Hawks fly by Oak Harbor / Boys basketball

Mountlake Terrace, the No. 4 team in the state 2A boys basketball rankings, exploded for 25 points in the second quarter to breeze by host Oak Harbor 67-29 Tuesday, Jan. 9.

The Hawks led by only 4, 12-8, with 2:30 left in the first quarter. It was 15-8 at the end of the period, then Mountlake Terrace outscored the Wildcats 25-9 in the second quarter to lead 40-17 at the break.

Khyree Armstead led the charge with 10 points in the second. Connor Williams scored 10 points in the third quarter and the Hawks led 56-21 going into the final period.

Mountlake Terrace used its speed to race by the Wildcats, outscoring Oak Harbor 17-2 in transition points.

Both teams had trouble with turnovers — Oak Harbor had 22 and the Hawks 18 — but Terrace was able to turn those mistakes into points with a 19-4 edge in points off turnovers.

Mountlake Terrace also grabbed 19 offensive rebounds, 11 more than the Wildcats, and held a 15-5 advantage in second-chance points.

The Hawks outshot the Wildcats 55 percent to 26 percent, and hit eight of 18 from beyond the arch (44 percent). Oak Harbor missed all 11 of its three-point attempts.

Kevin Schuldt topped the Wildcats with 8 points, Dorian Hardin had 7, Gavin Allen 6, Weston Whitefoot 3, Gabe Salinger 2, Andrew Baloy 2 and Austin Boesch 1.

Schuldt also led Oak Harbor with five rebounds, two steals and two blocks.

Armstead and Williams each scored 15 for Terrace; Armstead added 11 rebounds and four steals.

With the win, Mountlake Terrace upped its record to 11-1, 4-1 in Wesco. The one loss was to Shorecrest, Oak Harbor’s next opponent. The Scots, who are ranked 10th in the state 3A poll, lead the Western Conference with a 5-0 record and are 10-2 overall.

Oak Harbor (1-4, 3-10) plays at Shorecrest at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12.

More in Sports

Fitzgerald receives appointment to U.S. Military Academy

For Oak Harbor High School senior and three-sport athlete Caleb Fitzgerald, the… Continue reading

Photos: Wolves rally for win / Middle school girls basketball

The Coupeville Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team came from 15 points… Continue reading

Franklin leads Wildcats at district meet / Swim and dive

Junior Micah Franklin’s ninth-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley was the… Continue reading

Boesch receives all-tournament honors / Baseball

Oak Harbor High School senior Austin Boesch earned a spot on the… Continue reading

Regional tournaments canceled / Wrestling

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced Friday morning that the regional wrestling… Continue reading

Knights oust Wolves from district tournament / Girls basketball

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team’s season came to an end… Continue reading

Wolves take down Turks in district opener, now face talented King’s / Girls basketball

It’s a good news, bad news situation for the Coupeville High School… Continue reading

Coupeville will now host Sultan in district opener / Girls basketball

School cancellations the past two days because of weather have required the… Continue reading

Wolves’ district game postponed again / Girls basketball

The Coupeville High School girls 1A distract basketball game at Lynden Christian… Continue reading

Photos: Wildcats, Wolves continue to work as winter season nears end

Attached are some action shots taken by John Fisken over the past… Continue reading

4 set pace for Flyers / Tumbling and trampoline

Four Island Flyers from the Rise Academy of Arts captured first place… Continue reading

North Whidbey Little League begins evaluations

North Whidbey Little League hosts it first evaluations of 2019 Saturday and… Continue reading