Community sports roundup: Tanner wins Super Late Models title

Evergreen Speedway has a new Super Late Model champion.

Tyler Tanner claimed his first Super Late Model points championship upon the conclusion of Saturday’s Championship Night No. 1. Tanner placed 12th in Saturday’s 100-lap race, the final race in the track’s premier car classification, but his points lead going into the night was enough to hold off the competition. Tanner finished the season with one win, two second-place finishes and one third.

Saturday’s race, which was also the last in the Budweiser Crown Series, was won by Doni Wanat, who used the victory to claim two championships of his own. Wanat finished as both the Budweiser Crown Series champion and the Washington State NASCAR champion.

Brittney Zamora took home the Rookie of the Year award for Super Late Models.

Champions in three other classes were crowned Saturday. Steve Ptacek won the Street Stock championship, Lane Sundholm won the Mini Stock championship and Mike Jensen claimed the Hornet title.

More championships will be determined on Sept. 22 during Championship Night No. 2.

NWAC Basketball tourneys back in Everett

The Northwest Athletic Conference announced last week that the NWAC Basketball Championships will be returning to Everett Community College for three more years. The annual tournament to determine both the men’s and women’s NWAC champions were held at the Walt Price Student Fitness Center on Everett CC’s campus each of the previous three years. The new agreement means Everett CC will host the championships in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Monroe H.S. student 13th at archery worlds

Erin White, a junior at Monroe High School, placed 13th in the Recurve Junior Women competition at the World Archery Field Championships last week in Cortina, Italy. White finished with a score of 489. The winner, France’s Mathilde Louis, finished with a score of 653.

Skate America field completed

The list of competitors for 2018 Skate America, which takes place Oct. 19-21 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, has been completed. When the field was announced in early July, one open slot was left in each competition for an American entry to be determined at a later date. Those slots were filled Monday by Megan Wessenberg in ladies, Jimmy Ma in men, Nica Digerness and Danny Neudecker in pairs and Narina Manta and Joe Johnson in ice dance.

Lynnwood soccer grad honored by NWAC

Lynnwood High School graduate Ryley Johnson, a sophomore forward at Highline Community College, was named the NWAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for Aug. 27-Sept. Johnson scored a hat trick in Highline’s 4-0 road victory over Spokane on Aug. 30.

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