April 28, 2019

This Week at HOME      

  • Tuesday, 30
    • Girls JV Tennis vs Skyline, 3:45pm
  • Wednesday, May 1
    • CTeam Baseball vs Redmond, 4:30pm
    • CTeam Boys Soccer vs Mercer Island, 6pm
  • Thursday, 2
    • Varsity Baseball PlayoffGame vs TBD, 4:15pm
  • Saturday 4
    • Issaquah Lacrosse Community Day at IHS. Lacrosse all day - Join us to enjoy back-to-back games from K2, food trucks, gear vendors with a TON of FUN and PRIDE!
    • JV Boys Lacrosse vs Mt Si, 6pm
    • Varsity Boys Lacrosse vs Mt Si, 8pm    SENIOR NIGHT




Issaquah Band is outstanding and growing!  Outstanding…Yes!  STATE this weekend!  Growing…Yes!  With 30+ more Band members this year there are not enough informs! Band needs uniforms!  This will allow the band to look GREAT at Husky Band Day, The Salmon Days Parade and other marching band events for years to come! 

We need to raise $30,000 by April 29th.  YIKES!   ASB and Booster Club are contributing but we need to raise the bulk of it. So please help us out so we can quickly get them ordered!   You can donate through IHS ASB here:  Choose:  Issaquah High School – Band TL Fundraising – type in ‘uniforms’ - $$


TRACK & FIELD         

The Eagles track and field crew wrapped up the regular season last week vs Eastlake. The standout field performance was Simon Treppenhauer’s new personal record javelin throw at 180-06! Sam Griffith won the 800m and Emma Jordan won the 1600m races. The boys 4 x 400 relay team brought home a nice first place win too! 

Girls Issy vs Eastlake Photos & Boys Issy vs Eastlake Photos ~  thanks to proud Booster Club sponsor. Stop Action Photography.  Check out Stop Action’s FB page for videos too!

Track starts King Co post season events on May 8-10! 


Varsity ~ The Varsity team was defeated in both matches this week 5-2. On April 23, the team played hard against Redmond. Lasya Neti/Jeewon Jung and Sayaka Kenmochi /Anna Jo won their doubles matches. Jasleen Shnider/Sydney Antezana’s match went to a tie breaker before they were defeated. 

On April 25th, the team hosted Eastlake and celebrated their senior Sayaka Kenmochi. Sayaka Kenmochi/Anna Jo won their match. Chelsea Park/Cara Smallwood went to a tie breaker before winning their exciting match. 

JV  ~ The Junior Varsity team was defeated by Redmond 4-3 on April 23. Nicole Leewon her singles match. Julie Schwartz/Malisa Nguyen and Amanada Ro/Sienna Tremblay won their doubles matches. 

On April 25th, Issaquah defeated Eastlake 5-2.  Nicole Lee won her match and Cameron Krell won her first singles match! Julie Schwartz/Malisa Nguyen, Amanda Ro/Sienna Tremblay, Alex Dunn-Cordova/Siena Gaston all won their doubles matches!!

SOFTBALL   4-14 in KingCo (8th place)

Monday the Eagles showed some fight against undefeated Redmond losing 21-6. The Eagles were able to turn 4 hits into 6 runs, collecting these were Issy Neville, Cora Erickson, Brooke Byers and McKenna Malone. Cate Menting, Brooke Byers and Alexis Bellis shared pitching responsibilities to try to keep the Redmond bats quiet on a rainy day.

Wednesday was a tough loss to playoff bound Newport getting no hit in a 9-0 defeat. Ella Wolff and Brooke Byers pitched.

WIN!  Friday was senior day and it produced easily the most exciting game of the year as the Eagles were able to send off their lone senior McKenna Malone in style with a come from behind 8-7 victory over Skyline. Sophomore Captain Clara Wolff was the starting pitcher and Freshman Brooke Byers came in relief to get the victory. Down 6-0 in the 5th inning the girls were able to rally with 2 outs to produce 7 runs to take the lead. Sophomore Captain Kelly Hruza started the scoring with a 3 RBI double to score Avery Taylor, Lexi Ridgewell and Marisa Tremblay. Freshman Megan Reichley singled to score Hruza to make the game 6-4 and set up the drama for two time Senior Captain McKenna Malone. Malone answered the bell by sending a triple in to left field off the tip of the outstretched glove of the defender scoring Wolff and Reichley to tie the game 6-6. Sophomore Avery Taylor singled for the second time in the inning to score Malone and give Issaquah the lead 7-6. Skyline answered with a run in the top of the 7th to tie the game 7-7 and put the game in the hands of the Eagles. Clara Wolff finished off her epic performance by hitting a line drive double and was driven home for the winning run by Megan Reichley to be mobbed by her teammates in the walk off victory 8-7. A fitting and feel good send off for the final home game of the season.   

Senior Night Photos and warm-ups~ thanks to proud Booster Club sponsor. Stop Action Photography

Thank you to all of the fans who came out to support the Eagles and thank you to the girls for an outstanding game.

The final road games of the season are Tuesday at Woodinville and Friday at Ballard.

IHS Fastpitch’s cleaning out the lockers, selling Vintage Gear!  Families can purchase some cool, game-issued, genuine Issaquah sports jerseys, & other gear!  Fastpitch gear is a GREAT way to show support for ALL IHS teams!  Click Here to see rain jackets, pants, practice pants, retro tees, and more. Interested, questions, email IHS Fastpitch Boosters-Tracie Jones, 


Varsity ~  Win against Redmond, 3-1 ~  The varsity Eagles celebrated Senior Night with a decisive 3-1 victory over the Redmond Mustangs.  Issaquah got on the scoreboard first with a goal in the 10th minute of play, but it was called back with an offside call.  The Eagles responded 10 minutes later in the 20th minute when Andrew Myerson crossed the ball in from the left and Gage Howard headed it in for goal, 1-0.  Redmond equalized with 7 minutes left in the half to end the first at 1-1.  The Eagles attacked and pressed in the second half and were rewarded with a goal 15 minutes in.  Ryan Barrett scored off the assist from Paolo Fichera.  The Eagles sealed the game 11 minutes later on a 60 yard breakaway run with Taiga Crenshaw crossing it into the box and Ryan Carragher scoring the goal.    Boys Soccer Senior Night Pictures & Videos ~  thanks to proud Booster Club sponsor. Stop Action Photography Facebook page. 

The Eagles are in a 3 way tie for second and will play Mt. Si (1st) next Tuesday for 2nd seed in the KingCo post season tournament.

JV  ~  Win against Redmond, 1-0~  The Eagles JV team and the Redmond Mustangs met Tuesday evening in a memorable physical match that saw Mason Menser in the hospital and Aiden Howard both with knee injuries.  Shortly before the end of the first half we got our chance to score as Kas Bakker was fouled in the box and Jack Smith took the PK to bring the Eagles up 1-0. Stoppage time was not recognized in the second half and the game ended with an exciting open net miss by Redmond to leave the Eagles on top 1-0.  We will meet next week at our final and away game against top ranked Mt. Si.  JV Boys vs Redmond Pictures~ thanks to proud Booster Club sponsor, Stop Action Photography Facebook page. 

JVC  ~  Win against Sammamish, 5-0 ~  On Monday April 22, in an away match, Issaquah High School JVC soccer team defeated Sammamish High School 5-0. Sammamish scored an own goal and then Omar Jallow scored to make it 2-0 at halftime. In the second half Sammamish scored another own goal and Connor Shin scored two goals to seal the 5-0 victory for Issaquah. 

Win against Bellevue, 4-0 ~  On Wednesday April 24, in a home match, Issaquah High School JVC soccer team defeated Bellevue High School 4-0. Kota Murakami scored the first goal in the opening minutes of the game. Omar Jallow scored the 2nd goal. In the second half, Connor Shin scored, assisted by Josh Kroker.  Josh scored the final goal as Issaquah remained undefeated with two games left in the season. 

This Week: JV and Varsity  ~  Tuesday, April 30 - Away vs Mt. Si, JV at 5:30 pm and Varsity at 7:30 pm (last game for JV and regular season for varsity). Varsity is playing to secure 2nd in the standings.  JVC Team  ~  Monday, April 29 - Away vs. Liberty at 6:00 pm / Wednesday, May 1 - Home vs Mercer Island at 6:00 pm (last game of the season. 

Boys' Soccer Fundraiser Goal:  $3,000 for program goalkeeper coach and semi-permanent shelter     Deadline:  April 30, 2019  


VARSITY 12-6 KingCo  Heading into Playoffs Thursday.   Eagles beat Mustangs again~ The Eagles defeated the Redmond Mustangs 7-1 on Tuesday, breaking open a tight ball game with a five run seventh inning. Junior Derek Gellos had three RBI in the game, two coming on a single in the third inning. Bouncing back from his last start, junior Brady Liddle went the distance for his third win, scattering four hits and punching out three.

Eagles beat rival Knights ~ The Eagles busted out 14 hits in a 9-2 win over Newport on Wednesday and remain tied for second place with Inglemoor. Jack Githens had three hits in four trips to the plate, Derek Gellos drove in three with a double and two-run homer in the sixth inning and Arden Walcott added a two-run double. On the hill, Joseph Warner allowed one run in six innings of relief for his first varsity win of the season.

Eagles earn 4th seed, host playoff game Thursday ~ The Eagles closed out the regular season with a 10-5 loss to first place Skyline on Friday and enter post-season play as the KingCo #4 seed and will host the Wesco #5 seed Thursday, May 2nd at 4:15pm.   Playoff Bracket  

JV    6-12 KingCo  ~  Issaquah – 4, Redmond – 2, Issy got its revenge against Redmond from earlier in the season, by playing error-free defense and good pitching. Starter Jakob Sellars got the win, going six innings and allowing two earned runs. Cade Stenzel got the save by closing out the seventh inning with men on base. Cody Chan led the offense, going 2-3 and scoring a run. Alex Charoenkul had a double and an RBI. John Herd added a single, a run, and an RBI, as did Sean Kageyama. Runs also scored by Tommy Brown and Cade Stenzel.

Newport – 5, Issaquah – 1, Despite a combined 19 hits in the game, it was a low-scoring game. Issaquah had 9 hits, and left 10 men on base, managing only 1 run. Starting pitcher, Glen McInnerney went 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 earned runs, and striking out 4.Sean Kageyama came in to get the final out in the top of the seventh. Alex Charoenkul led the offense, going 2-3 and a double. Andrew Hickey also went 2-3 at the plate. Gavin Clark scored the only run on an RBI by John Herd. Other hits: Cody Chan, Ryan Garcia, Gavin Clark and John Mehr

Skyline – 9, Issaquah – 6, Skyline took an early lead with timely hitting and aggressive base-running. In the end, Skyline out-hit Issy 10-7, despite Skyline’s 4 errors. Starter John Mehr lasted 3 innings, giving up 4 runs. Tommy Brown took over for 1 inning, giving up 2 runs. Gavin Clark threw 2 impressive innings in the sixth and seventh innings, giving up just 1 hit and 1 walk. Shane White went 3-3 at the plate, and scored a run, including a long double to right-center. Cade Stenzel was 2-4 and scored 2 runs, which included a towering double to the wall in left-center (402 ft fence). Cody Chan was 1-4 with 2 RBI, and Alex Charoenkul added an RBI. Other offensive stats: John Herd 1-3, 1 run; Andrew Hickey run scored, Glen McInnerney run scored.

CTeam     10-6 KingCo     It was a tough week for our boys, losing toe Skyline on Tuesday, 1-7, and then again on Thursday to Mercer Island at home, 0-11.  CTeam ends their season this week with two last games.  Tuesday they plat at Eastlake, 6pm, then their last game of the season will be at Home on Wednesday, vs Redmond, 4:30pm. 


This Week:  Saturday, May 4th  9am-9pm is Issaquah Lacrosse Community Day at IHS. Lacrosse all day, culminating with a 6pm JV game and the grand finale, Senior Night Varsity vs Mt Si at 8pm.  Join us to enjoy back-to-back games from K2, food trucks, gear vendors with a TON of FUN and PRIDE!        


Issaquah Football welcomes new Head Football Coach Joshua Brookshire. Coach Brookshire comes to us from College of Idaho, where he served as the Assistant Coach to the Coyote Football Program and was a teacher at Caldwell High School.  Brookshire’s history includes 10 years active duty in the US Navy, then six years as an assistant Coach at Caldwell High School. During these years he attended the College of Idaho, graduating with s B.S. in Math/Physics and minors in History and Education. Join us all in giving Coach Brookshire and his family a warm welcome!

GIRLS LACROSSE       (Booster Crew volunteer needed for updates)  Click Here for Schedule

GIRLS GOLF              (Booster Crew volunteer needed for updates)   4/29 4A KingCo Girls Medalist Tournament, Snohomish.


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It is easy to be a Booster Crew parent for your student’s activity because you are already engaged and cheering them on.  Just share what you know!  Notifications on when activities and events are happening so others can share in that Eagle pride and support. 

    • Updates on results, successes, highlight so we can share in the celebration.
    • Pictures of our students doing what they love so we can see the action and make connections. It all takes you! 
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  • May 14 ………….. Annual Booster Club Membership Meeting, IHS Library, 6:30pm
  • May 31 ............. DECA hosts Mr Issaquah, IHS, 7pm
  • June 1 …………… Senior Prom Dance
  • June 13 …………. Issaquah Graduation, Safeco Field
  • June 27 …………. Last Day of School