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Islander Girls Hoops Face Bellevue in KingCo Tourney Championship Tonight

The win against Juanita on Tuesday was seen as a huge win for the Islanders who were 1-1 against Juanita during the regular season.

The Mercer Island High School girls basketball team used a balanced scoring attack and a strong defensive effort to defeat the Juanita Rebels 54-43. 

The score was tied 23-23 at halftime, but the Islanders came out hot in the 3rd quarter, outscoring the Rebels 17-6. 

Renae Tessum, Jessica Blakeslee & Jamie Mounger all had 9 points to lead the team in scoring, with Julia Blumenstein and Rachael Tessum adding 8 each and Kris Brackman scoring 7. 

The Islanders were able to find a way to win despite losing senior captain and the team's leading scorer Kris Brackman for most of the game due to foul trouble.

The win was seen as a huge win for the Islanders who were 1-1 against Juanita during the regular season. 

Next up is a rematch with KingCo No.1-seed Bellevue, who the Islanders lost to in overtime last time they played. The KingCo Championship tournament game tips off at 8:15 p.m Thursday, Feb. 6th at Bellevue College.

Team Scoring
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4



Final Mercer Island 11 12 17 14



54 Juanita 9 14 6 14



43

Individual Scoring

Mercer IslandPoints
Jessica Blakeslee 9
Jamie Mounger 9
Renae Tessem 9
Julia Blumenstein 8
Rachael Tessem 8
Kris Brackmann 7
Christina Williamson 2
Suri Johnson 1
Arianna Moscatel 1

 

JuanitaPoints
Breanna Carter 8
Jade Finau 5
Mary Carter 4
Aimee Richardson 4
Shannon Brink 2
Mikayla Jones 2
Winnie Levitt 2
Kenzie Waltar 2
Jaisa Nunn 14

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