EDMONDS - Fueled by point guard Milena Flores, Snohomish's fast break wore down Edmonds-Woodway in the second period as the Panthers pulled away for a 56-34 victory last night.
The Panthers improved to 6-0 in the North Division of the Western AAA Conference girls basketball race. Edmonds-Woodway fell to 1-3 in the South - still good for first place - and 1-5 overall.
The first quarter ended tied at 13, but Flores scored eight of her 14 points in the breakaway second quarter.
Keri Alexander scored a game-high 16 for Snohomish, and Andrea Knight added 11.
Jenny Baker led Edmonds-Woodway with 14 points, including eight in the first period.
Other girls games
Everett 52, at Mountlake Terrace 36 - Katie Kincaid scored 16 points, Sonja Peterson had 13 and Darci Pemberton added 10 for Everett (5-1, 6-2) in the WesCo AAA victory. Tracy Howisey and Kara Miller each had eight points for Terrace (1-4, 2-5).
At Marysville-Pilchuck 59, Cascade 39 - Leading by two points after the first quarter, the Tomahawks changed to a more aggressive, full-court trap defense in the second period, created a batch of turnovers and pulled away for the WesCo AAA victory. Sabrina Moses scored 13 points, had 10 assists and six steals, while Michelle Evans added 10 points for Marysville (5-0, 5-2).
At Shorecrest 37, Oak Harbor 28 - Kara Syrdal scored 11 points and Maureen Parker had 10 for the Scots (1-4, 1-5) in the defensive struggle. Becki Matzen scored nine for Oak Harbor (1-4, 2-6).
Sehome 74, at Mariner 44 - Karen DeSpain scored 19 points to lead four Mariners in double figures. Stacey Miller hit for 17 points while Becy Swindell and Jessi Jones each had 14 for Sehome (5-0, 6-0). Casey Tennessen and April Miller each had 18 points for Mariner (0-5, 0-5).
Mount Vernon 53, at Kamiak 45 - Stefanie Dahlstedt scored 17 points as Mount Vernon (5-1, 5-2) held on for the WesCo AAA victory over stubborn Kamiak (2-4, 3-4). Down by 11 after three quarters, the Knights outscored the Bulldogs 16-13 in the final period. Heather Gilbo scored 12 points for Kamiak.
At Redmond 47, Interlake 34 - Lauren Ashbaugh, a 6-foot-2 junior, scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Redmond (3-2, 4-3) in the KingCo Conference victory. Colorado State-bound Aubrey McFadyen added 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Mustangs. Crystal Rector scored nine points to lead the Saints (2-2, 5-2).
At Eastlake 59, Newport 31 - Kim Sorenson scored 18 points, and Shera Looney had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Division III-leading Wolves to the KingCo win.
Sandy Patterson added seven steals for Eastlake (4-0, 5-0), which jolted Newport 17-2 in the first quarter.
Becca Huttula scored 16 to lead the Knights (0-4, 0-5).
Lake Washington 61, at Sammamish 51 - Pacific-bound Martha Yarbrough scored eight of her 21 points in the first quarter and made all five three-point attempts in the game to lead the Division I-leading Kangaroos (4-0, 6-0) in the KingCo game.
At Bothell 67, Woodinville 30 - Sophomore wing Jennae Krell scored 15 points to lead the Cougars (3-1, 6-1), who kept pace with Lake Washington in KingCo's Division I.
Senior post Sara Raynor added 12 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots for Bothell, which outscored the Falcons 17-4 in the first quarter and 22-2 in the third. Sophomore post Nicole McCain added 10 points, eight rebounds and three steals.
Janelle Nagel and Kori Cossey each scored eight points to lead Woodinville (1-1, 1-3).
At Inglemoor 57, Bellevue 36 - Senior forward Serene Smart scored 16 points, and guard Rose Connely added 11 assists and eight points to lead the Vikings (2-2, 4-2) to the KingCo win.
Cameo Webster added 10 points for Inglemoor, which outscored the Wolverines 30-13 in the middle quarters.
Ali Jefferson scored 12, and Misty Gabbard added 10 points for Bellevue (0-4, 0-6).
Bothell 58, at Woodinville 54 - Todd Roach led the Cougar upset with 18 points as Bothell handed Woodinville its first loss of the season.
The Cougars (2-2, 3-2) shot 55 percent (12 of 22) from the field in the first half to bolt to an 11-point halftime lead.
Bothell's double-figure lead held up into the fourth quarter until Woodinville (1-1, 3-1) rallied to cut the margin to three in the final half-minute. But Bothell staved off the Falcons with free throws after that.
Jeff Land added 15 points for Bothell, and teammate Rod Westman scored nine.
Marques Tuiasosopo led Woodinville with 16, and Sean Brix added 14. Jeremy Harris scored 10 for the Falcons.
Redmond 72, at Interlake 54 - Four Mustangs scored in double figures, led by 6-foot-6 senior Brian Falkenborg with 18, as Redmond (5-0, 6-0) remained unbeaten. Marco Quinto, a 6-foot-5 sophomore, led Interlake (2-2, 3-4) with 25 points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots.
Eastlake 63, at Newport 53 - Tim Wahlquist scored eight of his 14 points in the fourth quarter as the Wolves (2-2, 4-2) finished strong to finish off Newport (3-2, 3-2) in a KingCo Conference game.
Wahlquist made five of six free throws and sank a three-pointer during Eastlake's 28-17 fourth quarter to lead the Wolves' comeback.
Guard Shane McCormick scored a career-high 34 points for the Knights.