Girls hoops lose by small margin to Cedarcrest

  • Tue Jan 10th, 2017 6:00pm
  • Sports

South Whidbey girls basketball lost at Cedarcrest 38-35 on Jan. 7.

The Falcons dropped to 7-5 overall and 2-3 in the Cascade Conference.

Though South Whidbey was outscored 9-4 in the first quarter, the Falcons went toe-to-toe with the Red Wolves the rest of the game and even outscored them in the second and third quarters. Cedarcrest’s 11 points in the fourth quarter, compared to the Falcons’ 10, was enough to give the Red Wolves the victory.

Cedarcrest improved to 9-4 overall and 4-1 in league.

Just a day before the Falcons’ loss to Cedarcrest, South Whidbey defeated Granite Falls 71-31. Senior Kacie Hanson led the Falcons with 20 points, while seniors Megan Drake and Emily Turpin scored 16 and 13 points, respectively.