Mercer Island’s Jack Rowe runs through the Newport line. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner

Mercer Island’s Jack Rowe runs through the Newport line. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner

Islanders defeat Newport in football action

  • Monday, March 15, 2021 6:52am
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Mercer Island opened its varsity football season with a 16-3 victory on the road over Newport on March 12.

Mercer Island’s Jack Rowe scored on a 6-yard run, Samuel Gilchrist snagged an 11-yard scoring pass from Eli Fahey and Ryan Dallas had a safety. On the defensive end, Cole Drayton had two fumble recoveries and Truman Curry and Garrett Rogan had interceptions.

Next up, the locals will host Liberty at 7 p.m. on March 20.

Mercer Island’s William Kendrick, left, celebrates the Islanders’ victory as Mason Chorak looks on. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner

Mercer Island’s William Kendrick, left, celebrates the Islanders’ victory as Mason Chorak looks on. Photo courtesy of David Wisenteiner




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