Skyline girls basketball team rips Redmond

January 27, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 11 a.m. Jan. 27, 2011

The Skyline High School girls basketball team overwhelmed host Redmond 58-29 Wednesday in a 4A KingCo Conference game.

Skyline, 7-4 in league play and third in the Crest Division standings, held a commanding 31-12 lead at halftime. The Spartans blew away Redmond in the second quarter, outscoring the Mustangs 15-2.

Haley Smith led Skyline with 10 points. Susie Tinker and Allie Wyszynski each had nine points for the Spartans.

In other action, Eastlake held off Newport 49-44 to set the stage for its showdown with first-place Issaquah at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Eastlake. Kendra Morrison, of Eastlake, scored a game-high 25 points. Eastlake is second in the Crest Division with a 9-2 record. Issaquah enters Friday’s game with a 10-0 mark.

Other Wednesday scores were Roosevelt 50, Bothell 39; Woodinville 54, Garfield 43; and Inglemoor 51, Ballard 29.

In the 3A/2A KingCo Conference, Liberty lost to visiting Mercer Island 60-55. Mercer Island shot to a 17-11 first-quarter lead and stayed in front for the duration of the game. Aspen Winegar led the Patriots with 17 points. Liberty,7-4 in league play, is tied with Lake Washington for third place.

In other games, Mount Si surprised first-place Juanita 52-40. Mount Si blew out Juanita 25-7 in the second quarter to build up a large lead. Hailey Eddings and Kassidy Maddux each had 13 points for Mount Si, which went to 9-2 in league play and remained in second place. Juanita dropped to 10-1.

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