High School Volleyball
Vickie’s parents were jumping up and down while they watched their powerful 10-year-old daughter slam the softball into left field. “Go for it Vickie,” they shrieked. Vickie was flying toward third base when the leftfielder made a great throw to the third baseman. Vickie went down for the long...
Date: 08/02/2015 | Life
Darrington coach inspired a generation of Logger athletes
Date: 06/28/2015 | High Schools
Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to announce the top six finalists for the annual Prep Girls Athlete of the Year and select the winner.
Date: 06/14/2015 | Prep Zone
MP volleyball program has taken its fund-rasing efforts online
Date: 04/28/2015 | High Schools
All-Area Player of the YearAudrey Frolich, Sr., ArlingtonCoach of the YearBrittany Fitzmaurice, Marysville PilchuckAll-Area First TeamOutside HitterAudrey Frolich, Sr., Arlington
Date: 12/05/2014 | High Schools
Arlington High School outside hitter Audrey Frolich
Date: 12/05/2014 | High Schools
YAKIMA — Darrington dropped their final match of the 2B state volleyball tournament in a four set loss to Napavina Saturday. Tayler Hoftell had 11 kills and 10 digs and Baleigh Rumsey had three aces and eight digs in the loss. Darrington placed eighth in the tournament.
Date: 11/15/2014 | High Schools
YAKIMA — Darrington swept Northwest Christian in three straight sets to send them to the seventh and eighth place consolation game in the 2B state volleyball tournament Saturday. Tayler Hoftell and Jordyn Stafford combined for 14 kills in the victory.At Yakima Valley SunDome
Date: 11/15/2014 | High Schools
LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood volleyball team had its season ended on Friday after it was defeated by North Kitsap and East Valley (Spokane) in consecutive games at the 2A state tournament. Kate Anderson finished the day with 36 kills and 27 digs and Erin White tallied 70 assists over two games for the...
Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools
LAKEWOOD — Natalie Hayward had 15 kills, Jaime Cymbaluk added 13 and Sam Hayward had 12 to lead Archbishop Murphy to a victory over Ellensburg in the first round of the 2A State Volleyball Tournament.The Wildcats were supposed to play Tumwater in a quarterfinal match at 8:15 p.m. Friday, but the...
Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools
The MP volleyball team has helped each other heal during state run
Date: 11/13/2014 | High Schools
MARYSVILLE — Both Marysville Pilchuck and Edmonds-Woodway already had state berths clinched going into Saturday night’s 3A District 1 championship game.However, the Warriors wanted a little more.
MARYSVILLE — Kamiak took the last three sets for a come-from-behind win over Monroe in a winner-to-state District 1 4A volleyball tournament match Saturday.
BOTHELL — Cedar Park Christian-Bothell defeated Forest Ridge in four sets in a Bi-District 1A tournament game Saturday. While both teams are heading to state, the Eagles’ victory gives them the first seed while Forest Park will be the second seed heading into the state tournament.
BELLINGHAM — Lakewood punched its ticket to the state volleyball tournament for the first time in more than 20 years in the winner-to-state game of the 2A District 1 volleball tournament Saturday, defeating Bellingham in four sets.
SEATTLE — King's defeated Bear Creek and Annie Wright to win a spot in the Class 1A state tournament for the 12th consecutive year Saturday. "We've had two state championships in (12 years)," King's head coach Jeff Fransen said. "The road to get (to...
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Monroe had to win its final two matches of the regular season to qualify for the 4A District 1 tournament — now the Bearcats are just one win from advancing to state.
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE-Grace Jarnagin had 25 assists and Emma Tran had eight kills to lead Jackson to a sweep over Mount Vernon in a 4A district 1 loser-out match.At Mountlake Terrace H.S.Mount Vernon - 20 20 19 - 0
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE – Meredith Teague had 15 kills to lead Monroe to a sweep over Cascade in a 4A district 1 loser-out match.At Mountlake Terrace H.S.Monroe - 25 25 25 - 3
Panthers defeat Kamiak to win 4A District 1 title
MARYSVILLE — Glacier Peak’s season ended at the hands of Ferndale on Thursday night in a loser-out match in the Northwest 3A District 1 playoffs. Natalie Rasmussen had 23 digs and Mikala Pratt had 31 assists in the loss for the Grizzlies. At Marysville Pilchuck H.S.
MARYSVILLE — Entering the postseason, the Oak Harbor volleyball team had lost all four five-set matches it played.The Wildcats have now won two five-setters in a row in the postseason, and are a win away from reaching the 3A state tournament for the second consecutive season.
BELLINGHAM — When the dust settled on the first day of the 2A District 1 volleyball tournament, Lakewood High School found itself on the cusp of heading to state.After defeating Anacortes 3-0 in the first round, the Cougars fell 3-1 to first-seed Sehome in the...
SHORELINE — When Brandon Jones took over the Archbishop Murphy volleyball program at the beginning of the 2014 season after coming over from Cedarcrest, he asked the Wildcats to give him a chance to lead them.
ADNA — Tayler Hoftell recorded 18 kills in Darrington’s loss in a 2B district 1/2/3/4 tournament semifinal on Wednesday night. The Loggers have qualified for the 2B state tournament, and will play a team yet to be determined on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Adna High School to determine seeding.
SHORELINE — Freshman Bailey Nelson pounded out 27 kills to lead Marysville Pilchuck to a sweep of Ferndale in a 3A District 1 Tournament semifinal on Tuesday night, earning the Tomahawks a berth to the state tournament and setting them up to play for a district title at home on Saturday.
MUKILTEO — Katie Petterson totaled 12 kills and Tiffany Nielson tacked on 10 as Kamiak dispatched Monroe in four sets in a 4A District 1 Tournament semifinal on Tuesday night.
EDMONDS — Lauren Sanders pounded out 13 kills and Mikayla Pratt and Sara McNaughton combined for 31 assists as Glacier Peak swept Lynnwood 3-0 on Tuesday night in an elimination match in the 3A District 1 Tournament.
SHORELINE — The Oak Harbor volleyball team played the role of dragon-slayer on Tuesday night, going into top-seeded Shorewood’s home gym and beating the Thunderbirds in five sets in an elimination match in the 3A District 1 Tournament.
SNOHOMISH — A balanced Snohomish offense took care of Mount Vernon 3-1 in a 4A District 1 Tournament semifinal on Tuesday night, as the Panthers had three hitters with double-digit kills.
EDMONDS — Trailing 12-3 in the first set, it looked as if Edmonds-Woodway High School could be in for a long night in its volleyball match with Arlington. However, like the Warriors have done all season, they battled back from adversity, rallying to win the first set...
EVERETT — Because Archbishop Murphy High School sophomores Jaime Cymbaluk and Sam Hayward are both tall and terrific volleyball players, it would be easy to think they are a lot alike.In fact, said Wildcats head coach Brandon Jones, "they're very different...
MENLO — Tayler Hoftell and Jordyn Stafford combined for 33 kills to lead Darrington to victory over Morton-White Pass at the 2B District Tournament. At Willapa Valley H.S.Morton-White Pass 23 19 25 22 0 — 0Darrington 25 25 23 25 0 — 0
EDMONDS — Amanda Paavola, Missy Peterson and Kym Lundt combined for 41 kills to lead Edmonds-Woodway to victory over Glacier Peak in the first round of the Wesco 3A District Tournament. At Edmonds-Woodway H.S.Glacier Peak 25 16 18 31 — 1Edmonds-Woodway 19 25 25 33 — 3
OAK HARBOR — Ferndale swept Oak Harbor in a 3A district tournament match on Saturday. Claire Anderson recorded 12 kills and Hailee Blaue added seven kills for the Wildcats.At Oak Harbor H.S.Ferndale 25 25 25 — 3Oak Harbor 23 18 20 — 0
EVERETT — Mariella Vandenkooy recorded 23 kills to lead Mount Vernon to victory over Cascade in the first round of the Wesco 4A District Tournament. Tiara Huffaker tallied 10 kills for the Bruins. At Cascade H.S.Mount Vernon 25 25 18 25 — 3Cascade 22 22 25 22 — 1
SHORELINE — Savannah Hanson and Sydney Gaenz combined for 19 kills to lead King’s to a three-game sweep over Mount Baker in an elimination game at the 1A Bi-District Tournament on Saturday.At King’s H.S.Mount Baker 11 19 17 — 0King’s 25 25 25 — 3
LYNDEN — Samantha Drechsel pounded out 32 kills to lead undefeated Cedar Park Christian-Bothell to a 3-1 victory over Lynden Christian in a 1A bi-district tournament game on Saturday.Kara Bajema had 22 kills to lead Lynden Christian.At Lynden Christian H.S.CPC-Bothell 25 25 25 28 — 3
EDMONDS — Audrey Frolich recorded 26 kills and 31 digs and Ally Peterson tallied 41 assists to lead Arlington to a five-set victory over Lynnwood in the first round of the Wesco 3A District Tournament.
MILL CREEK — Meredith Teauge recorded 24 kills and Jessica Clark added 15 kills and 21 digs to lead Monroe to a victory over Jackson the opening round of the Wesco 4A District Tournament. Alex Crittenden tallied 11 kills for the Timberwolves. At Jackson H.S.
SHORELINE — Bailey Nelson recorded 31 kills to lead Marysville Pilchuck to a victory over Shorewood in the first round of the Wesco 3A District Tournament. Ellie Allen-Hatch and Delaney Hopen each tallied 12 kills for the T-birds.At Shorewood H.S.
MOUNT VERNON — Tayler Hoftell and Jordyn Stafford each recorded 16 kills to lead Darrington to a victory over Friday Harbor in the District 1 2B Tournament.At MV Christian H.S.Darrington 24 25 25 25 — 3Friday Harbor 26 20 14 17 — 1
Date: 10/30/2014 | High Schools
MOUNT VERNON — Emma Christianson tallied 14 kills and 12 digs, and Olivia Hedlund added 28 assists to lead La Conner to a five-set victory over Darrington in a District 1 2B Tournament match. Tayler Hoftell and Jordyn Stafford combined for 30 kills for the Loggers.
Date: 10/30/2014 | High Schools
BOTHELL — Samantha Drechsel pounded out 25 kills and Alexyss Nelson dished out 28 assists as Cedar Park Christian-Bothell defeated South Whidbey in a District 1 playoff match on Wednesday.At Cedar Park ChristianSouth Whidbey 23 19 25 14 — 1
LAKE STEVENS — Tiffany Nielson recorded 12 kills and Haley Beiermann handed out 21 assists as the Knights beat Lake Stevens in a Wesco 4A match on Wednesday night.At Lake Stevens H.S.Kamiak 25 25 25 25 — 3Lake Stevens 19 27 21 19 — 1
ARLINGTON — Arlington defeated Marysville Pilchuck in four sets Wednesday night. Ally Peterson had 34 assists, two kills and nine digs for the Eagles.At Arlington H.S.Marysville Pilchuck 24 23 25 22 — 1Arlington 26 25 18 25 — 3
LYNNWOOD — Morgan Doyle and Julia Stepanchenko combined for 18 kills to carry the Grizzlies past Meadowdale in a five-setter in Wesco 3A action on Wednesday night. Emily Carroll led Meadowdale with 12 kills.At Meadowdale H.S.
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Alisha Clingan led Mountlake Terrace with 11 kills and 18 digs in a four-set victory over Edmonds-Woodway Wednesday night. At Mountlake Terrace H.S.Edmonds-Woodway 24 21 25 18 — 1Mountlake Terrace 26 25 16 25 — 3
EVERETT — Jessica Clark had 14 kills and 14 digs in Monroe’s victory over Jackson in a Wesco 4A match Wednesday night.At Jackson H.S.Monroe 18 17 17 25 15 — 3Jackson 25 25 25 21 12 — 2
EVERETT — Ashley Turcott and Tiara Huffaker combined for 28 kills in Cascade’s victory over Mount Vernon in a Wesco 4A match Wednesday night. At Cascade H.S.Mount Vernon 18 22 25 19 — 1Cascade 25 25 17 25 — 3
EVERETT — Robin Meador had 31 digs in Marysville Getchell’s first win of the season, a victory over Everett in a Wesco 3A match Wednesday night.At Everett H.S.Marysville Getchell 20 25 25 25 — 3Everett 25 19 21 23 — 1
SHORELINE — Claire Anderson’s 21 kills led the Wildcats to a Wesco 3A sweep of Shorewood on Wednesday night.At Shorewood H.S.Oak Harbor 26 26 25 — 3Shorewood 24 24 19 — 0
SHORELINE — Hallie Williams pounded out 15 kills and recorded 31 digs as the Scots swept Stanwood in a Wesco 3A/2A match on Wednesday night.At Shorecrest H.S.Stanwood 14 10 23 — 0Shorecrest 25 25 25 — 3
SNOHOMISH — Kyla Mellick led the Panthers with 11 kills and Kendle Valade-Nunez dished out 30 assists in a Wesco 4A sweep of Mariner on Wednesday night.At Snohomish H.S.Mariner 20 12 15 — 0Snohomish 25 25 25 — 3
DARRINGTON — Tayler Hoftell tallied 12 kills to lead Darrington to a three-game sweep over Concrete in a Nortwest 1A/2B contest. At Darrington H.S.Concrete 12 13 7 — 0Darrington 25 25 25 — 3
Date: 10/28/2014 | High Schools
BOTHELL — In a battle of the longest school name versus one of the shortest school names, the longer school name prevailed. Cedar Park Christian-Bothell defeated King’s in four sets in a Monday night. Samantha Drechsel had 19 kills, four aces and nine digs in the win. CPC-Bothell remains undefeated...
LANGLEY — South Whidbey defeated Sultan in three stright sets in a Cascade Conference match Monday night. Anne Madsen had 10 kills and two blocks in the victory. At South Whidbey H.S.Sultan 9 12 18 — 0South Whidbey 25 25 25 — 3
MOUNT VERNON — Snohomish defeated Mount Vernon in three straight sets in a Wesco 4A match Monday night. Kendle Valade-Nunez had 31 assists, four aces and seven digs in the victory for the Panthers.At Mount Vernon H.S.Snohomish 25 26 25 — 3Mount Vernon 19 24 22 — 0
ARLINGTON — Audrey Frolich had 13 kills and Alex Soltero and Ally Peterson combined for 24 assists in Arlington’s shutout victory over Everett in a Wesco 3A match Monday night. At Arlington H.S.Everett 21 17 21 — 0Arlington 25 25 25 — 3
DARRINGTON — La Conner remained undefeated in league play with a sweep of Darrington. Breanna Valencia had five kills and eight digs to lead Darrington.At Darrington H.S.La Conner 25 25 25 — 3Darrington 21 12 19 — 0
EDMONDS — Kym Lundt and Hanna Rehnfeldt combined for seven aces in Edmonds-Woodway’s 10th win of the season — a shutout victory — over Lynnwood Monday night.At Edmonds-Woodway H.S.Lynnwood 19 21 19 — 0Edmonds-Woodway 25 25 25 — 3
GRANITE FALLS — Lakewood defeated Granite Falls in three straight sets in a Cascade Conference match Monday night. Kate Anderson had 21 kills and 11 digs in the victory for the Cougars.At Granite Falls H.S.Lakewood 25 25 25 — 3Granite Falls 13 20 17 — 0
MUKILTEO — Bailey Cornett had 10 kills to lead Kamiak to the Wesco 4A win over Cascade.At Kamiak H.S.Cascade 23 9 16 — 0Kamiak 25 25 25 — 3
EVERETT — Jackson defeated winless Mariner in three straight sets Monday night. Andrea Canizales had six kills and 11 digs and Corinne Davis had 11 assists for the Timberwolves. At Mariner H.S.Jackson 25 25 25 — 3Mariner 16 8 15 — 0
MARYSVILLE — Shorewood defeated Marysville Getchell in three straight sets in a Wesco 3A match Monday night. Delanry Hopen had 11 kills and 13 digs and Sidra Thorkildsen had four kills, six digs and 22 assists in the victory for the Thnderbirds.
MONROE — Monroe came into Monday night’s match against Lake Stevens trailing the Vikings by one in the Wesco 4A standings and in danger of being eliminated from playoff contention.
EVERETT — McKenna Palmer had 45 assists, 12 digs and two aces to lead Archbishop Murphy to a sweep of Cedarcrest in Cascade Conference play.At Archbishop Murphy H.S.Cedarcrest 22 12 25 — 0Archbishop Murphy 25 25 27 — 3
OAK HARBOR — Oak Harbor defeated Mountlake Terrace in four sets in a Wesco 3A match Monday night. Natalie McVey had 14 assists and seven aces in the victory for the Wildcats.At Oak Harbor H.S.Mountlake Terrace 12 17 25 15 — 1Oak Harbor 25 25 22 25 — 3
STANWOOD — Krista Titus had 35 digs and three aces, Macaela Hansen had 17 digs and Kitt Campbell added 31 assists to lead Stanwood to the Wesco 3A victory.At Stanwood H.S.Meadowdale 22 25 17 12 — 1Stanwood 25 17 25 25 — 3
EDMONDS — The Shorewood volleyball team was forced to start the season without senior setter Sidra Thorkildsen, who transferred from Bishop Blanchet, until she was determined eligible by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.
MARYSVILLE — Bailey Scallan dished out 20 assists as Marysville Pilchuck swept Marysville Getchell in Wesco 3A/2A action on Thursday night.At Marysville Getchell H.S.Marysville Pilchuck 25 25 25 — 3Marysville Getchell 13 15 16 — 0
EVERETT — Gabby Gunterman and Megan Holman combined for 24 kills and Amber Dalgleish dished out 29 assists in Lake Stevens’ sweep of Mariner in Wesco 4A action on Thursday night.At Mariner H.S.Lake Stevens 25 25 25 — 3Mariner 14 19 17 — 0
LYNNWOOD — Jenny Martinez recorded 16 kills and 15 digs, and Skyler D’Urso dished out 25 assists as Lynnwood swept Mountlake Terrace in Wesco 3A/2A action on Thursday night. At Lynnwood H.S.Mountlake Terrace 21 17 24 — 0Lynnwood 25 25 26 — 3
MUKILTEO — The Kamiak volleyball team watched standout libero Meghan Hayes leave in the third set with a hand injury, but fought past upset-minded Monroe for a five-set victory on Thursday night in a Wesco 4A match.
EVERETT — Jackson defeated Mount Vernon 3-1 Thursday night in a pivitol Wesco 4A game that had playoff implications hanging in the balance.
FRIDAY HARBOR — Bailey Neidigh recorded 11 kills and Baleigh Rumsey added eight service aces in a Northwest 1A/2B/1B loss at Friday Harbor on Thursday night.At Friday Harbor H.S.Darrington 19 25 22 17 — 1Friday Harbor 25 18 25 25 — 3
STANWOOD —Haley Gonzales had 21 digs for Arlington as they defeated Stanwood in straight sets in a Thursday night Wesco 3A match.At Stanwood H.S.Arlington 25 25 26 — 3Stanwood 19 19 24 — 0
SNOHOMISH — Shorecrest defeated Glacier Peak in straight sets Thursday night. Bailey Rutter had 12 kills, 16 digs, one block and one ace for the Scots. At Glacier Peak H.S.Shorecrest 25 25 25 — 3Glacier Peak 15 21 17 — 0
EVERETT — Claire Anderson pounded out 20 kills and Hailey Beecher dished out 20 assists to lead the Wildcats to a Wesco 3A/2A victory over the Seagulls on Thursday night.At Everett H.S.Oak Harbor 25 22 25 25 — 3Everett 20 25 18 21 — 1
EVERETT — Jessica Brennis and Kyla Mellick combined for 28 kills in a three-set victory for Snohomish over Cascade Thursday night in a Wesco 4A match. At Cascade H.S.Snohomish 25 25 25 — 3Cascade 10 11 22 — 0
SULTAN — Chloe Biscup and Tess Biscup each recorded 11 kills to lead Cedar Park Christian-Bothell to a three-game sweep over Sultan in a Cascade Conference contest. Lalia Gonzales tallied 14 kills for the Turks.
DUVALL — Alyssa Birum recorded 13 kills and 11 digs to lead Granite Falls to a three-game sweep over Cascade Conference opponent Granite Falls. Emily Hodges tallied nine kills for the Tigers. At Cedarcrest H.S.Granite Falls 10 21 11 — 0Cedarcrest 25 25 25 — 0
ARLINGTON — Led by a 22-kill, 22-dig performance from Kate Anderson, Lakewood rebounded from a two-game deficit to win three straight games and defeat South Whidbey in a Cascade Conference contest.
SEATTLE — Playing in front of an energetic home crowd, the King’s volleyball team defeated rival Archbishop Murphy 3-1 in a Cascade Conference matchup Wednesday night. Set scores were 25-19, 25-19, 25-20.
SHORELINE — Jenny Martinez had 20 kills and five blocks to lead Lynnwood to the Wesco 3A/2A win over Shorecrest.At Shorecrest H.S.Lynnwood 25 25 17 26 17 — 3Shorecrest 21 21 25 28 15 — 2
SNOHOMISH — The Snohomish volleyball team defeated Kamiak 3-1 on Tuesday night to stay in first place in the Wesco 4A standings. Set scores were 25-23, 23-25, 26-24, 25-8."To us every win is a big win. We want to make sure we finish number one in the...
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Alisha Clingan finished with 18 kills and 17 digs to lead Mountlake Terrace to the Wesco 3A win over Meadowdale.At Mountlake Terrace H.S.Meadowdale 17 25 27 18 — 1Mountlake Terrace 25 22 29 25 — 3
ARLINGTON — Edmonds-Woodway kept pace with Shorewood atop the Wesco 3A volleyball standings with a win over Arlington on Tuesday.
MOUNT VERNON — Mariella Vandenkooy recorded 12 kills and four digs for Mount Vernon as the Bulldogs defeated Wesco 3A opponent Mariner in three sets. Ashley Reola tallied five kills and nine digs for the Marauders. At Mount Vernon H.S.Mariner 23 8 19 — 0
LAKE STEVENS — Jackson narrowly defeated Lake Stevens in five sets Tuesday night to put them at 6-5 in both league and Wesco 4A conference play. Kahlia Kelliher had 20 digs, 15 kills and two aces for the Timberwolves. At Lake Stevens H.S.Jackson 25 21 25 23 15 — 3
DARRINGTON — Darrington defeated Orcas Island in four sets in a Tuesday night Northwest 2B match. Tayler Hoftell had 20 kills and Ralynn Ford had 48 assists for the Loggers, who picked up their ninth overall win this season. At Darrington
SHORELINE — After losing its first four matches of the season, the Shorewood volleyball team is on a roll. The Thunderbirds' sweep of Glacier Peak on Tuesday was their eighth consecutive victory and clinched them a berth in the 3A District 1 tournament."I think...
EVERETT — Grace Sears recorded 10 kills and Julia Heichel added five aces to lead Stanwood to a victory over Wesco 3A opponent Everett. Lauren Burgess recorded 12 kills for the Seagulls. At Everett H.S.Stanwood 21 25 25 26 — 3Everett 25 20 15 24 — 1
OAK HARBOR — Claire Anderson recorded 17 kills, seven digs and four aces to lead Oak Harbor to a three-game sweep over Marysville Getchell in a Wesco 3A contest. Robin Meador recorded 16 digs for the Chargers.At Oak Harbor H.S.Marysville Getchell 14 14 13 — 0
MONROE — Merideth Teague and Jessica Clark had a combined 30 kills for Monroe as the Bearcats defeated Cascade in three straight sets in a Tuesday night Wesco 4A match.At Monroe H.S.Cascade 15 25 13 — 0Monroe 25 27 25 — 3