Bethel Sports Round-up, Week of September 24

By Josh Magill

Spanaway Lake High School

 The Spanaway Lake Sentinels had a rough week in sports, falling to opponents in four different competitions. 

 Boys Golf lost to area rivals Rogers on Tuesday and Puyallup on Thursday, while Boys Tennis was overpowered by Puyallup as well.  Yet, Kennedy Caldwell did take home a win on the tennis court in singles play Thursday.

 Angela Albright scored three goals on Tuesday afternoon to help the Girls’ soccer team snag a tie against Bethel.  The Braves’ Kasie Lough scored two goals, while Audrey Young added a goal of her own. 

 Sentinel Girls Golf couldn’t win on the links versus Emerald Ridge and Puyallup. 

 The bright spot of the week for SpanawayLake was the grid-iron tacklers of the football squad.  The Sentinels (3-2) snuck past Kent‐Meridian (1-4) on Friday night 18-15 with a second-half comeback. 

 “Really proud about how our team fought back after going down 15-0,” commented head coach John Robak.  “Our defense shut them out in the second half and the offensive line took control of the game.” 

 Zach McArthur caught a TD pass from quarterback Joe Martin to score first time in the second half, then running back Treyvon Brown rushed to bring SLHS within one.  Logan Stenger kicked a 31-yard field goal for the go-ahead score.

 SLHS Football takes on a 4-1 Curtis squad this week that is coming off a huge shut-out win over Beamer.

Bethel High School

 Bethel Braves Volleyball defeated Spanaway Lake on Tuesday night behind Jackie Bonds’ 13 kills, two blocks and five aces.  Randi Ingram had 11 digs and Courtney New contributed 25 assists. Delaney Johnson.  The Sentinels had eleven kills from both Alicia Ortiz and Brittany Brooks, who also had 29 digs.  Sierra Hoover had 27 assists and Tiki Lawrence had three aces for SpanawayLake.

 Bethel Boys Golf dropped their match to Emerald Ridge, but Drake Brown was co‐medalist with a scoring round of 39.  The Boys Tennis squad lost to Rogers despite a win in singles play by Jeff Hamilton.

 Braves Football (2-3) lost by a single score on Friday to Emerald Ridge (1-4) to give the Jaguars their first win of the season.  Connor Reopelle threw for two touchdowns to Bryce Bowers and Noah Bales, while Colton Allen rushed for another.

Graham-Kapowsin High School

 The Eagles had the best week in the BSD by winning in four different sports during the week, beginning with Boys Tennis on Tuesday.  The Eagle rackets defeated Rogers behind wins from Niko Convento and Alec Anderson in singles play.  The doubles team of Ben Hanson/Alex Meyer was also victorious.

 On Thursday afternoon, Boys Golf knocked off the Braves with Drake Brown finishing as the overall medalist with a round of 42.

 G-K Football (4-1) took down a tough Rogers team on Thursday evening 38-14 for their second win in a row.  Running back Teague James rushed for four TDs in the triumph.  This week the Eagles, who are currently in third place in the South Puget Sound League-South standings, will face off against league rival Bethel at Art Crate Stadium.

 G-K HS Volleyball dropped their Tuesday night match to Puyallup though Jessica Bailey had spiked 11 kills and Abby Cox had 22 digs.  The girls recovered on Thursday against Federal Way taking home the victory behind Alex Tuilepia’s 27 assists and Taylor Nolte’s seven kills.  Bailey had six kills.

 ©  2012  Josh Magill

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