Issaquah High School volleyball team notches first win

October 12, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 11:45 a.m. Oct. 12, 2011

The Issaquah High School girls volleyball notched its first victory of the season Tuesday when the Eagles swept visiting Redmond 3-0 in a KingCo Conference 4A match.

Issaquah won the games 25-14, 25-14, 26-24.

This has been a rebuilding year for Issaquah, which graduated almost its entire team from last year’s squad that finished second in the 4A state tournament.

The Eagles got several solid performances in its match with Redmond. Sam Rogers had a team-high 17 kills and three aces for the Eagles. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 26 assists and three aces. Cassie Elenes led the Eagles with seven aces. Kirsten Fischer had a team-high eight kills. Misty Siochi had seven kills and 10 digs,and McKenzie Bostic had a team-high 34 assists.

The Eagles went to 1-5 in KingCo competition and 1-7 for the season. Redmond dropped to 0-6 in league and 0-10 for the season.

In other action, Skyline topped Bothell 3-1. The Spartans dropped the first set 30-28 but bounced back to win 25-20, 25-20, 25-21. Maddie Magee paced Skyline with 26 kills, three blocks and 18 digs. Madison Stoa added eight kills, 46 assists and 11 digs. Halle Erdahl also had 13 kills and five aces for Skyline.

Liberty soccer buries Bellevue

Kianna Hafferty had a hat trick Tuesday as the Liberty High School girls soccer team walloped visiting Bellevue 7-1 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A contest.

Haffery also had an assist. Kali Youngdahl had two goals and an assist for the Patriots, who raised their first-place record to 9-0. Kimi Fry also had a goal and an assist for Liberty.

The seven goals were the most scored by Liberty since the Patriots 9-1 nonleague victory against Issaquah on Sept. 8.

Liberty holds a six-point lead over second-place Lake Washington in the conference standings. Lake Washington moved into second place after beating Interlake 1-0.

Eastlake ties Issaquah soccer

The Issaquah High School girls soccer team ran into a defensive-minded Eastlake team Tuesday as the teams fought to a 0-0 draw.

Issaquah, 5-0-2, stayed in first place of the KingCo Conference 4A standings. The tie for Eastlake was its fourth in league play and seventh for the season.

In other action, Skyline held on to second place in the standings with a 2-1 victory against visiting Garfield. Anna Deweirdt’s goal at the 71st minute broke a 1-1 tie and won the game for Skyline, which trails Issaquah by just one point. Sydne Tingey scored Skyline’s other goal. The Spartans are 5-0-1 in league play and 9-0-2 overall. Skyline plays at Eastlake Oct. 13 while Issaquah entertains Bothell.

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