Lake Stevens’ Brown, Pilchuck’s Velasquez win state titles

How did locals fare at state in track and field, baseball and tennis on Friday? Find out here.

Here’s how locals did during Friday’s high school state events:

Class 4A/3A/2A Track and Field

TACOMA — David Brown of Lake Stevens and Maya Velasquez of Marysville Pilchuck each took home state titles on Friday during the second day of the Class 4A/3A/2A state track and field championships at Mount Tahoma High School.

Brown, a senior, secured his first-place medal in the 4A boys 110-meter hurdles, finishing in 14.39 seconds, which was just 0.01 seconds faster than second-place finisher Matthew Secrist (Eastlake). Velasquez, a junior, took first in the 3A girls high jump, clearing 5 feet, 4 inches.

In addition, Everett senior Shukurani Ndayiragije added to his trophy case after claiming a 3A state championship in the boys high jump on Thursday, finishing second in the boys triple jump on Friday with a mark of 47-2 1/2 as six other locals captured top-three placements in their respective events.

Shorewood junior Ava Enriquez took second in the 3A girls pole vault with a mark of 12-9 while Arlington senior Bookie Kramer placed second in the 3A boys javelin (168-1). Lake Stevens junior Teagan Lawson took second in the 4A boys high jump at 6-4.

Lake Stevens senior Steven Lee Jr. placed third in the 4A boys 110 hurdles at 14.39; Marysville Pilchuck senior Gianna Frank finished third in the 3A girls shot put with a throw of 39-11 1/4, and Mountlake Terrace sophomore Brynlee Dubiel placed third in the 3A girls 100 hurdles with a time of 15.94.

Class 4A Boys

High jump: 4. Jo Lee, junior, Glacier Peak, 6-2; T-6. Adam Loum, senior, Glacier Peak, 6-0; T-6. Myson Jackson, senior, Kamiak, 6-0. Shot put: 7. Ilya Grabovskiy, junior, Mariner, 50-4 3/4.

Class 4A Girls

Triple jump: 6. Zia Anderson, sophomore, Kamiak, 36-4; 8. Bella Hasan, senior, Kamiak, 35-5. Javelin: 6. Bailey Board, senior, Jackson, 121-5.

Class 3A Girls

100 hurdles: 6. Porcha Robinson, senior, Lynnwood, 16.14.

Class 2A Boys

110 hurdles: 4. Landon Davidson, senior, Lakewood, 15.70.

Class 1A/2B/1B Track and Field

YAKIMA — King’s sophomore Kimberly Beard claimed a Class 1A state title in the girls discus with a mark of 142-3 at the 1A/2B/1B state track and field championships at Zaepfel Stadium.

King’s junior Kaelynn Bahnmiller finished right behind Beard, placing second with a throw of 132-0 while King’s sophomore Lucy Mortimer took second in the 1A girls high jump at 5-0 and fourth in triple jump (35-2 1/2).

Sultan senior Toby Trichler secured a third-place finish in the boys high jump with a mark of 6-2.

Class 3A Baseball

PASCO — The Edmonds-Woodway High School baseball team fell to third-seeded Mount Vernon 8-7 in a Class 3A state semifinal tilt at Gesa Stadium.

The Warriors fell behind 7-0 after two innings, rallied to pull within 8-7 in the sixth on Diego Escandon’s two-run homer, but were never able to get over the hump.

Andreas Simonsen went 2-for-3 with three runs, Kohl Gruender and Cruz Escandon each added two hits, and Thomas Shults drove in two for Edmonds-Woodway.

The seventh-seeded Warriors (20-6-1) face No. 8 Eastside Catholic in the third-place game at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the same site.

Class 4A Tennis

KENNEWICK — Jackson junior Ben Lee advanced to the Class 4A state boys tennis singles semifinals on Friday.

Lee bested Zac Song of Olympia in the opening round by scores of 6-1, 6-0 and passed Ethan Chen (Newport) in the quarterfinal round, winning 6-2, 6-2. Lee faces Moses Lake’s Marwan Warnick in the semifinals on Saturday.

4A girls singles: Opening round: Christine Zhang def. Isha Handa (Jackson) 6-0, 6-0; Kayla Duong def. Sara Pena (Glacier Peak) 6-0, 6-1. Consolation round: Kalle Shelby def. Handa 6-0, 6-3; Avery Fisher def. Pena 6-1, 6-1. 4A girls doubles: Opening round: Gracie Schoutani-Jasmine Wijaya (Jackson) def. S. Cosme-A. Cosme 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Kerker-Zou def. B. Sansuddi-R. Sansuddi (Lake Stevens) 6-2, 6-4. Quarterfinals: E. Ma-E. Mehta def. Schoutani-Wijaya 6-1, 6-2. Consolation round: Schoutani-Wijaya def. I. Tweedy-Z. Orvald 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. 4A boys doubles: Opening round: N. Chen-K. Wen def. Bode Stevenson-Drew Jansen (Glacier Peak) 6-3, 6-2; J. Tan-H. Briggs def. Anderson Stark-Ashton Bergman (Jackson) 7-5, 5-7, 7-5. Consolation rounds: Stark-Bergman def. A. Tweit-T. Canion 6-2, 6-4; A. Goparaju-A. Senthil def. Stevenson-Janson 6-1, 7-5; Stark-Bergman def. D. Kumar-J. Raj 7-6, 6-2. 4A boys singles: Opening round: Henry Park (Jackson) def. Adrian Aflatooni 6-0, 6-0. Quarterfinals: Matthew Morrison def. Park 7-5, 6-4; Park def. Axel Fulton 6-1, 6-1.

Class 3A Tennis

VANCOUVER — No locals advanced to the semifinals.

3A girls singles: Round 2: Emily Lin (Shorewood) def. Izzy Wallin 6-1, 6-0; Ali Dobbs def. Emerson Norris (Snohomish) 6-4, 6-0; Lillian Stukovsky def. Rylie Gettmann (Shorewood) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0. Quarterfinals: Taylor Conway def. Lin 6-0, 6-0. Consolation rounds: Gettmann def. Valentina Cosios Artidea 6-3, 6-0; Kailee Alteneder def. Norris 6-3, 6-0. 3A girls doubles: A. Loop-S. Thomas def. E. Garibay Romero-E. Okamura (Shorewood) 6-0, 6-1. Round 2: Tessi Mumbulma-Alissa Rautenberg (Stanwood) def. M. Zhang-K. Doughtery 6-4, 6-4; B. DeSantis-L. Frost def. M. Brittle-A. Mignogna (Shorewood) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; A. Streidl-C. Lilleness def. Hannah Wells-Makenzie Dauer (Snohomish) 7-5, 6-2. Quarterfinals: R. Garton-S. Garton def. Mumbuluma-Rautenberg 6-1, 6-0. Consolation rounds: J. Kellogg-L. Mattox def. Brittle-Mignogna 6-0, 6-3; Well-Dauer def. Y. Roper-B. Quinlisk 6-2, 6-0. 3A boys singles: Opening round: Leo Yang def. Nathan Kim (Cascade) 6-2, 6-0. Round 2: JD Drake (Shorewood) def. Solomon Smith 6-0, 6-0; Nalu Akiona (Edmonds-Woodway) def. Kai Junior 6-2, 6-2; Aidan Conley def. Cade Strickland (Snohomish) 6-3, 7-5. Quarterfinals: Yang def. Drake 6-4, 6-2; Conley def. Akiona 6-0, 6-0. Consolation rounds: Strickland def. Nathan Shouse 7-5, 6-0. 3A boys doubles: Opening round: I. Vining-H. Jakobsen (Shorecrest) def. M. Gravenkemper-L. Madath 6-1, 6-1. Round 2: E. Sheffield-R. Boyd (Shorewood) def. N. Ibrahim 6-4, 6-2; J. Acey-P. Faria def. LJ Caldwell-Leif Hodkinson (Snohomish) 6-4, 7-5; B. Oaksmith-N. Bishop def. X. Jordan-P. Kosten (Shorewood) 6-2, 6-0. Quarterfinals: G. Manhas-N. Wen def. Sheffield-Boyd 6-0, 6-2. Consolation rounds: B. Lynd-C. Ring def. Caldwell-Hodkinson 6-2, 6-3; Gordon-Kosten def. R. Jansen-A. McMillin-Hastings 6-2, 6-0.

Class 2A Tennis

SEATTLE — Archbishop Murphy senior Cole Balen reached the Class 2A boys state semifinals after sweeping the opening and quarterfinal rounds on Friday at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

Balen beat out Indigo Gallagher of North Kitsap in the opening round by scores of 6-0, 6-2 before knocking off Andrew Walczyk (Fort Vancouver) 6-0, 6-3 in the quarters.

Balen will compete against Rafael Polito (Sammamish) on Saturday in the semis.

Class 1B Softball

YAKIMA — The Darrington High School softball team saw their season come to an end on Friday night at the Gateway Sports Complex.

The sixth-seeded Loggers fell 15-0 to No. 3 DeSales in the Class 1B state quarterfinals, then dropped a consolation loser-out contest 13-10 against seventh-seeded Muckleshoot Tribal.

Darrington finished its season 11-7.

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