The Mercer Island girls volleyball team move into this week’s SeaKing district tournament as the No. 2 KingCo seed after losing to Mount Si in the league tournament finals.
The Islanders, playing Mount Si for the third time this season, lost 3-1 (18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 17-25) on Saturday evening.
During the matches Lorial Yeadon had 12 digs, while Rachel Bowdle posted 22 digs. Sara Lindquist had 12 kills and three aces, while Carly Wilson added 24 assists. Kris Brackmann had five kills and five aces.
With the seeding the Islanders, now 13-5 overall, prepare to face their Metro challengers.
The Islanders will begin the district tournament on Thursday, Nov. 3 at West Seattle High School against the winner of the Metro No. 8 and Metro No. 3 game. The match is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
A win in their first game, would move the Islanders forward to the semifinal round which will take place Saturday, Nov. 5 at Sammamish High School at 11 a.m. A loss would move the Islanders into the consolation bracket, making their next game Saturday at Sammamish at 1 p.m.
The top five teams from the district tournament will move forward to the state tournament, which begins Nov. 11 at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash.