October 21, 2011
NEW — 4 p.m. Oct. 21, 2011
The Liberty High School girls soccer team, already bound for the Class 3A state playoffs, wrapped up the KingCo Conference 3A/2A title Thursday with a 5-3 victory against host Juanita.
The KingCo title is the second straight for the Patriots, who captured the league’s state 3A berth earlier this week. This is the first time Liberty has won back-to-back titles since 2001, when the Patriots won their third straight KingCo title.
Kaliana Johnson had a hat trick to lead Liberty in its victory against Juanita.
Liberty got a battle from Juanita, which has just one league victory this season. Juanita took the lead three times in the game but Liberty always answered with a tying goal.
October 19, 2011
NEW — 11:15 a.m. Oct. 19, 2011
The Liberty High School girls soccer team clinched a Class 3A state tournament berth for the second straight year Tuesday when the Patriots defeated visiting Lake Washington 3-0 in a KingCo Conference 3A/2A contest.
Liberty improved its league-leading record to 11-0 and captured the KingCo 3A Conference’s automatic Class 3A state playoff berth. As KingCo No. 1 the Patriots do not have to play in the league tournament for a state tournament berth.
The Patriots will enter the state tournament next month seeded as the District 2 No. 1 entry and will host a first-round game.
The Patriots, who have three games left to play in the regular season, stretched their lead to 11 points over Lake Washington, which entered the game tied with Interlake for second place.
October 18, 2011
The Liberty High School girls soccer team took another big step toward repeating as KingCo Conference 3A/2A champions Oct. 13 when the Patriots walloped host Sammamish, 7-0.
Liberty improved its league-leading record to 10-0. The Patriots have an eight point lead over Interlake and Lake Washington, who are tied for second place, with four games left on the regular-season schedule. Liberty entertained Lake Washington Oct. 18.
Cassidy Nangle and Kailiana Johnson each had two goals for Liberty in its victory against Sammamish. Johnson also had two assists. Kendall Downing, Kali Youngdahl and Nicolle Marlow scored Liberty’s other goals.
Kianna Hafferty had a hat trick Oct. 11 as Liberty walloped visiting Bellevue, 7-1. Hafferty also had an assist. Youngdahl had two goals and an assist, and Kimi Fry also had a goal and an assist for Liberty.
October 14, 2011
NEW — 4 p.m. Oct. 14, 2011
It took a while for the Issaquah High School volleyball team to get the knack of winning but the Eagles captured their second straight match Thursday by defeating host Eastlake 3-1.
Issaquah dropped the first set 25-19 but bounced back to win 25-18, 25-10, 25-18.
Sam Rogers led the Eagles with 21 kills and 10 digs. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 21 digs and Mckenzie Bostic had 42 assists. Kirsten Fischer gave the Eagles a strong game up front with 14 kills and Leanne Scott had 10 digs.
The victory was the second of the week and of the season for Issaquah, which is 2-5 in KingCo Conference 4A competition and 2-7 for the season. Eastlake dropped to 3-4 in league play and 4-6 overall.
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 11, 2011
Two quick goals by Shannon Daly set pace for game
The Liberty High School girls soccer team has only dropped one game — its first — all season.
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 Liberty High School girls soccer team won two games last week to maintain a share of the KingCo Conference 3A/2A lead.
Kailiana Johnson and Kiana Hafferty each scored two goals Sept. 20 as Liberty blasted visiting Sammamish, 6-0.
Kali Youngdahl also had a goal and two assists for Liberty.
Liberty goalkeeper Macaire Ament recorded the shutout.
Hafferty’s goal at the 37th minute Sept. 22 proved to be the difference as Liberty edged host Lake Washington, 2-1.
Cassidy Nangle put Liberty ahead 1-0 on a goal at the eighth minute. Lake Washington tied the score at the 27th minute on a goal by Emily Bunnell.
Liberty improved its league record to 4-0 with the victory and remained in a tie with Interlake for first place.
The Patriots have won five straight games since losing their season opener to Skyline, 1-0, in a nonleague contest.