The Marysville-Pilchuck High School boys basketball jumped into a three-way tie for first place in the Western Conference with a 67-44 win at Oak Harbor Friday, Feb. 2.
Oak Harbor (1-10, 3-16) closes out the season at Meadowdale (5-6, 9-10) at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5..
M-P (10-1, 16-3), Mountlake Terrace (10-1, 18-1) and Shorecrest (10-1, 16-3) are knotted at the top of the Wesco standings with one game remaining. Marysville-Pilchuck and Terrace face off Monday, while Shorecrest meets fourth-place Stanwood (9-2, 13-6).
Marysville-Pilchuck 67, Oak Harbor 44
The Tomahawks pulled away from pesky Oak Harbor in the second half, outscoring the Wildcats 36-22 after the break.
M-P lead 18-11 after one period and 31-22 at halftime, then took control with a 17-point third period for a 48-31 lead.
Dorian Hardin scored 16 points for the Wildcats. Haven Brown and Gabe Salinger each scored 9; Austin Boesch had 3; Joe Arinaza, Ozell Jackson and Weston Whitefoot 2 each; and Terrell Crumpton 1.
Josiah Gould and Kobe Baumann both tallied 13 for M-P.