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Prep Zone: Oct. 23 edition

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on Oct. 23, 2009 at 10:28 am with No Comments »
October 23, 2009 10:28 am

What to watch today

The Narrows League’s best swimmers will gather at Foss’ pool for the girls league championship swim meet.
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: Foss

Thursday’s highlights

In a Narrows League showdown of undefeated volleyball teams, third-ranked Olympia rallied for a 3-2 win at No. 7 Gig Harbor and clinched at least a share of the league title. The Bears won the final two games by a combined four points. Lisa Chulich led Olympia with 15 kills and 21 digs, while Jennifer Liedes added 12 kills and seven blocks.

Second-ranked Graham-Kapowsin kept its perfect record intact with a 3-0 win over Beamer. Kaitylyn Foster led the Eagles with 7 kills and 6 blocks and Kayla Reno had a match-high 11 kills.

Kentwood’s Max Manthou won the SPSL boys tennis singles title, defeating Kentridge’s Matt Overland 6-1, 6-2. The Chargers’ doubles team of Vineeth Omkaram and Garrett Ballou took first, beating Puyallup’s Michael and Brian Pinkard, 6-4, 7-6 (7).

Steilacoom’s Zach Bryan took first in the Nisqually 2A boys cross country championship, winning the race at Spanaway Lake Park in 17 minutes, 22.53 seconds. Fife’s Jaimie McFarland won the girls’ event in 20:23.06 and Orting’s Kayleigh McCoy placed first in the 1A girls’ race in 20:04.75.

Shayli Housman scored a goal and notched an assist in Curtis’ 3-0 win at Spanaway Lake.

Kimmie Stueckle and Tatum Ross each scored twice for Emerald Ridge in its 9-0 win against Graham-Kapowsin.

Auburn Mountainview won its fifth straight game, beating White River 3-1. The Lions have a chance at claiming the league title if they beat SPSL 3A-leading Bonney Lake on Tuesday.

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