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Sports Roundup for Sept. 12-17

By Tim Clinton

Saturday, Sept. 17

Kentwood 41, Kennedy 40
Kennedy Catholic came up one point shy in an old-fashioned shootout as it opened North Puget Sound League action Saturday at home against Kentwood.

Skyview 3, West Seattle 0
The Wildcats took a loss to Skyview in a non-league match Saturday.

Friday, Sept. 16

Mt. Rainier 38, Tahoma 6
The Rams ran their overall record to 3-0 with Friday's win in their North Puget Sound League opener in Maple Valley.
W.F. West 34, Highline 14
The Pirates fell short in a non-league game Friday.
It was the second game of a double-header at Highline Memorial.
Washington 41, Evergreen 0
Evergreen fell to the Patriots in the opener of Friday's twin bill.
White River 28, Foster 0
The Hornets blanked the Bulldogs in Friday action.
Sammamish 40, Chief Sealth 34
The Seahawks took a close loss in a high-scoring road game.
Neah Bay 70, Seattle Lutheran 32

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Keeping Track

By Tim Clinton

Kela runs record to 5-1

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela has improved his win-loss record to 5-1 as a member of the Texas Rangers' bullpen.
The second year player, who has only thrown 29 innings this season because of injury, has 39 strikeouts and a 6.52 earned run average.

Barnette lowers ERA to 2.15

Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette now has a 6-3 record as another Texas Rangers relief pitcher and has lowered his ERA to 2.15.
Barnette has 47 strikeouts over 58.2 innings of work for the American League Western Division leaders.

Ishikawa finishes at .257

Federal Way graduate Travis Ishikawa finished with a .257 batting average for the Sacramento Rivercats of the Pacific Coast League, picking up 69 hits in 268 at-bats for the Class AAA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
Ishikawa wound up with 13 doubles and 12 home runs and had 31 runs scored and 55 RBI.

Conger wraps up year at Durham

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Sportswatch for the week of Sept. 21-27

By Tim Clinton

High schools

Mount Rainier will bring its 3-0 season record into a 7 p.m. game against Hazen at Highline Memorial this Friday and Chief Sealth will entertain Garfield at the same time at the Southwest Athletic Complex.
Kennedy Catholic goes to French Field to play Kentridge at the same time as Evergreen travels to Foss, Foster to Washington and Highline to Orting.
West Seattle will visit Ballard at 7:45 p.m. Friday at Seattle Memorial and Seattle Lutheran hosts Tulalip at 1 p.m. Saturday at West Seattle Stadium.

Girls soccer
Mount Rainier hosts Hazen for 7:30 p.m. action Thursday with Kennedy going to Kentridge at the same time. JFK is at home against Kentlake at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Starfire and Mount Rainier visits Kent-Meridian at 7:30 p.m.
West Seattle visits Garfield at 7 p.m. Thursday and visits Shorewood at 5 p.m. Saturday before dropping in on Cleveland at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Chief Sealth hosts Garfield at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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