Liberty High School netters whip Interlake

April 19, 2011

By Staff

The Liberty High School girls tennis team took the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles matches April 12 as the Patriots defeated Interlake, 5-2, in a 3A/2A KingCo Conference match.

Amber Eastham won the No. 1 singles with a 6-4, 6-3 victory against Interlake’s Isabelle Long. Veronica Granger and Audrey LaFraugh defeated Interlake’s Iryna Strinyska and Miyati Raghavan, 6-3, 7-5, in the No. 1 doubles match.

Skyline girls bounce Inglemoor in tennis

The Skyline High School girls tennis team swept all three doubles matches en route to a 6-2 victory April 12 against Inglemoor in a 4A KingCo Conference match.

Alison Opitz and Molly Knutson, of Skyline, won the No. 1 doubles with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory against Leanna Thim and Mckayla Dear.

On April 11, Garfield swept the four singles matches to defeat Skyline, 5-2.

Skyline’s victories came in the doubles. Opitz and Knutson won the No. 1 doubles match by beating Lauren Schlechter and Sherry Tran, 6-1, 6-4. Sanjana Galgalikar and Rachel Kim, of Skyline, won the No. 3 doubles match by beating Hiroko Nakahara and Anna Cia, 3-6, 6-2, 10-8.

Skyline girls beat Eastlake, Garfield

Elena Frerker won two events April 14 as the Skyline High School girls track team recorded 4A KingCo Conference victories against Eastlake and Garfield.

Skyline won the three-way meet with 73 points. Eastlake was second with 68 points and Garfield was third with 35.

Frerker won the discus and the javelin.

The Skyline boys finished second to Garfield, which totaled 81 points. Skyline had 69 points and Eastlake had 31.

Liberty girls race past Mount Si

The Liberty High School girls track team raced by Mount Si, 96-45, April 14 in a 3A/2A KingCo Conference meet.

Emily Pestl-Dimmitt, of Liberty, won the high jump and the 100 hurdles. Liberty swept the 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400 relays.

The Liberty boys, geared by four first places from Joshua Gordon, defeated Mount Si, 73-72. Gordon won the high jump, long jump, 100 and 200.

Because the pole vault competition was not held April 14, the meet was completed the next day. Hamilton Noel, of Liberty, took first place by going 12 feet, 6 inches and teammate Chase Kenney went 12 feet as the Patriots came from behind to edge Mount Si.

Issaquah track teams take second place

The Issaquah High School boys and girls track teams both finished second April 14 in a three-way meet with Inglemoor and Woodinville.

In the boys meet, Inglemoor took first place with 67 points. Issaquah was close behind with 63 points and Woodinville was third with 51.

Mike Baba, of Issaquah, won the shot put with a life-time best throw of 42 feet, 7 1/2 inches. He also captured the javelin. Jorrell Dorsey, competing in the triple jump for the first time, took first with a leap of 40 feet, 8 1/2 inches. Dorsey’s effort currently ranks fifth among league leaders.

Dorsey also ran as a member of Issaquah’s winning 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams.

In the girls meet, Inglemoor was first with 85 points and Issaquah took second with 70 points. Woodinville was third with 30.

Haley Jacobson, of Issaquah, won the 100, 200 and ran as a member of the Eagles’ winning 4×200 and 4×400 relay teams.

Skyline lacrosse batters Mukilteo, 17-6

The Skyline High School boys lacrosse club scored eight times in the fourth period April 12 and walloped host Mukilteo, 17-6, in a Washington State Association Division I game at Kamiak High School.

Brennan West and Jack Pruitt each had three goals for Skyline.

The Spartans lost to Eastside Catholic, 22-17, April 14. Colin MacIlvennie scored six goals, and Michael Rambaldini and Ross Komenda each had five goals for Eastside Catholic.

Jack Pruitt, Andrew Hankey and Alan DeWeirdt each scored four goals for Skyline.

In other action last week, Issaquah fell to host Mercer Island, 8-4, April 15. Ben Director had two goals for Issaquah.

In Division II play, Liberty defeated host Mount Si, 7-1, April 12. Collin Ross had four goals for Liberty.

Issaquah girls lacrosse beats Bellevue, 21-7

Haley Mincin had eight goals and five assists April 15 as the Issaquah School District girls lacrosse club walloped Bellevue, 21-7.

Katie Mincin had three goals and two assists and Emily Mincin tallied three goals. Sophie Schielfelbein added four goals and four assists.

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