Community roundup: Tritons’ ace earns NWAC baseball honor

Edmonds Community College’s Elliot Carney was named the league’s Pitcher of the Year.

Elliot Carney was declared the Northwest Athletic Conference’s best arm.

Carney, the ace of the Edmonds Community College baseball team’s pitching staff, was named the NWAC Pitcher of the Year.

Carney, a sophomore right-hander from Eastlake High School in Sammamish, finished the season 10-3 with a 1.32 ERA. He led NWAC in strikeouts (96) and was second in innings pitched (89.0), for a Tritons team that won the North Region title and reached the final four of the NWAC Baseball Championship.

Edmonds had two other players named first-team All-NWAC in sophomore outfielder Guthrie Morrison (.370, 37 RBI, 26 SB) and freshman pitcher Will Smith (8-1, 1.03 ERA). Sophomore relief pitcher Lucas Ford (0.38 ERA, 15 saves) was named to the second team.

Everett sophomore outfielder Trent Tinglestad (.321, seven HR, 31 RBI) was also named a second teamer.

Touchette takes Galloway 150

Robb Touchette took the second leg of the Bud Crown Series on Saturday at Evergreen Speedway, winning the Galloway 150.

In the second of six races in the racetrack’s premier series for Super Late Models, Touchette took advantage of a crash by leaders Garrett Archer and Lex Johnson on lap 147, taking the lead on the restart and holding it until the checkered flag.

Andy Sole finished second and Johnson came back to finish third.

Landis earns All-America honors

Snohomish High School graduate Kodiak Landis, now a senior on the Central Washington University men’s track and field team, earned All-America honors by finishing fifth in the decathlon at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships held Thursday through Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Landis finished with a score of 7,207 points, which broke the school record.

Neale back to nationals

Glacier Peak High School graduate Amy-Eloise Neale, now a senior for the University of Washington women’s track and field team, finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA West Preliminaries on Friday in Sacramento, California. Neale finished in a time of 15 minutes, 29.89 seconds, thus earning a berth to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which take place June 6-9 in Eugene, Oregon. It is the third straight year Neale advanced to nationals, the previous two years qualifying in the 1,500.

Cornett reaches round of 32

Mill Creek golfer Kyle Cornett and his partner Patrick Sato of Bellevue reached the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships held last week at the Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida. Cornett and Sato reached the match-play stage by advancing out of stroke play through a playoff, earning the No. 28 seed. The duo fell to the fifth-seeded pair of Scott Harvey and Todd Mitchell in 19 holes.

Marysville AD inducted into Hall of Fame

Marysville School District athletic director Greg Erickson was inducted into the Washington Secondary School Athletic Administrators Hall of Fame on April 24. Erickson has served as Marysville’s AD since 1993, and before that served as the AD in the Lake Stevens School District.

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