Liberty baseball team makes state’s final four and other notes

May 26, 2015

NEW — 3:40 p.m. May 26, 2015

Something special is brewing on the Liberty baseball diamond.

The Patriots are in the state’s final four, after a weekend in which they eliminated Tumwater and then North Kitsap at Centralia’s Wheeler Field May 23.

Nate Steffens threw a complete game shutout, while Torey Anderson collected three hits to propel the Patriots to a 3-0 win over Tumwater. The Thunderbirds came into the contest with a 16-6 record and consistently found themselves in the top 10 of state rankings.

Liberty continued to stun spectators with a 4-3 come-from-behind win over North Kitsap. Read more

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Liberty’s Ethan Diaz is WIAA Athlete of the Week

April 14, 2015

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recognized Liberty High School soccer player Ethan Diaz as an Athlete of the Week for his play the week of March 23.

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Liberty: 3A or 2A?

December 23, 2013

Azan Sarosh Liberty High School

Azan Sarosh
Liberty High School

Whether to be in the 2A or 3A sports division has caused an uproar at Liberty High School. Some see 2A as Liberty’s big chance to win, while others perceive 3A as home.

The main argument for remaining in 3A is Liberty has an opportunity to show that despite its size, it can win against larger schools.

“I honestly want to stay 3A. That’s where we’ve always been as long as I can remember,”

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Liberty soccer goes undefeated in first week

March 19, 2013

NEW — 11:05 a.m. March 19, 2013

The Liberty boys soccer team began the 2013 season with two wins against nonconference opponents.

The Patriots defeated Everett, 4-1, March 12. Jared Bales put Liberty on the board first with a goal in the 23rd minute. Noah Anderson would go on to add another score, while Jake Ericksen would add two more.

Just three days later, the Liberty offense exploded for eight goals, soundly defeating Enumclaw, 8-1. Noah Anderson and Connor Noblat both scored twice. Josh Johnson, Sean Carlson, Antonio Lago and Ollie Janders each scored once.

In both games, Liberty goalkeepers Nate Mak and Quinn Magendanz combined to hold their opponents to just one score.


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