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Kamiak names McLennan new head football coach

Ivan McLennan, a former LB at WSU, takes over for Bryant Thomas, who stepped down for an assistant job at Portland State.

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Macie Dean runs into home to score a run during the game against Kamiak on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson downs Kamiak in big Class 4A battle of unbeatens

The powerhouse Timberwolves score seven runs in the sixth inning to pull away for a league-opening 12-3 win.

Macie Dean runs into home to score a run during the game against Kamiak on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorewood players celebrate during a game between Monroe and Shorewood at Monroe High School on Friday, April 7, 2023 in Monroe, Washington. Shorewood won in double overtime, 3-2. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Shorewood remains unbeaten with double OT win over Monroe

The Stormrays trail for the first time all season but keep their perfect campaign going.

Shorewood players celebrate during a game between Monroe and Shorewood at Monroe High School on Friday, April 7, 2023 in Monroe, Washington. Shorewood won in double overtime, 3-2. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Monroe’s goalkeeper Dustin Jenkins grabs a shot attempt with Shorewood's Ethan Farley crashing in Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep boys soccer preview: 5 things to watch this season

A look at the top local storylines to keep an eye on this high school boys soccer season.

Monroe’s goalkeeper Dustin Jenkins grabs a shot attempt with Shorewood's Ethan Farley crashing in Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson senior Sylas Williams is the 2022-23 Player of the Year. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Boys Basketball Players of the Year: Sylas Williams

The Jackson forward averaged 23 points and 14 rebounds per game during a dominant senior season.

Jackson senior Sylas Williams is the 2022-23 Player of the Year. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson’s Yanina Sherwood pitches during the game against Glacier Peak on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prep softball preview: 5 things to watch this season

A look at the top local storylines to keep an eye on this high school softball season.

Jackson’s Yanina Sherwood pitches during the game against Glacier Peak on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest (blue jerseys) takes on Garfield in a boys 3A state quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys mount late rally, fall to No. 2 Garfield

The No. 16 Scots cut a 21-point deficit to seven late in the fourth, but lose to the Bulldogs 71-60 in the 3A quarterfinals.

Shorecrest (blue jerseys) takes on Garfield in a boys 3A state quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Mountlake’s Chris Meegan grimaces in response to a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against O’Dea on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Terrace boys’ comeback bid falls just short in loss to O’Dea

The Hawks rally from down 20-8 early to have a shot to win, but fall 54-52 in the 3A state quarterfinals.

Mountlake’s Chris Meegan grimaces in response to a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against O’Dea on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest's Adarrius Hilliard (24) defends a shot by Rainier Beach's Darius Wilcher (10) during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys pull off upset, thump Rainier Beach

The No. 16 Scots ride a 25-6 run in the third to a 69-44 win over the No. 8 Vikings and advance to the 3A state quarterfinals.

Shorecrest's Adarrius Hilliard (24) defends a shot by Rainier Beach's Darius Wilcher (10) during a 3A state playoff game on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Logan Tews (21) moves with the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Mountlake Terrace and North Thurston at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Mountlake Terrace won, 58-53. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Terrace boys edge North Thurston, reach 3A quarterfinals

The balanced Hawks make key plays on offense and defense and beat the Rams 58-53 to set up a matchup with O’Dea on Thursday.

Mountlake Terrace’s Logan Tews (21) moves with the ball during a 3A boys game in the Hardwood Classic between Mountlake Terrace and North Thurston at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Mountlake Terrace won, 58-53. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Everett’s Alana Washington (12) moves with the ball during a 3A girls game in the Hardwood Classic between Everett and Lincoln at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Everett fell, 43-45. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Everett girls’ season ends with heartbreaking loss to Lincoln

The Seagulls fall one bucket short in a difficult shooting game and lose 45-43 to the Abes in the 3A state round of 12.

Everett’s Alana Washington (12) moves with the ball during a 3A girls game in the Hardwood Classic between Everett and Lincoln at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Everett fell, 43-45. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington players celebrate during a game between the Arlington Eagles and Lakeside Lions at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Arlington won, 75-63. Annie Barker / The Herald)

Arlington girls fend off Lakeside, advance to quarterfinals

The Eagles ride a complete team effort to a 73-62 win and receive a bye into the final eight of the 3A Hardwood Classic.

Arlington players celebrate during a game between the Arlington Eagles and Lakeside Lions at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Arlington won, 75-63. Annie Barker / The Herald)
Lynnwood players cheer during a game between the Lynnwood Royals and West Seattle Wildcats at Arlington High School in Arlington Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Lynnwood won, 47-45.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Lynnwood girls edge West Seattle, book trip to Tacoma Dome

The Royals start slow and hang on late, but win 47-45 to reach the 3A Hardwood Classic for the first time since 2017.

Lynnwood players cheer during a game between the Lynnwood Royals and West Seattle Wildcats at Arlington High School in Arlington Washington on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. Lynnwood won, 47-45.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann reaches out to to try and block a pass by Stadium’s Ne’Quan Brown during the game against Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys stave off Stadium rally, advance at state

The Scots lead by as many as 16 points in the second half and hang on to win 48-45 to reach Round 2 of the 3A tournament.

Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann reaches out to to try and block a pass by Stadium’s Ne’Quan Brown during the game against Stadium on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest senior Sean Neils begins his dive for the anchor leg of the 200 yard freestyle relay final at the 3A WIAA Boys High School Swim and Dive Championships on Friday, Feb. 18, 2023, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

State boys swimming: Shorecrest’s Neils brings home 4 medals

Plus, Jackson’s Ethan Georgiev and Ethan Chen-Parks shine, and Archbishop Murphy sophomore Evan Wold makes a name for himself.

Shorecrest senior Sean Neils begins his dive for the anchor leg of the 200 yard freestyle relay final at the 3A WIAA Boys High School Swim and Dive Championships on Friday, Feb. 18, 2023, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell’s Arion Palacol runs a play during the game against Mount Vernon on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Big comeback falls short as MG boys lose to Mount Vernon

The Chargers, who came all the back from down 18 points to fall 69-68, will face Everett in a win-or-go-home game Saturday.

Marysville-Getchell’s Arion Palacol runs a play during the game against Mount Vernon on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann takes the ball down the court during the game against Everett on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys fend off Everett, secure state berth

The Scots clamp down late and top the Seagulls 58-50; Everett will face MG for the final 3A state spot from District 1 Saturday.

Shorecrest’s Parker Baumann takes the ball down the court during the game against Everett on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace’s Rayshaun Connor runs into a defender while trying to find some space against Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Terrace boys ride depth past Mount Vernon, clinch state bid

The Hawks get contributions up and down the roster to win 74-60 and advance to the 3A District 1 Tournament title game.

Mountlake Terrace’s Rayshaun Connor runs into a defender while trying to find some space against Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington’s Ty Rusko steps into a three in transition against Shorecrest on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington boys knock off Shorecrest, secure 3A state berth

Senior David Zachman scores 27 points as the Eagles top the Scots 61-50 to advance to the 3A District 1 Tournament title game.

Arlington’s Ty Rusko steps into a three in transition against Shorecrest on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Garrett Chesley, right, and Glacier Peak’s Kaiu Taylor, left, fist-bump after a race during the 4A District 1 swim and dive championships at Snohomish Aquatic Center, in Snohomish, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

State boys swimming and diving preview: Locals to watch

Beginning Thursday, a number of local swimmer and divers will be compteting for titles at the King County Aquatic Center.

Lake Stevens’ Garrett Chesley, right, and Glacier Peak’s Kaiu Taylor, left, fist-bump after a race during the 4A District 1 swim and dive championships at Snohomish Aquatic Center, in Snohomish, Washington on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)