Wildcat golfers qualify for 4A state tournament

May 21, 2015

The Mount Si High School girls golf team took a new coach, a new conference and a crop of new players and turned it into a deep playoff run that isn’t over yet as two Wildcats will head to the Class 4A state tournament.

The Wildcats finished the regular season, their first in KingCo 4A, with a league record of 5-3 before heading into the KingCo medalist tournament May 12 at the Snohomish Golf Course. Mount Si finished in third place with a score of 440, behind Eastlake (417) and champion Newport (413).

By Steve Botulinski Junior Caitlin Maralack (bottom far right) and freshman Kat Hodgson (top far left) are Mount Si High School’s two representatives from the golf team moving on to state.

By Steve Botulinski
Junior Caitlin Maralack (bottom far right) and freshman Kat Hodgson (top far left) are Mount Si High School’s two representatives from the golf team moving on to state.

Five of Mount Si’s six golfers earned a top-27 spot to advance to the second day of the tournament. Read more

Skyline eliminates Mount Si soccer from KingCo tournament

May 21, 2015

A long ride has finally come to an end with the Mount Si High School boys soccer team’s final loss of the season.

The 11 seniors on the team have played together for years at Mount Si and various select programs. And with a 3-0 loss to the Skyline Spartans on May 14, it looks like the Wildcats’ seniors have suited up together for the last time.

By Sam Kenyon Colton Oord (right), Mount Si senior defender and captain, tries to block a kick from Skyline’s senior midfielder and captain Nate Hardwick.

By Sam Kenyon
Colton Oord (right), Mount Si senior defender and captain, tries to block a kick from Skyline’s senior midfielder and captain Nate Hardwick.

“They played extremely well,” Mount Si senior forward and captain Connor Williams said of Skyline. “It was just a tough game. But I thought we played our hearts out and there’s nothing to be sad about, keep our heads up.” Read more

Mount Si lacrosse wins final game of the season

May 21, 2015

In the final game of the Mount Si High School boys lacrosse season, the team didn’t go gently into the night.

Instead, the players rallied hard, scoring five goals in the final quarter to escape with the 11-9 victory over Auburn Riverside on May 14.

The game was tied 4-4 at halftime before the Wildcats gave up three goals in the third quarter. The Wildcats then went into the fourth quarter down 7-6. But they were determined to earn their fourth win of the spring.

Freshman Ben Lomas came up huge for the Wildcats, scoring four of the five final goals. Lomas finished the game with five goals and an assist. Fellow Wildcats Alex Burns and Mason Maddux each had two goals in the game. Read more

Youth wrestlers take first, fifth at state

May 21, 2015

The future of Mount Si High School’s wrestling program is looking bright with up-and-coming star wrestlers.

Two local Snoqualmie Valley wrestlers headed to the Washington State Freestyle and Greco Championships in Centralia to face the best wrestlers in the state May 2-3 and bring home some hard earned hardware.

By Thomas Grisso Tryon Kaess, 12 (left), of Chief Kanim Middle School, and Benton Grisso, 10 (right), of Opstad Elementary School, show off their recent wrestling awards.

By Thomas Grisso
Tryon Kaess, 12 (left), of Chief Kanim Middle School, and Benton Grisso, 10 (right), of Opstad Elementary School, show off their recent wrestling awards.

Tryon Kaess, of Snoqualmie, took top honors, walking away with two championships and the coveted Triple Crown, awarded to wrestlers who have won first place in all three Washington State Championship tournaments in Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco. Read more

KingCo conference title eludes Mount Si boys soccer

May 13, 2015

When the Class 4A KingCo Conference boys soccer championship game began at Mount Si High School on May 11, it wasn’t raining hard.

By Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times Nicholas Dolewski (right), a Mount Si High School senior midfielder, battles Inglemoor’s Quinn Fahling for the ball during the first half of their 4A KingCo Conference boys soccer championship game May 11 at Mount Si. The Wildcats lost, 2-0.

By Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times
Nicholas Dolewski (right), a Mount Si High School senior midfielder, battles Inglemoor’s Quinn Fahling for the ball during the first half of their 4A KingCo Conference boys soccer championship game May 11 at Mount Si. The Wildcats lost, 2-0.

But as the match wore on and the Wildcats’ long-held hope for the conference tournament title faded away, as if to match the mood of the team, the rain came pouring down. The Inglemoor Vikings won, 2-0. Read more

Wildcat track teams close out regular season with strong efforts

May 13, 2015

The Mount Si High School track and field teams finished up their first regular season in the Class 4A KingCo Conference with a three-way meet against the Issaquah Eagles and the Inglemoor Vikings.

The Mount Si boys took first place in nine of 17 events at the May 7 meet at Mount Si, while the girls took first place in seven of 18 events.

“I think, for our first year in 4A, we’re representing pretty well,” boys head coach Gregg Meyers said. “We’ll have a good handful of kids that are going on to state.” Read more

Fastpitch team falls to Issaquah

May 7, 2015

The Mount Si fastpitch team faced one of the top teams in its league, the Issaquah Eagles, and couldn’t come up with the win.

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Mount Si golfers prepare for KingCo Tournament

May 7, 2015

After finishing the regular season, the Mount Si girls golf team is preparing for the KingCo 4A league tournament.

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Wildcats soccer ties at Eastlake; advances to KingCo

May 7, 2015

The Wildcat boys’ soccer team rode a scoreless tie into an undefeated regular season.

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Corridor plan caters to outdoor fun

May 7, 2015

Outdoor recreational enthusiasts will soon have more places to enjoy their favorite activities in the expansive Snoqualmie Corridor region.

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