More news, 4-28

Wildcat girls’ tennis falls to Sammamish
Mount Si’s girls’ tennis team ran into a tough Sammamish team, falling to the Totems 5-2. Here are the scores as provided to the SVSJ by Mount Si coach Jane Job. In singles action, Lydia Rebrik(SAM) defeated Sierra Morin(MS) 3-6, 3-6, Elizabeth Kuzmentio(SAM) def. Kelcey Sharp(MS) 6-4, 3-6, 6-6(7-9), Samantha Lindmeier(MS) def. Ella Kuzmentio(SAM) 6-3, 6-2, and Demeri Horton(SAM) def. Chelsea Henak(MS) 0-6, 0-6.

On the doubles side, Helen Yang/Tina Lin(SAM) def. Cheyenne Dixon/Jessica Graves(MS) 2-6, 4-6, Maha Ghandonr/Ha Nguyen(SAM) def. Megan McCulley/Peyton McCulley(MS) 3-6, 6-6(7-5), 4-6, and Kerry Pemberton/Olivia Howland (MS) def. Jama Gantulalh/Lisa Liebfreed(SAM) 6-0, 6-1.

Mount Si boys lacrosse grabs big Senior Night win
Mount Si’s boys’ lacrosse team sent their seniors off in style last night with a 10-2 win in their home finale over Redmond. Blake Moorhead scored a pair of goals and added a pair of assists to lead the Wildcats, whose victory clinched the second place spot in the Evergreen Conference with two league games left by way of head-to-head tiebreaker over the Mustangs.

The game was the final home game for three seniors – captains Nick Crandell, Henry Owens and Andrew Bottemiller. Bottemiller added two goals and an assist while Owens pitched in a goal to aid the Mount Si efforts.

The Wildcats now head out on the road to wrap up the regular season, starting tonight up in Everett against Everett High School’s team.

Wildcat boys’ soccer’s title hopes hold steady UPDATE 1:29pm
Mount Si’s boys’ soccer team stayed on track for a chance to win the league title last night with a 1-1 draw at Interlake. Kody Clearman scored the lone goal for the Wildcats, who despite the tie did not lose ground, as Mercer Island tied Sammamish.

The Wildcats host Bellevue for Senior Night Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Mixed bag after first day of huge regional volleyball tourney with five Valley athletes competing
The first day of action has wrapped up at the Far Westerns girls’ club volleyball tournament in Reno with mixed results for Valley athletes and their teams.

In action late yesterday, KJ 18s fell in their final game of the day to a team from Denver; KJ, with Mount Si senior and UNC Charlotte signee Sarah McDonald, finished the day 2-1 after two wins to start play. Island Thunder 18s from Mercer Island, however, won their final match of day one over a team from California to roll into today’s play with a 3-0 mark. ITVC features another Wildcat senior, Oregon Tech signee Krista Galloway.

Rounding out the late results, High Velocity 16s from Bellevue, with Mount Si’s Sydney Leonard and Cedarcrest’s Hanna Halverson, fell in matches to teams from Arizona and Oregon and head into today with an 0-3 mark. Earlier in the day yesterday, Island Thunder 15s Black, featuring Mount Si’s Liz Larson, went 1-2 in their opening matches.

Competition continues through the weekend, with berths in the USAV nationals later this summer at stake. We’ll keep you posted on the action there in Reno.

Rhett Workman

About Rhett Workman

Rhett Workman is the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal. Workman is a veteran sports journalist, having covered Snoqualmie Valley sports for nearly a decade with the Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper before starting up the SVSJ. Workman's coverage has earned the support and respect of Valley coaches, players, parents and fans, and the SVSJ continues the standard of coverage that Workman brought to the Valley Record.
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