Community roundup: Pair of college softball players honored

Lynnwood’s Morgan and Snohomish’s Reynolds recognized by their conferences

One’s a sophomore who traveled across the country to play college softball. The other is a freshman who chose to stay home. Both are now all-conference selections in premier NCAA Division I conferences.

Lynnwood High School graduate Maddie Morgan, now a sophomore at the University of Alabama, and Snohomish High School graduate Sami Reynolds, a freshman at the University of Washington, were named all-conference performers last week.

Morgan, a third baseman, was named second-team All-SEC. Morgan is batting .299 with four home runs and 26 RBI for the 52-7 Crimson Tide, who earned the No. 8 seed in the NCAA tournament that begins Friday.

Reynolds, a left fielder, was named third-team All-Pac-12, as well as to the Pac-12 All-Freshman team. She’s batting .325 with four homers and 39 RBI for the 45-7 Huskies, who earned the No. 3 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Locals earn All-GNAC honors

Several athletes from Snohomish County high schools were honored recently by the NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

In baseball, Jackson High School graduate Justin Hampson, a senior outfielder at Central Washington, and Cascade High School graduate Patrick Chung, a junior second baseman at Western Oregon, were named to the first team.

In softball, Cascade High School graduate Makinlee Sellevold, a senior pitcher at Western Washington, was named to the first team, and Marysville Pilchuck graduate Abigail Otto, a senior third baseman at Northwest Nazarene, was named to the third team.

In men’s golf, Snohomish High School graduate Ethan Casto, a junior at Western Washington, was named to the first team, and Meadowdale High School graduate Trevor Frisby, a senior at Saint Martin’s, was named to the second team.

Trinidad, Cain lead CWU track

Arlington High School graduate Sidney Trinidad and Monroe High School graduate Aidan Cain won titles for Central Washington University at the GNAC Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Monmouth, Oregon.

Trinidad, a sophomore, was part of Central’s women’s 1,600-meter relay team that won in a time of 3 minutes, 45.92 seconds. She also broke the conference record in the 400 hurdles during preliminaries with a time of 58.22, which gave her an automatic bid to the NCAA Division II National Championships.

Cain, a junior, won the men’s hammer throw with a distance of 189 feet, 7 inches.

Locals place at women’s wrestling nationals

Alycia Pidgeon, a sophomore at Snohomish High School, and Alivia White, an eighth-grader at Cedarcrest Middle School, both earned medals at the Women’s Nationals Cadet World Team Trials held over the weekend in Irving, Texas.

Competing in the 73-kilogram class and representing Team Washington, Pidgeon placed fourth and White placed fifth in the tournament, which is for wrestlers ages 14-17.

Edmonds claims inaugural ‘T’ Trophy

Edmonds Community College won the inaugural “T” Trophy over Everett Community College. The trophy was created for the rivalry between the Tritons and Trojans, with the results of every game between the schools in all team sports (men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball) determining the winner. Edmonds won the season series, 13-7.

Lacrosse league completes regular season

North Sound Youth Lacrosse completed its regular season the past weekend, and boys teams from Snohomish County finished the regular season in first place in all three divisions. Snohomish Red finished a perfect 9-0 in the seventh/eighth grade division, outscoring its opponents 65-19. Stanwood went 9-1 to finish first in the fifth/sixth grade division, outscoring its opponents 79-33. Snohomish White finished first in the third/fouth grade division, outscoring its opposition 74-29.

The seventh/eighth grade and fifth/sixth grade championship tournaments are this Saturday in Lynden.

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