The schedulers didn’t do the South Whidbey High School girls basketball team any favors.
The Falcons, winless in North Sound Conference play, had to close out the season at first-place King’s, unbeaten in league action, Friday, Feb. 1.
The result: Knights 85, Falcons 19.
King’s led 30-1 after the first quarter, 62-4 at halftime and 76-14 heading into the final period.
South Whidbey (0-10, 2-18) finally got its offense going in the third quarter when it scored 10 points — 6 from Kayla Knauer and 4 from Arianna Briggs.
Knauer led the Falcons in the game with 8, Briggs finished with 6, Sammi Daly 3 and Ella Wood 2,
Nine Knights scored at least 9 points.
King’s (10-0, 16-4), the class of the conference, got even better as the season progressed, according to South Whidbey coach Jeff Hanson.
“King’s improved a lot in the last few weeks,” he said. “We were pretty short-handed.
“(It was a) tough year, but (I am) proud we never quit playing hard.”