Evan Wiederspohn

Kamiak senior forward Josiah Pierre shoots and sinks a pair of free throws during a matchup against Snohomish on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Kamiak’s Pierre ascends to one of area’s most prolific scorers

The senior combo forward is averaging 27.5 points per game on 60% shooting so far this season.

 

Lake Stevens’ Koen Mattern and Glacier Peak’s Dane Chapman wrestle during the 220 pound weight class match at Lake Stevens High School on Thursday Jan. 26, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Lake Stevens tops GP, claims another Wesco 4A wrestling title

The Vikings found success all evening, racing to a 60-19 win over the Grizzlies in the de facto league-title dual.

 

Head coach Justin Prohn, gives feedback during a game between the Monroe Bearcats and the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors at Monroe High School in Monroe, Washington on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023. The Bearcats defeated the Warriors, 68-57. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Hot start has senior-laden Monroe in league contention

After finishing with a 5-12 overall record a season ago, the Bearcats boys have raced out to a 13-3 start this season.

 

Arlington’s Jackson Trotter reacts to beating Shorecrest on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington mounts late rally, tops Shorecrest in league clash

The Eagles close on an 11-0 run to overcome a deficit and beat the Scots 53-48 in a matchup of Wesco 3A/2A heavyweights.

Arlington’s Jackson Trotter reacts to beating Shorecrest on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)