Redmond football defeats Newport; runners and swimmers shine | Prep roundup

Redmond High’s football squad defeated Newport High, 49-14, on Nov. 1.

Mustang scores came from Tyler Fortney with three and Carson Bruener, Matthew Janetzki, Zach Roper and Pearce Johnson with one apiece. Maroun El-Deek tallied seven PATs.

Redmond will host Mercer Island at 7 p.m. Nov. 8.


Redmond High’s girls cross-country squad won the 4A KingCo team championship on Nov. 2 at Lake Sammamish State Park and qualified for the state meet on Nov. 9 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.

Top finishers for Redmond were Lili Hargreaves (second in 19:03.38), Sophia Dahl (third in 19:11.48), Chloe Connolly (sixth in 19:31.10) and Zephyr Tao (seventh in 19:32.68). Other Redmond participants making state are Lauren Lehr, Neha Ramanath, Anna Petrbokova, Joanna Gormley and Lea Bodmer.

On the Mustang boys’ side, Cooper Arons qualified for state with a third-place time of 16:12.26 at KingCo.


At the 4A KingCo championships on Nov. 1-2, the Mustang 200-yard medley relay team of Michelle Chen, Catherine Yu, Andrea Wu and Jamesyn Gray set a new Redmond High record with a time of 1:49.31, breaking the standing 2008 mark of 1:49.38. The girls — who took third at KingCo — qualified for state in this event on Sept. 19.

Additional state qualifications were achieved by the following swimmers:

Yu in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:05.17, placing second overall.

Chen placed first overall in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.64.

Yu and Chen took third and fourth, respectively, in the 100-yard butterfly. Yu clocked a 57.49 in the prelims and Chen swam a 58.44 in the finals.

Wu took seventh overall in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 54.45.

Isabella Bono took fourth overall in the 500-yard freestyle (5:20.41; prelims time of 5:15.74).

The same members of the medley relay also made state in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:43.81) on Oct. 10.

Chen has made state in seven of the eight individual swimming events, and Yu has made state in four of the eight events.