Category Archives: Meet Recap

Twilight XC Invitational

The Issaquah Eagles Cross Country Team had an outstanding day with 43 of 51 athletes achieving lifetime or season personal records. What an incredible day! For the boys varsity team Luke George finished 3rd overall in a lifetime best while Kenna Clawson led the girls team finishing in 8th place overall with her lifetime best! Way to go Luke and Kenna!

In the boys team scoring, the various divisions and team place are as follows:

Varsity- 6th out of 33,

Jr./Sr. JV-2nd out of 33

Fr./So JV-4th out of 33

Serious Open-1st out of 23

In the girls team scoring, the divisions and team place are as follows:

Varsity-2nd out of 35

Fr./So JV-9th of 19

Congratulations to all who raced today and thanks to all of the parents who came out to support the team in the rain!

Lawrie’s Twilight Photos

Bellevue XC Invitational

Today’s invitational at Lake Sammamish State Park was a weather-perfect day. We saw some great team and individual performances among Issaquah athletes competing against 40+ schools from around the state.

Issaquah Eagles finishing in the top 20 overall are as follows:

For the boys team, Luke George placed 7th while the girls team had 4 top 20 finishes with Julia David-Smith in 1st, Sami Corman 4th, Kenna Clawson 5th and Andie Kolasinski 17th.

Varsity Team Scoring

The girls team came away as Bellevue Invite Champions. Issaquah scored 30 points followed by Lewis and Clark with 65, South Kitsap with 131, Kamiakin with 135 and Holy Names with 139 points. Way to go girls by keeping your invitational streak alive!

The boys team finished in a strong 4th place with 82 points behind the winning Kamiakin team with 20 points, Eisenhower with 68 points, Tahoma with 81points and Glacier Peak rounding out the top 5 with 98 points. Great job guys with your solid races!

JV Teams

In addition to the varsity teams, the JV Boys team placed 5th, the Boys 23:30+ Open Race team was 2nd and the Boys under 23:30 Open Race team finished 1st.

Way to go Eagles and have fun at Homecoming tonight!

Lawrie’s Bellevue Invite Photos

Steilacoom Invite

Girls Team Invite Champions and Boys Team 6th

Full results on

This was the first time Issaquah attended this invitational in it’s 19 year history. With a great course and good weather (minus the smoke), our athletes had an outstanding day. With over 3100 athletes entered in the meet, it was a cross country extravaganza.

The varsity boys team had a strong showing with their 6th place finish (out of 15) in the Gold Race. Luke George was the top finisher in 14th followed by Sam Griffith (26th), Barry Diedericks (47th), Jared Putney (50th), Jordan Crist (52nd), Dil Thiagarajan (63rd), Allen Aby (72nd) and Jenner Sapienza (77th).

The varsity girls team ended the day as CHAMPIONS in the Gold Race beating Camas by 31 points. Julia David-Smith won the meet, followed by Sami Corman (2nd), Kenna Clawson (4th), Lauren Haas (15th), Emma Jordan (29th), Ella McKillop (30th) and Jenna Heesacker (49th).

Congratulations to all of the Issaquah Eagles for a very good day!

Lawrie Robertson photos from this meet are here.

David Streams photos from this meet are here.



September 12th Meet

Eagles Cross Country Boys and Girls Double Winners

Boys Scores: Issaquah 33    Inglemoor 38    Eastlake 59

Girls Scores: Issaquah 17    Eastlake 55    Inglemoor 66

Freshman, Julia David-Smith, sets a new course record for the girls team. Her time of 18:26 broke Kenna Clawson’s 2016 record time of 19:21.

For full meet results on

Photos courtesy of Lawrie Robertson

Inglemoor Eastlake Meet Photos

Photos from David Streams for Inglemoor Eastlake Meet

What a Meet! Boys are 5th & Girls finish 4th in State (2017 Track)!

Many meet records were set this past weekend, and although Issaquah didn’t capture one (although the girls 4×200 did break the past meet record along with Union and Tahoma) , the team had some individuals PR’s, as well as School Records.

Friday/Saturday recap:

Joe – cleared 6’3 in the High Jump for 6th place

Joey  – 155’3 for 4th place in the discus

Siarfo – 7th place finish in the Long Jump with a leap of 17’9 3/4

Luke – placed 10th in the 800 prelims

Sami – took 4th place in the 800m 2:13.39

Elise – placed 3rd in the 400 56.90

Mackenzie – placed 7th in the 400 59.96

Nikki – took 4th in the 200 with a PR of 24.45 and breaking the SCHOOL RECORD by .09

Siarfo – 5th place finish in the 100H 14.94 after setting a PR in the prelims 14.76

Nikki – set a NEW SCHOOL RECORD in the 100H prelims 14.25

4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki bettered the SCHOOL RECORD with a 3rd place finish of 1:38.93

4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise finished 3rd with a time of 3:53.70

4×400 boys team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe finished 4th with a time of 3:26.3

Joe – placed 4th in the Long Jump with a PR of 22’9

Nikki – placed 6th in the High Jump at 5’2

Kenna – took home 9th place in the 3200 in a time of 11:23.5

Full meet results: State Results

Fantastic job to both teams!  Thank you to the alternates, friends and families that came out and supported the team.  Please make sure to wash and turn in your uniforms Tuesday.









Day 2 District results – Boys 2nd and Girls 1st in Team results! What a day!

Another fine day for Issy performers.  The weather conditions were near perfect.  The following athletes secured a bus ride to the state meet next week in Tacoma:

Luke George – 1st place 800m

Joe Nelson, Garrett White, Luke George, Spencer Young, Dil Thiagarajan, Anthony Stephens-Kirkman – 1st place 4×400 relay

Joey Jensen – 1st place discus

Joe Nelson – 2nd place High Jump, 1st place Long Jump

Nikki Stephens – 1st place 200m

Elise Burdette – 1st place 400m

Mackenzie Crandall – 2nd place 400m

Sami Corman – 2nd place 800m

Kenna Clawson – 2nd place 3200m

Nikki Stephens – 1st place 100mH

Siarfo Abekah – 3rd place 100mH (made the auto standard by .01)

Nikki Stephens, Elise Burdette, Mackenzie Crandall, Siarfo Abekah, Sami Corman, Becca Bakony – 1st place 4×200 relay

Elise Burdette, Mackenzie Crandall, Sami Corman, Siarfo Abekah, Katie Riley, Nikki Stephens – 1st place 4×400 relay

Siarfo Abekah – 1st place Long Jump

Complete meet results can be found here : District results

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Lawrie’s Photos from Districts











Official KingCo Results

Congratulations ladies – KingCo Champs!  The boys team took home 2nd place.  Outstanding  performances by both teams.

KingCo Champions:

Luke George 1600m

Boy’s 4×400 relay – Garrett White, Spencer Young, Luke George and Joe Nelson

Joey Jensen – Shot Put AND Discus

Joe Nelson -High Jump, Long Jump AND Triple Jump (yes, 3 individual events!)

Nikki Stephens – 200m, 100m Hurdles

Elise Burdette – 400m

Girl’s 4×200 relay – Siarfo Abekah, Mackenzie Crandall, Elise Burdette, Nikki Stephens

Girl’s 4×400 relay – Katie Riley, Mackenzie Crandall, Sami Corman, Elise Burdette

Long Jump – Siarfo Abekah

Official results can be found here KingCo results

Lawrie’s Photos (after officiating)

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