Baker learns lesson in loss


Mount Baker's girls' basketball team couldn't get going offensively and fell to Burlington-Edison 64-37 on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Burlington-Edison High School.

"We just couldn't get anything started," Baker coach Brenda Ellis said in a phone interview. "We had no offensive rhythm in the first half."

Burlington-Edison capitalized and took an 11-point lead into the lockers.

"Against a team like Burlington, you can't keep making mistakes back to back," Ellis said.

The Baker offense got started in the second half, but Burlington-Edison caught fire, scoring 42 points in the half.

"As a whole, we kickstarted the second," Ellis said. "Good to see us come back and do the right thing, make those good decisions and the girls saw that too, even though we lost."

The Mountaineers were led by Emily Brandland's 11 points and Emily Yost's 9 rebounds.

Baker (7-7, NWC 3-3) plays Lynden on Thursday, Jan. 23, at Mount Baker High School.


Mount Baker 6 5 10 16 - 37

Burlington-Edison 9 13 21 21 - 64

Mount Baker: Emily Brandland 11, Kylee Engholm 0, Jessa Baisden 3, Emma Lallas 4, Korrinna Camacho 0, Emily Yost 9, Rayedeen Engels 7, Alyssa Linderman 3. Team totals: 15-61 6-7 37.

Burlington-Edison: Tyra Lopez 13, Edie Breckenridge 8, Ali Heyntsen 0, Jacki Smith 0, Katie Rodriguez 16, Olivia Capron 8, Delaney Watson 2, Rylee Gunderson 8, Emily Agen 9. Team totals: 26-73 7-10 64.

3-ptg: Mount Baker 2 (Brandland, Linderman 1), Burlington-Edison 5 (Rodriguez 4). Rebounds: Mount Baker 25 (Yost 9), Burlington-Edison 28. Assists: Mount Baker 7 (Lallas 3), Burlington-Edison n/a. Fouls: Mount Baker 11, Burlington-Edison 11. Turnovers: Mount Baker 19, Burlington-Edison 8.

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