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Mercer Island boys heat up KingCo | Prep boys soccer

The Mercer Island boys soccer team has continued to heat up the KingCo league this spring.

The Islanders, currently holding the No. 1 spot in the league, after winning three straight games by five or more points. The team has not lost since the March 23 game against Juanita.

Mercer Island has a 7-1-2 league record and is 9-1-2 overall. Mount Si holds the No. 2 spots in the KingCo standings with a 7-2-1 league record.

Last week, Mercer Island faced  the Rebels again, this time winning 6-1.

Mercer Island’s Jordan Morris had four goals in the game against Juanita, along with two assists.

Last Friday the team hosted Interlake, winning 6-0.

Sam Miller earned his fourth shutout of the season, while Alberto Perez scored two goals in the first half, assisted by Josh Lee and Morris. Morris and Alex Wood both followed with unassisted goals in the 24th and 26 th minutes to make it 4-0 at halftime.

In the second half Morris scored again, followed by a goal by Josh Lee, assisted by Johan Vanderveen.

Morris leads KingCo in scoring with 16 goals and 13 assists so far this season. Alex Wood, Josh Lee and Alberto Perez are No. 5-7 in the top 10 of KingCo scorers.

This week, Mercer Island  will travel to Bellevue on Tuesday, April 24 and to Sammamish for a Friday night KingCo game beginning at 7:30 p.m.

 

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