Prep girls basketball: Arlington holds on to beat Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — The Oak Harbor girls basketball team put up a valient effort and came within two points of a comeback, but Arlington shut the door in the final minute, hitting key free throws on its way to the 52-49 Wesco North win at Oak Harbor High School.

“It was close the whole time,” Arlington head coach Nathan Davis said. “Back and forth.”

Brett McLeod, Oak Harbor’s head coach, echoed Davis’s comment: “Arlington would lead and then we’d come back … and then they’d jump out again.”

Ginny Wilson (12 points), Sheryl Scheppele (11 points) and Quinn Kesselring (10 points) led a balanced Arlington (3-1 in league, 6-2 overall) attack.

“They had contributions from everybody,” McLeod said.

Davis praised Wilson, saying she shot about 60 percent from the field and had “one of her best games of the year.”

Alicia Murring added 11 rebounds, two blocks and four points and Kyra Prause had eight points, all in the fourth quarter, for the Eagles.

Both coaches also agreed on the outstanding play of Oak Harbor’s (1-1, 4-2) Jessica Denmon, who led all scorers with 18 points.

“She worked really hard,” McLeod said.

“We focused on trying to deal with Jessica Denmon and she still got 18 points,” Davis added. “She’s a great player. We played great defense on her and she still scored 18.”

Despite Denmon’s performance, Arlington was 10-for-12 from the free throw line in the final quarter to help seal the win.

“We had to match their intensity, playing in their house,” Davis said. “I thought our girls stepped up tonight.

“We did a good job.”

At Oak Harbor H.S.


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Arlington—Prause 8, Scheppele 11, Evans 2, Duncan 0, Kesselring 10, Murrin 4, Weber 0, Daggett 3, Schmuck 2, Wilson 12. Oak Harbor—Tubo 4, Mowbray 10, Henricksen 2, Denmon 18, Abadesco 2, Fisken 2, Jansen 10, Earnhart 1. 3-point goals—Tubo 1, Denmon 2, Prause 1, Scheppele 3. Records—Arlington 3-1 league, 6-2 overall. Oak Harbor 1-1, 4-2.

Cascade 46, Lake Stevens 34: At Lake Stevens, the offensive rebounding of Danielle Love, Katy Gross and Spencer Nelson created many second-chance points for Cascade in the Wesco North victory. Love finished with 20 points, 21 rebounds, three blocks and three steals.

At Lake Stevens H.S.


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Cascade—Devan Love, Bergman 2, Danielle Love 19, Gross 14, Gordon 3, Dorcas, Nelson 8, Joyce. Lake Stevens—K. Goddard 5, Puha 3, Peterson, Bostwick 4, Warbis 10, L. Goddard 2, Burke 8, Molstre, Swain, Schumacher 2. 3-point goals—K. Goddard 1, Danielle Love 1, Gordon 1. Records—Cascade 1-2 league, 3-3 overall. Lake Stevens 2-2, 3-4.

Snohomish 55, Everett 23: At Snohomish, Snohomish pulled away behind Ally Schmitt and Katie Benson, who both had eight points in the second quarter of the Wesco North game.

At Snohomish H.S.



Everett—Hope 3, Antiojo 3, Letourneau 1, Bell 3, MacCormac 2, Peel 2, Burton 1, Lauritzen, Taggart 8. Snohomish—Wilson, Guthrie 6, Schmitt 10, Lampman 4, Keithley 2, Wayman 4, Timmerman 3, Berg 2, Benson 14, Bride 6, Balin 4. 3-point goals—Hope 1, Taggart 2, Guthrie 2, Schmitt 2, Timmerman 1. Records—Everett 0-4 league, 2-6 overall. Snohomish 4-0, 6-2.

Marysville-Pilchuck 45, Stanwood 27: At Stanwood, Stanwood led 12-6 at the end of the first quarter, but Marysville-Pilchuck tightened up its defense and held Stanwood to 15 points the rest of the game, giving the Tomahawks the Wesco North victory. M-P was led in scoring by Dacia Heckendorf’s 12 points and Jordan Nemo led Stanwood with 12 points.

At Stanwood H.S.



Marysville-Pilchuck—Cull 2, Martinis 6, Adams 4, K. Enberg 2, Oden, Harris 8, E. Enberg 1, Heckendorf 12, Pierce 10. Stanwood—Shaughnessy 3, Nemo 12, Vargas 2, Titus, Lucero 2, Bingham, Voelckers 2, Borseth, Murphy, Wietzke, Heckman 6. 3-point goals—Martinis 2, Nemo 2. Records—Marysville-Pilchuck 3-2 league, 6-3 overall. Stanwood 1-4, 2-5.

Cedarcrest 52, Coupeville 29: At Coupeville, Anne-Claire Den-Hartog had 19 points, Sara Houser had 13 points and Rachel Kevin had eight points and seven assists to lead Cedarcrest to the Cascade Conference win. Megan Smith led Coupeville with 13 points and five rebounds.

At Coupeville H.S.



Cedarcrest—Chapman 3, Kevin 8, Den-Hartog 19, Paquette 0, Houser 13, O’Donnell 2, Taylor 4, Richter 2. Coupeville—K. Smith 0, Boyd 2, Caselden 4, Rosenkrance 2, Murdy 0, M. Smith 13, Sherman 4, Lawson 2, Hesselgrave 2, Manker 0. 3-point goals—not reported. Records—Cedarcrest 1-0 league, 5-2 overall. Coupeville 0-1, 2-4.

Granite Falls 55, Concrete 47: At Concrete, Granite Falls allowed only one basket from the field in the first quarter of the non-league game, outscoring Concrete 17-4 in the period. Audrey Murphy led all scorers with 18 points and also had 15 rebounds, eight on offense.

At Concrete H.S.

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Granite Falls—S. Spencer 10, Jensen 8, P. Spencer 4, Smith 8, Kramer, Alexander, Wesala 5, Hensley 2, Murphy 18. Concrete—Barnett 10, Semro 3, Lee, Castaneta 4, Smith 6, Johnson 3, Schoolland 9, League 12. 3-point goals—Smith 1, Schoolland 1, League 1. Records—Granite Falls 4-3 overall. Concrete 2-3.

Bellingham 62, South Whidbey 44: At Bellingham, Bellingham pulled away in the second quarter of the non-league game, using a half-court press which created several turnovers. Devin Pearsall led Bellingham with 22 points, including four 3s.

At Bellingham H.S.

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South Whidbey—Peterson 1, O’Sullivan 3, Prosch 1, Manca 12, LaChaussee, Alber, Newman 23, T. Pope 4. Bellingham—Twiford, Gowan 4, Pearsall 22, West 8, Petersfon 6, Mallahan 3, K. Baker 5, Julius 14, Bates, Gulyas, Kaui, T. Baker. 3-point goals—Pearsall 4, West 1, O’Sullivan 1, Newman 1, T. Pope 1. Records—South Whidbey 2-4 overall. Bellingham not reported.

Shoreline Christian 49, Orcas Island 40: At Eastsound, Sarah Daigneault scored 16 points and Shoreline Christian hit nine of 11 free throws in the closing minutes to seal a Northwest 1A/2B League win. Lanie Padbury had 12 points for Orcas Island.

At Orcas Island H.S.

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Shoreline Christian—Hoskin 2, Daigneault 16, DeKoekkoek 12, Schneider 8, van der Giessen 0, Ott 5, Richards 6. Orcas Island—Padbury 12, Shaw 8, O’Toole 1, Smith 6, M. Thomas 0, Diepenbrock 2, A. Thomas 4, Harris 5, Hofmann 2, Parnell 0. 3-point goals—Daigneault 1, Padbury 1, Harris 1. Records—Shoreline Christian 2-0 league, 5-3 overall. Orcas Island 0-1, 2-1.

North Sound 42, Tulalip Heritage 30: At Tulalip, Catherine Oakland scored 10 of her game-high 15 points in the second half to help North Sound overcome a one-point halftime deficit in a Northwest 1B League win. Melissa Castor pitched in 14 points for the Lions. For Tulalip Heritage, Justina Velazquez had a team-high 10 points.

At Tulalip Heritage H.S.

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North Sound Christian—Reymore 6, Jenness 0, Patterson 0, M. Castor 14, Oakland 15, Speck 7, Washio 0, Meeks 0, Vaughn 0, J. Castor 0. Tulalip Heritage—B. Jones 5, R. Jones, Oldham 0, Jack 4, Deen, Velazquez 10, Martin 5, Todd 0, Spencer, Enick 6, T. Fryberg 0, Villa, M. Fryberg 0, A. Jones, Burke. 3-point goals—M. Castor 4, Martin 1, Enick 1. Records—North Sound 1-3 league, 3-4 overall. Tulalip Heritage 4-1, 6-2.

Grace Academy 45, Lopez Island 23: At Marysville, Sarah Wennersten had 17 points and eight steals to help Grace Academy outscore Lopez Island 19-4 in the first quarter en route to the Northwest 1B win. Lauren Krumm had six points and 11 rebounds and Sondra Cooper also had six points and 12 steals for Grace Academy.

At Grace Academy H.S.

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Lopez Island—Hobi 0, Dalton 8, Stanley 9, Ogden 0, DeGraaf 4, Steinbrueck 2, Crawford 0. Grace Academy—Monteith 8, Musgrove 4, Likes 0, Schuler 2, L. Krumm 6, Holt, Cooper 6, H. Krumm 2, Linn 0, Prater 0, Eneix 0, Galbreath 0, Kaler 0, Wennersten 17, Schlumpf 0. 3-point goals—Stanley 1. Records—Lopez Island 0-4 league, 0-5 overall. Grace Academy 3-2, 4-4.

Girls bowling

Cascade 3, Everett 0: At Everett, Cascade’s Sara Elliott set season highs with a 270 game and a 639 series in leading the Bruins to the Wesco/Northwest League win. Elliott also rolled a 214 game. Teammate Breanne Mattson had a 234 game and a 584 series for the Bruins (7-1), who set a season high with a team score of 2,546 pins. Jennifer Beck had a 187 game and a 520 series and Shelby Douty had a 169 game and a 478 series for Everett (7-2).

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