October 12, 2011
NEW — 11:45 a.m. Oct. 12, 2011
The Issaquah High School girls volleyball notched its first victory of the season Tuesday when the Eagles swept visiting Redmond 3-0 in a KingCo Conference 4A match.
Issaquah won the games 25-14, 25-14, 26-24.
This has been a rebuilding year for Issaquah, which graduated almost its entire team from last year’s squad that finished second in the 4A state tournament.
The Eagles got several solid performances in its match with Redmond. Sam Rogers had a team-high 17 kills and three aces for the Eagles. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 26 assists and three aces. Cassie Elenes led the Eagles with seven aces. Kirsten Fischer had a team-high eight kills. Misty Siochi had seven kills and 10 digs,and McKenzie Bostic had a team-high 34 assists.
October 5, 2011
NEW — 11 a.m. Oct. 5, 2011
Cassidy Nangle had a goal and an assist Tuesday as she led the Liberty High School girls soccer team to a 3-1 victory against host Interlake in a battle for first place in the KingCo Conference 3A/2A.
The teams entered the game tied for first place. Liberty went to 7-0 in league play while Interlake dropped into second place at 6-1. The Patriots handed Interlake its first loss of the season. The Saints had won eight straight games entering the contest with Liberty. The Patriots meanwhile won their eighth straight game to go to 8-1 on the season. Liberty’s only loss this season was to Skyline 1-0 in a Sept. 6 nonleague season opener.
Liberty struck early against Interlake when Nangle, assisted by Kailiana Johnson, scored at the 13th minute. Kiana Hafferty, assisted by Nangle, boosted Liberty’s lead to 2-0 seven minutes later. Kali Youngdahl, assisted by Johnson, wrapped up first-half scoring with a goal at the 33rd minute.
September 30, 2011
NEW — 11 a.m. Sept. 30, 2011
It was better late than never Thursday for the Liberty High School girls soccer team.
Kali Youngdahl scored a goal in the closing seconds as the Patriots nipped visiting Mercer Island 1-0 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A thriller.
Kailiana Johnson assisted on Youngdahl’s goal. Liberty goalkeeper Macaire Ament recorded the shutout.
With the victory, Liberty improved its league record to 6-0 and remained in a tie with Interlake for first place. Liberty plays at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Interlake in a big showdown.
In other league action, Interlake defeated Juanita 4-1; and it was Bellevue 2, Mount Si 1; and Lake Washington 5, Sammamish 0.
September 28, 2011
NEW — 12:15 p.m. Sept. 28, 2011
Annie Hoffman had a goal and an assist Tuesday as she led the Issaquah High School girls soccer team to a 3-1 victory against visiting Ballard in a KingCo Conference 4A contest in Gary Moore Stadium.
Delany Foreman and Alissa Evans scored Issaquah’s other goals.
The Eagles’ improved their league record to 2-0-1 and moved into a first-place tie with Redmond.
In other action, Skyline downed Inglemoor 4-1. Brooke Bofto, Makenzie Ware, Sydne Tingey and Anna Deweirdt scored Skyline’s goals. The Spartans are 2-0 in league play and 6-0-1 for the season.
In other league games, it was Eastlake 0, Newport 0; Garfield 3, Roosevelt 1; and Redmond 1, Woodinville 0.
September 27, 2011
The Skyline and Issaquah high school girls soccer teams each won their KingCo Conference 4A openers Sept. 20 with shutouts.
Skyline, 5-0-1 overall, nipped host Newport, 1-0. Sydne Tingey, assisted by Brooke Bofto, scored Skyline’s goal at the 43rd minute.
Audrey Thomas and Lyrik Fryer each had a goal and an assist as they led Issaquah to a 4-0 victory against visiting Inglemoor. Jocelyn Eng and Annie Hoffman also scored goals for the Eagles. Goalkeeper Ashley Batistich recorded the shutout.
On Sept. 22, the Eagles and Roosevelt battled to a 2-2 draw. Delany Foreman and Annie Hoffman scored Issaquah’s goals.
September 21, 2011
NEW — 1 p.m. Sept. 21, 2011
The Skyline and Issaquah high-school girls soccer teams each won their KingCo Conference 4A openers Tuesday with shutouts.
Skyline, 5-0-1 overall, nipped host Newport 1-0. Sydne Tingey, assisted by Brooke Bofto, scored Skyline’s goal at the 43rd minute.
Audrey Thomas and Lyrik Fryer each had a goal and an assist as they led Issaquah to a 4-0 victory against visiting Inglemoor. Jocelyn Eng and Annie Hoffman also scored goals for the Eagles, 3-3 overall. Goalkeeper Ashley Batistich recorded the shutout.
In other league action, it was Eastlake 2, Ballard 1; Redmond 2, Bothell 0; and Woodinville 2, Roosevelt 0. Garfield defeated Lakeside 2-0 in a nonleague contest.
September 20, 2011
Deanna Dakar scored two goals Sept. 14 as she led the Issaquah High School girls soccer team to a 5-1 nonleague victory against visiting Highline.
Annie Hoffman had a goal and an assist for Issaquah.
Jackie Wilson and Jordan Branch each scored two goals as Skyline routed visiting Kennedy Catholic, 7-1. Branch also had two assists for the Spartans, 3-0-1 on the season.
September 15, 2011
NEW — 12:15 p.m. Sept. 15, 2011
The Issaquah High School girls cross country team, sparked by freshmen Ellie Clawson and Ellie Hendrickson, beat Skyline for the first time in six years Wednesday in a 4A KingCo Conference meet at Issaquah.
Issaquah edged Skyline 27-28 in the three-team meet. Bothell was a distance third with 83 points.
Clawson finished first in the 3-mile race in 19 minutes, 22 seconds. Hendrickson was third in 19:56. Three other Eagles cracked the top 10. Senior Rachel Osgood was sixth, and freshmen Abby Wilson and Emily Winterstein were eighth and ninth respectively.
Sam Krahling was Skyline’s top finisher, placing third.
September 13, 2011
Not to put any pressure on the Skyline High School girls soccer team, but after ranking third in state and at one point being ranked No. 1 in the country in 2010, some teams in the balanced 4A KingCo Conference might be out to get the Spartans in 2011.
Having lost eight varsity members to graduation, Skyline returns 11 key starters this year to fill some gaps left around the field.
While the 2010 team had standouts like Brittanee Randle, who now plays at Missouri, and Madi Barney, now at Central Florida, Skyline won’t rely on a few stars, but on everyone doing an equal part, coach Don Braman said.
“I look at it like it’s a totally new puzzle,” Braman said. “I don’t look at it like there’s new holes in it.”
The Spartans will look to some of its top returnees for leadership. They include senior defender Jackie Wilson, senior midfielders Maddie Christ and Nicole Candioglos, senior goalkeeper Tina Vargas — considered one of the best keepers in the state.
Vargas, bound for the University of Denver, recorded 14 shutouts last season. Wilson, Christ and Vargas all earned first-team all-KingCo honors last fall.
September 8, 2011
NEW — 11:30 a.m. Sept. 8, 2011
The Skyline High School girls volleyball team won its second straight match of the season Wednesday when the Spartans blanked visiting Lake Washington 3-0 in nonleague play.
Skyline won the matches 25-17, 25-17, 25-18. Madison Stoa had 13 assists and three aces to lead Skyline. Molly Mounsey contributed three blocks.
Skyline also defeated host Liberty 3-1 in a nonleague match.
Skyline won 25-14, 25-15, 16-25, 25-15. Stoa had six kills and 24 assists. Halle Erdhal had 15 kills, 12 digs and four aces for the Spartans. Taylor Weik had a big match for Liberty with 10 kills, three blocks and eight digs.
Megan Tsutakawa contributed five kills, 27 assists and three aces for the Patriots. In addition, Lindsey Linden had eight kills, nine digs and six aces and Delane Agnew eight kills and six blocks for Liberty.