Eagles use long-range attack to defeat Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

The first-place Arlington High School girls basketball team pelted Oak Harbor with 34 first-quarter points in an 85-31 win over the visiting Wildcats Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Oak Harbor (1-12, 7-12) closes out the season at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, when Marysville Getchell (4-8, 7-11) visits.

Sixth-ranked Arlington (11-1, 16-2) drained seven three-balls in the first quarter, piling up more points than Oak Harbor would in the game. The Wildcats didn’t help their cause by scoring only 7 points after halftime.

The Eagles, who had six players combine to hit 14 threes in the game, led 34-11, 44-24 and 60-28 at the breaks.

Josie Stupey paced the attack with four threes and 21 points.

Jasmine Ford had 12 points for the Wildcats. Mikhaela Cortez added 9, Anabel Thayer 4, Paige Fortin 2, Anna Jones 2, Evelyn Osburn 1 and Grace Waite 1.

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