Unbeaten Patriots basketball team overcomes Bellevue

December 8, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 10:30 a.m. Dec. 8, 2011

The Liberty High School girls basketball team overcame a nine-point halftime deficit Wednesday and rallied for a 50-47 KingCo Conference 3A/2A victory against host Bellevue.

Liberty, 2-0 in league and 4-0 overall, trailed 30-21 at halftime. However, the Patriots shot ahead in the third quarter by outscoring Bellevue 14-4.

Delane Agnew paced Liberty with 14 points. Aspen Winegar added 13 points and Sierra Carlson had six points for Liberty.

Bellevue’s Katie Savard led all players with 19 points.

In other league action, it was Mercer Island 48, Sammamish 36; Juanita 52, Lake Washington 40; and Mount Si 53, Interlake 37.

Spartans win KingCo 4A opener

The Skyline High School girls basketball team broke open a tight game by outscoring visiting Roosevelt 18-4 in the third quarter en route to a 53-36 victory in the KingCo Conference 4A opener for both teams.

Skyline led 22-19 at halftime before pulling away in the second half.

Allie Wyszynski led Skyline with 14 points and Megan Wiedeman added 13 points. Rachel Shim and Haley Smith each had eight points for Skyline, 2-1 on the season.

Roosevelt’s Sidney Melkerson led all players with 18 points.

In other action, it was Woodinville 59, Issaquah 53; Eastlake 68, Ballard 56; and Inglemoor 58, Newport 44.

Issaquah trailed by 15 points after three quarters before making a late charge that fell short against Woodinville. Mandie Hill topped Issaquah with a game-high 15 points. Aimee Brakken contributed 13 points and Ngozi Monu nine points for the Eagles, 2-2 overall.

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