PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mountlake Terrace survives at district

MILL CREEK — The importance of shooting all those free throws at the end of basketball practices certainly showed up for the Mountlake Terrace boys basketball team Saturday.

Terrace, the No. 2 seed from the Wesco South, defeated the Wesco North No. 5 seed Arlington 68-62 in a loser-out District 1 playoff game at Jackson High School.

Arlington committed 17 fouls in the second half, with the bulk of those coming in the fourth quarter, and Terrace knocked down 18 of 22 free-throw attempts to outscore the Eagles 25-13 in the final quarter.

Arlington jumped out to a 21-12 lead after the first quarter and led 30-23 at half.

The Hawks’ Jacob Champoux had a game-high 30 points, connecting on four 3-pointers. Eric Carlson had four 3s and 21 points to lead Arlington.

At Jackson H.S.


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Arlington—Carlson 21, Cooper 18, Petersen 10, Ginnis 9, Smith 4. Mountlake Terrace—Powell 1, Johnson 5, Champoux 30, Haldane 1, Karels 15, Cano 5, Snow 11. 3-point goals—Cooper 4, Karels 2, Champoux 4. Records—Arlington 13-10 overall. Mountlake Terrace 12-10.

Shorewood 50, Snohomish 49: At Mill Creek, Shorewood’s Ben Andrews hit a 3-pointer with just over a minute to play for his first points of the game for a one-point Scots lead. And after Snohomish scored, the Scots retook the lead with seven seconds remaining on Semir Kadiric’s (game-high 18 points) basket. Shorewood plays another loser-out game at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson H.S. The loss ended Snohomish’s season.

At Jackson H.S.



Snohomish—Hamlin 6, Ortiz 15, Newell 2, Carlson 5, Reichenberger 2, McGee 12, Steele 7. Shorewood—Brazell 4, Carroll 1, Andrews 3, Mitchell 15, Kadiric 18, Berquist 2, Smallwood 5, Simpkins 2. 3-point goals—Carlson 1, Andrews 1, Mitchell 1. Records—Snohomish 11-11 overall. Shorewood 9-13.

Meridian 65, King’s 62: At Mt. Vernon, King’s lost in the 1A District 1 championship game, placing second and plays in the Tri-district tournament beginning Wednesday.

At Mt. Vernon H.S.



King’s—Brugger 0, Sawtell 0, Hoff 22, Coshow 2, Berendsen 9, Cheledinas 19, Clocksin 10. Meridian—Tait Slesk 0, Wasiliewski 4, Zack Slesk 23, Sebens 21, Tripp 7, Hayes 10, VanderYacht 0, Clark 0. 3-point goals—Hoff 6, Sebens 3. Records—King’s 17-5 overall. Meridian not reported.

Shoreline Christian 58, Seattle Lutheran 53: At Puyallup, Shoreline Christian was 16 of 21 from the foul line, compared to Seattle Lutheran’s six of nine. Post Andrew Deelstra had 22 points and 16 rebounds to advance Shoreline Christian in the 2B Tri-district tournament loser-out game. Shoreline Christian plays in another loser-out game at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Chief Leschi.

At Chief Leschi H.S.

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Shoreline Christian—Taniguchi 0, Jacobs 9, Lidstrom 4, Bauman 6, Drollinger 8, Hudson 9, Danhof 0, Deelstra 22. Seattle Lutheran—Jones 0, Mullen 8, Nigon 4, Lisko 13, Burzo 11, Register 0, Drescoll 6, Ovenshine 9, Heckett 2. 3-point goals—Jacobs 2, Lidstrom 1, Drollinger 1, Mullen 2, Burzo 2, Ovenshine 1. Records—Shoreline Christian 15-7 overall. Seattle Lutheran not reported.

Tulalip Heritage 66, Lopez Island 51: At Mountlake Terrace, Keith George (14 points) and Shawn Comenote (game-high 25 points) lit it up from 3-point range, combining for nine 3s to help Tulalip Heritage grab the No. 3 seed in the 1B Tri-district tournament. Lopez Island beat Tulalip twice during the regular season. Heritage won Friday night 61-59 in overtime over Mt. Rainier Lutheran in a loser-out game.

At Mountlake Terrace H.S.

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Tulalip Heritage—George 14, Enick 2, Kublic 2, Lee 6, Whitebear 15, Henry 2, Ramos 0, Comenote 25. Lopez Island—K. Jardine 4, Peralta 0, Haber 0, Ferguson 0, Drahn 3, Carson 9, C. Jardine 9, A. Buffum 12, O’Bryant 0, Arps 6, Hoffman 4, D. Buffum 0, Nopson 0, Naylor 0. 3-point goals—George 4, Comenote 5, Drahn 1, Carson 1. Records—Tulalip Heritage 14-10 overall. Lopez Island 15-7.

Girls basketball

King’s 46, Coupeville 42: At Mt. Vernon, King’s overcame a three-point halftime deficit to advance to the 1A Tri-district tournament. The loss ended Coupeville’s season.

At Mt. Vernon H.S.



King’s—Taylor 5, Berendsen 0, McConnaughey 8, Rasmussen 9, Storkson 12, Adams 5, Kirton 5, Kieling 2, Fairley 0. Coupeville—K. Smith 2, Boyd 2, Rosenkrance 4, O’Keefe 3, Chan, M. Smith 15, Boonstra, Hesselgrave 0, Arnold 0, Manker 16. 3-point goals—Taylor 1, Rasmussen 1, O’Keefe 1, Smith 2, Manker 3. Records—King’s 13-9 overall. Coupeville 12-11.

Neah Bay 53, North Sound Christian 40: At Mountlake Terrace, three North Sound players hit double-digit scoring and North Sound shot 12-for-15 from the foul line, but Neah Bay was too much and pulled way in the second half of the 1B Tri-district title game to remain undefeated at 19-0. North Sound Christian secured the No. 2 seed to the 1B state tournament.

At Mountlake Terrace H.S.

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Neah Bay—Fonzi 8, Kallappa 5, Pullen 11, Thompson 0, Lawrence 0, Winck 12, Greene 8, Moss 7, Allen 2. North Sound Christian—M. Castor 10, Otis 1, J. Castor 2, Speck 13, Washio 10, Oakland 4. 3-point goals—M. Castor 2, Fonzi 2, Kallapa 1, Moss 1. Records—Neah Bay 19-0 overall. North Sound Christian 15-3.

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