Evan Wiederspohn

Mountlake Terrace players react to a run during a baseball game between Mountlake Terrace and Bishop Blanchet at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Mountlake Terrace won, 12-7.(Annie Barker / The Herald)

Mountlake Terrace baseball’s season ends in state quarters

The Hawks beat Bishop Blanchet 12-7 in the morning, but fall 10-9 to West Seattle in the afternoon.

 

Everett players celebrate during a Class 3A District 1 softball championship game between Snohomish and Everett at Phil Johnson Fields in Everett, Washington on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Everett won, 10-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Everett softball upsets Snohomish for district championship

Freshman Mia Hoekendorf leads the way as the Seagulls defeat the top-seeded Panthers 10-0.

 

Stanwood’s TJ McQuery works with a man on first during a playoff loss to Kentlake on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Kent Meridian High School in Kent, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood baseball’s bats go quiet in state loss to Kentlake

The Spartans manage just three hits as their season ends with a 5-0 loss to the Falcons.

 

Arlington’s Peyton Aanstad pitches to Marysville Getchell’s Parker Johnson in the Class 3A District 1 softball tournament Friday at Phil Johnson Fields in Everett. The Chargers won the loser-out game 7-2 (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Arlington’s Peyton Aanstad pitches to Marysville Getchell’s Parker Johnson in the Class 3A District 1 softball tournament Friday at Phil Johnson Fields in Everett. The Chargers won the loser-out game 7-2 (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Atticus Quist leaps in the air to catch a bouncing baseball after a missed catch in the outfield during the 4A district game against Bothell at Funko Field on Thursday, May 9, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bothell’s big inning dooms Glacier Peak baseball

The Grizzlies were felled by a nine-run fifth, but they still have one last shot to make state.

Glacier Peak’s Atticus Quist leaps in the air to catch a bouncing baseball after a missed catch in the outfield during the 4A district game against Bothell at Funko Field on Thursday, May 9, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jay Franco has been named the head coach of the Everett Community College women’s basketball team. (Photo courtesy of Everett Community College)

Jay Franco hired as new EvCC women’s basketball coach

Franco, who served as an assistant the past three seasons, takes over for Jeannie Thompson.

Jay Franco has been named the head coach of the Everett Community College women’s basketball team. (Photo courtesy of Everett Community College)
Issaquah players celebrate during a Class 4A District 1/2 boys soccer game between Glacier Peak and Issaquah at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Issaquah won, 2-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Glacier Peak boys soccer falls to Issaquah in district semis

The Grizzlies couldn’t get over the hump after the Eagles went ahead early in the second half.

Issaquah players celebrate during a Class 4A District 1/2 boys soccer game between Glacier Peak and Issaquah at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Issaquah won, 2-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Lake Stevens first baseman A’Alona DeMartin fields bunt and throws out the runner during a playoff loss to Bothell on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens baseball falls behind early in loss to Bothell

The Vikings never caught up as they fell 6-3 to the Cougars in the Class 4A District 1/2 tournament.

Lake Stevens first baseman A’Alona DeMartin fields bunt and throws out the runner during a playoff loss to Bothell on Saturday, May 4, 2024, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22), left, and Yanina Sherwood (13), right, smile during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is doing it all for the Timberwolves

The University of Washington softball commit is making a big impact after missing most of 2023 injured.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22), left, and Yanina Sherwood (13), right, smile during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Snohomish players celebrate during a District 1 3A baseball game between Meadowdale and Snohomish at Snohomish High School on Monday, April 30, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Snohomish won, 3-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Snohomish players celebrate during a District 1 3A baseball game between Meadowdale and Snohomish at Snohomish High School on Monday, April 30, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Snohomish won, 3-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Monroe players celebrate during a baseball game between Monroe and Arlington at Monroe High School on Friday, April 26, 2024 in Monroe, Washington. Monroe secured a win in an eighth inning, 4-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Monroe baseball heading into the postseason riding high

The Wesco North-champion Bearcats top Arlington 4-3 for their 15th victory in their past 16 games.

Monroe players celebrate during a baseball game between Monroe and Arlington at Monroe High School on Friday, April 26, 2024 in Monroe, Washington. Monroe secured a win in an eighth inning, 4-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Lake Stevens pitcher Charli Pugmire high fives first baseman Emery Fletcher after getting out of an inning against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens tops Glacier Peak in key softball encounter

The Vikings strung together a three-run rally in the fifth inning to prevail 3-0.

Lake Stevens pitcher Charli Pugmire high fives first baseman Emery Fletcher after getting out of an inning against Glacier Peak on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Brynlee Dubiel reacts to her time after crossing the finish line in the girls 300-meter hurdles during the Eason Invitational at Snohomish High School on Saturday, April 20, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Dubiel placed fourth with a time of 46.85 seconds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Big turnout for 34th annual Eason Invitational

Everett’s Ndayiraglje, Kings’s Beard and Glacier Peak’s sprinters were among the local standouts.

Mountlake Terrace’s Brynlee Dubiel reacts to her time after crossing the finish line in the girls 300-meter hurdles during the Eason Invitational at Snohomish High School on Saturday, April 20, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Dubiel placed fourth with a time of 46.85 seconds. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Shorecrest High School boys soccer team plays keep away in the final minutes of a 5-0 victory over Mountlake Terrace on Wednesday at Edmonds Stadium. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys soccer shuts down Mountlake Terrace

Eddie Carli performs hat trick, Wyatt Kimball adds two scores as Scots get out of funk in 5-0 win.

The Shorecrest High School boys soccer team plays keep away in the final minutes of a 5-0 victory over Mountlake Terrace on Wednesday at Edmonds Stadium. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Ally Boulger (4) pitches during a 4A softball game between Kamiak and Jackson at Kamiak High School on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in Mukilteo, Washington. Jackson won, 9-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Ally Boulger (4) pitches during a 4A softball game between Kamiak and Jackson at Kamiak High School on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in Mukilteo, Washington. Jackson won, 9-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mariner's Stephen Anderson leads the pack in the boys 110-meter hurdles during a meet Thursday at Goddard Stadium. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Mariner's Stephen Anderson leads the pack in the boys 110-meter hurdles during a meet Thursday at Goddard Stadium. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Shorewood baseball coach Wyatt Tonkin gives advice to a player in the infield as catchers practice behind him in 2017. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shorewood baseball coach Wyatt Tonkin passes at 69

The Stormrays’ assistant coaches will take over from the Hall of Famer the remainder of the season.

Shorewood baseball coach Wyatt Tonkin gives advice to a player in the infield as catchers practice behind him in 2017. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Thomsen, Sherwood lead Jackson softball past Stanwood

The Timberwolves post their sixth shutout of the season in their victory over the Spartans.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Everett junior Shukurani Ndayiraglje fails to clear a 6-foot 6-inch jump in the 3A boys high jump before claiming second place during the WIAA State Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Prep track: 5 things to watch during the 2024 season in Snohomish County

A look at the top local storylines in girls and boys track and field this season.

Everett junior Shukurani Ndayiraglje fails to clear a 6-foot 6-inch jump in the 3A boys high jump before claiming second place during the WIAA State Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington’s Leyton Martin (2) poses for a photo at Arlington High School on Sunday, March 24, 2024 in Arlington, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2023-24 Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Leyton Martin

Arlington’s do-it-all junior point guard led the Eagles to a district title and second straight Hardwood Classic.

Arlington’s Leyton Martin (2) poses for a photo at Arlington High School on Sunday, March 24, 2024 in Arlington, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)