Issaquah volleyball team spikes Woodinville

October 5, 2010

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 3:20 p.m. Oct. 5, 2010

The Issaquah High School volleyball team remained undefeated Monday after the Eagles downed host Woodinville 3-1 in a 4A KingCo Conference match. Issaquah won 25-17, 22-25, 25-16, 25-13.

Rachel Roeder paced the Eagles with 29 kills and nine aces. Alexa Batiquin added 18 digs, and Riley Sorenson had 50 assists and five aces.

Issaquah boosted its league record to 4-0 and season mark to 7-0. Woodinville suffered its first league defeat.

In other action, Newport defeated Skyline 25-17, 25-19, 25-18 to stay tied with Issaquah for first place. Madison Stoa had 18 assists and 11 digs, and Maddie Magee had 10 kills for Skyline, which is 1-3 in league play and 4-4 on the season.

In 3A/2A KingCo action, Mount Si defeated Liberty 25-19, 25-21, 26-24.

Eagles, Spartans post golf victories

The Issaquah and Skyline high school boys golf teams each posted 4A KingCo Conference victories Monday. Issaquah defeated Roosevelt 185-194 at the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course. Ben Halter, of Issaquah, was medalist with a 2-under-par 34. Aaron Tham shot a 36 and Bryan Jung a 37 for Issaquah.

Jack Quinton shot a 3-under-par 34 as Skyline defeated Inglemoor 198-215 at the Inglewood Golf Course. Brian Mogg also had a 38 and Alex Yi a 40 for Skyline.

Former Eagle swimmer honored

Issaquah High School graduate Jill Minehan has been named to the California Lutheran University Women’s Swimming and Diving 2000-2009 All-Decade Team.

Minehan competed for California Lutheran from 2005-09. She swam the butterfly and never finished lower than fourth at any SCIAC championship final during her career. After earning fourth in both the 100 and 200 distances as a freshman, Minehan finished in the top three of her final six races including a pair of runner-ups as a junior.

Minehan finished with three NCAA “B” Cut qualifying performances and as a senior made her first trip to the NCAA National Championships. At that competition she finished 19th in the 200 butterfly and 24th in the 100 butterfly.

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