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[llllllll| llllll liiiiilllllg THE ISSAQUAH PRESS WEDNESDAY MAY 6, 2009 C3 Track PROM PAGE C1 100-meter sprint with a time of 12.62 seconds. O'Donnell also placed second in the 200 meters, finishing in 25.65 seconds. "We had some girls that really improved their times and dis- tances," Geiser said. "If she (Berry) can jump that again, that'll get her a place at state." The Skyline girls 4xl00-meter relay team came in second with a time of 48.69 seconds. "They had some of the best performances I've seen this year," Geiser said. "Hopefully, we can carry this momentum into KingCo." The Liberty girls went without standout sprinter Kelsey Werre and finished 50th with one point. Krista Lockhart set a new school record in the pole vault. She placed eighth overall, clearing 9- 06. "The kids that we thought would do well did well," Smith said. The Skyline boys placed 32nd of approximately 70 teams at the 22nd annual Shoreline Invita- tional May 2. It tallied 8.5 points. Among the top performers all day, Kasen Williams put up a third-place measurement in the long jump (22-02.25) and sixth place in the high jump (5-04). The Spartan distance medley re- lay finished ninth with a time of 11:23.07. Although the Liberty Boys did- n't score any points, four athletes finished in the top 25 at the Shoreline Invitational. Prom played a factor in Lib- erty's participation in both the boys and girls meets, coach Mike Smith said. Many athletes did not attend the meet because of the school event. "It was not one of our better days, in terms of scoring," Smith said. Eric Bice's 1,600-meter per- formance was good enough, though, to break the Patriot school record of 4:26.00. Bice placed 12th overall with a run of 4:24.46. Junior Peter Stacy placed 10th in the javelin with a throw of 159-09 and he threw 135-06 to place 18th in the discus. Long BY CHRISTOPHER HUBER Kasen Williams, of Skyline, soars through the air during the long jump com- petition at the Shoreline Invitational. Williams placed third overall. jumper Chandler Jenkins finished 21st overall with a jump of 20- 01.5. Girls teams win All three district girls teams posted KingCo Conference dual meet victories April 29. Issaquah cruised by Garfield 114-35. Elaine Tran won the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles, and Johanna Carl" captured the 100 and 200 for the Eagles. Liberty sprinted past Lake Washington 91-53. Kelsey Werre won the 100 and 200, and an- chored the Patriots' winning 800 relay. Skyline had an easy 107-43 victory against Bothell. Haley We know you best, because we are a tot like you... lssaquah insurance Agency Repeffng www.lssylnsuronce .corn PMCO phone: 425"392"7887 ! Insurance 22525 5E 64th Prate Patnck Shocktey, Community hent Since 1977 TRYOUTS ARE HERE! Ziegler won the shot put and javelin, and Kiara Williams took the 100 and the triple jump for the Spartans. In boys action, Issaquah downed Garfield 87-54. Dillon Reagan won the shot put and dis- cus for the Eagles. Peter Stacy won the shot put and discus, and Chandler Jenkins took the long jump and triple jump as Liberty whipped Lake Washington 94-51. All three schools will be in ac- tion May 7 in the district meet at Skyline. Reach Reporter Christopher Huber at 392-6434, ext. 242, or chuber@isspress.com. Comment on this story at www.sammamishreview.com. Baseball FROM PAGE C1 bottom of the seventh inning. The Eagles' Devin O'- Donnell came up with one out and two on in scoring position. All it took against Skyline reliever eeyton Herrod was a sacrifice fly to center field to score' Dustin Talley from third. "We work on that every day at practice," said Is- saquah coach Rob Reese. "Pitching and defense won the game for us." Skyline scored its run in the second inning. It came in the form of a sacrifice fly to left field by Jacob Shannon that scored Ryan Gilchrist. At 10-5, the Spartans are now second in the KingCo Crest Divi- sion. Issaquah clinched a spot in the playoffs with the win and is right behind Skyline in division competi- tion. "We're still in it. We've had a tough road," Lemke said. "This week was big and we've already lost two. We're pitching well, so we just need to get on a roll hitting and I think we'll be OK." Issaquah's starting pitcher, freshman Ethan Kalin, pitched six confident innings April 29, allowing just one run on four hits and striking out two. Earlier this season, Kalin, with the junior-varsity team, hurled a perfect game no-hitter. "It all comes back to hitting," Lemke said. "We need to score more than one run on a freshman. The guys know that." Eagles win another thdller Issaquah won another thriller April 27, when it scored in the top of the seventh inning to beat host Eastiake 4-3. Spencer Rogers, the winning pitcher, had six strikeouts and also drove in a run. O'Donnell, Paul- son and Gavin Schumaker drove in Issaquah's other runs. The Eagles ended the week with an 11-4 loss to Newport. Issaquah and Newport, both 8-7, entered Softball FROM PAGE C1 RBIs. Marissa Jeffers was 2-2 with three runs and three RBIs. Jen- nifer Rucker went 2-4 with three runs and two RBIs. Taylor Weik was 2-3 with three runs. The win was Liberty's fourth in a row in conference play. "They're fighters," said Liberty coach Jessica Johnson. "The team has gone through a lot of adver- sity with a lot of injuries this year and we've had to make a lot of ad- justments, and they just keep pushing through." 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Smith also pitched in the April 16 truncated 20-0 blowout against Mercer Island. She recorded seven strikeouts in that game against the Islanders. On March 30, the Patriots had another blowout victory when they steamrolled Hazen 22-2. Liberty closes out its regular sea- son at home May 8 against Belle- vue. "This team has a lot of heart," Johnson said. "Their talent is fol- lowing their hearts right now." Eagles pitch two shutouts Issaquah, tied with Redmond for first place in the 4A KingCo Crest Division, tossed two shutouts last week. Issaquah blanked Garfield 10-0 April 28 and Inglemoor 2-0 April 29. In the victory against Inglemoor, pitcher Mikenzie Voves had eight strikeouts and just one walk. Molly Nelson and Kelly Richards each had two hits for Issaquah. In the Garfield game, pitcher Brianna Bray tossed a two-hitter and helped her cause with three hits. 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