Bellingham girls lose at Anacortes

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJanuary 17, 2014 

The Bellingham girls' basketball team tried to rally at the end but lost 48-45 on Friday, Jan. 17, at Anacortes in Northwest Conference play.

"It was back and forth," Bellingham coach Ed Wissing said in a phone interview. "It seemed every time our team had a run the other team had a response."

Abigail McLellan had 11 points for the Red Raiders, who fell to 8-6 overall and 2-4 in league, and Ashley Spink and Alyssa Porter had nine points each. Porter also had five assists and Alicia Romero and Michaela Knutson each had six rebounds.

Wissing said Bellingham made too many mistakes in the loss.

"We didn't protect the ball enough and that gave them too many extra possessions.

ANACORTES 48, BELLINGHAM 45

Bellingham 14 13 9 11 - 45

Anacortes 12 13 11 12 - 48

Bellingham: Jenn Paul 0, Ashley Spink 9, Abigail McLellan 11, Sarabeth Pemble 0, Alicia Romero 4, Chantelle Chen 0, Michaela Knutson 3, Joelle Zamora 5, Alyssa Porter 9. Team totals: 14-35 12-20 45.

Anacortes: Brooke Riordan 9, Hope Hurtado 4, Jillian Welk 0, MacKenzie Wight 5, Justine Boydston 0, Stella Gillman 0, Brooke Geffe 8, Tania Daou 11, Alexandra Aldridge 0, Kayla Matthews 0, Monica Downs 10, Sadie Santiago 1, Shelbi Peel 0. Team totals: FT: 8-13 48.

3-ptg: Bellingham 3 (Abigail McLellan 1, Michaela Knutson 1, Joelle Zamora 1), Anacortes 1 (Tania Daou 1). Rebounds: Bellingham 24 (Alicia Romero 6, Michaela Knutson 6), Anacortes n/a. Assists: Bellingham 6 (Alyssa Porter 5), Anacortes n/a. Fouls: Bellingham 15 (Joelle Zamora), Anacortes 17. Turnovers: Bellingham 24, Anacortes n/a.

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