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Bothell Boy's Golf put up a respectable 249 at beautiful and challenging Newcastle, but lost to Newport's 205. Anthony Sendejas and Evan Deforest paced the Cougars finishing 1-2 on our team. Parker Haney, Cody Winkelman and Connor Kim rounded out our top 5 finishers.
Derek Rodriguez finished with a personal best yesterday-  Nice work Derek!
Bothell has three matches next week vs Redmond, Woodinville, and Mount Si.

Bothell's slow pitch softball team competed yesterday in it's first competition yesterday (a Jamboree) against Redmond and Eastlake.  We has a lot of fun winning both games by a combined score of 19-3.  Many players had big hits including Grace Tanferani, Baylee Mittendorg, Olivia Lassiter, and Zoe Brown.  But the best play of the day belonged to and outstanding catch by Gracie Atkinson.
Next game a double header at Bothell on Monday.

The Boys team lost 1-6 to Eastlake. Though the team score does not show this was much closer of a match. The boys played against a great team and played great.  In singles action:
Johnny Schuller remained unbeaten at #1 singles with a 6-3, 6-0 win. At #3 singles Emmanuel Nguyen played a great match. Battled all day. He eventually lost 6-4, 4-6, 4-6.  And at #4 singles Freshman Amil George tried to play through leg cramps but just could not overcome them. He fought to the end. The score was 6-7, 6-2, 6-5 injury default.
In doubles action best match of the day was by our #1 doubles. After losing 1-6 in the first set, they battled back and played a tough second set 4-6. 

VARSITY: Bothell VB wins league opener vs Inglemoor.
With a slow, shaky start to the match, the Varsity Cougars found their rhythm and dominated sets 2 and 3 to win 25-23, 25-12, 25-12. Outside hitters Jenna Legault and Nora Hayd combined for 25 kills --
(one set worth of points).  Lauren Culp’s vocals and stellar serve receive (2.67 out of 3) helped lift the energy and execution.  Tessa Hoover had a great night behind the serving line (93% with 2 aces).  Great energy and competitive volleyball makes for a good night on the court.  
Thanks for all that came to eat donuts and support the team!  Fans are great!   Back at it tonight as we face Meadowdale at home at..5:15 and 7!

JV: Last night the JV Volleyball Team continued their winning streak by defeating Inglemoor 3-0. Not only are they undefeated at 8-0, they haven’t even dropped a set yet!
While the team was down from their normal serving efficiency, Dyllan Graff & Leanna Sayavong both had a 100% serving night. Josie Milner & Eva Winter combined for 15 kills, while Sienna Bell chipped in another 4. Our serve receive game was also off a little, but Alaina Lemley, Eva Winter and Leanna Sayavong stepped up and made consistent passes throughout the night.
Next up, Meadowdale at home tonight. 

C TEAM:  Another sweep for Bothell Volleyball's C-Team against Inglemoor last night! 
A decent serving night for C-Team. They served aggressively and reached an 84.3%  team average for the night. Kea Skinner with an outstanding night, leading the team with serves. Skinner served 100% for the night and out of her 30 total serves 14 of them were aces! Lily Whitehead contributing 12 aces of her own!
Offensive team leader, Alana Baron with 4 kills for the night. Defensive team leaders Josselin Roy dug up 13 and Skinner 11. 

SEPT 17:
VARSITY: Bothell varsity lost a tough one to Redmond. The girls battled hard and for the first time battled for 80 minutes. Everyone contributed and they did so despite poor weather and a lightning delay.
Hannah Cecil was dangerous throughout the night creating chances for herself and others. Kaitlin Benson-McCurdy and Isabella Gutierrez were both great in goal. 
Proud of the entire team as we just finished playing 4 games in 7 days against 4 very tough teams.

JV:   Deadlocked 0-0 @ half, Redmond scored twice in the 2nd half to snatch a victory against the Cougars. Salyna Woods was outstanding in goal.  Meghan Cloninger and Amelia McNeil were stellar on offense. Zobe Murray, Carissa Fieldson and Sophia Hill stopped the Mustangs time and again on d. Kaitlyn Miller and Emma Lachance teamed up for a near goal scoring chance to end the half.

Girls swim and dive team kicked off the season with some best times against Inglemoor last evening at Juanita Pool! 
Haley Kamikawa had some great swims, qualifying for Kingco in both the 200 IM and 100 Breaststroke. Azylyn Moriarty, who was following close behind Haley, also qualified for Kingco in the 100 Breaststroke!

The divers started out the season with a 123 punch! 
Salima Mayanja finished 1st place with a score of 202.10 Salima did some very hard dives and hit them all. 
Cora Taylor 2nd place with a 148.20 This is Cora’s first year of diving and all ready is showing her Gymnastic skills on the diving board. 
Maggie Dempsey 3rd place146.80 is doing a great job and cleaning up some amazing dives that she learned last year and will be one to watch as the season goes on. 
Great job swim and dive! Our next meet is this Friday at Juanita. Starts at 3:30, Divers only competition! 

SEPT 16  -- 

FOOTBALL:  JV -  The Crusaders from the Eastside came to BHS and met a hungry pride of Cougars.

The defense started the attack, we had great play from several kids. Ethan Fadlovic knocked down a pass, Henry Fackrell took away a pass as well. Charlson Muyongo sacked the Crusader QB late in the game! The LB play of Josiah Cantrell, Dylan Winkleman and Johnny O'Brien.
The offense was led by QB.  KJ Macomber had multiple receptions, Jimmy Tucker and Dylan Winkleman caught a TD pass from Tran as well.
The running game dominated all night. The O-line made it happen with Jaime Manrique, Anya Mcintyre, Auden James, Parker James, Jack Kistler leading the way.
Dylan Winkleman and Edwin Zamorano led many of the running plays from the fullback position, Mercer Nafe, Dylan Jaques and Luke Olsen likely totaled 300+ yards on the ground.
The best part of the game was the entire team coming together, pulling for each other, playing with great effort for one another. We played Bothell football last night, the future looks bright!
Cougars with the win! 41-20 over Eastside Catholic.

Boy's Golf competed against formidable Skyline at Mill Creek Country Club yesterday and succumbed to a 195-245 loss.
 Evan DeForest posted our best score with a 45, while freshman Connor Kim came in with a fantastic personal best of 46! 
We take on Newport HS at Newcastle tomorrow. Good luck, Cougs!

Weekend recap Sept 14:

Amelia McNeil scored on a corner kick play to take the lead against Issaquah. The eagles scored three times to take the win 3-1. Kailey Gumpke play beast defense, Meghan Cloninger was distributed like a pro. Salyna Woods was outstanding in goal. The girls were very excited to play Issaquah this close w/ many scoring opportunities to win.

Bothell defeated Mt. Lake Terrace 6-1 on Friday. Team battled all day.
Johnny Schuller, Emmanuel Nguyen and Jun Bruttomesso all won 6-0, 6-1. Niclas Hill won 7-5 in the 3set at #4 singles

In doubles action
Alex Switzer and Colby Weller won 10-4 in a tough third set at #2 doubles and Soren Rowles/Henry Haight won 7-5 in the third set

The JV Volleyball Team defended their home turf over the weekend, by winning their own tournament. The team got better and better as the day went along, beating a good Skyline team in the semi’s and a very good Issaquah team in the finals, in straight sets. 

Alaina Lemley had some clutch plays. Amalie Onener owned the net with 7 blocks and 11 kills. Dyllan Graff served tough all day and earned 9 kills. Elise Yuhan executed well in multiple positions. Eva Winter was on fire all day, smashing 23 total kills. Jordan Hayden set well and served even better, leading the team with 11 aces. Josie Milner all around great play: 14 kills and 8 aces, including an ace on the final serve. Leanna Sayavong was great in the back row and served 4 in a row for a come from behind win in the first set of the finals. Lola Duvey passed and played great defense all day, earning 37 digs. Maleah Andrews was steady from behind the line and at the net, earning 5 aces and 12 kills on the day. Sienna Bell did some solid work at the net with some timely hits and blocks.

 Next up, Inglemoor at home on Wednesday.

The Freshman volleyball team traveled to Jackson High School this Saturday for a great day of competition. 
Competing against some strong freshman/sophomore teams they took 2nd in pool play to be seeded #5 out 14 teams entering into tournament/bracket play. 
Playing 2 games to 25 against each team in pool play, here are the results. 
Bothell beats Eastlake 25-6 and 25-12 
Bothell lost in a good fight against Monroe 23-25 and 26-27 
Bothell beats Eastside Catholic 25-18 and 25-8 
In a single elimination tournament play, Bothell unfortunately fell short but hung in there the first set against Eastlake's JV team 22-25 and 13-25. 
Player highlights of the tournament (results reflect tournament summary). 
As we strive to be an excellent passing (serve/receive) team, Kea Skinner and Sky Sherman had strong passing averages to lead this team. Skinner with an average of 2.08 and Sherman 2.07. 
One of our goals is also to be a strong and consistent serving team. Leading the team in aces were Skinner (21) and Athena Biondi (15). Along with strong serving percentage averages for the team Skinner (90.7%), Biondi (87.8%) and Sherman (87.5%). 
Last but not least, defense wins games. Leading the team defense for the tournament were Josselin Roy (30 digs)Kea Skinner (28 digs) and Skye Sherman (23 digs). 

The freshman team has suffered losing a few players to injuries and (practice) eligibility. However, hard work in the upcoming 2 practices before our next competition this Wednesday against Inglemoor at home, should pay off! 

Results from Sept 12:

SOCCER:  Loss to West Seattle 1 - 3.  Lots more soccer to come!

VB:  Next up Inglemoor at home next week!  

Varsity: Volleyball defeats  Holy Names in 3!!!    25-14, 25-18, 25-21 

A second night of above 90% serving led the attack on Holy Names.  

Jenna Milner had 3 aces in her opening 8 serving run to set the stage for the night’s win.  Jenna Legault and Nora Hayd led the offense with a combined 21 kills.  The assist generators, Avarye Monsef and Jenna Milner, helped out their hitters with 30 assists.   Solid team win!

JV:  Team added another 3-0 win last night over visiting Holy Names. Even down 11-18 in the 3rd set, the team continued to battle and eventually won 26-24.

Jordan Hayden stepped up big time behind the serving line again. Down 21-24 in the 3rd set, she served 5 in a row to help win the set for us. We had multiple players serving strong and at 100% last night: Alaina Lemley, Dylan Graff, Elise Yuhan, Jordan Hayden, Josie Milner, Leanna Sayavong, & Lola Duvey. Our setters, Maleah Andrews & Jordan Hayden were working hard last night, distributing great sets to our hitters. Josie Milner, Eva Winter & Amalie Onener each earned 3 kills on the night. Tournament at home tomorrow, followed by a league opener against Inglemoor on Wednesday. 

C team: The Freshman Volleyball team competed against Holy Names last night and took 2-1 sets to win the matchKili Hoke and Josselin Roy led the team in kills, Hoke (7) and Roy (5). Lily Whitehead, Athena Biondi, Kea Skinner all served 100% for the night Skinner leading the team with 4 ACES! Great defensive night for Josselin Roy (11 digs), Kili Hoke (7 digs) and Alana Baron (7 digs).

Thanks for all the support!



We took on a tough Eastlake team and lost 193 to 256 at Mill Creek Country Club.

Bothell's top performer was Anthony Sendejas with a 38, which was the second best overall score on the afternoon and gets 4 points toward All Kingco. Cody Winkelman capped a strong performance by draining a 25 foot birdy putt on the last hole. Cody and Evan Deforest tied for 2nd on our team, followed by Parker Haney and Derek Rodriguez-Aquino.

Next match is today vs Juanita.  Go Cougs!


Varsity lost to Mt Si last night 1 - 0.  Team battled hard and we are proud of them! 

JV  soccer played extremely well taking a 0-0 score with 3 minutes to go. Mt Si scored 1 more in stoppage time. 

Avarey Wilson and Zobe Murray were tough on D. 

Amelia McNiel, Meghan Cloninger and Alisa Coyne kept the wildcat defense busy. 

Salyna Woods and Lily Adkinson were stellar in goal.

VB:Varsity: Cougs send LW Kangs hopping back to Kirkland in a sweeping fashion. 

League opener was a program success as our volleyball teams won all three matches.  Varsity won 25-16, 25-14, 25-17.  

Serving a tough 94.5% as a team, 7 players served 10

 compiled 10 kills and Haedyn Bambolo contributed 6. Defensive stand out performances belong to Lauren Culp with 8 digs and Nadia Rios with 6 of her own. 

 JV Volleyball Team started the season off strong, with a 3-0 win over visiting Lake Washington. 

The Kangaroos were off balance from the start, thanks to some great serving.   Leading the way was Jordan Hayden with 100% serving and 8 aces. Amalie Onener was a huge presence at the net, earning 8 kills and a block. Eva Winter (5) and Elise Yuhan (4) backed Amalie up with some great kills as well. Maleah Andrews kept our hitters in rhythm, earning 15 assists on the night. She also chipped in 3 aces. Anchoring the back row were our 2 DS’s. Lola Duvey dug up 8 balls on the night and Leanna Sayavong added 7 more. 

Freshman volleyball squad swept Lake Washington 3-0 in their opening home match for the season. They had a strong defensive night, Kea Skinner and Aileen Taing lead the team in digs with 6 each and Kili Hoke contributing of her own respectfully. Athena Biondi led the team in service aces with 7 of her own and Alana Baron serving 100% for the night! Last but not least Lily Whitehead led the team in attacks with 6 kills at the net last night. 

Sept 9 results:

TENNIS -- Varsity game at Meadowdale didn't get rained out -- so it was a victory of sorts!! 

Boys played a great match yesterday. Even though we were a man down each teammate gave 100%.
Here are the stats
Bothell 3 Meadowdale 4
Johnny Schuller won 6-2, 6-0 at #1 singles
Jun Bruttomesso won 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 at #2 singles
Emmanuel Nguyen won 6-0, 6-2 at #3 singles

Outstanding play from Niclas Hill at #4 singles. He played so well. His score was 6-7, 6-7.

Results from weekend Sept 6:


V Friday:  Varsity handled the Legacy team on Friday night, 39-20.

JV Saturday:  For the first time in school history, an out of state JV football team traveled to Pop Keeney stadium to take on the Cougars. The defense had shining moments, paired with too many mistakes along the way. Our offense had a fun day, scoring 35 points! We have a big squad this year, the games will be fun.

Isaac Tran led the team at QB and played very well. Mercer Nafe played admirably on both sides of the ball. Jimmy Tucker made a few nice catches and played tough on the defensive line.

In the end the scoreboard wasn't on the Cougar side of things. We lost 42-35.