EC takes Metro volleyball title, Skyline, Eastlake set to face off for state spot | Prep sports news

All four Issaquah-Sammamish prep squads are still alive on the court and looking for state tournament berths.

Crusaders take Metro title

Eastside Catholic is headed back to the 3A state tournament and can once again call itself Metro League champions after beating rival Seattle Prep 3-2 in the championship match of the conference tournament.

The Crusaders will face the winner of a first round Sea-King tournament match between Bellevue and Ingraham Thursday at Chief Sealth for a spot in the tournament semi-finals.

Eastlake moves past Issaquah

Eastlake needed all five games to get past Issaquah Saturday in the opening round of the 4A KingCo volleyball tournament, but survived with a 3-2 win to stay in the winners bracket and move one win from a state tournament spot.

Issaquah will face Inglemoor in a loser-out game Tuesday at 5 p.m. back at Skyline.

Skyline headed to semis with win

The second-seeded Spartans dropped the Vikings 3-0 in Saturday’s opening round and will face their Plateau rivals from Eastlake at home in a 7 p.m. start on Tuesday with a spot in the 4A state tournament on the line.