Issaquah, Skyline girls basketball teams reach semifinals

February 9, 2012

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 10 a.m. Feb. 9, 2012 

The Issaquah and Skyline High School girls basketball teams are moving on to the semifinals of the KingCo Conference 4A Tournament after both teams won their Wednesday first-round games.

Issaquah routed visiting Roosevelt 76-40 while Skyline topped visiting Garfield 55-47.

On Saturday, Issaquah plays Crown Division champion Woodinville at 6:30 p.m. at Juanita High School. Skyline plays rival Eastlake at 8:15 p.m. at Juanita. The semifinal winners earn berths to the Class 4A regionals.

Twelve players scored for Issaquah, which made quick work of Roosevelt, the No. 3 Crown Division entry. Issaquah’s Mackenzie Wieburg scored a game-high 22 points. Mandie Hill added 12 points. Monica Landdeck contributed nine points and Aimee Brakken had eight points as Issaquah, the Crest Division No. 2 team, went to 16-5 on the season.

Izzy Mason topped Roosevelt with 11 points.

Skyline, 15-6 and the Crest Division champion, broke open the game in the second quarter by outscoring Garfield, 17-9. The Spartans held a commanding 31-21 halftime lead.

Megan Wiedeman, of Skyline, led all players with 19 points. Morgan Farrar tossed in 15 points and Allie Wyszynski added 13 points. Cierra Levias and Shaunice Robinson each had 16 points to lead Garfield, the Crown Division No. 4 team.

Eastlake, the Crest Division’s No. 3 team, broke away in the third quarter by outscoring Inglemoor, the Crown Division No. 2 entry, 14-9. The Wolves then hung on in the final period to win the game. Kendra Morrison topped Eastlake with 16 points and Caleigh McCabe had 10 points. Inglemoor’s Tyler Peacocke led all players with 20 points.

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