A week ago, Max Browne quarterbacked Skyline to a state football championship.
On Saturday, the Spartan junior helped Skyline to a victory on the basketball court.
The 6-foot-5 forward scored a team-high 16 points en route to a 54-44 victory over Kennewick.
Bryan Cikatz scored 11 and Will Parker added nine points as the Spartans improved to 2-0 overall.
Skyline begins its league season at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday against Redmond on the road.
Issaquah off to 5-0 start
Issaquah continued its hot start Saturday night, beating non-league Marysville-Pilchuck 83-48 on the road.
Nick Price led the Eagles with 26 points, hitting 6 of 7 free throws and knocking down a pair of three-pointers.
Ryan Sexton added 11 points and five rebounds, while Fletcher Martin scored seven and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.
Issaquah is 5-0 headed into Friday’s game at Eastlake.
Issaquah outlasts Timberline
Issaquah fended off non-league Timberline Saturday, earning a 53-43 victory in the Les Schwab Preview at Highline Community College.
The Eagles held a 31-20 halftime lead, before the Blazers went on a run and closed the gap to 39-35 after three quarters.
Issaquah’s Mackenzie Wieburg scored a team-high 15 points and Mandie Hill scored 14.
The Eagles improved to 5-3 overall with the victory.