Stanwood's Owen Thayer makes a layup during the game against Mountlake Terrace on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prep basketball weekly update: Storylines from around the area

Chaos atop Wesco 3A/2A boys, a GP boys buzzer-beater, a signature Lake Stevens girls victory, and more.

 

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) looks on as Kraken center Calle Jarnkrok (19) clears the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Appleton, Grubauer lead Kraken to 5-3 win over Panthers

Seattle scored three goals in the second period and knocked off the NHL’s points leaders.

 

Oregon guard Rivaldo Soares (11) makes a pass against Washington guard Terrell Brown Jr. (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd)

Huskies go down big in loss to rival Oregon

UW fell behind 37-8 and never came close in a blowout loss to the Ducks.

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Prep results for Saturday, Jan. 22

Prep results for Saturday, Jan. 22: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS BASKETBALL WESCO 3A/2A Everett 77, Marysville Pilchuck 52… Continue reading

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Jackson's Drilon Veliu defends with Glacier Peak's Aidan Davis looking to pass Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Cline’s game-winner lifts GP past Jackson in top-10 showdown

The senior forward buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the seventh-ranked Grizzlies secured a 57-54 win.

Jackson's Drilon Veliu defends with Glacier Peak's Aidan Davis looking to pass Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle University's Hal Uderitz, a Snohomish High School graduate, competes during a game against Portland on Sept. 12, 2019. (Photo provided by Seattle U)

Snohomish grad hopes to earn contract with Sounders

Hal Uderitz was drafted in the third round by Seattle and aims to prove in preseason he’s deserving of a first-team contract.

Seattle University's Hal Uderitz, a Snohomish High School graduate, competes during a game against Portland on Sept. 12, 2019. (Photo provided by Seattle U)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Huuhtanen scores twice, leads Silvertips past Royals

In its only game of the week, first-place Everett beats Victoria 5-3 on the road.

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Prep results for Friday, Jan. 21

Prep results for Friday, Jan. 21: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS BASKETBALL WESCO 4A Glacier Peak 57, Jackson 54… Continue reading

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The Shorecrest bench reacts to a missed shot in the final seconds of regular time to send the game against Arlington to overtime on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wave of cancellations wreaking havoc on winter prep sports

‘It’s just been so hard’: Canceled games and program shutdowns have been commonplace for local teams.

The Shorecrest bench reacts to a missed shot in the final seconds of regular time to send the game against Arlington to overtime on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Prep results for Thursday, Jan. 20

Prep results for Thursday, Jan. 20: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS BASKETBALL WESCO 3A/2A Marysville Getchell 56, Monroe 55… Continue reading

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Jackson High senior Dominic Hellman, a University of Oregon commit, batted a .558 this season with five home runs in 13 games. Shot on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Local athletes who have signed to play sports in college

The early signing period for all NCAA sports except Division I and II football opened Nov. 10.

Jackson High senior Dominic Hellman, a University of Oregon commit, batted a .558 this season with five home runs in 13 games. Shot on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stanwood's Kaeden McGlothin yells after stealing the ball from Mountlake Terrace's Adison Mattix to seal the win for Stanwood on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stanwood pulls out ‘gritty’ win over Mountlake Terrace

The Spartans answered every Mountlake Terrace push in a tense fourth quarter for a 63-62 victory.

Stanwood's Kaeden McGlothin yells after stealing the ball from Mountlake Terrace's Adison Mattix to seal the win for Stanwood on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Prep results for Wednesday, Jan. 19

Prep results for Wednesday, Jan. 19: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS BASKETBALL WESCO 3A/2A Mountlake Terrace 57, Shorecrest 56… Continue reading

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Chicago State guard Aaliyah Collins, a Glacier Peak High School graduate. (Sebastian Montoya / Chicago State Athletics)

Community roundup: GP grad shines again for Chicago State

Plus, professional bull riding is coming to Everett, former Silvertips are headed to the Olympics and more.

Chicago State guard Aaliyah Collins, a Glacier Peak High School graduate. (Sebastian Montoya / Chicago State Athletics)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips’ game versus Rockets on Friday postponed

Kelowna is pausing all team activites due to COVID protocols, according to the WHL.

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Arlington's Sophie Willis, left, and Stanwood's Vivienne Berrett look for a rebound at Arlington High School Saturday evening in Arlington, Washington on January 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Associated Press high school basketball polls for Jan. 19

How a state panel of sports writers rates Washington high school basketball teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2022,… Continue reading

Arlington's Sophie Willis, left, and Stanwood's Vivienne Berrett look for a rebound at Arlington High School Saturday evening in Arlington, Washington on January 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Tucker Molina, right, tries to block a shot by Tony MacArthur during EVCC practice on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

EvCC men’s hoops seeks unprecedented 5th straight North title

After a delayed start to region play, the Trojans begin their quest for another crown on Wednesday.

Tucker Molina, right, tries to block a shot by Tony MacArthur during EVCC practice on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson's Lindyn Solis bowls during a match against Everett on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson, Everett girls bowlers hit the lanes

The Timberwolves brought a 13-1 record into the match with the state tournament fast approaching.

Jackson's Lindyn Solis bowls during a match against Everett on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Prep results for Tuesday, Jan. 18

Prep results for Tuesday, Jan. 18: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS BASKETBALL EMERALD SOUND CONFERENCE Eastside Prep 69, Sultan… Continue reading

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FILE - Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle. The Seattle Seahawks have fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. and passing game coordinator Andre Curtis, the team said Tuesday., Jan. 18,  2022 (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

Seahawks part ways with defensive coordinator Norton Jr.

Seattle never finished higher than 16th in total defense during his four-year tenure as coordinator.

FILE - Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle. The Seattle Seahawks have fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. and passing game coordinator Andre Curtis, the team said Tuesday., Jan. 18,  2022 (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)