Two free throws with 4 seconds left clinch Shorewood victory

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Updated 12-22-2011 8:26am
Masha Shtikel calms herself before making game-winning free throws
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
 

Two free throws by Shorewood forward Masha Shtikel with four seconds on the clock gave the Thunderbird girls a 44-43 home victory over Everett Tuesday as Thunderbird girls prepare for Thursday game at division-leading Glacier Peak.

Shorewood takes a 4-1 Western Conference 3A record (4-4 overall) into a Thursday game at division-leading Glacier Peak (5-0, 5-1).

The Thunderbirds had come into the week with a 69-37 victory over Marysville-Getchelll Friday.

In the Tuesday victory over Everett, Shorewood trailed by one point with four seconds left in the game, when Shtikel was fouled on a shot attempt, drawing two free throws.

She made both shots.

Shorewood trailed 7-6 after the first quarter, took a 20-19 halftime lead and fell behind 28-27 after three quarters.

Jennifer Franklin led Shorewood with 15 points. Shtikel scored 10.

The Shorewood junior varsity defeated Everett, 44-42.

Shorewood and Glacier Peak play at 7:15 p.m. at Glacier Peak High School, with the junior varsity and “C” games both at 5:40.

In Shorewood's 69-37 victory at Marysville-Getchell, Shorewood led 14-8 after the first quarter, 38-21 at halftime and 52-25 after three quarters. Shtikel led Shorewood with 15 points; Georgia Allfrey scored 12; Christine McCauley had 10; and Lauren Thompson added 9. The Shorewood junior varsity team defeated Marysville Getchell, 49-37. The Thunderbird “C” team lost, 20-13.

For the season, Shtikel leads the T-birds in scoring with 122 points in 8 games for an average of 15.3 points per game.

Wesco 3A Varsity Girls’ Basketball Standings


 Conf.  
Overall

W
L
W
L
Glacier Peak
5
0
5
1
Shorecrest
3
0
6
0
Shorewood
4
1
4
4
Lynnwood
5
2
7
3
Everett
3
2
5
2
Meadowdale
2
3
2
4
Mountlake Terrace
1
5
1
6
Oak Harbor
0
5
1
6
Marysville-Getchell
0
5
0
8

Top six teams qualify for Northwest District 3A tournament


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