LW, Juanita football teams lose, Rebel soccer routs Mariner | Prep Report
September 18, 2012 · Updated 11:14 AM
After two straight weeks of scoring 50-plus points, the Kangs' offensive firepower was subdued against Mercer Island last Friday night at Lake Washington High, as the Kangs fell to the Islanders 42-13.
The Islanders scored five times on running plays in the first half, taking a 35-0 lead into the break.
In the second half, Lake Washington finally put together a productive drive, ending with a 4-yard run by quarterback Shawn Gray (right), with Riley Simonson scoring on a 3-yard rush in the fourth quarter.
The Kangs fell to 2-1 on the season and play four-time defending state champion Bellevue on Friday, at Bellevue High School, at 7 p.m.
Also on Friday night, the Juanita Rebels were overwhelmed by No. 3-ranked Mount Si 60-6. The Wildcats found the end zone eight times in the rout, with four of them coming on the ground in addition to touchdown passes of 28 and 48 yards from quarterback Trent Riley. Juanita also gave up two turnovers, an interception and a fumble, which were returned for Mount Si scores. The Rebels (1-2) will try to bounce back against Liberty this Friday at 7 p.m. at home.
Rebels go wild on the pitch in Mariner rout
The Juanita High soccer team put its foot on the gas and never let up in a 12-0 rout of visiting Mariner in a nonleague soccer contest last Saturday at Juanita High.
For Juanita, Danika Bethune led with four goals, followed by the hat trick of Zoe Thomas, who also had two assists. In addition, Aimee Richardson, Caitlyn Glenn, Celina Ryan and Sara Hartman also scored for the Rebels.
Noelle Laursen got credited with the shutout in goal for the Rebels, who improved to 2-2-0 overall on the season.