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Newport survives Issaquah, Dotson to WSU | Prep sports roundup

Dotson to WSU

Newport senior Isaac Dotson, a standout in basketball and top prospect in football, announced that he will head to Washington State to play for coach Mike Leach and the Cougars.

Dotson had previously pledged to Nevada, but the Wolfpack recently saw longtime head coach Chris Ault retire and a top offensive assistant take a head coaching position elsewhere for the 2013 season. Both of Dotson's parents are Washington State alums.

Boys basketball

Newport 48 Issaquah 47

Isaac Dotson scored a game high 18 points to lead the Knights to the win despite the comeback effort from Issaquah.

Will Ferris added 11 more for Newport and Ty Gibson's 17 paced the Eagles.

Brian Watson scored 10 for Issaquah in the loss.

Bellevue 66 Interlake 56

Michael Carlson's 13 and Jack Walton's 12 led the way for the Wolverines in the win over crosstown Interlake.

Dylan Foreman and Chase Olson each scored 11 while Nick Roth scored 18 and Sam Finfer 17 in the loss for the Saints.

Liberty 47 Sammamish 44

Dakota Olsen finished with 11 to lead Sammamish in the loss to the Patriots.

Girls basketball

Bellevue Christian 53 Chimacum 29

The Vikings got 16 points from Ashley Osborn and 12 more from Rachel Williams in the win.

Ali Vitalone added nine fro BCS.

Issaquah 60 Newport 56

Aimee Brakken led the way with 20 points for the Eagles in the win while Mackenzie Wieburg added 12 and Quincey Gibson and Mandie Hill finished with 11 each.

Bellevue 78 Interlake 26

Shelby Cansler scored 16 and Tatiana Streun added 15 more for Bellevue in the win over Interlake. Mandy Steward scored 14 while Emma Ostlund's 11 paced the Saints in the loss.

Liberty 56 Sammamish 34

Nitsumi Naito was the only Totem in double figures with 11 in the loss to Liberty.

Boys swim and dive

Bellevue 97 Mercer Island 89

Bellevue broke Mercer Island's seven-year dual meet win streak with a 97-89 win behind wins in all but one event. Michael Stanchi was on the 200 medley relay team that picked up a win and also finished second in the 200 IM and won the 100 backstroke.

Matt Williams was anchor leg on the 200 medley relay team and won the 50 free and 100 free.

Todd McCarthy (200 free, 500 free), James Doucette (100 fly and 200 medley relay) and Ciliv Morgan (100 breast) also picked up wins to help the Wolverines to the dual meet victory.

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