Carlson's 17 points lifts Ferndale

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDFebruary 6, 2014 

The Ferndale girls' basketball team defeated Anacortes 50-41 on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Anacortes High School.

The Golden Eagles (16-4, Northwest Conference 10-2) jumped out to a 20-8 lead over the Seahawks in the first quarter. Anacortes answered back with a 15-point second quarter, thanks in part to the outside shooting of Tania Daou. An 18-11 advantage in the third gave Ferndale all the cushion it would need, though, heading into the final quarter to hold off for the win.

"We had the advantage with our posts," Ferndale coach Mike Ivy said in a phone interview. "We didn't even get a field goal in the fourth quarter."

Hannah Carlson led all scorers with 17 points - 11 of which came from the free-throw line. Linsey Honeycutt tossed in 12 points and 14 rebounds, and Taryn Knutson added seven points and a team-high three assists.

"Hannah was 11 of 13 from the free-throw line, and I thought that broke their back," Ivy said. "She did a good job of scoring every quarter."

Daou led the Seahawks with 16 points in the loss.

FERNDALE 50, ANACORTES 41

Ferndale 20 8 18 4- 50

Anacortes 8 15 11 8 - 41

Ferndale: Carly Bannerman 0, Shelby Slaughter 2, Abby Reid 4, Darien Camarillo 0, Dasia Washington 0, Taryn Knutson 7, Hannah Carlson 17, Brooke Benson 8, Kendyl Puhan 0, Linsey Honeycutt 12, Gabby Edison 0. Team totals: 16-20 NA 50.

Anacortes: Brooke Riordan 0, Hope Hurtado 0, Jillian Welk 6, MacKenzie Wight 10, Justine Boydston 0, Brooke Geffe 6, Tania Daou 16, Alexandra Aldridge 2, Kayla Matthews 0, Monica Downs 0, Sadie Santiago 2. Team totals: 5-7 NA 41.

3-ptg: Ferndale 3 (Benson 2), Anacortes 6 (Daou 4). Rebounds: Ferndale 38 (Honeycutt 14), Anacortes NA (NA). Assists: Ferndale 8 (Knutson 3), Anacortes NA (NA). Fouls: Ferndale 12 (NA), Anacortes 14 (NA). Turnovers: Ferndale 13, Anacortes 15.

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