Community sports roundup: Snohomish youth lacrosse team rolls

A team of third and fourth-graders kept its unbeaten year going after winning a tournament in Yakima.

The Snohomish Boys Lacrosse Club 3rd/4th grade team continued its undefeated season as it claimed its division at the Duel In the Desert LAX Tournament on April 13-14 in Yakima.

Snohomish won both its games in pool play, then defeated Three Rivers 17-2 in the semifinals before topping Muddawgs Black 11-10 in sudden-death overtime in the championships game. The team was led by Christian Mooney and Stetson Kitts, each of whom had nine goals and five assists in the tournament.

The other members of the team are Rye Donnelly, Luke Sage, Ben Eagle, Calvin Middendorf, Bryson Acosta, James Flores, Grant Smith, Isaac Goss, Cale Winslow, Cash Jackson and Owen Becker. The team is coached by Sheldon Kitts, Shaun Donnelly and Sam Eagle.

Snohomish also had a team place second in the 7th/8th Grade Division of the tournament.

Kamiak orienteers place third at nationals

An orienteering team from Kamiak High School took third place in the Interscholastic Junior Varsity division at the 2019 Quantico Classic & Junior National Championships held April 13-14 in Quantico, Virginia.

The team, consisting of seniors Audrey Javadoff and Zane Robertson and freshmen Victor Javadoff and Nicholas Javadoff, finished with a two-day combined score of 426.69 in the land navigation sport, which was just 0.11 out of second place. Henry County High School from McDonough, Georgia, won with a score of 409.44.

Individually, Audrey Javadoff placed second in Interscholastic Junior Varsity Female. In Interscholastic Junior Varsity Male Victor Javadoff placed ninth, Nicholas Javadoff placed 15th and Robertson placed 21st.

Gymnastics regionals coming to Monroe

The USA Gymnastics Xcel Regional Invitational is taking place Saturday and Sunday at the Gary D. Weikel Event Center at the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe. The Xcel program (Bronze through Diamond levels) runs parallel to the traditional Junior Olympic program (Level 1 through Elite) and is designed to allow a broader spectrum of participants.

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