South Whidbey’s Nick Young dribbles through Anacortes’ defense. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Nick Young dribbles through Anacortes’ defense. (Photo by John Fisken)

Seahawks sink Falcons / Boys basketball

The Anacortes High School boys basketball team used a long-range attack to build an early lead and then went on to stop visiting South Whidbey 56-44 Monday, Dec. 30.

The Falcons take a 7-2 record into league play, opening North Sound Conference action at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, in Sultan (1-6).

Anacortes drilled five three-pointers in the first quarter to grab a 22-16 lead and added two more in the second period to go up 36-24 at halftime.

South Whidbey’s Carson Wrightson scored 9 points in the third quarter as the Falcons gained a little ground and trailed 47-37 going into the final period.

Wrightson finished with 15 points, and Nick Young chipped in with 12.

Sterling Patton had 8, Levi Buck 4, Dexter Jokinen 3 and Jacob Ng 2.

Three Seahawks (5-4) scored in double figures, led by Michael Aggergaard with 14.

Carson Wrightson dunks on the Seahawks.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Carson Wrightson dunks on the Seahawks. (Photo by John Fisken)

Levi Buck (25) powers to the hoop.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Levi Buck (25) powers to the hoop. (Photo by John Fisken)

Kole Nelson sets up for a shot.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Kole Nelson sets up for a shot. (Photo by John Fisken)

Jacob Ng finishes a fast break.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Jacob Ng finishes a fast break. (Photo by John Fisken)

Sterling Patton launches a three-pointer.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Sterling Patton launches a three-pointer. (Photo by John Fisken)

Carson Wrightson fights through an Anacortes’ foul.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Carson Wrightson fights through an Anacortes’ foul. (Photo by John Fisken)

Nick Young attacks the basket for South Whidbey.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Nick Young attacks the basket for South Whidbey. (Photo by John Fisken)