Liberty girls soccer team nips Mercer Island

September 30, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 11 a.m. Sept. 30, 2011

It was better late than never Thursday for the Liberty High School girls soccer team.

Kali Youngdahl scored a goal in the closing seconds as the Patriots nipped visiting Mercer Island 1-0 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A thriller.

Kailiana Johnson assisted on Youngdahl’s goal. Liberty goalkeeper Macaire Ament recorded the shutout.

With the victory, Liberty improved its league record to 6-0 and remained in a tie with Interlake for first place. Liberty plays at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Interlake in a big showdown.

In other league action, Interlake defeated Juanita 4-1; and it was Bellevue 2, Mount Si 1; and Lake Washington 5, Sammamish 0.

Issaquah girls take over first place

Morgan Zach’s goal at the 70th minute Thursday was the difference for the Issaquah High School girls soccer team as the Eagles edged Redmond 3-2 in a battle between KingCo Conference 4A leaders.

Audrey Thomas, who assisted on Zach’s goal, scored twice for Issaquah. Thomas’ second goal came at the 60th minute and tied the game at 2-all.

Issaquah went to 3-0-1 in league play while Redmond dropped to 2-1-1. The Eagles lead Skyline and Woodinville by one point.

Skyline blasted Roosevelt 4-0. Brooke Bofto scored two goals for Skyline. Maddie Christ had a goal and an assist for the Spartans, 3-0-0 in league and 7-0-1 on the season. Goalkeeper Tina Vargas recorded the shutout.

In other scores, it was Ballard 0, Garfield 0; Woodinville 4, Newport 1; and Eastlake 1, Bear Creek 1.

Skyline tops Issaquah in girls swimming

Maria Volodkevich won two events and anchored a first-place relay Thursday to spark the Skyline High School girls team to a 100-86 KingCo Conference 4A victory against Issaquah at the Julius Boehm Pool.

Volodkevich won the 200 freestyle in 2 minutes, 01.02 seconds and the 100 butterfly in 1:04.1. She anchored Skyline’s 400 freestyle relay, which finished first in 3:57.97. Stephanie Munoz, Sarah Elderkin and Yui Umezawa were other members of the relay.

Stacy Maier and Kayla Flaten each won two events and swam on two winning relays for Issaquah.

Maier won the 200 individual medley in 2:14.98 and the 100 backstroke in 1:00.94. Flaten captured the 100 freestyle in 54.89 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.13. Both swam on Issaquah’s winning 200 medley relay and victorious 200 freestyle relay. The 200 medley relay finished first in 1:54.85. Kellie Langan and Gabrielle Gevers joined Maier and Flaten on the relay. The 200 freestyle relay finished first in 1:45.15. Gevers and Kayla Foremski were other members of the relay.

Maier and Flaten had state-qualifying times in each of their wins.

In addition, the 200 medley relay for Issaquah had a state-qualifying time.

Issaquah netters whip Woodinville

The Issaquah High School boys tennis team dominated Woodinville 6-1 Thursday in a KingCo Conference 4A match. Evan Cheung, of Issaquah, won the No. 1 singles with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Nate Bullett. John Brendel and Matt Gonn, of Issaquah, took the No. 1 doubles with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory against Bobby Gleason and Vincente Lopes.

In other action, Skyline topped Redmond 5-2. Aman Manji, of Skyline, won the No. 1 singles with a 6-1, 6-1 victory against Jeff Lou. Brayden Hansen and Alex Wu, of Skyline, took the No. 1 doubles with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against Riley Wood and Austin Smith.

Skyline golfers edge Woodinville

The Skyline High School boys golf team posted its biggest victory of the KingCo Conference 4A season Thursday when the Spartans edged Woodinville 192-193 at the Echo Falls Golf Course.

Brian Mogg, of Skyline, and Kyle Lindor, of Woodinville, each shot 36s to tie for the medalist honor. Parks shot a 37 and Erik Cho a 38 for the Spartans.

In KingCo Conference 3A/2A action, Liberty fell to Sammamish 188-202 at the Bellevue Municipal Golf Course. Dylan Holt led Liberty with a 38.

Unbeaten Roosevelt downs Skyline in volleyball

The Skyline High School volleyball team played a spirited match Thursday but the visiting Spartans came up short against unbeaten Roosevelt 3-1 in a KingCo Conference 4A contest.

Skyline won the first game 25-20 but Roosevelt bounced back to win 25-18, 25-21, 25-17.

Maddie Magee had 19 kills and Madison Stoa 34 assists for Skyline. Roosevelt got a strong all-around game from Kristen Lane, who had eight kills, three blocks, 12 digs and five aces.

The loss was Skyline’s first of the season. The Spartans are 2-1 in league action and 6-1 overall. Roosevelt went to 4-0 in league play and 8-0 for the season.

In other action, Issaquah lost to visiting Garfield 3-1. The Eagles won the first game 25-20 but Garfield rallied 25-18, 25-17, 25-19 to win the match. Sam Rogers had 12 kills and five aces, and Mckenzie Bostic 32 assists for Issaquah. Garfield’s Jazmine Johnson-McCoy had 32 kills and 13 digs.

Liberty swimmers lost tough meet

The Liberty High School girls swimming team had nine first places Thursday but the Patriots did not have quite enough depth as they lost to host Lake Washington 94-89 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A meet.

Mackenna Briggs and Elise Tinseth each won two events for Liberty. Briggs won the 200 freestyle in 1 minute, 59.40 seconds and took the 100 backstroke in 1:02.20. Tinseth captured the 50 freestyle in 26.93 and the won the 500 freestyle in 5:29.10. In addition, Tinseth swam on two winning relays. She swam on the first-place 200 medley relay, which won in 2:05.84. Cecilia Nelson, Caitlin Duffner and Katie Nelson were other members of the relay. Duffner, Katie Nelson and Briggs joined Tinseth on the winning 400 freestyle relay, which posted a first-place time of 4:03.37.

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