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Mercer Island boys stay undefeated with wins over Juanita, Mount Si | Boys prep basketball

Mercer Island’s Gabriel Boucad goes up for a jump shot against Juanita Friday, Dec. 13 at Juanita High School. The Islanders beat the Rebels 66-46.  - Joseph Livarchik/Mercer Island Reporter
Mercer Island’s Gabriel Boucad goes up for a jump shot against Juanita Friday, Dec. 13 at Juanita High School. The Islanders beat the Rebels 66-46.
— image credit: Joseph Livarchik/Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island boys basketball team remained undefeated over the weekend with road wins over Mount Si and Juanita High School.

In Saturday's 80-49 win over the Mount Si Wildcats at Mount Si High School, senior captain Chris Lawler led the way with 23 points and four assists. Co-captain Jake Stenberg had 12 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals. Andrew Pickles had 10 points, while Daniel Sims and Sam Nordale each contributed eight points. Nick Taylor had seven points and three rebounds, Gabe Boucaud had six points, and Teddy van der Velden had four points, five rebounds, an assist and a block. Jack Counihan pitched in two points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal, and David Emanuels contributed three assists and two steals.

The Islanders cruised to a 66-46 win over the Juanita Rebels the night before at Juanita High School. Mercer Island jumped ahead 21-9 in the first quarter and led 47-22 at the half. Chris Lawler had 14 points, six assists and two steals, and Ethan Chen had ten points, three rebounds an assist and three blocks. Jake Stenberg had nine points, four rebounds and a steal, and Nick Taylor had six points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Gabe Boucaud had six points, two rebounds and three steals. Teddy van der Velden had six points, seven rebounds, an assist, two steals and a block, and Andrew Pickles had six points, three rebounds, a steal and a block.

Next up for the Islanders will be the Interlake Saints at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at Mercer Island High School.

 

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