Falcons finished season 19-1, KingCo. Championship tournament tips off Friday

by Weekly staff

The Woodinville Lady Falcons varsity basketball team finished off their regular season with two more conference wins over Inglemoor and Redmond, capping a tremendous 19-1 season.

84-28 win at Redmond | Jan. 27

The Falcons put up a season-high 84 points on the road at Redmond High School, blowing out the Mustangs by 56 points.

At the end of the first quarter, the Falcons had already put the game away 33-4. They would continue scoring, dropping 19 in the second, 20 in the third and 12 in the fourth quarter, while holding the Mustangs to just 12 second half points.

Woodinville shot 52% from the field and 37% from behind the arc.

Lyla Kahrimanovic led the team with 20 points. She added four assists, two steals and two blocked shots.

Brooke Beresford added 16 points, along with 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Jaecy Eggers had 10 rebounds and eight points. Macartney Noe scored a season high 10 points. Hailey Quiggle grabbed seven boards, along with four assists and eight points.

Woodinville had 12 team steals and five blocked shots.

60-47 win at Inglemoor | Jan. 25

Prior to their final season game against Redmond, Woodinville traveled to conference foe Inglemoor High School to defeat the Vikings 60-47 on their home court.

The Lady Falcons shot 47% from the field in the road victory.

Eggers led Woodinville with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Kahrimanovic added 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Beresford led the team with six assists. The senior guard added 11 points and nine rebounds.

During the regular season, Beresford led the team with a 15.8 points per game average, including a team-high 111 assists and 48 steals. She was second in rebounds with 196.

Eggers led the team with 204 rebounds and averaged 14.9 points per game. Her 55 blocked shots were a team high.

Kahrimanovic averaged 13.7 points per game, along with 81 assists, 158 rebounds, 35 steals and 26 blocked shots.

Woodinville advances to the 4A KingCo championships Friday, Feb. 3 at either Lake Washington High School or Bellevue College. Game details were not available at time of press.

Since Scott Bullock took over as the head coach of the Woodinville Lady Falcons basketball program in 2007-08, his team has racked up an impressive 291 wins and only 86 losses. In his first year as head coach, Woodinville finished with an 8-13 record and a fifth-place divisional finish. This was the last time the team had a losing record.

By the 2010-11 season, Woodinville was divisional champion, KingCo Champion and finished in fifth-place at the state tournament. The next year, Woodinville would repeat as divisional and KingCo Champions, along with a sixth-place finish at state. Over the next 10 years, the Lady Falcons would grab several more KingCo championships, a few district championships, several state tournaments and finally a state championship last year when the team finished with a 26-1 record.