innings as New York moves to within one win of the World Series.

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips fall despite impressive Lyda debut

The Game Obviously a 3-2 overtime loss wasn’t the desire result. Nevertheless,… Continue reading

Snow goose prospects outstanding again

The increasing number of snows in the area leads to an increase in the daily bag limit and more.

Wayne Kruse’s Pick of the Week: Crabbing ‘out front’

By Wayne Kruse For The Herald The just-past summer recreational crab season… Continue reading

Chicago stays alive in NLCS with 3-2 win over Los Angeles

Wade Davis hangs on for a tense 6-out save as Chicago avoids a sweep and forces Game 5.

Wednesday’s prep results, links and recaps

Here are Wednesday’s prep results, links and recaps: BOYS SOCCER Northwest 2B/1B… Continue reading

Most Read