Eastlake senior golfer Kevin Penner competed for a berth in the U.S. Open during a 36-golfer sectional qualifier Monday at Tumble Creek Club in Roslyn.
Issaquah will get another shot at a Division I state lacrosse title.
The defending state champions pulled out a 5-4 overtime win over Bainbridge Wednesday night to earn a title shot against Mercer Island at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle.
The Skyline girls track and field team claimed the 4A bi-district meet between KingCo schools and Southwest Washington schools Saturday at Seattle’s Southwest Complex, earning 80.5 points. Inglemoor (73) finished in second place, followed by Issaquah (71).
Issaquah had Marysville-Pilchuck against the ropes Saturday — in a spot the Tomahawks haven’t been all season. The Eagles couldn’t deliver the knockout blow, however, falling 3-2 in a state-quarterfinal shootout at Lake Stevens.
Obstacles continued to pile up for the Issaquah fastpitch team. Controversial calls, a tight strike zone and an ejection of head coach Jim Magnuson contributed to a five-run deficit in Friday’s KingCo 4A loser-out game against Lake Washington.
The Issaquah fastpitch softball team will try to keep its 4A state tournament hopes alive at 3 p.m., today, May 22, against Lake Washington at Redmond’s Hartman Park. The Eagles lost to the Kangs, 3-2, in the second round of the KingCo 4A tournament on Wednesday.
The program’s never played in a state game before, but nerves weren’t evident for the Issaquah boys soccer team on Tuesday night.
Playing in front of arguably their largest home crowd of the season, the Eagles defeated Rogers of Puyallup, 2-1, in the opening round of the 4A state tournament.
For the eighth straight year, the Skyline girls nabbed a KingCo track and field team crown, taking the 4A league meet last Friday at Eastlake High School. The Spartans earned 117 points, finishing ahead of Inglemoor (101) and Issaquah (91).