Snohomish didn't take any chances. Daesha Henderson scored a game-high 21, and sixth-ranked Snohomish jumped ahead early and ran away with an 86-42 WesCo North Division girls basketball...

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MARYSVILLE — Snohomish didn’t take any chances.


Daesha Henderson scored a game-high 21, and sixth-ranked Snohomish jumped ahead early and ran away with an 86-42 WesCo North Division girls basketball victory last night at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.


Snohomish (3-1 overall, 2-0 WesCo North) led 18-9 after the first quarter and 34-20 at halftime, then put the game away with a 30-7 third quarter.


The Panthers lost their season opener last Saturday in Spokane, falling to University 68-56. Since then, Snohomish has won three straight, including impressive wins over Mount Vernon and now Marysville-Pilchuck in its first two WesCo North games.


Amanda Best scored 17 for Snohomish, which had six players with nine or more points.


Amanda Dunbar scored 16, and Sarah Gribler added 14 for the Tomahawks (1-3, 1-1).




Other games




Meadowdale 65, at Edmonds-Woodway 39


The 12th-ranked Mavericks (2-0, 2-0) used a 23-10 second-quarter advantage to beat the Warriors (0-2, 0-2) in WesCo South. Latrina Woods scored 15 and Ashley Fenimore 13 for Meadowdale of Lynnwood. Jessica Takara scored 15 for Edmonds-Woodway.




Jackson 49, at Shorecrest 44


Sam McCracken scored 22, hitting 8 of 9 free throws in the fourth quarter and a 35-foot shot at end of the first quarter, to lead the Timberwolves (3-0, 2-0) in WesCo South.


Amy Farquhar led Shorecrest (1-2, 1-1) with 14 points and eight rebounds.




At Monroe 82, Mount Vernon 36


Six players scored eight or more points for the fifth-ranked Bearcats (4-0, 2-0), who outscored the Bulldogs (0-3, 0-2). Brittany Heilman scored 14, Keena Hopkins 12 and Kirsten Thompson 11 for Monroe. Keisha Brown’s 12 points led Mount Vernon.




Oak Harbor 42, at Cascade 36


The Wildcats (1-3, 1-0) went on a 13-1 run at the end of the third quarter to earn their first victory. Whitney Hooks led all scorers with 18 for the Bruins (1-3, 0-2), and Heidi McNeill had 13 to lead Oak Harbor.




At Lake Stevens 56, Stanwood 37


Freshman guard Mary Ochiltree scored a career-high 16 to go with five rebounds and three steals, as the Vikings (3-2, 2-0) beat the Spartans (1-3, 0-2) in WesCo North. Rachele Kloke scored a game-high 20 for Stanwood.