High School Basketball

Mount Baker has strong second half in win against Anacortes

Mount Baker’s girls’ basketball team defeated Coupeville 59-44 on Monday, Dec. 8, at Coupeville.

The Mountaineers’ Emily Brandland led the game with 24 points and Emily Yost added 22.

“In the first half we didn’t really use our inside game and took quick shots,” Mount Baker coach Brenda Ellis said in a phone interview. “Our goal in the second half was to go inside more.”

Going inside is exactly what Mount Baker did in the second half, shooting 12 free throws after shooting zero in the first half.

Mount Baker’s next game is against Bellingham at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Bellingham.

Mount Baker 59, Coupeville 44

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Mount Baker: Emily Brandland 24, Brittany Call 3, Summer Millman 0, Kylee Engholm 8, McKenzie Yost 0, Emily Yost 22, Emmy Cline 0. Totals: n/a-n/a 7-12 59.

Coupeville: Julia Meyers 4, Mia Littlejob 9, Kacie Keil 4, Wynter Thorne 8, McKanna Stone 11, Hailey Hammer 2, Monica Vidoni 4. Totals: n/a-n/a 6-10 44.

3-point field goals — Mount Baker: 4 (Engholm 2); Coupeville: 0 (No leaders). Rebounds — Mount Baker: n/a (Leaders n/a); Coupeville: n/a (Leaders n/a). Assists — Mount Baker: n/a (Leaders n/a); Coupeville: n/a (Leaders n/a). Fouls — Mount Baker: 9; Coupeville: 10. Turnovers — Mount Baker: n/a; Coupeville: n/a.