PREP REPORT: League-leading Overlake boys blank Seattle Academy

The Overlake boys’ soccer continued their winning ways with an upset victory of 1A Emerald City League favorite Seattle Academy, 1-0, on Tuesday at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.

The Overlake boys’ soccer continued their winning ways with an upset victory of 1A Emerald City League favorite Seattle Academy, 1-0, on Tuesday at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila.

Both teams’ defenses were performing at a high level as the teams battled to a 0-0 tie until the 71st minute of play when Overlake junior midfielder Devon Schmidt found the back of the net off of an assist from senior Malcolm Griffin.

Keeper George Dolack recorded his fifth shutout, including four in a row.

The league-leading Owls have three of the top four offensive players in the league, led by Griffin (five goals, five assists), freshman Jesse Klug (six goals, two assists) and forward Hakan Yagiz (four goals, three assists).

The win lifted Overlake to 6-1-0 on the season and 7-1-0 overall. The Owls, who have won four straight, currently hold a slim one-game lead over University Prep (5-1-0).

SOCCER: Falcons trip up Mustangs

Redmond lost a tight battle against Woodinville, 3-2, in a 4A Kingco Crown Division matchup at Pop Keeney Stadium on Tuesday.

Woodinville’s Gabby Morgan scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes left in the game.

The Mustangs opened the scoring in the 13th minute with Rachel Herron scoring off a Jacqueline Conforto’s assist.

The duo hooked up again in the 31st minute to put the Mustangs ahead 2-1, but two unanswered goals by the Falcons in the second half gave Woodinville the victory.

The goals were Herron’s fourth and fifth of the season.

The loss dropped the Mustangs to 3-1-1 in league and 3-1-3 overall, while the Falcons improved to a league-best 5-1-0, 7-2-0 overall.

SOCCER: Bear Creek Boys win

Bear Creek dismantled yet another opponent on their way to another postseason berth, beating Evergreen Lutheran, 3-0, in a Sea-Tac 2B League game on Tuesday at Owens Field.

The game was actually scoreless for the first 63 minutes of play until Jin Ihn sparked the offense with an unassisted goal. The Grizzles added two more in the final three minutes of play. Nima Abtahi scored off an assist from Nick Cho and Michael Castle capped the scoring on an assist from Ihn.

Goalkeeper Jamie Clough earned the shutout, his league-leading fourth of the season.

The win improved the Grizzlies’ conference record to 5-1-0 and 8-1-0 overall.

VOLLEYBALL: Overlake sweeps Bellevue Christian

In what may have been their best team effort of the season, Overlake swept Bellevue Christian in three games in a 1A Emerald City League matchup on Monday night.

The match featured a thrilling come-from-behind win for the Owls in game two as they prevailed 26-24.

Junior hitter Claire Bazley had 10 kills during the match and junior Jessica Elliott had eight kills to go along with eight service aces. Setter Alex Weaver collected 24 assists.

The win improved the Owls to 4-5-0 in the 1A Emerald City League and 4-6-0 overall.

VOLLEYBALL: Red-hot Grizzlies dominate Quilcene

Bear Creek won their fourth straight match on Tuesday, sweeping Quilcene, 25-11, 25-10, 25-13, in Sea-Tac 2B League matchup.

Emily Kadeg and Erica Leuenberger each had 13 assists, Jasmine Miller and Madison Stump combined for 14 kills and seven service aces, and Madison Easley made nine kills at the net for the Grizzlies.

With the victory, Bear Creek is now 6-1 in league play and 8-1 overall. The Grizzlies will play a tough King’s West squad (6-2) on Thursday at home.

VOLLEYBALL: Redmond posts first league win

The visiting Mustangs took care of the Garfield Bulldogs for their first 4A Kingco Crest Division victory on Tuesday, winning 25-18, 25-20, 12-25, 25-15.

Scoring duties for Redmond were spread evently, with Lindsey Eliason, Rachel Rosen and Ashley Swanson each contributing eight kills apiece. Setter Joanna French assisted 25 points for the Mustangs, and libero Taylor Danowski dug up 12 balls to go along with five service aces.

The win put Redmond in the league win column with a 1-4 record, 2-5 overall).

GOLF: Redmond beats Interlake

Redmond notched another win on Monday, this time against the Interlake Saints, 201-211, at Tam O’Shanter Golf Course in Bellevue.

For Redmond, Kyle Gysler and Charlie Mroz shared medalist honors with 1-over-par 37s, while Alex Mroz finished three shots back with a four-over 40.