Mikayla Pivec’s stellar season with the Oregon State University women’s basketball team was deemed worthy of All-America consideration.
Pivec, a graduate of Lynnwood High School, received All-America honorable mention from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, which released its 2018-19 team last Thursday. Ten players were named to the team, with 42 receiving honorable mention.
Pivec, a 5-foot-10 junior guard, averaged 15.2 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game while shooting 52.6 percent from the field. Pivec was even better in the postseason, averaging 18.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists in the Beavers’ three NCAA tournament games as Oregon State reached the Sweet 16.
Pivec was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection and a second-team College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American.
Area boy places at Drive, Chip & Putt Nationals
Everett’s Maverick Stocker took ninth place in his division at the 2019 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals held Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.
Stocker, competing in the Boys 7-9 division, finished with 10 points to place ninth. Stocker saved his best for last, taking fourth place in the putting competition as his two putts finished an aggregate 5 feet, 4 inches away from the cup.
Conner Ford, the Middle Atlantic champion, won with an overall score of 25.
Stocker qualified for nationals by winning the regional competition in September at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place.
Oak Harbor grad joining UW women’s soccer
Oak Harbor High School graduate Mary Johnston, who had been a sophomore forward with the University of Maryland women’s soccer team, has transferred to Washington. Last season, Johnston appeared in nine games for the Terrapins without registering a goal or an assist. As a freshman in 2017 she had one assist in 13 games.
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