Mercer Island fall sports earn academic honors | Sports briefs

Several of the Mercer Island High School fall sports teams have earned academic honors this season.

Six of the eight teams won the Outstanding Scholastic Team Award, posting team grade point averages of 3.5 or higher.

The boys cross country had a team GPA of 3.876, the girls cross country team posted a 3.853 average and the boys tennis team had a 3.731 average. The girls swim and diving team had an average GPA of 3.696, girls soccer came in with 3.625 and the volleyball team had an average GPA of 3.516.

Two teams earned the Distinguished Scholastic Team Award, earning an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. The boys golf team had an average of 3.482, and the football team’s average GPA was 3.273.


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