Girls tennis remains undefeated
Mercer Island girls tennis remained undefeated Wednesday, April 16, beating Kamiak 7-0 at Mercer Island Country Club. In singles matches, Lydia Venditti won over Jenna Gilbert 6-1, 6-3. Gabby Venditti beat Elizabeth Norris 6-0, 6-0, Sarah Sweet defeated Hannah Hertzog 6-2, 6-0, and Miji Suhr beat Jessica Bae 6-0, 6-0. In doubles, Caroline Hamilton and Caroline Dillon defeated Annette Song/Hanna Lee 8-1. Jamie Mounger and Catherine Seifert beat Madison Duskin and Michelle Yun 8-0, and Fiona Brasfield and Sammy Sweet won over Hira Wagar and Staela Kim 8-0. Next up, the Islanders will take on Liberty at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Mercer Island High School.
Wildcats rip Islander baseball
Mercer Island baseball suffered its second conference loss of the season Wednesday, losing to Mount Si 13-1 at Island Crest Park. The loss ended a four-game KingCo winning streak for Mercer Island, bringing its KingCo record to 4-2 and overall record to 6-5. Keegan Ogard went 3-3 with a double, while Chris Lawler was 2-3 and Michael Petrie went 1-3 with a run scored for the Islanders. Mercer Island will host Bellevue at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 18 at Island Crest Park.
Boys soccer ties Sammamish
Mercer Island boys soccer tied Sammamish 1-1 Wednesday night at Mercer Island High School, bringing its KingCo record to 5-1-3 and overall record to 5-2-4. After the Totems scored in the 18th minute, Ryan Hill answered off an assist from Sean Nevin in the 68th minute. The Islanders remain tied for first place with Interlake, and will take on the Saints at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Mercer Island High School.