Warriors defeat Oak Harbor / Girls basketball

The Edmonds-Woodway High School girls basketball team outscored visiting Oak Harbor 39-15 in the middle two periods on the way to tripping the Wildcats 67-35 Friday, Jan. 3.

The Warriors (3-0, 5-4) have won five straight after opening the season with four losses. They are also only one of two teams, along with Archbishop Murphy, that is still unbeaten in conference play just three games into the Wesco season.

Oak Harbor is now 0-3 in league action with two of the losses coming to league leaders E-W and Archbishop Murphy.

The Wildcats (0-3, 6-3) host Lynnwood (2-1, 2-7) at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Oak Harbor trailed Edmonds-Woodway by only 3, 13-10, after the first quarter, then the Warriors exploded for 20 second-quarter points and led 33-18 at the break. They continued the onslaught after halftime, upping their lead to 52-25 after three periods.

Five Warriors scored 9 or more points in the game, led by freshman Halle Waram with 15.

Mikhaela Cortez topped Oak Harbor with 13 points. Payton Parks had 7, Anna Jones 6, Jasmine Ford 5, Tiana Jackson 2 and Chloe Frank 2.