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Zimet’s Bomb lifts Falcons past Skyline

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Mother Nature brought the rain, but Woodinville brought the lightning. Sparked by Tom Zimet’s two-run homer, the Falcons scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Skyline 5-2 last Wednesday at Falcon Field.
“Crazy weather, wet baseballs definitely make a difference,” Woodinville coach Alan Dillman said. “But the rain stopped and the bats came alive. Good things started to happen.”

The Falcon offense managed nothing but goose eggs through five innings. While waiting for the bats to heat up, Woodinville pitcher Cooper Merhmann (2-3) kept his team in the game. The lanky right-hander limited Skyline to two runs while striking out five.

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Falcons hit speed bump in otherwise solid season

  • Written by Derek Johnson
In the intervening time since the Woodinville Weekly covered them, the Falcons have been on a roll. The girls had won five of their past six matches, including 11-0 triumphs over Bothell and Mercer Island.
 
But last Monday against Lake Washington, they fell 6 to 5. The loss left Woodinville with a 6-4 record, good enough for 4th place in Kingco’s Drop Shot Division.
 
Woodinville’s top player, Ashritha Aroun, cruised to a 21-10, 21-11 victory over her Kangaroo opponent. The sophomore has been a strong asset to this team that is only in its second season of existence.
 
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Keo signs with MSU-Northern

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Montana State University-Northern (Havre, Montana) women’s basketball coach Chris Mouat has announced the signing of Sabin Keo to join the Skylight program this fall. Keo, a 5’9” guard, is originally from Woodinville, Washington. Keo recently finished her two-year career at Columbia Basin College in Pasco, Washington.
 
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Falcons on brink of playoff elimination after loss to Issy

  • Written by Derek Johnson
Since the Woodinville Weekly last saw them, the Falcons beat Bothell and North Creek to gain momentum. But then they lost three straight.
 
With the season coming to a close, time was running out on Woodinville’s hopes to earn a berth into the Kingco 4A post season tourney.
 
Coming into Saturday night’s game against Issaquah, the Falcons faced the daunting task of taking on the top team in the conference.  
 
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Falcons return from San Diego with two wins

  • Written by Derek Johnson
The Woodinville Falcons descended upon San Diego last week for Spring Break. The team played three games, did team-bonding exercises and prepared mentally for the season’s second half. The coaches referred to it as a business trip, but they scheduled fun stuff too. 
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