Eastside Catholic baseball team advances to Metro League title game

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Eastside Catholic conquers Bainbridge in semifinals

The Eastside Catholic Crusaders earned a 12-9 win against the Bainbridge Island Spartans in the Class 3A Metro tournament semifinals on May 6 at Steve Cox Memorial Park in Seattle. The Crusaders will face the Lakeside Lions in the Class 3A Metro championship game at 7 p.m. on May 9 at Steve Cox Memorial Park.

Issaquah shuts down Newport

The Issaquah Eagles cruised to a 10-0 win against the Newport Knights in the KingCo 4A playoffs on May 6. Issaquah will face the Bothell Cougars in the KingCo title game at 7 p.m. on May 9 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.

Bothell defeats Skyline

The Bothell Cougars registered a 7-5 win against the Skyline Spartans in a KingCo 4A loser-out playoff game on May 5.

SOCCER

A showdown on the soccer field is on the horizon

The Skyline Spartans and Issaquah Eagles boys soccer teams will meet in the Class 4A KingCo championship game at 7 p.m. on May 9 at Skyline High School in Sammamish. The winner of this contest will clinch a berth at the Class 4A state tournament.

SOFTBALL

Inglemoor captures victory against Skyline

The Inglemoor Vikings earned a 5-4 win against the Skyline Spartans on May 5. Skyline dropped to 10-5 with the loss. Skyline ace pitcher Caroline Bowman had six strikeouts in the loss.

Bishop Blanchet defeats Eastside Catholic

The Bishop Blanchet Braves earned a 11-9 victory against the Eastside Catholic Crusaders on May 2. Eastside Catholic dropped to 5-12 overall with the loss.

Inglemoor shuts out Issaquah

The Inglemoor Vikings registered a 12-0 win against the Issaquah Eagles on May 2. Issaquah dropped to 4-11 overall with the loss.

Eastlake conquers Bothell

The Eastlake Wolves defeated the Bothell Cougars 11-1 on May 2. Eastlake improved its overall record to 11-5 with the victory.

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