Athletes of the Week | April 7-12

Steve Ainsworth

Jackson | Baseball

The Timberwolves pitcher tossed a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts and no walks in a win over Kamiak and had two saves in two other games as Jackson completed a three-game sweep of the Knights last week. Both of Ainsworth’s saves came in one-run games.

Nominations: Nick Bowersock, Cedarcrest; Jacob Long, Kamiak; Alex Kiel, Jackson; Patrick Chung, Cascade; Ryan Walker, Arlington; Ryan Sandifer, Snohomish; Jacob Eason, Lake Stevens; Elliot Reece, Meadowdale; Greg Barnett, Granite Falls; Riley Larsen, Granite Falls.

Marissa Rathert

Arlington | Softball

The Eagles outfielder knocked in the game-winning run with a single in the sixth inning in a key 2-1 win over Lake Stevens. The senior also had four hits in Arlington’s win over Oak Harbor as the Eagles completed a three-win week to remain tied with Snohomish for first place in the Wesco 4A North.

Nominations: Amie Browder, Lake Stevens; Dasia Lester, Lynnwood; Sophie Frost, Jackson; Sage Andersen, Cascade; Kayla Ellis, Jackson; Kiana Smith, Lakewood; Nina Kim, Glacier Peak.

Stuart Smith

Meadowdale | Boys soccer

The Mavericks midfielder scored a goal and assisted on two others in a win over Marysville Getchell and also assisted on the game’s only goal in a big win over Shorewood as the Mavericks jumped back into the race for a league title.

Nominations: Tyler Sharp, Monroe; Laurence Wanambisi, Stanwood; Ethan Hopkins, Edmonds-Woodway; Anthony Pepe, Shorewood; Jason Kim, Kamiak; Uriel Herrera, Snohomish; Brady Henderson, Archbishop Murphy.

Aaron Roe

Jackson | Track

The Timberwolves harrier won the 3,200-meter run and took fourth in the 1,600 to lead Jackson to a team victory at the Tacoma Invitational on Saturday. Roe’s time in the 3,200 (9 minutes, 25.90 seconds) was the fastest in Class 4A so far this season.

Nominations: Jared Alskog, Arlington; Lyndsay Leatherman, Arlington; Chinne Okoronkwo, Mountlake Terrace; Jessica Rawlins, Jackson; Kacey Kemper, King’s; Andrew Stich, Lakewood.

Steve Cabenday

Kamiak | Golf

The Knights golfer shot an even-par 36 to take home medalist honors and lead Kamiak to a win over Marysville Getchell and Cascade at Harbour Pointe Golf Course. Cabenday’s total was four shots better than the nearest competitor.

Nominations: Matthew Pabisz, Archbishop Murphy; Mac Kerkoff, Oak Harbor; Abby Lyon, Jackson.

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