Sportswatch: For the week of Oct. 7-13

Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton

High schools
West Seattle goes on the road to Seattle Memorial to play Cleveland in a 7 p.m. game Thursday.
Chief Sealth is at home at the Southwest Athletic Complex playing Ingraham at the same time Friday as Foster entertains Highline and Evergreen gets a visit from Lindbetgh.
Mount Rainier pays a 6 p.m. visit to Decatur at Federal Way Memorial on Saturday, while Kennedy and Seattle Lutheran have byes this week.

Chief Sealth hosts Ingraham for 7 p.m. action Wednesday as West Seattle travels to Franklin.
Mount Rainier visits Federal Way at 7:15 p.m.
Seattle Christian goes to Bellevue Christian at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, with Evergreen Lutheran going to Seattle Lutheran and Mount Rainier Lutheran to Shorewood Christian of West Seattle at 6 p.m.
The 7 p.m. Seamount League slate has Evergreen at Tyee, Foster at Kennedy and Highline at Renton.
Chief Sealth drops in on Glacier Peak on Saturday and at 7 p.m. Monday the Seahawks go to Cleveland as West Seattle visits Garfield.
Seattle Christian hosts Charles Wright at

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Keeping track: Where area stars meet their future

By Tim Clinton

McPherson enjoys big week

Kennedy graduate and Seattle resident Jennica McPherson helped lead the Western Washington University volleyball team to a pair of wins last week.
The senior hitter had 26 digs, six blocks and seven kills in a 25-19, 21-25, 25-15, 17-25, 16014 victory over Central Washington University on Thursday, then had 13 kills, a .414 attack percentage, 17 digs and four blocks in a 29-31, 25-11, 25-14, 16-25, 15-10 win over defending Greater Northwest Athletic Conference champion Northwest Nazarene on Saturday.

Chu playing for St. Martin's

Mount Rainier graduate Steven Chu is playing in the midfield for the St. Martin's University men's soccer team in Lacey.

Kela keeps lowering ERA

Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela continues to lower his earned run average coming out of the bullpen for the American League West-leading Texas Rangers.
Kela now boasts a 2.44 mark to go along with a 7-5 record and one save in 66 appearances.

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Sports Roundup 10-2-15

By Tim Clinton

Thursday, Oct. 1
Kennedy 28, Lindbergh 6
The Lancers ran their overall record to 5-0 and their Seamount League mark to 3-0 with Thursday's victory over the Eagles (3-2, 1-1).
Quarterback Ben Gaoteote stood out for JFK, completing 11 of 20 passes for 252 yards and one touchdown -- an 80-yard pass and run completion to Treshaun Harrison.
Harrison caught three passes including the 80-yard touchdown for a total of 103 yards and also carried the ball 13 times for 90 yards and another TD.

Evergreen 3, Renton 1
The Wolverines scored a victory over the Indians on Thursday, improving to 4-2 in Seamount League action for a second place tie with Foster and Hazen.
Kennedy 3, Hazen 0
The Lancers improved to 6-0 for first place in the Seamount League with Thursday's win over their Class 3A rivals.
Foster 3, Highline 0
Foster put away the Pirates in Thursday action.

Girls soccer
Kennedy 1, Hazen 1
The Lancers battled the Highlanders to a tie.
Highline 9, Foster 2

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