Boys, girls track beat Sammamish | Prep sports

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Mercer Island's Seattle Thunder, Ben Vandenbosch and Eric Schulz compete in the boys 3200 meter race during Mercer Island's track meet against Sammamish Thursday, March 27 at Mercer Island High School. Schulz won the race, while Vandenbosch was 2nd and Thunder was 3rd.
— image credit: Hank Tea/Contributed photo

Mercer Island boys and girls track beat Sammamish

Islander boys and girls track earned wins over Sammamish Thursday, March 27 at Mercer Island High School, with the boys winning 88-47 and the girls 110-26. Mercer Island will travel to Interlake High School to take on the Saints at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 3.

Boys: Shot put—Nolan Conway, MI, 42-06.75; Discus-Kyle Hsu, MI, 102-00; Javelin—Nicholas Richards, MI, 119-04; High jump—Greyson Weltyk, MI, 5-06.00; Long jump—Kendric McVay, S, 18-01.00; Triple jump—Greyson Weltyk, MI, 35-05.00; 110 hurdles—Zen Moore, S, 16.06; 300 hurdles—Zen Moore, S, 43.10; 100—Justin Tundrea, S, 11.41; 200—Ethan Vu, MI, 23.61; 400—Eric Schulz, MI, 51.28; 800—Jonathan Perr, MI, 2:13.32; 1,600—Nathan Cummings, MI, 4:36.00; 3,200—Eric Schulz, MI, 10:42.00; 400 relay—Mercer Island (Andrew Bliss, Christopher Yee, Benjamin Wilt, Jordano Mark) 47.82; 1,600 relay-Sammamish (Jonathan Backous, Noah Jackson, Conor Lanning, Tommy Nguyen) 3:49.00.

Girls: Shot put-Emily Bassett, MI, 36-05.00; Discus-Emily Bassett, MI, 91-06; Javelin-Katherine Hendrikson, MI, 76-06; High jump-Emily Lightfoot, MI, 4-08.00; Long jump-Emily Lightfoot, MI, 13-08.25; Triple jump-Latrevian Saunders, MI, 29-07.00; 100 hurdles-Lindsay Lightfoot, MI, 17.81; 300 hurdles-Latrevian Saunders, MI, 53.25; 100-Victoria Gersch, MI, 12.86; 200-Victoria Gersch, MI, 26.56; 400-Sarah Bjarnason, MI, 1:02.15; 800-Alida Scalzo, MI, 2:29.00; 1,600-Pascale De Sa E Silva, S, 5:23.00; 3,200-Linden Elggren, MI, 12:48.00; 400 relay-Mercer Island (McKenzie Krause, Emily Bassett, Kate Miller, Mary Lovejoy) 53.04; 800 relay-Mercer Island (Piper Casey, Lauren Cartwright, Emily Lightfoot, Latrevian Saunders) 1:56.86; 1,600 relay-Mercer Island (Mary Lovejoy, Kate Miller, Lauren Cartwright, Alida Scalzo) 4:24.00.


Mercer Island's Ethan Vu crosses the finish line to take first place in the boys 200 meter race against Sammamish Thursday, March 27 at Mercer Island High School (photo by Hank Tea).

Boys lacrosse tops Columbine

Mercer Island boys lacrosse opened the Northwest Invitational tournament with a 13-8 win over Columbine High School Thursday, March 27 at Islander Middle School, improving the Islanders to 6-0 this year. Brett Bottomley had 5 goals and an assist for the Islanders, while Peter Mahony had 4 goals and an 1 assist. Chase York had 1 goal, 2 assists and 4 ground balls, and Benji Rothenberg had 10 saves in goal. Mercer Island will take on Oregon's Sunset High School at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28 at Islander Stadium.

Recap: Mercer Island 13, Columbine (Colo.) 8 (Brett Bottomley, MI, 5 goals, 1 assist; Peter Mahony, MI, 4 goals, 1 assist; Chase York, MI, 1 goal, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Evan Condon, MI, 1 goal, 2 assists, 4 ground balls; Reed Fuhr, MI, 1 goal; Cooper Johnson, MI, 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 ground balls; Benji Rothenberg, MI, 10 saves, 4 ground balls; Anthony SanFilippo, C, 4 goals, 1 ground ball; Dominic Sanfilippo, C, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Landon Cramer, C, 2 assists; Tyler Goodwin, C, 1 goal, 1 ground ball; Nick Stash, C, 1 goal, 1 assist, 1 ground ball; Jake Allen, C, 1 goal; Hayden Melvin, C, 9 saves, 3 ground balls)


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