Sports Briefs

  • Tue Feb 9th, 2010 8:24pm

Knights raise money for cancer charity

The King’s girls basketball team raised $2,313 for cancer research on Feb. 5 at its game against Coupeville. Players used a pink basketball and wore pink uniforms and socks for Pink Night. King’s donated the money to Athena Partners, a not-for-profit group that supports women’s cancer research; Athena will donate the funds to the American Cancer Society, King’s coach Dan Taylor said. See video highlights of Pink Night here: http://tinyurl.com/yl4csu9.

Terrace hosts all-star games

Many of Washington’s top senior boys hoops stars will be playing in Mountlake Terrace on March 20. That’s when the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association All-State Boys Basketball Games are scheduled to take place, for the first time, at Mountlake Terrace High School. The three all-state games (1B versus 2B, 1A versus 2A, 3A versus 4A) are tentatively set to tip off at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.

Joyce takes 2nd in race

Regina Joyce of Lynnwood celebrated her 53rd birthday by placing second in the women’s division of the Surf City Marathon Feb. 7 at Huntington Beach, Calif.

Joyce covered the 26.2-mile course in 3 hours, 6 minutes and 12 seconds, a pace of 7:07 per mile, to finish 34th overall in a field of 2,349. She was first in the women’s 50-54 age division.

The women’s winner was Karen Warrendorf, 36, of Canada, in a time of 3:05.24.

Seniors sign college letters

The following athletes from area high schools signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent or made an equivalent formal collegiate commitment on Feb. 3, according to various reports. It was the first day of the signing period for prep recruits in football, soccer, track and field, and cross country.

FOOTBALL

Riley Carr, Jackson (Air Force Academy)

Andy Gay, Jackson (Dartmouth College)

Connor Hamlett, Meadowdale (Oregon State University)

Trevor Hegeberg, Jackson (South Dakota School of Mines &Technology)

MEN’S SOCCER

Tye Hastings, Jackson (Western Washington University)

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Alli Beard, Archbishop Murphy (St. Mary’s College)

Kayla Beer, Jackson (Western Washington University)

Megan Bolmes, Jackson (Eastern Washington University)

Lindsey Bos, Archbishop Murphy (University of Washington)

Carolyn Dapper, King’s (Pepperdine University)

Julia Fjortoft, Meadowdale (Gonzaga University)

Alexa Hughes, Archbishop Murphy (Marshall University)

Maddy McDevitt, King’s (Boise State University)

Cheyenne Smith, Edmonds-Woodway (Western Washington University)

Simone Sterling, Jackson (Xavier University)

Hillary Zevenbergen, King’s (University of Washington)

Mavs’ auction tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Meadowdale High School’s “Drive2Win” 2010 Auction. All proceeds fund sports transportation and facility improvement costs not funded by the district. Tickets are $50/person (age 21 &over) and are available online at www.gomavs.org.

Correction

An Edmonds-Woodway swimmer’s name was misspelled in the Feb. 3 issue. Thomas Ernst won the 50 and 100 freestyles and swam on the winning 200 medley and 200 freesyle relay teams.