MAY 19, 1997

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Northshore Playoff & Sports Report

Northshore sports by Madeline Moore
The Bothell High fastpitch team, with Shannon Fritzke at the helm, sailed into a Sea-King District Championship on Saturday after a 4-1 victory over Inglemoor. Both teams will advance to the Wes-Sea-King tournament this week in Marysville.
   The Kingco Conference baseball champions, the Inglemoor Vikings, lost their bid for a berth at regionals after losing 11-1 to Juanita. Newport took the Sea-King title after beating Lake Washington.
   The Inglemoor soccer team will move on to Metro-Kingco playoffs at Memorial Stadium after beating Roosevelt and Newport.
   The Northshore athletes taking first place at the Kingco track and field championships were Jake Soder, Bothell, discus; Shawn Murphy, Woodinville, 800m.

U-14 Girls Fastpitch gets the Early Bird
   The Eastside Elite U-14 girls fastpitch team won the Sun Basin Early Bird fastpitch tournament in Moses Lake, Washington, May 10 and 11. Composed of girls primarily from the Woodinville-Bothell area, the team won all six tournament games, which included teams from as far away as Vancouver, B.C. The Eastside Elite are a first-year team and this victory is their first, after finishing third last week at the Cosie Invitational in Lacey.

Cedarcrest Golf
   Derek Berg finished second with an 18-hole score of 72 at the Northwest WIAA Boys' Golf District tournament at Bellingham Country Club on May 16. Berg will now continue on to State at Spanaway Lake in Tacoma. Other Cedarcrest golfers competing at the tournament were: freshman Sean Beveridge with an 87; Marc Medley, also a freshman, with an 89; junior Zack Ritter with a 93; and sophomore Kyle McGill with a score of 94.

Spectre girls fall in semifinals
   The U-14 girls from the Northshore Youth Soccer Association competed in the Snohomish United Invitational Soccer Tournament. Nine different players scored with Lauralee Howard, Jessica Nalbandian, and Keela Tiernan leading the way with two goals each. Beth Lippert was in goal for Spectre throughout the tournament. She recorded two shutouts and made 7 saves. Spectre '84-1 is coached by Finn Skogen and assisted by Bill Tiernan.