South Whidbey wastes strong offensive effort / Girls basketball

Despite one of its best offensive nights of the year, the South Whidbey High School girls basketball team lost 57-43 at Sultan Tuesday, Jan. 29.

The 43-point effort by the Falcons was their second highest total of the season. South Whidbey defeated Concrete 49-25 Dec. 29.

The Falcons (0-9, 2-17) finish the season against the team at the opposite end of the North Sound Conference standings, King’s (9-0, 15-4).

The Knights host the Falcons at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1.

Sultan went up 13-8 in the first quarter and steadily pulled away.

The Turks led 29-19 at halftime and 36-27 at the end of the third quarter.

Arianna Briggs tallied 13 points to lead the Falcons in scoring. Emma Hodson added 10, Kayla Knauer 8, Ella Wood 8, Farriss Jokinen 2 and Bella Pierce 2.

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