Issaquah, Skyline win soccer league openers

September 21, 2011

By Bob Taylor

 NEW — 1 p.m. Sept. 21, 2011

The Skyline and Issaquah high-school girls soccer teams each won their KingCo Conference 4A openers Tuesday with shutouts.

Skyline, 5-0-1 overall, nipped host Newport 1-0. Sydne Tingey, assisted by Brooke Bofto, scored Skyline’s goal at the 43rd minute.

Audrey Thomas and Lyrik Fryer each had a goal and an assist as they led Issaquah to a 4-0 victory against visiting Inglemoor. Jocelyn Eng and Annie Hoffman also scored goals for the Eagles, 3-3 overall. Goalkeeper Ashley Batistich recorded the shutout.

In other league action, it was Eastlake 2, Ballard 1; Redmond 2, Bothell 0; and Woodinville 2, Roosevelt 0. Garfield defeated Lakeside 2-0 in a nonleague contest.

Liberty girls trounce Totems

Kailiana Johnson and Kiana Hafferty each scored two goals Tuesday as they led the Liberty High School girls soccer team to a 6-0 victory against visiting Sammamish in KingCo Conference 3A/2A action.

Kali Youngdahl also had a goal and two assists for Liberty, which stayed in first place with a 3-0 record. The Patriots have won four straight games since losing their season opener to Skyline 1-0 in a nonleague contest.

Liberty goalkeeper Macaire Ament recorded the shutout.

In other league action, it was Bellevue 4, Juanita 0; Lake Washington 3, Mount Si 0; and Interlake 3, Mercer Island 2.

Unbeaten Skyline wins volleyball league opener

The unbeaten Skyline High School girls volleyball team opened KingCo Conference 4A competition Sept. 20 with a 3-0 victory against visiting Garfield. Skyline won the games 25-13, 25-16, 25-17.

Madison Stoa had four blocks, 21 assists and three aces for Skyline. Teammate Halle Erdahl contributed 15 kills and 11 digs. Molly Mounsey added seven kills and three blocks for Skyline, 5-0 on the season.

In other action, Issaquah dropped a heartbreaker to host Inglemoor 3-2. Issaquah won the opening game 25-23, then dropped the next two games 25-18 and 25-14. The Eagles rallied in game four 25-17. However, Inglemoor won the tie-breaker 16-14.

Sam Rogers led Issaquah with 22 kills, 10 digs and five aces. McKenzie Bostic had 50 assists for the Eagles and Cassie Elenes had 12 kills. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 14 digs and 6 aces.

Issaquah netters edge Eastlake

The Issaquah High School boys tennis team swept the doubles matches Tuesday to edge Eastlake 4-3 in a KingCo Conference 4A match.

Eastlake won three of the four singles matches. Vicente Varas, of Eastlake, defeated Evan Cheung 6-0, 6-1 in the No. 1 singles match. Issaquah’s lone victory in singles came from David Park, who defeated Jon Lockwood 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 to win the No. 4 match. It was one of three matches that went three sets. The No. 3 match was a battle between Andrew Garland, of Eastlake, and Issaquah’s Richard Bennett. Garland prevailed 2-6, 6-3, 7-6.

In the No. 1 doubles match, Issaquah’s John Brendel and Matt Gonn rallied to beat Eastlake’s Santiago Varas and Tim Tan 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

In other action, Newport defeated Skyline 6-1 and Juanita topped Liberty 6-1. In the Newport-Skyline match, Skyline’s Aman Manji won the No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 6-4 victory against Ryan Cheung.

Mercer Island downs Skyline in battle of swimming powers

Mercer Island had a little too much power Tuesday for the Skyline High School girls swimming team as the Islanders won the nonleague meet 115-71.

Meghan O’Keefe, Sarah Elderkin, Maria Volodkevich and Andi Scarcello each had a first place and swam on Skyline’s winning 200 medley relay. O’Keefe won the 200 freestyle in 1 minute, 59.17 seconds. Elderkin captured the 100 backstroke in 1:02.90. Volodkevich won the 50 freestyle in 25.61, and Scarcello took the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.15. The foursome won the 200 medley relay in 1:54.68.

In other action, Interlake topped Liberty 97.5-82.5. Mackenna Briggs, Cecilia Nelson and Elise Tinseth each won two events and swam on Liberty’s winning 400 freestyle relay.

Briggs won the 100 butterfly in 1:00.74 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.91. Nelson captured the 50 freestyle in 27.62 and the 100 freestyle in 1:00.48. Tinseth took the 200 individual medley in 2:18.68 and the 500 freestyle in 5:30.71.

Briggs, Nelson, Tinseth and Caitlin Duffner composed Liberty’s winning 400 freestyle relay, which finished first in 4:03.38.

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