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Mercer Island Little League All-Star team wins state title | Sports briefs
Mercer Island Little League All-Star team wins state title
The Mercer Island 10-11 year old Little League All-Star team captured the state championship for its age group July 27, beating Cascade of Vancouver, Wash. 12-8 at Stan Hedwall Park in Chehalis.
Mercer Island won five of its six tournament games, taking two of three from Cascade to clinch the championship. The team averaged 13 runs per game in the tournament and hit nine home runs.
Team members include Alex Arron, Will Atkinson, Nathan Buchan, Tyler Butson, Evan Dickstein, Ethan Fallis, Matthew Feldman, Caiden Fukano, Wesley Ho, Michael Lee, Paul Noone, Jack Shoop and Tripp White.
The team is coached by Peter Noone, Rich Buchan and Travis White.
Eastside FC GU10 wins Sounders Cup
Islanders Flora Cruzen, Sammantha Weiss and St. Monica student Hailey Pittiglio helped their girls U10 soccer team Eastside FC win its division at the Sounders FC Cup recently. The girls topped Harbor FC 2-0 in the final to clinch the title. Eastside FC went undefeated through four matches, outscoring opponents 19-2.