Mercer Island forward Kaija Szylko (4) winds up to kick the ball during a 1-1 tie against Bellevue on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Mercer Island forward Kaija Szylko (4) winds up to kick the ball during a 1-1 tie against Bellevue on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Mercer Island ties with Bellevue in rivalry game

  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:51pm
  • Sports

Bellevue (4-1-3) and Mercer Island (2-6-1) played to a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7, at Bellevue High School. After a scoreless first half, the Islanders opened the scoring midway through the second half thanks to a goal from midfielder and captain Emily Yang. Bellevue scored a last-minute equalizer from freshman Hinana Takashima. Neither team managed to score in overtime, so the two rivals had to settle for a draw.

Mercer Island midfielder Emily Yang and Bellevue midfielder Audrey Miller fight for the ball during a 1-1 draw on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Mercer Island midfielder Emily Yang and Bellevue midfielder Audrey Miller fight for the ball during a 1-1 draw on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

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