SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish girls basketball team held visiting Meadowdale to three points in the first quarter and raced out to a 14-point lead as the Panthers knocked off the Mavericks 42-26 in a first-round 3A Northwest District tournament game Friday.
Kyra Beckman had a team-high 12 points to lead Snohomish and combined with teammate Sam Beeman to hold Meadowdale’s Lily Williams to just two points.
“We executed really well at the start of the game,” Panthers coach Ken Roberts said. “It was a team effort. I think the whole team played well.”
The Panthers (19-2 overall) will play Stanwood on Tuesday in a tournament semifinal contest at Mountlake Terrace High School.
“With them it’s always slowing them down offensively,” Ken Roberts said of the Spartans. “They’re always really good offensively.”
Alicia Morrison scored a game-high 13 points for the Mavericks (9-13). Meadowdale travels to Arlington for a loser-out game Tuesday.
Shorecrest 56, Ferndale 40
Shorecrest defeated visiting Ferndale in a 3A Northwest District tournament first-round game.
The Scots will play Lynnwood on Tuesday in a tournament semifinal game at Mountlake Terrace High School.
Archbishop Murphy 71, Sedro-Woolley 26
Archbishop Murphy’s Emily Rodabaugh scored 23 points and the Wildcats opened their postseason with a win over visiting Sedro-Woolley in a 2A District 1/2 Tournament quarterfinal game.
Megan Dorney added 17 points and Natalie Hayward finished with 14 for Archbishop Murphy (20-1 overall).
The Wildcats advance to play Lynden in a winner-to-regionals game on Monday at Mount Vernon High School.
Cedarcrest 52, Anacortes 46
Cedarcrest outscored Anacortes 32-12 in the second and third quarters, and the host Red Wolves held on to win the 2A District 1 Tournament quarterfinal contest.
Madi Weir scored 22 points and Jaylin Yowell added 10 for Cedarcrest (16-4 overall).
The Red Wolves will play Sehome or Burlington-Edison in a semifinal on Monday at Mount Vernon High School.