Community sports roundup: Snohomish student wins skiing title

Junior Tyler Larson won the Northwest Cup men’s points championship at Stevens Pass on April 7.

It was a big day for Tyler Larson at the Stevens Pass Ski Area two weekends ago.

Larson, a junior at Snohomish High School who skis for the Stevens Pass Alpine Club, capped off his best competitive ski season as he claimed the 2018-19 Northwest Cup men’s points championship following the finals held April 4-7 at Stevens Pass.

Larson was the runaway points champion as he finished with 880 points, far more than the second-place finisher, Tanner Lujan of the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, who finished with 553.

Larson finished the season with a flourish, too, as he took first in the slalom race and second in both the giant slalom and super-G at finals. He finished as the overall points champion in slalom and giant slalom and third overall in downhill, which wasn’t raced in the finals.

Teegan Lowe, a senior at Monroe High School, also had a big week, taking first in both the women’s giant slalom and super-G races and second in the slalom.

Lowe, who races for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, finished second in the women’s point standings with 585, falling just short of Team Alpental Snoqualmie’s Emma Ireton, who placed first with 666. Lowe finished second despite skiing an abbreviated Northwest Cup schedule. She placed first overall in super-G.

In the team competitions the Stevens Pass Alpine Club, which features several competitors from Snohomish County, placed third in both the men’s and women’s competitions to take second overall.

EdCC’s Shimabukuro earns NWAC softball honor

Edmonds Community College’s Chantelle Shimabukuro was named the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Softball Player of the Week for April 1-7. Shimabukuro, a sophomore infielder from Waipahu, Hawaii, went 5-for-7 with two homers and eight RBI as the Tritons swept a doubleheader against Skagit Valley 20-3 and 25-1 on April 3.

Shimabukuro helped Edmonds (13-3 league, 20-5 overall) to the No. 6 ranking in the latest NWAC softball coaches poll.

EvCC’s Adekanbi races to NWAC track honor

Everett Community College’s Dimeji Adekanbi was named the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for April 1-7. Adekanbi, a sophomore from Seattle, earned two second-place finishes at the Shotwell Invitational on April 6 in Tacoma. Competing against athletes from four-year colleges, Adekanbi took second in the 100 meters in 10.87 seconds and second in the 200 in 22.50.

EvCC and EdCC Nos. 2 and 3 in baseball rankings

Everett Community College and Edmonds Community College were ranked second and third, respectively, in the latest Northwest Athletic Conference baseball coaches poll. Everett (7-1 league, 23-5 overall) received two first-place votes as it moved up from No. 4, while Edmonds (6-2, 21-6) received one first-place vote as it dropped from the top spot.

Webster repeats at Spartan race

Canada’s Lindsey Webster repeated as the women’s elite champion at the Spartan US National Series professional long-distance obstacle course race held Saturday at Meadow Wood Equestrian Center in Snohomish. Webster finished the 8-mile, 25-obstacle course in a time of 1 hour, 15 minutes, 3 seconds to win by more than three minutes. Ryan Atkins, also from Canada, won the men’s elite race in a time of 1:04:59, prevailing by 23 seconds.

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