Mercer Island season ends at state | Prep volleyball results
By MEGAN MANAGAN
Mercer Island Reporter Reporter
November 13, 2011 · 6:10 PM
The Mercer Island girls volleyball team finished the season after losing two games at the 3A state tournament.
The Islanders traveled to St. Martin's University in Lacey for their first game on Friday morning against undefeated, and top ranked, West Valley out of Yakima. West Valley won 3-1. West Valley would go on to win the tournament, beating Eastside Catholic in the championship.
The Rams took the first game 25-11, but Mercer Island fought back in game two, before losing 26-24. In the third game the Islanders carried forward the momentum from game two and won 25-20. In the deciding game four the Islanders lost 25-23.
Rachel Bowdle had 16 digs for the team while Sara Lindquist had 13 kills. Carly Wilson added 37 assists.
After the loss the team moved into the conolsation bracket on Friday, to face Glacier Peak at Timberline High School.
Glacier Peak won 3-1.
The Islanders had a similar match as the one previous, losing game one 25-19, pushing game two to extra points 26-24 and winning game three 25-15 before falling 25-20 in the last set.
The Islanders finished the season with a 15-9 overall record after taking second in the KingCo conference and finishing fourth at league.Contact Mercer Island Reporter Reporter Megan Managan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 232-1215 ext. 5054.