Eastlake wins KingCo tourney
The Eastlake golf team shot a combined 387 and had the individual league champion Tuesday afternoon at Snohomish Golf Course. Kevin Penner shot a 3-under-par 69 to claim the championship for the Wolves. Ethan Nash finished in seventh place with a 3-over-par 75. Evan Alston, Chris Kobak and Edison Dumire also finished in the top 36 to move on to Wednesday’s District 2 Tournament. Issaquah finished in third place, shooting a 398. Derek Wilson finished ninth with a 77, and Kevin Moon was 10th with a 77. Brendan Jung, Chris Batt, Devin O’Donnell and Erik Fritz all advanced to the district tournament. Skyline finished in sixth place with a 408. Nick Tran had the highest finish for the Spartans in 11th place with a 77. A.J. Taylor, Cole Clearman, Ben Griffin, Darius Lalier and Jordan Windsor all moved on to the district tournament.
Skyline boys, Eastlake girls win
Simon Sorensen led the Skyline boys to a cross country victory Oct. 8, finishing the 3.1-mile Beaver Lake Course in a time of 16 minutes, 5 seconds.
The Spartans earned 29 points, ahead of Issaquah (44), Eastlake (69), Newport (89) and Roosevelt (118). The Spartans had two other top-five finishers. Kyle Branch finished in second place (16:24) and Travis Lund took fourth (16:31). Issaquah’s Chris Brasino took third (16:29) and Eastlake’s Paul Kupcis was fifth (16:36).
The Eastlake girls had three top-five finishers en route to 22 team points and a first-place finish. Skyline (69), Newport (72), Issaquah (102) and Roosevelt (106) rounded out the field.
Katelyn Steen finished first in 19:15 and Megan Batty was second in 19:19. Tasha Lingenbrink was fifth in 19:38.
Crusaders suffer first loss
The Eastside Catholic volleyball team suffered its first defeat Monday evening, falling in four games 25-20, 28-26, 25-22 and 25-22 to Bishop Blanchet.
Brooke Bachesta led Eastside Catholic with 11 kills, while Cami Silverman had 10. Emily Ross had a game-high 13 for Blanchet.
The Crusaders, who won their previous nine matches, faced Bainbridge Wednesday night and will host Holy Names at 7 p.m. Monday.
Issaquah sweeps Eastlake
Issaquah kept its league record flawless Tuesday night, knocking off KingCo 4A rival Eastlake 25-20, 25-15 and 25-22.
Rachel Roeder led the Eagles with 13 kills. Kayla Schwisow had 12 digs and Riley Sorenson had 35 assists. The Wolves were led by Lauren Magnus’ seven kills and 10 digs.
Skyline falls to Newport
Skyline lost its second league match Tuesday night, falling 25-23, 22-25, 14-25 and 14-25 to Newport. Maddie Magee had 13 kills for the Spartans and Sam Sanghvi had 22 assists.
Skyline is now 5-2 in league and 5-5 overall.