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MIHS fall sports teams at state tournaments

November 6th, 2012 at Tue, 6th, 2012 at 9:42 am by Megan Managan

Here’s a look at the Mercer Island team schedules for those team participating in state tournaments this week.

Boys water polo

The Islanders will begin the state tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and will play it’s first game against Bainbridge at 3 p.m. in the opening round. The team when will play Auburn Riverside at 7:40 p.m. that night. Both games will take place at the Rogers High School pool.

If Mercer Island wins both games or loses one they will move into the single elimination round on Friday at Curtis High School’s pool. Two loses on Wednesday would end the Islanders season.

Should Mercer Island win one or two games Nov. 7 the team will play at either 3 p.m. (two wins) or 4:10 p.m. (one win) in the state quarterfinals.

The final rounds of the tournament will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Curtis High School’s pool.

Volleyball

The volleyball 3A state tournament begins on Friday, Nov. 9. The Islanders will play the first game at 8 a.m. on Friday against Prairie. The state tournament takes place at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash. and Timberline High School.

During the tournament, games on courts 1-3 will be played at St. Martin’s while courts 4 and 5 are located at Timberline High School.

 

 

Girls swim and dive

The Mercer Island girls swim and dive team will head south on Friday to defend their 3A state title. The meet begins Friday, Nov. 9 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way with warms up for 3A beginning at 1:30 p.m. and the meet begins at 2:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 10 the 3A swim finals begin with warm ups at 1:30 p.m. and the finals meet starts at 2:30 p.m.

Girls soccer

The MIHS girls soccer team plays Kamiakin in Kennewick on Tuesday night. The winner moves on to the quarterfinals, and will play the winner of the Enumclaw vs. Mount Spokane game by Nov. 10.

Updates on the various tournaments will be make throughout the weekend. Follow MIRsports on Twitter to get the latest news.

I’m the sports reporter at the Mercer Island Reporter newspaper. On this blog you’ll find extra bits and pieces to stories I’ve written, behind the scene looks at teams and observations on the sports in our area. I’ll field questions here, and ask a few too. You can follow me on Twitter (@MIRsports ) or send me an e-mail.

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