Liberty High School girls soccer tops Lake Washington

September 23, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 1 p.m. Sept. 23, 2011

Kiana Hafferty’s goal at the 37th minute Thursday proved to be the difference as the Liberty High School girls soccer team edged host Lake Washington 2-1 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A contest.

Cassidy Nangle put Liberty ahead 1-0 on a goal at the eighth minute. Lake Washington tied the score at the 27th minute on a goal by Emily Bunnell.

Liberty improved its league record to 4-0 with the victory and remained in a tie with Interlake for first place.

In other action, it was Interlake 5, Sammamish 0; Mount Si 2, Juanita 1; and Bellevue 0, Mercer Island 0.

In KingCo 4A action, Issaquah and Roosevelt battled to a 2-2 draw. Delany Foreman and Annie Hoffman scored Issaquah’s goals. In other games, it was Redmond 1, Eastlake 1; and Garfield 1, Inglemoor 1.

Another tough loss for Issaquah volleyball

The Issaquah High School volleyball team suffered another tough loss Thursday when the Eagles fell to visiting Bothell 3-2 in a KingCo Conference 4A match.

Issaquah won the first game 25-12 but Bothell took the second game 25-23. Issaquah won the third game 25-20 but Bothell again came back to win the fourth game 25-21. Bothell won the tie-breaker 15-11. It was the second time this week that Issaquah lost a match on a tie-breaker.

Mckenzie Bostic had 49 assists for Issaquah. Sam Rogers had a strong all-around match with 25 kills, three blocks, 17 digs and seven aces. Leanne Scott contributed 20 digs and Cassie Elenes had four blocks.

Issaquah swimmers cruise by Woodinville

Stacy Maier and Kayla Flaten each won two individual races and swam on two winning relays Wednesday as they sparked the Issaquah High School girls swimming team to a 107-79 victory against Woodinville in a KingCo Conference 4A meet.

Maier won the 100 freestyle in 56.84 seconds and took the 200 freestyle in 2:03.76. Flaten captured the 50 freestyle in 26.02 and took the 100 butterfly in 1:03.66.

Maier and Flaten swam the first two legs on Issaquah’s 200 medley relay, which finished first in 1:57.09. Kellie Langan and Gabrielle Gevers were other members of the relay.

Gevers and Kayla Foremski joined Maier and Flaten on Issaquah’s winning 200 freestyle relay, which finished in 1:46.66.

Issaquah also won the 400 freestyle relay. Emma Wrightson, Christina Kwon, Kellie Lynch and Foremski composed the relay.

Liberty cross country teams still unbeaten

The Liberty High School boys and girls cross country teams remained unbeaten Wednesday after both won their KingCo Conference 3A/2A meet at St. Edward State Park.

The Liberty boys had 26 points to beat out Mercer Island, which was second with 44, and Lake Washington, which was third with 46. Tyler Westenbroek was Liberty’s top runner, placing second in 17 minutes, 30 seconds on the 5,000-meter course. Nick Knoblich, Aaron Bowe and Hiron Redmon went four, five and six respectively for Liberty.

In the girls race, Liberty placed eight runners in the top 10 places to easily beat Mercer Island and Lake Washington. The Patriots had 19 points with Mercer Island second with 48 and Lake Washington third with 76.

Liberty’s Amy Broska was first in 21 minutes. Megan Chucka, Sarah Bliesner, Allie Wood, Rachel Shaw, Megan Larson and Michaela Chucka, went three, four, five, six, seven and eight for Liberty. Aimee Christensen also took 10th place for the Patriots.

Both Liberty teams are 4-0.

Issaquah girls continue strong start

The Issaquah High School girls cross country team improved their record to 4-0 when they defeated Woodinville and Roosevelt on Wednesday in a KingCo Conference 4A meet at Redmond’s Marymoor Park.

Issaquah had a first-place total of 26 points. Woodinville was second with 45 and Roosevelt was third with 60. Ellie Clawson was Issaquah’s top runner, taking second on the 3.1-mile course in 20:02. Ellie Hendrickson and Abby Wilson captured the fourth and fifth places for Issaquah. Rachel Osgood, Emily Winterstein and Cayla Seligman went seven, eighth and nine respectively.

The Eagles are off to their best start since 2005.

In the boys meet, Roosevelt took first place with 19 points. Issaquah was second with 43 and Woodinville was third with 75. Tom Howe was Issaquah’s top runner, taking second in 17:21.

Both Skyline teams defeated Newport on Wednesday at Klahanie Park. The Skyline boys won 21-45 and the girls won 26-33.

In the boys race, Skyline’s Keegan Symmes finished first in 15:41. Teammates Kevin Tidball and Joey Nakao took second and third.

In the girls race, Samantha Krahling was Skyline’s top runner, taking second in 20:25.

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