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Prep notebook: A look at the softball league-title races

Meadowdale softball is in the Wesco 3A/2A driver’s seat with an 8-0 conference record.

MP boys soccer clinches 2nd straight Wesco 3A/2A crown

Marysville Pilchuck rolls past Everett 5-1 to secure the league title with one match to spare.

Prep notebook: A look at the baseball league-title races

Monroe’s back-to-back walkoff wins have set up a three-team race with Cascade and Jackson in Wesco 4A.

Hot tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

A key Jackson-Monroe baseball clash and a crosstown Marysville softball showdown are among the highlights.

Glacier Peak boys, girls win team titles at Eason Invitational

The Grizzlies own the day in Snohomish at one of the state’s largest track and field meets.

Back from ACL injury, Glacier Peak sprinter ‘better than ever’

Junior Ethan Willems returned this spring and recently posted the top 400-meter time in the state.

Cascade baseball team grinds out win over Monroe

The Bruins escape early jams and hang on to beat the Bearcats 2-1 in a Wesco 4A clash.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Randy Galvan (right) and Snohomish’s Adam Kowalchyk jump for a header during a 1-1 draw on March 23. The Tomahawks sit atop a crowded race in the Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer standings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep notebook: A look at the crowded Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer race

Marysville Pilchuck soccer leads the Wesco 3A/2A logjam, while Jackson is pulling away in Wesco 4A.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Randy Galvan (right) and Snohomish’s Adam Kowalchyk jump for a header during a 1-1 draw on March 23. The Tomahawks sit atop a crowded race in the Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer standings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
More than 100 teams are expected at Snohomish High School for Saturday’s Eason Invitational, which is annually one of the state’s premier high school track and field meets. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Hot tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

More than 100 track and field teams are heading to Snohomish for Saturday’s 31st annual Eason Invite.

More than 100 teams are expected at Snohomish High School for Saturday’s Eason Invitational, which is annually one of the state’s premier high school track and field meets. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens senior has passion for calling baseball games

Payne Patchett, the beloved play-by-play voice of the Vikings, has his sights set on an MLB gig.

GP softball grabs sole possession of 1st place in Wesco 4A

The Grizzlies rallied to beat conference rival Lake Stevens 6-3 in a battle for first place.

Kwak leads Kamiak boys golf to Dolan Invitational title

The senior standout became the event’s first two-time winner, and the Knights set a team-score record.

Hot tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Among the highlights are two softball showdowns and a pair of intriguing Wesco 3A/2A soccer matches.

High school baseball team gets a taste of the big leagues

Playing on the Seattle Mariners’ home field, Edmonds-Woodway players were “in awe.”

Edmonds-Woodway baseball ‘excited’ to play in Mariners’ ballpark

The Warriors will play at T-Mobile Park on Sunday as part of the annual High School Baseball Classic.

Jackson baseball tops Cascade 1-0 in pitcher’s duel (VIDEO)

Case Matter struck out 12 in a 2-hit shutout to lead the T-wolves past the Bruins in a Wesco 4A clash.

Prep girls tennis preview: Shorecrest poised to make noise

With a trio of returning state placers, the Scots are primed for a deep postseason run.

Two local players named to AP all-state basketball teams

Marysville Pilchuck’s RaeQuan Battle and South Whidbey’s Kody Newman received first-team all-state honors.

‘People don’t expect a little dude to throw as far as I do’

At 5-foot-7, Brandon Bach may not look like a typical javelin thrower, but he’s one of the nation’s best.

Track and field season preview: Five storylines to watch

Standout distance runners, relay teams, throwers and more highlight the area’s track and field talent.