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Granite Falls senior soars past the competition

Kelsey Bassett adds a pole-vault title to the diving championship she won in the fall

Girls state track roundup: E-W’s Parle wins 3,200 crown

Edmonds-Woodway’s Yukino Parle uses a powerful closing kick to win her second state title in three years.

Lakewood’s Jon Cox competes in the 2A shot put to place third Friday afternoon on the second of State Track & Field Championship at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on May 25, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

E-W senior wins title, other locals fare well at state track

The Warriors’ Hannah Hicks wins the 3A girls long jump; number of other local athletes earn top-3 medals.

Lakewood’s Jon Cox competes in the 2A shot put to place third Friday afternoon on the second of State Track & Field Championship at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on May 25, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett’s Ben Howard competes in the shot put Thursday afternoon on the first of State Track Championship at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on May 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lakewood high jumper wins state championship

Two Everett athletes come within inches of titles, take second place in their respective events

Everett’s Ben Howard competes in the shot put Thursday afternoon on the first of State Track Championship at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on May 24, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Layne Zuschin catches down Bret Serres in a pickle execise Wednesday afternoon during practice at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace on May 23, 2018. The Hawks are headed to state for the first time in school history. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace baseball team excelling on and off the field

After winning an academic state title, the Hawks will try to claim a title on the diamond as well.

Layne Zuschin catches down Bret Serres in a pickle execise Wednesday afternoon during practice at Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace on May 23, 2018. The Hawks are headed to state for the first time in school history. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State baseball capsules

Edmonds-Woodway (3A) and Mountlake Terrace (2A) will play state semifinal games Friday.

2018 State Golf Preview: 10 Things to Watch

Kamiak is a favorite for boys and girls team titles, and several locals could contend for individual titles.

Mariner’s Caparas soaring into 4A state girls golf tourney

Hard work has paid off for the junior standout, who is coming off a district championship.

Jackson’ head coach, Kirk Nicholson comforts Carter Booth after their elimination lose to Skyview Saturday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on May 19, 2018. Skyview won 2-1 to advance on to state. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson baseball reaches state quarters, falls to Skyview

The T-wolves’ season ends with a 2-1 loss to the Storm after beating South Kitsap in the opening round.

Jackson’ head coach, Kirk Nicholson comforts Carter Booth after their elimination lose to Skyview Saturday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on May 19, 2018. Skyview won 2-1 to advance on to state. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe edges Lake Stevens for state softball berth (video)

The Bearcats win 4-3 in a 4A loser-out game and eliminate the Vikings for the 3rd year in a row.

Colby Phelps prepares to bat during practice Thursday afternoon at Marysville-Pichuck High School in Marysville on May 17, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State baseball preview: Marysville Pilchuck built to win

Fueled by heartbreak and hard work, the Tomahawks are poised to make a run.

Colby Phelps prepares to bat during practice Thursday afternoon at Marysville-Pichuck High School in Marysville on May 17, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State baseball preview: Capsules for local matchups

Below are capsules for Saturday’s baseball state regionals involving local teams. Each classification’s 16-team state tournament is broken into four four-team regionals. The winners of… Continue reading

Jackson’s Sam Mutolo (left) congratulates Sam Klotter’s (right) run Thursday afternoon during the 4A District Championship game in Everett on May 17, 2018. Jackson won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson tops Monroe for district title, state berth (video)

Ace Iyanla Pennington shuts out the Bearcats 2-0 to lead the T-wolves to their 4th straight district crown.

Jackson’s Sam Mutolo (left) congratulates Sam Klotter’s (right) run Thursday afternoon during the 4A District Championship game in Everett on May 17, 2018. Jackson won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish softball bound for state after 2 wins Tuesday

The Panthers slugged past Marysville Getchell and Marysville Pilchuck to clinch their berth.

Edmonds-Woodway edges Everett, claims state berth (video)

The Warriors win 4-3 in the 3A district semifinals to secure a state bid for the 3rd time in 4 seasons.

Prep hot tickets: May 15-19

Here are six prep sports events to keep an eye on this week.

WIAA passes 14 amendments for next school year

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Representative Assembly voted to pass 14 amendments that take effect Aug. 1. Among the notable passed amendments: - Class 2B… Continue reading

Shorecrest soccer player named WIAA athlete of the week

Shorecrest senior midfielder Elliot Misic was named one of the WIAA’s Athletes of the Week for April 30 through May 5. Misic scored two goals… Continue reading

Snohomish girls lacrosse reaches state semifinals

The Snohomish girls lacrosse team beat Everett and Lakeside last week to advance to the Washington Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association state semifinals for the fourth time… Continue reading

Cascade baseball team drops heartbreaker to Mount Vernon

The Bruins let a late lead slip away and lose 5-2 to fall one win short of a state berth.