Issaquah High School volleyball team wins

October 18, 2011

By Staff

It took a while for the Issaquah High School volleyball team to get the knack of winning, but the Eagles captured a pair KingCo Conference 4A matches last week.

Issaquah won its second straight match Oct. 13 by defeating host Eastlake, 3-1. The Eagles dropped the first set, 25-19, but bounced back to win, 25-18, 25-10, 25-18.

Sam Rogers led the Eagles with 21 kills and 10 digs. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 21 digs and Mckenzie Bostic had 42 assists. Kirsten Fischer gave the Eagles a strong game up front with 14 kills and Leanne Scott had 10 digs.

On Oct. 11, Issaquah notched its first victory of the season when the Eagles swept visiting Redmond, 3-0. Issaquah won the games, 25-14, 25-14, 26-24.

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

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

Issaquah is 2-5 in league play and 2-7 for the season.

Skyline also won twice last week. The Spartans downed Inglemoor, 3-1, Oct. 13. Skyline won, 25-19, 25-9, 23-25, 25-14.

Freshman Chloe Epker had a solid all-around match for the Spartans with six kills, 14 digs and five aces. Alyssa Workman contributed 32 assists and 12 digs. Molly Mounsey had a team-high 13 kills and Kennedy Stoa had 19 digs.

Skyline improved its league record to 5-2 and stayed in third place. The Spartans are 9-2 overall.

On Oct. 11, 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.

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