Athletes of the Week for 10-22

Time now for our Athletes of the Week. We have boys once again for you this morning.

MOUNT SI – We head to cross country this week and recognize sophomore Grant Baker, whose 12th-place time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds led all Mount Si boys cross country runners last Wednesday in their final league meet of the season, against Bothell and Eastlake in Sammamish. Baker will look to lead a good group of sophomore and junior runners including Jackson Stokes, Tanner Sundwall and Jon Gendro as the postseason begins this weekend with the Kingco 4A conference championship meet at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah.

CEDARCREST – No stats were available for this past Friday’s game, a 22-20 CHS win over South Whidbey, so we’re going to dip back into the Red Wolves’ victory from October 10 over Sultan and recognize Colson Scott, who was one of two CHS running backs (the other being previous AotW winner Alex Parnell) who scored two touchdowns in that big 57-9 Cedarcrest win that appears to have sparked a late-season push for a possible playoff berth. Cedarcrest is at Granite Falls this week, with a win potentially setting up a huge game next week that could determine their playoff fates. The opponent next week? Archbishop Murphy. These are good times to be sure for Red Wolve football, and players such as Scott are helping ensure that.

This week’s game is Friday night, at 7:00 up at GFHS in Granite Falls.

Posted in Athletes of the Week 2014-15, Football, Track/XC/Running | Leave a comment

Sunday scoreboard….

We have some scores and stats this morning for you, then we’ll have our Athlete of the Week coming up.

College Soccer
Puget Sound women 1, Whitman 0: The Loggers blanked the Missionaries on home soil in Tacoma yesterday; senior Lauren Hamilton, from Spokane but who has family living in the Valley, got a start for UPS, worked 56 minutes of the contest, recording one shot that did not reach goal, so she scored no goals in the contest.

Lenoir-Rhyne men 2, Tusculum 1: In Greeneville, TN, yesterday, the visiting Bears scored the road win; freshman Chris Cole, from Duvall and a 2014 Cedarcrest HS grad, played very limited minutes off the bench for L-R in the contest with no stats of note to report.

Pacific Lutheran 2, Whitworth women 0: In Parkland yesterday, the Lutes took care of things blanking the visiting Pirates. Freshman Leah Corra, from Snoqualmie and a 2014 Mount Si HS grad, saw limited minutes for Whitworth off the bench in the match with no stats of note to report.

Sacramento State women 1, Northern Colorado 0: The visiting Hornets headed to Greeley, CO, yesterday and scored a conference road win over the host Bears. Sophomore Maggie Pleis, from Carnation and a 2012 Cedarcrest HS grad, started and saw 60 minutes of work for Sacto, with one shot on goal recorded; she did not score a goal in the match.

Softball
The Issaquah Flame 12U Hume team played a slate of games yesterday; here’s how things went in the games, held in Federal Way.

Flame Hume 7, Fury 14U 1: Both Valley middle-school girls on the Issaquah-based team, Hope Bostick and Molly Wilbourne, doubled, with Bostick’s two-base special scoring two runs, aiding the Flame to the win.

Flame Hume 11, Stingers 15U 0: Bostick had a hit, a run scored and run driven in to pace the Flame, while Wilbourne also added a hit.

Diamond Dusters 9, Flame Hume 4: Wilbourne doubled and drove in two runs for the Flame in their lone loss of the day.

Flame Hume 8, Blaze Intensity 14U 4: Wilbourne walked twice and scored a run to lead the Flame to the win over the Mountlake Terrace team.

Posted in College Sports, On the Diamond, Soccer | Leave a comment

Vogt, Northwest Ladysharks girls’ softball team finish well in fall tournament in the DFW “Metroplex”

Play has wrapped up down in Dallas for the Northwest Ladysharks 16 Gold girls’ fastpitch softball team, featuring Mount Si High School junior Rose Vogt, down at the Texas Elite weekend tournament. Here’s how today’s action went, followed by yesterday’s action.

Ladysharks 7, Texas Firecrackers Saldivar (Lubbock, TX) 2: Vogt had a hit in two at-bats for the Sharks as they dispatched a team from the Texas panhandle region.

Ladysharks 6, NXS (Garland, TX) 3: The Kirkland-based ‘Sharks doubled up the suburban Dallas team with the help of Vogt, who had a hit, scored a run and drove in another.

Yesterday:
Ladysharks 18, Texas Reign (Mansfield, TX) 3: Vogt had a hit, run scored, run driven in and a walk as the Sharks made short work of another suburban DFW team.

Ladysharks 3, AXE Dial 3 (Allen, TX) 3: Vogt had a hit, a walk, and scored two runs to lead the Sharks to one of two ties they had yesterday – this one against a third DFW suburban club.

Ladysharks 4, Bat Breakers Elite (Texarkana, TX) 4: This second tie for the Sharks came against a club from the northeast corner of the Lone Star State; Vogt went 0-2.

As noted yesterday, this weekend’s tournament wrapped up the fall schedule for the Sharks, who now will be hard at work indoors this winter in advance of their spring schedule starting early next year.

Posted in On the Diamond | Leave a comment

Football and basketball college report

Now to football, with a little basketball thrown in for good measure.

Football
Minnesota-Duluth 43, Northern State 30: UMD took care of business at home in Duluth, MN, with the help of a strong defensive performance from a Valleyite. Snoqualmie sophomore Hunter Malberg, he a 2013 Mount Si HS grad, started at strong safety for the Bulldogs and proceeded to recorde nine tackles – five solos – and also intercepted the ball once from the NSU quarterback.

Berry 46, Hendrix 24: A big night for the host Berry team in Rome, GA, was aided by three catches for 18 yards gained from sophomore Methus Weldon, from Snoqualmie and also a 2013 Mount Si HS alum.

Wesley 70, Menlo 2: Not a misprint here, folks, this was the actual score of the game in Atherton, CA, yesterday as host Menlo was blown out. Freshman Trevor Daniels did see some action for the home side, however, and caught two passes for 25 yards. He is from Snoqualmie and a 2014 Mount Si HS alum.

Oregon 45, Washington 20: The Huskies fell to the Ducks in the nationally-televised game, and the Fox Sports 1 audience saw plenty of Fall City’s Cameron Van Winkle. The sophomore kicker – and 2013 Mount Si HS alum – went 2-2 on field goals, 2-2 in extra points, and also kicked off four times for 250 yards total, an average of 62.5 yards a kick, with no touchbacks.

Puget Sound 33, George Fox 14: The Loggers won the NWC matchup on the road in Newberg, OR, over the host Bruins, with freshman Jake Smith, from Snoqualmie and a 2014 Mount Si HS alum, recording one solo tackle on defense for UPS.

Simon Fraser 53, South Dakota Mines 31: The Clan took care of business at home in Burnaby, BC, Canada, scoring the home conference win. Senior Eric Murphy, from North Bend and a 2011 MSHS grad, recorded one solo tackle on defense for SFU.

There were also four other games in which local players played, but recorded no stats of note. Here’s the scores of those games, along with the local players who participated.

MIT 52, Nichols 20 (MIT: Brian Copeland, so., 2012 MSHS grad, Snoqualmie)
Linfield 65, Whitworth 13 (LIN: Stephen Nnabue, so., 2013 MSHS grad, Snoqualmie)
Concordia-Moorhead 41, Augsburg 21 (CMN: Hank Van Liew, so., 2013 MSHS grad, Snoqualmie)
Illinois State 37, Western Illinois 34 (ISU: Joe Farmer, jr., 2011 MSHS grad, North Bend)

Basketball
Carroll-MT wins: The Saints from Carroll College dispatched Bellingham’s Northwest Indian College in a men’s hoops game last night in Helena, MT, aided by Cedarcrest HS grad Zach Taylor. Find out more on how things went in this morning’s Helena Independent Record newspaper.

Posted in Basketball, College Sports, Football | Leave a comment

On the college front from yesterday……

It’s an extremely late start for us today, so let’s get right to the action from the colleges from yesterday.

Women’s Soccer
Puget Sound 3, Whitworth 0: Players with Valley ties played on both sides of this contest yesterday, won by the host Loggers in Tacoma. UPS senior Lauren Hamilton, from Spokane but who has family in the Valley, started for the Loggers and worked 44 minutes, while Whitworth freshman Leah Corra, from Snoqualmie and a 2014 Mount Si HS grad, came off their bench and played 13 minutes for the Pirates late in the game. Neither player recorded any stats of note.

Azusa Pacific 5, Notre Dame de Namur 0: Azusa rolled to the home win last night in southern California; freshman Kelsey Lindor, from Snoqualmie and like Corra is a 2014 Mount Si alum, came off the bench for Azusa and played around 25 minutes, with no stats of note to report.

Marist 2, St. Peter’s 1: Fall City freshman Lauren Solene, also a 2014 Mount Si HS grad, worked hard yet again in goal for St. Peter’s, making nine saves, but she also gave up both Marist goals in another hard-luck loss for the Peacocks, this on the road in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Men’s Soccer
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2, Pomona-Pitzer 0: In Claremont, CA, the Stags blanked their conference foes; sophomore Alex Censullo, from North Bend and a 2013 Mount Si HS grad, started for C-M-S and played 64 minutes, with one shot on goal recorded; he did not score any goals in the contest.

Seattle Pacific 2, Western Washington 1 (2OT): SPU went to double-overtime to dispatch their rivals from Bellingham last night at home in Seattle; sophomore Davis Karaica, from Snoqualmie, a 2012 Mount Si HS alum, played the whole way on defense -101 minutes – and recorded no stats of note for the Falcons.

Volleyball
Central Washington def. St. Martin’s 25-18, 25-20, 25-11: Junior Catie Fry, from North Bend and a 2011 Mount Si HS alum, had 35 assists, seven digs, two kills, four blocks and an ace to lead Central to the home GNAC sweep in Ellensburg last night of the visitors from Lacey.

Lewis-Clark State def. Great Falls 25-19, 20-25, 26-24, 25-23: The Warriors closed out their weekend trip to northern Montana by scoring a hard-earned four-set win over the hosts from UGF. Junior Robyn Schirmer, from North Bend and a 2010 Mount Si HS alum, recorded 29 assists, 10 digs and three kills to pace LCSC.

St. Thomas-MN def. St. Olaf 25-13, 25-21, 25-19: Sophomore Lexie Read, from Snoqualmie and a 2013 Mount Si HS alum, had two kills, an ace and a block for St. O in their road loss in St. Paul, MN to host St. Thomas.

Cross Country
Lewis & Clark Invitational, Estacada, OR: Whitworth freshman Bailey Scott, from Snoqualmie and a 2014 Mount Si HS alum, finished 12th in the women’s race at this event in suburban Portland yesterday. Scott timed in at 23 minutes, 34.80 seconds on the 6k course at McIver State Park.

Montevallo meet, Montevallo, AL: Brevard College sophomore Madison Smith, from Duvall and a 2013 Cedarcrest HS alum, finished 122nd out of 159 runners in the women’s race at this Alabama meet yesterday; she ran the 6k course in 29:01.30.

Inland Empire meet, Lewiston, ID: College of Idaho freshman Quinn Radbourne, from Duvall and a 2014 Cedarcrest HS grad, ran in the men’s race at this event hosted by Lewis-Clark State and took 75th, clocking 26:30 over the 8k course.

Pre-Nationals meet, Terre Haute, IN: Lipscomb (TN) sophomore Sally Larson, she of Fall City and a 2013 Cedar Park Christian graduate, took 134th out of nearly 300 runners in the women’s race at this big national meet yesterday hosted by Indiana State University. She clocked 22:18.5 over the 6k course.

We’ll have football on deck.

Posted in College Sports, Soccer, Track/XC/Running, Volleyball | Leave a comment