Issaquah faces Newport with division lead on line | Prep basketball news

Updates on prep girls basketball in Issaquah and Sammamish.

Skyline fighting for position

Just more than halfway through the conference slate, Skyline finds itself in the fourth and final spot for a KingCo Tournament berth.

The road will not be easy, with three games left against Newport and Issaquah, which are a combined 12-3 against KingCo foes on the year.

Inglemoor beat Skyline 56-44 Wednesday. The Spartans face Newport tonight at 6:30 in Bellevue.

Eagles in title hunt

Issaquah handed Newport its first conference loss of the year, 53-43 last Friday, to pull within a half game of the Crown Division lead.

The Eagles beat Redmond 60-46 Wednesday and take on Ballard at home tonight.

EC in position

Eastside Catholic faces Blanchet tonight at 6:15 in Seattle.

Despite its losses, the Crusaders are in position to earn a postseason spot and look to become one of the eight teams from the Metro League to reach the Sea-King District tournament.