Prep round | Gymnastics, girls basketball, swimming

Issaquah swept all first-place finishes against Liberty Jan. 29, beating the Patriots 175.15-144.4.

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Gymnastics

Issaquah sweeps top spots

Issaquah swept all first-place finishes against Liberty Jan. 29, beating the Patriots 175.15-144.4. Olivia Goree won the all-around competition with 37.1 points; Risa Fukuda was second with 36.4 and Taryn Chin was third with 33.6. Goree took first in the bars (9.15), beam (9.6) and floor (9.85). Fukuda tied Goree for first on the beam (9.6) and floor (9.85) and took first on the vault (8.75).

Girls basketball

Eagles soar past Bulldogs

Issaquah jumped out to a fast start and cruised to a 58-46 victory over Garfield Friday night. The Eagles carried a 32-21 lead to the locker room and never let up. Issaquah was led by Erin Nicol’s 17 points. Alexa Smith contributed 12. Issaquah improved to 9-2 in league and 11-4 overall with the win — a half game ahead of Eastlake for the top spot in the KingCo Crest.

Eastlake fends off Skyline

Eastlake kept in the running for the top spot in the KingCo Crest Friday night, beating Plateau rival Eastlake, 60-54. The Wolves pounced on the Spartans in the first quarter, taking a 20-6 lead. Skyline chipped away over the next three quarters, but couldn’t complete the comeback. Alyssa Charlston and Ellie Martinez scored 18 apiece for Eastlake. Lindsey Perry led Skyline with 14 points. The Wolves are a half-game behind Issaquah for the top spot in the league with a 9-3 league and 11-4 overall record. Skyline is 6-6 in league and 8-7 overall.

Crusaders get first win

Eastside Catholic ended a 13-game losing streak Friday night, beating Ingraham 53-35 for its first victory of the season. Kimmie Koehler led the Crusaders with 17 points, followed by Kelly Carroll’s 10. Eastside is now 1-10 in the Metro and 1-13 overall.

Swimming

Issaquah sinks Interlake

Issaquah defeated non-league Interlake 107-69 on Jan. 29. Skyler Kersten won the 200 freestyle (2:02.96) and 100 freestyle (55.11). Jack Taylor claimed the 200 IM (2:10.98), Nathan Balkman won the 100 breaststroke (1;12.48) and Kyle Stratiner won the diving competition (200.85).

Spartans swim past Patriots

Skyline beat Liberty 100-83 last Friday in a non-league meet. Alex Palumbo won multiple events, taking the 200 IM (2:16.76) and 500 freestyle (5:04.53). Ashton Powell claimed the 200 freestyle (2:07.43), Mitchel Corson won the 100 freestyle (58.03) and Nick Kosenkranius claimed the diving competition (162.35).

Eastlake splits meets

Eastlake defeated Sammamish 118.5-53.5 on Saturday, before falling 110-70 to Garfield on Monday. Ryker Oldenburg took the 200 free on Saturday in 2:09.57. Chase Stites won the diving competition (185), while Denis Elizarov won the 100 fly (1:08.93) and Henry O’Neli took the 500 free (6:15.11).


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