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THE ISSAQUAH PRESS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2009 C3 Skyline FROM PAGE C1 situations all night. He finished with 221 yards after completing 16 of 31 passes. He threw three interceptions. Receiver Connor Brandt caught five passes for 87 yards; Kasen Williams had four catches for 45 yards. Skyline led 21-10 at the half, after Heaps tossed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Brandt with 17 seconds remaining in the sec- ond. Bothell kicked a 41-yard field goal and scored a touch- down in the third quarter to make it 21-19. After Skyline's Nick Washburn scored an eight- yard touchdown to go up 28-19, the Cougars came back with a 65- yard scoring drive to start the fourth quarter. Kicker Sean Penberthy put the Spartans up 31-26 with a 32-yard field goal with less than five min- utes left. The Skyline defense did the rest to preserve the win. It held Bothell's star running back, Luke Proulx, to just 48 yards on 21 carries. Defensive back Evan Zeger intercepted a Muller pass with 2:44 remaining. "We just had to do our jobs. Whenever they started getting big plays is when we stopped doing our jobs," DeMatteo said. "We came out and we just had to play as hard as we could. We knew they were going to give us a fight." Taylor said although he would have liked to face Bothell in the state championship, he was happy with how the team has refocused for the title game. "I wish it didn't have to end (for Bothell), to be honest," he said. "But KingCo was well-represented and hopefully we'll represent very well next week." Christopher Huber: 392-6434, ext. 242, or chuber@isspress.com. Comment at www.issaquahpress.com. Football FROM PAGE C1 Second-team selections for Is- saquah were quarterback Ryan Bergman, wide receiver Adam Dondoyano and Finch. Dondoyano also received second-team honors as a corner back, and Finch was selected as an offensive guard. Bergrnan, a first-year starter, had an incredible year for the Ea- gles. He probably would have been selected as the league's No. 1 quarterback except for Heaps, who is recognized as one of the best in the nation. Bergman led KingCo in passing with 2,074 yards and tossed 22 touchdown passes. He broke several individ- ual game marks during the sea- son. Earning honorable mention for the Eagles were tight end Eric Lemke, kicker Gavin Schumaker, defensive lineman Jay Deines, out- side linebacker Austin Richert and safety Mitchell Bait. Issaquah's Chris Bennett was selected as the Crest Division coach of the year. Rounding out the first-team of- fense was running back Cam Hunt (of Eastlake), wide receiver Dejuan Newton (of Garfield), offensive guard Alex Kairis (of Newport) and kicker Andrew Rohrbach (of Redmond). Other first-team defen- sive selections were lineman Patrick Taiwo (of Newport), cor- nerback Robbie Sharps (of East- lake), safety Kelby McCorkle (of Eastlake) and safety Michael Con- forto (of Redmond). Patdots earn top honors Running back Chandler Jenkins, wide receiver Jake Bainton, guard Coleton Langdon and center Alex Kaser earned first-team offensive team honors for Liberty. Tackle Dan Eck, outside linebacker Troy Solly and inside linebacker Cameron Talley earned first-team defensive honors. Jenkins was also selected as a corner back, and Bainton was picked as a safety on the first- team defense. Bainton led the league in interceptions with five, and in punting at 38.4. He was also selected as the league's special teams player of the year. Bainton was second in league receiving with 41 catches for 675 yards, and caught 10 touchdown passes. Jenkins was second in KingCo rushing with 1,024 yards, ran for 11 touchdowns and tied for third in receiving, with 34 catches for 447 yards. He also caught nine touchdown passes. He tied for first in the league for all-purpose yardage with 1,695 yards, and was second in league scoring with 126 points. Earning second-team all-league honors for the Patriots were quar- terback Trey Wheeler, offensive guard Jalen Robinson, kicker Dean Byron and safety Marcell Bell. Byron led the league in scor- ing for kickers with 59 points. Rounding out the first-team of- fense were quarterback Matt Ma- los (of Interlake), running back Brett Kirschner (of Interlake), wide receiver Rossco Castagno (of Mount Si), tight end Brad Bomberry (of Juanita), tackle Hank Thayer (of Bellevue), tackle Aaron Moetului (of Mount Si) and kicker Race Sciabica (of Bellevue). Completing the first-team de- fense were tackle Moore, outside linebacker John Kanongata'a (of Bellevue), inside linebacker Taylor Ragan (of Sammamish), corner- back Cole Graves (of Juanita), safety Kendrick Van Ackeran (of Bellevue) and punter Chris Lider (of Sammamish). Kirschner was selected as the league's offensive player of the year. Moore was tabbed as the league's lineman of the year. Kanongata'a was picked as the league's defensive player of the year. Liberty Spirit Sponsored by Sudoku Solution 421683795 973145628 685792431 314269587 29785136~4 568437219 139576842 85231497~ 746928153 Register Jan./st & Ssom \:~i PONY LEAGUE 80' Bases & 54' Pitching Mound Ages 13-14 Skill Evals Sun., Feb. 28 PONY~COLT & PALOMINO 90' Bases & 60' Pitching Mound Ages 15-19 Pre-formed Teams Welcome Volunteers Needed EN ROUIETO mE FINAL BBERIY (12-1) W - Ballard 38-0 W- at Woodinville 35-14 W - Mercer Island 51-13 W - at Sammamish 38-0 W - Juanita 28-21 W - Hazen W - at Intedake L- Bellevue W - at Mount Si 38-28 W - at Camas 32-22* W - at 0 Dea 38-35* W - Undbergh 20-17" W - Lakes 17-14" 1988 - 3A title game, W, Cheney 31-0 Hank ~t~/er, K Race Sciabica, S 2009 - 3A title game, vs. Bellevue Kenddck Van Ackeren, RB Joey Mangialardi, WR-KR Bmyden Van UBERIY (12-1)VS. BELLEVUE (11-2) Ackemn ... Mangialardi has scored 10 3ATrUe Game touchdowns in the playoffs, including 14; Bellevue 19, Union13 56-0 ~ Previous encounter: Oct. 23, 38-14 Bellevue 27, Uberty 21 21-27 ~ Bellevue title history: Wolverines have won 3A state titl~ in 2008, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, and a 4A title in 1983. Uberty title history: Patriots won 3A state title in 1988. *post season playoffs UBERIY'S TITLE GAME HISTORY 1980 - 3A title game, L, Cen~alia 26-39 for league in all-purpose yardage with 1,695. Jenkins has scored sk touch- downs in playoffs and Wheeler has thrown six touchdown passes. 19-13 semifinal victory against Union. L - at Katy, Tex. 17-35 Key Uberty players: RB-CB L - at Grant, Calif. 0-14 Chandler Jenkins, WR-S Jake Bainton W - Mount Si 28-14 (3A/2A KingCo special teams player W - Mercer Island 48-6 of the year), OG Coleton Langdon, C W - Sammamish 42-0 Alex Kaser, DT Dan Eck, OLB Troy W - Juanita Solly, ILB Cameron Talley, QB Trey W - Uberty Wheeler, OG Jalen Robinson, K Dean W - Intedake Byron, S Marcell Bell. Byron led W - Rainier Beach league in kick scoring with 57 points. W - Mount Si Key Bellevue players: OLB John Kanongata,a (3A/2A KingCo defensive "Bainton led the league in punting W - Glacier Peak player of the year), OG-DT Julious Moore with 38.4 average and led league in W - Union (3A/2A I~ngCo lineman of the year), OT interceptions with five. Jenkins tied *post season playoffs 50-7 27-21 42-13 34-0" 49-17" 34-7" 19-13" Liberty FI~OM PAGE C1 thought, 'I can't believe it. He made that field goal.'" Valach said his team's in- tense efforts in the fourth quar- ter won the game. "What changed the game is we had some momentum plays on offense, and then our de- fense just slammed the door out there," he said. Liberty now looks ahead to the rematch against Bellevue in the Tacoma Dome. Bellevue defeated Liberty 27- 21 Oct. 23. The heartbreaker marked Liberty's only loss of the season. Tim Pfarr: 392-6434, ext. 239, or new- cas@isspress.com. Comment at www. issaquahpr ess. com. 2010 Masters & Tickets to ...2010 Senior Open at 516 228th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA 98074 425-898-8778 GolfUSASammamish.com SALE HOURS: Fridayt December 4th 6 PM - 10 PM ONLY Z ~ I i Bring It Home Patriots! Go for the 3A Championship Tickets available at the Tacoma Dome Liberty Patriots vs. Bellevue Wolverines State Finals 7:30 pm Friday, Dec. 4 at the Tacoma Dome Go Patriots! Liberty anvas bags available at DJ's. DJ's Sportscards $49.95 Personalizatlon available. 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