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MI girls golf bests Roosevelt by 106 strokes | Prep Notebook

Golf

The Mercer Island girls golf team beat Roosevelt on Thursday afternoon in a home match at Jefferson Park Golf Course. The Islanders beat the Roughriders by 106 strokes, taking the match 218-324.

Chelsea Saelee earned her second consecutive first place finish for Mercer Island, finishing with a 37, just one stroke over par. Haley Chinn was second overall with a score of 40. Jackie Pearson was third with 44, Kayce Ogishima was fourth with a 48 and Kristen Numata was fifth with a 49.

Girls lacrosse

The Islanders advanced to a 3-1 record after beating Tacoma in division I lacrosse on Thursday night 11-8. The Islanders will next host Garfield, after the school's spring break, on April 8 at 8 p.m.

Mercer Island 11, Tacoma 8 (Sarah Drucker, 3 goals; Talia Homchick, 3 goals)

The Mercer Island girls division II fell to undefeated Overlake Thursdsay evening, losing 16-14. Overlake's Kerri Smith had five goals, while Ellen Horton had three goals for Mercer Island.

Overlake 16, Mercer Island 14 (Ellen Horton, 3 goals; Sarah Cartwright, 2 goals; Madison Blackburn, 2 goals; Maiya Loucks, 2 goals; Dulce Moll, 2 goals)

Boys track

The Mercer Island boys track team earned a convincing win over Ballard in their first home match of the season yesterday. The Islanders won 103-38.

Mercer Island 103, Ballard 38

Shot put – David Kuhn, 41-9. Javelin – Reid Jackson, 160-5. High jump – Jeff Lindquist, 5-2. Long jump – R. Jackson, 19-8. Triple jump – Kurtis Rosengreen, 35-10. 110 hurdles – Elliot Blasich, 16.8. 300 hurdles – John Hammerstrom, 44.1. 100 – Nicolas Sinclair, 11.2. 200 – N. Sinclair, 22.9. 1,600 – Aaron Elefson, 4:40.7. 400 relay – Mercer Island (Sinclair, Kyler Huber, Hammerstrom, Igor Guerrero), 46.0. 1,600 relay – Mercer Island, 3:55.1.

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