In the first of two Redmond-Eastlake rivalry meetings this season, the boys’ team got the upper hand, taking an early lead and never looking back, 82-61.
Jason Harrington led all scorers with 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting inside the arc, with Leslie Ellis adding 23 and Kyle Sawtell 17 in the win.
Sawtell hit four of five 3-point attempts for the game, as the Mustangs combined to shoot 50 percent beyond the arc.
The girls struggled in the first half of their game, only scoring 22 points while allowing the Wolves’ high-powered offense 47, a lead that would prove insurmountable in a 75-53 loss.
Kelsey Dunn was perfect from inside the arc (4-for-4) for 18 points to lead the Mustangs, with Makaela Hayward adding nine.
The girls dropped to 1-2 overall with the loss, while the boys improved to 3-1.
Grizzlies trump 1A University Prep
Playing in a nonleague game on Saturday night at Bear Creek, the Grizzlies’ defense and offense shined early as the held the Pumas to just four first-quarter points and scored 18 of their own to set the tone in a 61-36 victory.
Three players scored in triple digits for Bear Creek, with Luke Blankenbeckler leading with 14 points and Collin Feight and Jesse Leuenberger pouring in 12 apiece.
With the win, Bear Creek improved to 4-0 overall. The team gets its Sea-Tac 2B league season underway on Friday against Tacoma Baptist at home, at 7:30 p.m.
On the girls’ side, the Grizzlies routed the Pumas in a mismatch, 46-15.
Kristina Engelstone and Alyssa Jenson led the scoring for the Grizzlies with 11 each as the team improved to 3-1 overall.
Tough first half dooms Owls
Playing in a nonleague matchup on Saturday afternoon against Seattle Christian, the Overlake boys’ team fell behind early in an eventual 73-53 loss.
The Owls were held to just nine points in each of the first two quarters and trailed 38-18 at the half, unable to close the deficit.
For the Owls, Dean Poplawski led with a team-high 18, followed by Daniel Johnson with nine.
Seattle Christian’s Richard Jensen led all scorers with 23.