The Overlake girls’ basketball overcame a rough start to finish off Cedar Park Christian, 45-43, in a 1A Emerald City League contest on Tuesday.
Five-foot guard Maya Marder scored a season-high 22, with Jessica Elliott and Alex Mackenzie adding eight points apiece.
The Lady Owls, which improved to 7-6 in league play and 12-7 overall, finished up the regular season on Thursday night against Seattle Academy after the Reporter’s deadline. The Owls begin the Emerald City League playoffs on Feb. 17 at a time to be determined.
Redmond boys fall to Skyline
Skyline senior guard Nick Crossan single-handedly torched the Redmond boys’ basketball team as he scored 24 points in the Spartans’ 53-32 victory at Skyline in a 4A Kingco contest on Tuesday.
For Redmond, Justin Alexander led the team in points for the third time in the last five games with 13. Chris Harrington chipped in with nine.
The loss dropped Redmond to 9-6 in 4A Kingco league play and 11-8 overall.
The Mustangs played Eastlake on Friday night after the Reporter’s deadline and will begin the league tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at a time and place to be determined.
Spartans stop Lady Stangs
Despite Courtney Martin’s 19 points, the Redmond girls’ basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter against Skyline, 58-50, during a 4A Kingco matchup on Wednesday at Skyline High School.
Alicia Valentine added nine for the Mustangs and Marissa Pratt put in eight.
The Redmond loss and Skyline win put both teams’ records at 8-7 in league play, while the Mustangs are 11-8 overall and the Spartans at 10-8.
Redmond played their final regular-season game against Eastlake on Friday night after the Reporter’s deadline and will begin the 4A Kingco tournament next week.