NEW — Sports update

September 30, 2009

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 11:15 a.m. Sept. 30, 2009

Skyline, Issaquah take soccer wins

The Skyline and Issaquah high school girls soccer teams remained tied for first place in the 4A KingCo Conference standings Sept. 29 after both captured victories.

Skyline defeated host Ballard 1-0 while Issaquah whipped host Lake Washington 4-1.

Maddie Christ’s goal at 28:14 gave Skyline its victory. Christ was assisted on the goal by Anna Morgan. Goalkeepers Jill Stika and Christina Vargas shared the shutout for the Spartans.

Skyline went to 3-0-0 in league play and 7-1-0 for the season.

Lindsay Stoll had a hat trick for Issaquah. The Eagles spotted Lake Washington an early 1-0 lead, and then exploded for three first-half goals to take a commanding lead. Stoll, off an assist by Kelsey Ford scored the first goal at 23 minutes.

Margaret Rauch followed with an unassisted goal at 35 minutes to put Issaquah ahead for good. Then just before halftime, Stoll, assisted by Dayna Talley, scored her second goal. Stoll’s final goal, assisted by Ford, came last in the second half.

Issaquah went to 3-0-0 in league play and 6-1-0 for the season.

In 3A/2A KingCo action, Liberty lost to first-place Mercer Island 2-0.

Issaquah swimmers top Garfield

Senior Helen Liu won two events in state-qualifying times Sept. 29 as she led the Issaquah High School girls swimming team to a 99-87 KingCo Conference victory against Garfield.

Liu won the 50 freestyle in 24.63 seconds and the 100 butterfly in 1:00.19. She also swam as a member of the Eagles’ winning 400 freestyle relay. Molly Herman, Stacy Maier and Michaela Eckel were other members of the relay team.

Other Issaquah first places came from Kayla Flaten in the 200 freestyle, Jamie Elderkin in diving and Herman in the 500 freestyle. Maier finished second in the 100 backstroke, but had a state-qualifying time of 1:00.52

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