January 13, 2015
Rivalry lives up to the hype as Skyline wins thriller over Issaquah
A lot of hyperbole can emerge from a contest between two big rivals. But the Jan. 9 matchup between Issaquah and Skyline high schools lived up to the hype.
A packed house at the Eagles home court witnessed a seesaw battle with the Spartans emerging victorious, 76-73, giving second-ranked Issaquah its first league loss of the season. Issaquah head coach Jason Griffith credited the Spartans with playing a truly memorable game.
March 11, 2014
Issaquah suffers third loss to eventual state champ Garfield, settles for third
With the game on the line, the ball got into the right player’s hands, but the result didn’t go the way the Issaquah Eagles envisioned it.
Brian Watson’s contested shot from deep in the corner didn’t find its mark, and Garfield escaped with a 61-59 victory in the semifinals of the Class 4A state boys basketball tournament March 7 at the Tacoma Dome.
February 25, 2014
The Issaquah High School boys basketball team had hoped things would turn out differently than 2012, when they last played for the KingCo title against Garfield.
In front of a packed gym Feb. 21 at Juanita High School, KingCo’s two top squads were set to decide the rubber match.
Unfortunately, like two years ago, it was all Garfield from the opening tip.
Garfield left little doubt about the outcome as it raced out to a double-digit lead before Issaquah was able to hit its second field goal, pulling away for an 83-65 win.