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Mercer Island select boys take second at Seattle tournament | Youth sports

The Mercer Island select seventh grade boys team includes: head coach Adam Nelson, Peter Ernst, Eric Kim, Harrison Goonewardene, Matt LeProwse, Sam Nordale, Sam Pugel, assistant coaches Mason Azose, Brad Chase, Kevin McCoy, Griffin Kane, Jesse Fulp, Johnny van der Velden, Josh Stenberg, Michael Petrie and Anthony Scalzo. - Contributed photo
The Mercer Island select seventh grade boys team includes: head coach Adam Nelson, Peter Ernst, Eric Kim, Harrison Goonewardene, Matt LeProwse, Sam Nordale, Sam Pugel, assistant coaches Mason Azose, Brad Chase, Kevin McCoy, Griffin Kane, Jesse Fulp, Johnny van der Velden, Josh Stenberg, Michael Petrie and Anthony Scalzo.
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The Mercer Island boys select seventh grade ETL team finished with a second place in the silver division at the Martin Luther King AAU basketball tournament in Seattle in January.

The team won its first two pool games, including a big 54-46 win over the tournament champions Rotary Style Blue. The Islanders also beat the Pro Bound All-Stars, 58-21.

Mercer Island advanced to the semifinals against EBC Panthers, winning 60-33 and then taking on Rotary Style Blue once again for the title. The Islanders never recovered from an early deficit and lost 48-29.

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