We have Mount Si action for you coming up later, but we start this morning with the college action last night involving Valley athletes.
Texas A&M International volleyball rallies from behind for thrilling victory with Valleyite’s help
The Dustdevils came back from two sets down on their home floor to stun league rival St. Mary’s of Texas in five, 20-25, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23, 17-15 in a conference contest in Laredo, TX. TAMI sophomore Miranda Pratt, a 2009 Mount Si grad from North Bend new this year to the Dustdevils after two seasons at Idaho, had 10 kills, four blocks and two assists.
Chapman men’s soccer draws with local rival
The Orange, CA, school tied Fullerton’s Hope International 1-1, with Chapman senior Brett Richardson, a Cedarcrest HS grad from Duvall, getting a start and playing approximately 88 of the 110 minutes played in the contest. Richardson made the most of his time, too, getting four shots off, one of which was on goal. He did not score, however.
CSUB men draw with regional foe
The ‘Runners tied Cal State Fullerton last night at home 0-0. Evan Fassler, a senior from Duvall who is also a Cedarcrest grad, saw some playing time last night off the bench. He did not record any stats of note.
Evergreen men outlast conference rival
The Geoducks took care of Portland’s Warner Pacific 3-2 in a Cascade Collegiate Conference matchup at home yesterday in Olympia. Dyson Fowler, a sophomore, came off the bench for ESC, playing around 24 minutes without recording any major stats. Teammate Sam Joselyn, also a sophomore, did not play for the Geoducks. Both players are 2010 graduates of Mount Si HS who are from North Bend.
Puget Sound women win city rivalry battle
The Loggers took round one of their annual Tacoma bragging rights battle within the NWC, downing Pacific Lutheran 3-0 in Parkland yesterday. Lauren Hamilton, a freshman from Spokane who has family ties to the Valley, started for the Loggers and got 85 minutes of action, with no stats of note.