Community sports roundup: U-15 soccer team nationals-bound

The Snohomish United under-15 girls soccer team is headed to nationals.

Snohomish United captured the 14U girls division at the US Youth Soccer 2019 Far West Regional Championships held June 17-23 in Boise. As a result the team earned a birth in the US Youth Soccer National Championships on July 23-28 in Overland Park, Kansas.

Snohomish United, one of 18 teams from 12 different states competing in its division at regionals, swept through all opposition en route to its title, outscoring its opponents 21-2 in the process. The team was a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play, won both its quarterfinal and semifinal by 2-0 scores, then defeated Forza FC from Bountiful, Utah, 1-0 in the championship game with Maki Quiyono scoring the winning goal. Kirsten Crane finished as the tournament’s leading scorer with nine goals.

The team is comprised of Quiyono, Crane, Taylor Browne, Sarah Hammer, Josephine Herrick, Lauran Pedley, Jade Relkoff, Samantha Rohwer, Sydney Shander, Chloe Shepherd, Jacy Springer, Isabelle Thoma, Kenzie Thompson and Madison Woodward. It is coached by Brandon Mitalas.

Lynnwood’s Mitchell to roller-skating worlds

Keaton Mitchell of Lynnwood begins competing at the 2019 World Roller Games this week in Barcelona, Spain. Mitchell finished third in Senior Men’s Figures at the USA Roller Skating World Team Qualifier in April in Lynwood, Illinois, to earn a spot on the U.S. team. He begins competing on Wednesday.

Taylor misses cut at U.S. Senior Open

Monroe’s Scott Taylor missed the cut at the U.S. Senior Open men’s golf tournament held Thursday through Sunday at the Warren Course at Notre Dame in South Bend, Illinois. Taylor, who qualified by earning medalist honors at sectional qualifying in May, shot rounds of 77 and 72 on the par-70 course to finish at 9-over. The cut line was at 1-over.

Three locals join Western softball

Three players with Snohomish County ties are part of the Western Washington University softball team’s 2019 recruiting class, the school announced last Tuesday. Outfielder Macy Tarbox, a Jackson High School graduate who helped the Timberwolves win their second consecutive 4A state championship, and outfielder Taylor Khorrami, a Snohomish High School graduate, will be freshmen. Infielder Chantelle Shimabukuro, a Hawaii native who spent the previous two seasons at Edmonds Community College, will be a junior.

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