The final seconds of the 2019-20 season ticked away in Tacoma, showing the Enumclaw High girls on the losing end of a 49-37 score against the Kentridge Chargers.
The Feb. 18 game, played at Stadium High School, was a loser-out affair and came in the third round of the West Central/Southwest 4A tournament.
With the loss, the Hornet girls finished the campaign with an overall record of 11-15. That included a 5-9 mark in North Puget Sound League play.
The season finale stayed relatively close, but the Chargers outscored the Hornets in every quarter. A 12-11 advantage after the first period turned into a 26-21 Kentridge lead by halftime.
In the season’s last game, Enumclaw’s offense was paced by seniors Sydney Brazier and Jesslyn Huizenga who scored 13 and 11 points, respectively. Sawyer Anderson added four points, Saydee Anderson contributed 3, and Olivia Rodarte, Addie Neu and Marissa Espinosa added two points each.
The district defeat marked the final game for EHS seniors Ren Olson, Sawyer Anderson, Brazier and Huizenga.
Enumclaw’s postseason journey began with a play-in game, a preliminary step needed simply to qualify for the district tournament. With a 50-41 victory over Emerald Ridge, EHS entered the 16-team, double-elimination tourney.
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