Liberty girls basketball team rallies by Mercer Island

December 16, 2011

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 3 p.m. Dec. 16, 2011

The Liberty High School girls basketball team staged a tremendous fourth-quarter rally Thursday as the Patriots overcome visiting Mercer Island 45-41 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A contest.

Liberty trailed 35-20 with five minutes left in the game but outscored Mercer Island 25-6 down the stretch to win the game.

Aspen Winegar had 14 points to lead Liberty. Sierra Carlson added nine points and Delane Agnew eight points as Liberty improved its league-leading record to 4-0. The Patriots are 6-0 on the season.

Mercer Island’s Krista Brackman led all players with 15 points.

Skyline wrestlers whip Eastlake

The Skyline High School wrestling team trounced rival Eastlake 72-5 Thursday in a KingCo Conference 4A match. Tristan Steciw, a 120-pounder, and Christian Caldwell, a 145-pounder, each had pins for Skyline.

Justin Manipis (113), Ian Crouch (152), Michael Mecham (160) and Sean McAlhany (195) all won their matches by technical falls for Skyline.

Skyline girls rout Redmond

The Skyline High School girls basketball team raced to a 34-8 halftime lead Wednesday and coasted to a 52-23 victory against Redmond in a KingCo Conference 4A contest.

Skyline blew out Redmond 18-1 in the second quarter.

Megan Wiedeman, of Skyline, led all players with 14 points. Haley Smith added nine points and Allie Wyszynski eight points for the Spartans.

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