Islanders are kicking away

As of Oct. 4, Mercer Island High School’s girls soccer team sported a 2-2-2 record in 3A KingCo action and a 3-4-2 overall mark. Next up this month for the Islanders is a home match against Hazen at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11; then they’ll play at Liberty (Renton) at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 14; at home against Juanita at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18; at Lake Washington at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 20; at home against Bellevue at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25; and at Interlake at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27. Pictured in Mercer Island’s 3-0 loss to Bellevue on Sept. 29 are: (left photo) Mercer Island’s Katie Pedersen, left, with Bellevue’s Hinana Takashima, and (right photo) Mercer Island’s Maggie Blohm, right, with Bellevue’s Amber Serres. Photos courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus