Skyline girls basketball team takes KingCo Crest title

February 7, 2012

By Staff

The Skyline High School girls basketball team captured the KingCo Conference 4A Crest Division title Feb. 3 by breezing past visiting Bothell, 66-17.
Skyline finished league play with an 11-3 record. The Spartans, 14-6 overall, host Garfield at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the opening round of the KingCo 4A tournament.

The Spartans, who had been battling Issaquah and Eastlake for the top spot, needed a victory against Bothell to secure the division title. There was little doubt about the outcome when the Spartans raced off to a 25-4 first-quarter lead.

Allie Wyszynski topped Skyline with 12 points. Morgan Farrar, Shelby Kassuba and Megan Wiedeman each had 10 points for the Spartans.

The victory was the third of the week for Skyline, who defeated both Issaquah and Eastlake last week.

On Jan. 31, Skyline topped visiting Issaquah, 37-32, in a defensive battle. The teams were tied for first place entering the game.

Skyline held an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, but Issaquah rallied to grab a 17-15 halftime lead. Skyline pulled away in the third quarter by outscoring Issaquah, 13-8.

Wiedeman led all players with 12 points. Susie Tinker contributed eight points as Skyline avenged a loss to Issaquah last month.

Sabrina Norton led Issaquah with eight points.

On Feb. 1, Skyline defeated host Eastlake, 55-44. The Spartans broke open a tight game in the final quarter by outscoring the Wolves, 21-11.

Wiedeman led all players with 17 points. Teammate Lacey Nicholson added nine points. Maggie Douglas topped Eastlake with 10 points.

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