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Mount Vernon’s Holly Williams takes a shot during a game against Cedarcrest on Friday in Mount Vernon. Cedarcrest won, 55-32.

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School girls' basketball team fell to Cedarcrest 55-32 on Friday.

After rallying with a full-court press before halftime, a cold-shooting second half doomed the Bulldogs, Mount Vernon coach Bill Nutting said.

Mount Vernon's Malia Garcia scored 15 points.

The Bulldog are 1-1.

Burlington-Edison Tigers 62,

Shorewood Thunderbirds 38

SHORELINE — The Tigers had three players score in double figures on the way to winning their season opener.

Hannah Sayer and Jordyn Smith each had 17 points, while Amey Rainaud chipped in 14.

Anacortes Seahawks 60,

Bellingham Bayhawks 36

ANACORTES — Anacortes' Camryn Kerr scored 26 points as the Seahawks evened their record at 1-1.

Anacortes also got 11 points from Riley Pirkle, and coach Nate Dunham said Erin Kennedy played great defense.

La Conner Braves 41,

Nooksack Valley Pioneers 40

LA CONNER — The Braves withstood a late challenge by the Pioneers.

La Conner had a nine-point lead entering the final quarter, where it was outscored 12-4.

"On a night where our shots weren’t falling, our girls showed that they could still get it done," La Conner coach Scott Novak said.

The Braves' Sarah Cook had 12 points and six rebounds, Rachel Cram nine points and six rebounds, Josie Harper 10 points, and Ellie Marble seven points and eight rebounds.

The Braves are 2-0.

Mount Vernon Christian Hurricanes 58,

Evergreen Lutheran Eagles 25

TACOMA — Three players scored in double figures as the Hurricanes won their season opener.

Hannah Van Hofwegen and Allie Heino each finished with 12 points, while Kylee Russell added 10.

All 10 players who suited up for the Hurricanes scored.

Mount Vernon Christian took a 20-3 lead by the end of the first quarter, and had an easy time the rest of the way.

Boys' Basketball

Anacortes Seahawks 61,

Cedarcrest Wolves 44

DUVALL — The Seahawks improved to 2-0 behind 16 points from Jase Frydenlund and 11 from Jacob Hayes.

"The defense was good tonight and was flying around," Anacortes coach Brett Senff said. “It was a good team win for a long bus ride."

Mount Vernon Christian Hurricanes 72,

Evergreen Lutheran Eagles 30

TACOMA — The Hurricanes had an easy time in their season opener.

Freshman Davis Fogle led Mount Vernon Christian with 25 points, while Liam Millenaar finished with 10, and Matt Wyatt and Billy DeJong nine each.

"It was a good first game for our guys," Mount Vernon Christian coach Pat Russell said. "I thought we came out of the gate strong and desiring to compete."

La Conner Braves 59,

Seattle Lutheran Lions 13

SEATTLE — Isaiah Price and Miles Sydzik had big nights as the Braves evened their record at 1-1.

Price scored 25 points and Sydzik 20.

"The boys did excellent with ball reversals and getting second-chance points," La Conner coach CJ Woods said. "Everyone got lots of minutes, which is exciting to see the depth of the team."

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