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MI loses starting goalkeeper
MI loses to Skyline, 48-13
Islanders destroy Kentridge, 25-6, in opener with youngest team in years
The Mercer Island boys’ golf team’s stroke total has risen each time they have played this season. For most coaches, this problem would be alarming. But Islander golf coach Tyson Peters is not worried.
Islanders rack up a 20-3 lead on Mount Si, give up 34 unanswered points in loss
Islander girls swimming gets rare tie against JFK
Islanders earn first win, 39-22
For the second consecutive year the Mercer Island boys tennis team faced its biggest test of the regular season during its first match. Newport and Mercer Island are the only teams to win the league title during each of the last six years.
Cross country runs well at Island Crest Park
Islanders sweep Issaquah, stay atop KingCo standings
Mercer Island can’t stop Newport running game
Boys fall from 3A KingCo title hunt, two in-league losses leave team 1-3
The Mercer Island High School water polo team pushed its record to 9-0 with a 19-11 win over Bellevue in league play. The Wolverines kept the game close during the first quarter, tying the score at 3-3 with several seconds left. However, the Islanders came back with a quick counterattack goal to go ahead by one as the buzzer sounded. During the second quarter, the Islanders came out on fire, reeling off seven goals to move ahead 11-5 at halftime. Mercer Island controlled the clock for the remainder of the game on its way to a comfortable victory. The Islanders were led by seniors Sam Sussman and Ari Wes, and freshman Eugene Chong. Sussman was the game’s top scorer with seven goals and also led the team in assists with five. Chong and Wes finished with six and four goals, respectively. Finishing out the scoring were senior Chris Ferrell and freshman Quinn Sterling, with one goal each. The game also highlighted the strong goalie skills of another freshman, Eric Benca, who went big with nine saves.
Snaps undefeated streak
The Mercer Island cross country teams had good showings on Saturday in Hoquiam with the girls team placing second and the boys taking fourth overall.
Even before heading into the Newberg boys water polo tournament in Oregon, the Mercer Island team suffered a setback. The tournament fell on the same day as the SAT exam for many of the players and, as a result, just two seniors — Sam Sussman and Kip Holl — made the trip.
MI wins Mukilteo Invite by more than 350 points
Girls soccer presses forward despite missing six players
Mercer Island and Bellevue High Schools are natural rivals, making Friday’s 35-7 loss by the Islanders that much more tough to bear.
Mercer Island volleyball team has no equal this season