Community sports roundup: 9 EvCC baseball players honored

Plus, Everett Rowing Association sends three boats to nationals, two locals headed to NCAA track nationals and more.

Everett Community College baseball.

The Everett Community College baseball team, which finished third at the Northwest Athletic Conference Baseball Championship on Monday in Longview, dominated the All-North Region awards and teams.

The Trojans had nine players honored, led by first baseman Konnor Palmeira, who was named the region’s Most Valuable Player. Palmeira, a sophomore from Kahului, Hawaii, batted .323 with eight home runs and 41 RBI in 50 games.

Everett players named to the All-Region first team included freshman catcher Ben Steck (Jackson High School), freshman pitcher Kenji Miller and freshman designated hitter Xavier Ulrich. Second-teamers were freshman pitchers Dylan Matsuoka and Preston Moritz, freshman infielder Sheehan O’Connor and freshman outfielder Braeden Terry. Freshman second baseman Jonathan Kumai (Mountlake Terrace High School) received a Gold Glove, and Parker Guinn was named the Coach of the Year.

Edmonds had seven players named to the All-Region teams, as freshman pitchers Tatsuya Uemoto and Kota Sato, freshman infielder Narumi Okayasu and freshman outfielder Taku Kataoka were named to the first team; while freshman infielder Koutarou Matsumaru, freshman outfielder Cody Ranit and freshman designated hitter Anthony Kodama (Jackson High School) were named to the second team.

In addition, Monroe High School graduate Nate Cain, now a freshman outfielder at Bellevue, was named to the first team.

ERA qualifies three boats to nationals

The Everett Rowing Association had three boats qualify for the USRowing Youth National Championships based on their performances at the Northwest Youth Championship on May 20-22 in Vancouver, Washington.

Everett’s men’s U16 8+ boat earned the gold medal in its division. The team of Ethan Holden, Alen Klarman, Benjamin Ewer, Cody Carpenter, Jacob Lindley, Brody Schuh, Ethan Wong, Nicholas Culver and Dalton Mara (cox) won in a time of 6 minutes, 57.412 seconds.

Everett’s women’s U17 4+ boat consisting of Gwen Bundy, Morgan Avery, Kari Seaburg, Kennedy Cordona and Chase Clark (cox) placed second in its division with a time of 8:19.955.

Everett’s women’s Youth 2 of Makayla Tuley and Aimalie Hovde-Girard finished third in its division in 8:32.164.

This is the first time in eight years Everett has had women’s boats qualify for youth nationals.

The organization is holding a GoFundMe campaign to help with the expenses of traveling to nationals, which take place June 9-12 in Sarasota, Florida. For more information, visit Everett Rowing’s GoFundMe website.

Roe, White headed to NCAA track nationals

Lake Stevens High School graduate Taylor Roe and Everett High School graduate Jayden White are headed to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Roe, now a junior on the Oklahoma State University women’s team, qualified in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary held last week in Eugene, Oregon. Roe, who won the 3,000 at the indoor national championships in March, finished third in a time of 15 minutes, 53.21 seconds to claim one of the 12 qualification spots.

White, now a sophomore on the University of Washington men’s team, qualified in the hammer throw at the NCAA West Preliminary. White placed eighth in the event with a throw of 215 feet, 1 inch.

Nationals take place June 8-11 in Eugene.

Low-cost EdC basketball camp offered

The Edmonds College men’s basketball program is holding a low-cost youth basketball camp. The camp, for boys and girls ages 5-13, takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 27-30 at Edmonds College. The cost is $140. For more information, visit the camp’s Facebook event page or call 425-640-1415.

Laces offering baseball and softball camps

The Laces Baseball Academy is offering both softball and baseball camps in Arlington this summer. The softball camp for ages 10-14 is on June 20-22, and the baseball camp for ages 9-13 is on Aug. 22-24. For more information, visit the Laces Baseball Academy website.

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