Dominating defensive efforts were put forth by an abundance of local prep girls basketball teams Friday.
Nine area squads held their opponent to 24 points or fewer. Some of the night’s more notable performances included Lake Stevens beating Monroe 60-18; Snohomish defeating Oak Harbor 63-16; Edmonds-Woodway knocking off Shorewood 57-11; Shorecrest defeating Everett 56-8; Stanwood defeating Marysville Pilchuck 73-11; King’s beating Sultan 59-18; and Darrington defeating Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 36-12.
Here are scores and recaps from all of Friday’s local games:
Cascade 69, Mount Vernon 49
Cascade took control of the game with a 26-9 outburst in the third quarter, and the Bruins went on to earn a Wesco 4A win over host Mount Vernon.
Donelle Meriwether led all scorers with 25 points, while Dezmond Tyler-Davis added 22 for Cascade (3-4 overall, 2-1 conference).
Michael Baldwin scored 13 points for the Bulldogs (1-5, 1-2).
Glacier Peak 63, Jackson 56
Bobby Martin scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Grizzlies to their third straight victory to start Wesco 4A play with a win over host Jackson.
Brayden Corwin scored 16 point and Evan Mannes 11 for Glacier Peak (5-1 overall, 3-0 conference).
Christian Liddell’s 18 points was tops for the Timberwolves (4-2, 1-2).
Monroe 51, Lake Stevens 46
Monroe’s Colby Kyle and Taylor Sturgeon combined to outduel the Vikings’ Ryder Kavanagh as the Bearcats held off host Lake Stevens in a Wesco 4A contest.
Kyle finished with 19 points and Sturgeon added 18 to provide the bulk of the Monroe offense and help keep the Bearcats (6-0 overall, 3-0 conference) undefeated.
Kavanagh led all scorers with 28, but the Vikings’ (0-5, 0-3) fourth-quarter rally fell short.
Kamiak 72, Mariner 52
Carson Tuttle scored 19 points and Jordan Meyer finished with 18 to help Kamiak beat visiting Mariner in a Wesco 4A game.
Edwin Bouah led the Maruaders (2-5 overall, 0-3 conference). with 17 points.
Kamiak improved to 2-3 (2-1).
Shorecrest 76, Everett 62
Philip Pepple notched 31 points and 12 rebounds for Shorecrest in the Scots’ win over Everett in a Wesco 3A matchup.
Chris Lee added 14 points for Shorecrest (6-1 overall, 2-0 conference).
Mason Cobos and Jayden White scored 12 points each for the Seagulls (1-7, 1-2).
Arlington 75, Meadowdale 52 (statistics not reported)
Marysville Pilchuck 77, Stanwood 68
Luke Dobler and RaeQuan Battle scored 23 and 22 points, respectively, and the Tomahawks picked up a big road win over the Spartans.
Kobe Baumann added 17 points, and the Tomahawks (6-0 overall, 2-0 Wesco 3A) used a 28-point outburst in the second quarter to take a six-point lead into halfitme.
Mitch Jones led a trio of Spartans (3-4, 1-1) in double figures with 18 points.
Mountlake Terrace 58, Marysville Getchell 52
The Hawks needed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to escape with a Wesco 3A victory over host Marysville Getchell.
Khyree Armstead led all scorers with 23 points for Mountlake Terrace (6-1 overall, 2-1 conference), which trailed by two entering the final period.
Malakhi Knight led the Chargers (2-4, 0-2) with 16 points, and Cameron Stordahl chipped in 15.
Edmonds-Woodway 74, Shorewood 35
The Warriors (5-1 overall, 1-1 Wesco 3A) cruised to a victory behind 26 points from sophomore guard Mutdung Bol, who was 6-for-8 from beyond the arc and 10-for-12 from the field.
Skylar Hammer led the Thunderbirds (0-6, 0-2) with 15 points.
Snohomish 69, Oak Harbor 67
The Panthers survived a furious fourth-quarter comeback attempt from the host Wildcats to hold on for a two-point victory.
Oak Harbor, looking for its first win, couldn’t manage to get the foul it needed to send Snohomish the free-throw line after a 3-pointer with just four seconds left made it a one-possession game.
Cameron Bonorden led the Panthers (3-2 overall, 2-0 Wesco 3A) with 25 points, Luis Balcarcel added 20 and Kolton Smith 17.
Dorian Hardin notched a team-high 19 points for the Wildcats (0-6, 0-2).
Archbishop Murphy 52, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 50
Rwehabura Munyagi made a go-ahead layup with five seconds left to lift the visiting Wildcats over the Eagles in Cascade Conference play.
Cedar Park Christian-Bothell (3-4 overall, 1-3 conference) had a chance for the win with the ball in its best player’s hands, but George Reidy, who scored 31 points, missed a 3-point attempt as time expired.
Munyagi scored 18 points for the Wildcats (4-3, 2-1), and Trey Miller recorded 20 points and 14 rebounds.
King’s 53, Sultan 37 (statistics not reported)
Cedarcrest 75, Granite Falls 41 (statistics not reported)
Tulalip Heritage 78, Lopez 34
Isaac Hadley-Comenote’s 19 points led four Hawks in double figures as Tulalip Heritage stayed unbeaten with a 44-point victory over visiting Lopez.
The Hawks (7-0 overall, 4-0 Northwest 1B) outscored the Lobos (0-4, 0-3) 47-21 in the second half, and Josh Iukes added 14 points.
Grace Academy 45, Providence Classical Christian 25 (statistics not reported)
Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 58, Darrington 42
Erwin Weary scored 22 points as Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) improved to 6-0 after a win over visiting Darrington in a non-league contest.
Justin Draper finished with 12 points for the Loggers.
Bellevue Christian 65, South Whidbey 52 (statistics not reported)
Mariner 71, Kamiak 68
Alex Gallaher’s 3-point attempt at the buzzer rimmed off, and the visiting Marauders held on to stay unblemished in Wesco 4A play.
Trailing by seven points at halftime, Mariner outscored Kamiak 20-12 in the third quarter to gain a one-point advantage heading to the final period.
Taliyah Clark scored a game-high 34 points, and Hannah Hezekiah added 24 for the Marauders (5-1 overall, 3-0 Wesco 4A).
Hunter Beirne scored 18 points to lead three players for Kamiak (2-4, 1-2) in double figures.
Lake Stevens 60, Monroe 18
Kylee Griffen scored 18 points and Anna Johanson added 16 in Lake Stevens’ Wesco 4A win over host Monroe.
The Vikings have won six straight to open the season and are 3-0 in conference play.
Elizabeth Sundet scored eight points to lead the Bearcats (1-5, 0-3).
Mount Vernon 44, Cascade 24
Joesie Hernandez had a game-high 13 points to help the Bulldogs to a 20-point road victory over the Bruins.
Mount Vernon (3-4 overall, 1-2 Wesco 4A) held Cascade (1-6, 0-3) to just two points in the third quarter and picked up its first conference win of the season.
Caitlynn Daniel led the Bruins with eight points.
Marysville Getchell 62, Mountlake Terrace 35 (statistics not reported)
Edmonds-Woodway 57, Shorewood 11
Bekah Dasalla-Good scored 17 points to lead Edmonds-Woodway past host Shorewood in a Wesco 3A contest.
Adrienne Poling added 13 for the Warriors (6-1 overall, 2-0 conference).
Shorewood dropped to 3-3 (1-1).
Arlington 67, Meadowdale 44
Arlington freshman guard Hailey Hiatt scored 30 points to lead the host Eagles past Meadowdale in a Wesco 3A contest.
Hiatt shot 9-of-18 from the field, including four 3-pointers, and 8-for-9 from the free-throw line.
Peyton Brown added 10 points for the Eagles (3-3 overall, 1-0 conference).
Lilly Williams scored 14 points to lead the Mavericks (1-6, 0-2).
Snohomish 63, Oak Harbor 16
Kaylin Beckman and Kyra Beckman scored 14 points apiece, the Panthers held the Wildcats to eight points in the final three periods and host Snohomish picked up a conference victory in a rout of Oak Harbor.
Maya DuChesne added 13 points for the Panthers (6-0 overall, 2-0 Wesco 3A).
Mia Littlejohn scored a team-high 11 points for the Wildcats (1-6, 0-2).
Shorecrest 56, Everett 8
Shorecrest outscored Everett 56-8 the second and third quarters and went on to pick up a road victory.
Amanda Lee and Kiana Lino each scored 12 points for the Scots (4-2 overall, 2-0 Wesco 3A), and Julia Strand added 11.
The Seagulls dropped to 1-6 (0-2).
Stanwood 73, Marysville Pilchuck 11
Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson scored a game-high 15 points to help the visiting Spartans beat Marysville Pilchuck in a Wesco 3A game.
Stanwood, which held a 37-2 halftime lead, improved to 5-1 overall (2-0 conference), while the Tomahawks fell to 0-7 (0-2).
King’s 59, Sultan 18
Claire Gallagher led all scorers with 18 points, including five 3-pointers, as the Knights (4-1 overall, 2-0 Cascade Conference) cruised past visiting Sultan.
Dominique Kirton added 12 points for King’s, and Ashley Evans led the Turks (0-8, 0-4) with seven points.
Archbishop Murphy 60, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 22
Archbishop Murphy raced out to a 22-5 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in its Cascade Conference win over host Cedar Park Christian (Bothell).
Emily Rodabaugh scored 19 points and Natalie Hayward added 16 for the Wildcats (6-0 overall, 3-0 conference).
Irena Korolenko had a game-high 20 points for the Eagles (3-4, 1-3).
Cedarcrest 60, Granite Falls 22
Cedarcrest’s Madi Weir scored 13 points as the Red Wolves beat visiting Granite Falls in a Cascade Conference game.
Cedarcrest improved 6-1 (3-1 conference).
Sadie Hutchinson had seven points for the Tigers (2-4, 1-2).
Lopez at Tulalip Heritage (score not reported)
Darrington 36, Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 12 (statistics not reported)
Bellevue Christian 53, South Whidbey 23 (statistics not reported)