April 20, 2011
The Mount Si High School soccer squad defeated the Liberty Patriots, 3-0, in the first game of the second half of their 2011 season.
The game helped overcome a poor performance at Mercer Island earlier in the week. The Islanders beat the Wildcats, 3-1.
“It was important to get back on track after the Mercer Island game,” assistant coach Ben Tomlisson said. “Everybody was a bit disappointed about how we played in that game. I don’t think we did ourselves justice.”
Nobody was surprised when the Liberty match started with the Wildcats rushing to pressure the Patriots, forcing mistakes and creating opportunities. Ten minutes into the game, Eric Baumgardner opened the scoring by cashing in on a brilliant assist from Dane Aldrich. Baumgardner fired low and to the left of the keeper from the heart of the box, with enough time to check if it was raining.
May 23, 2010
NEW — 2:15 p.m. May 23, 2010
Glacier Peak knocked Mount Si out of the boys soccer state tournament Friday May 21, in a 2-0 win.
Mount Si had gone into the game as the favored team, but it wasn’t enough to carry the Wildcats to a victory. They couldn’t stop the Grizzlies deep offense, led by brothers Jackson and Shane Miller.
May 14, 2009
Mount Si boys soccer coach Darren Brown finally pin-pointed what his team needs to work on in the offseason.
Problem is, that work is coming a little sooner than all of the Wildcats anticipated.
In a physical, rough-and-tumble battle with Sammamish at home May 11, Mount Si was beaten 1-0 in the first round of the Class 3A league tournament and eliminated from the postseason.
The game was full of plenty penalties, shoves and even a thrown punch that was missed by officials. What it wasn’t full of was scoring opportunities by the Wildcats. Sammamish scored the game-winning goal with 22 minutes to play, then let its physical style do the rest to preserve the shutout.
April 8, 2009
The Mount Si boys soccer team had the same result in each of its two games last week, but that didn’t mean the Wildcats suddenly became predictable.
Mount Si took league favorite Mercer Island to the wire, before losing a 2-1 overtime decision March 31. Three days later, the Wildcats were seemingly a different team, as they were upset by Liberty, 2-0, on the road.
Now two weeks into the league schedule, Mount Si is 1-2. And head coach Darren Brown has resigned himself to the fact that it could be a nutty season.