Bellevue defender Ava Bede protects the ball from Mercer Island forward Arden Paglia during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue defender Ava Bede protects the ball from Mercer Island forward Arden Paglia during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue scores late equalizer in draw against Mercer Island

  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:55pm
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Bellevue (4-1-3) and Mercer Island (2-6-1) played to a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7 at Bellevue High School. After a scoreless first half, the Islanders opened the scoring midway through the second half thanks to a goal from midfielder and captain Emily Yang. Bellevue scored a last-minute equalizer from freshman Hinana Takashima. Neither team managed to score in overtime, so the two rivals had to settle for a draw.

Bellevue midfielder Audrey Miller and Mercer Island midfielder Emily Yang fight for the ball during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue midfielder Audrey Miller and Mercer Island midfielder Emily Yang fight for the ball during a 1-1 tie on Oct. 7. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

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