Good Monday morning, here’s the news from the SVSJ…..

Good Monday morning. We have some news from the hardwood this morning, and a few scores.

Basketball: Mount Si High School names new girls’ basketball coach
The Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal has learned that Mount Si High School recently finished up their search for a new girls’ basketball coach.

The school named former Skyline High School girls’ lead assistant coach Taylor Bass to fill the vacancy created when former Mount Si head coach Megan Botulinski resigned her post earlier this year. The Wildcats finished last season 3-18, and with the team going into Kingco 4A this upcoming season, having Bass, who was part of a rival Kingco 4A program in Skyline, aboard can only be a help for a Mount Si team looking to continue what will be a long-term rebuilding process.

Baseball
U18 Gonzaga tournament, Spokane
Davy Jones Cardinals (CO) 4, Baden 3: Mount Si’s Alden Huschle started on the mound for Baden and allowed all four DJC runs – only one of which was earned – as the Kent-based team fell to the Denver-based Cardinals. Huschle gave up six hits and walked five, but struck out three in his five innings of work.

Spokane Dodgers 7, Michael’s Toyota 2: Mount Si’s Colin Brown got the call to the mound for the Bellevue-based Michael’s and pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowing five runs, three earned, on five hits, and striking out three, as the Toyota team fell to the host Spokane team. MSHS grad Joe Done was hitless in four at-bats for Michael’s.

U16 Lee Johnson Invite Playoffs, Edmonds
Baden 7, Washington A’s 3: Mount Si’s Collin Anderson went 1-3 with a run scored for the Sammamish-based A’s as they were knocked out of the tournament with a first-round playoff loss.

Softball: Flame Webster wins tournament
The Issaquah Flame Webster, coached by former Mount Si High School softball star Melissa Webster and which features current Wildcat Heather Hinton, rolled over two opponents yesterday and won the U14 division at the Washington State Games tournament in Kent. Here’s the highlights:

Flame Webster 11, Mosquito Squad 1 (semifinals): Hinton went 1-2 with a walk and run scored as the Flame blasted past their Renton-based rivals.

Flame Webster 12, Hampton All-Stars 4 (championship): Hinton saved the best for last, hitting two doubles as part of a 3-4 effort which saw her score three runs and drive in three more to lead the Flame to the victory and the title, which wraps up their season.

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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