Prep roundup: Eight local teams clinch state tournament berths

Eight local high school teams clinched state tournament berths Saturday.

The Jackson, Snohomish, King’s and South Whidbey volleyball squads qualified for their respective state tournaments with wins, as well as the Lake Stevens, Shorecrest and South Whidbey girls soccer teams and the Oak Harbor football squad.


Jackson beat Kamiak 3-0 in the 4A Northwest District tournament semifinal game at Marysville Pilchuck High School.

In 3A Northwest District tournament action at Marysville Pilchuck High School, Snohomish won two loser-out matches, beating Arlington 3-2 and Squalicum 3-1. The Storm had earlier defeated Lynnwood 3-0 in a loser-out match.

In the tournament championship match, Stanwood fell to Ferndale 3-2. Both teams had already clinched spots in this week’s 3A state tournament. Devon Martinka had 23 kills, 15 digs and two aces for the Spartans.

Lakewood saw its season come to an end with a 3-1 loss to Liberty in a 2A Northwest District tournament match at Lynden High School.

King’s and South Whidbey won loser-out matches at the 1A Northwest District tournament at King’s High School. The Knights defeated Meridian 3-0 to take third place, and the Falcons earned fourth place by beating Bush 3-0 and Northwest 3-0.

Girls soccer

Lake Stevens defeated Kamiak 1-0 in the 4A Northwest District tournament second-place game at Edmonds Stadium.

Shorecrest beat Marysville Pilchuck 2-0 in a 3A Northwest District tournament loser-out game at Edmonds-Stadium. Jacy Elizondo and Maya Hunt scored goals for the Scots.

In the tournament championship match, Edmonds-Woodway knocked off Marysville Getchell 1-0 on a goal by Gaby Chapell. Both squads had already clinched state tournament spots.

Cedarcrest lost to Liberty 3-0 in the 2A Northwest District tournament championship match at Shoreline Stadium. The Red Wolves had already clinched a state tournament spot.

In 1A Northwest District tournament action at Sultan High School, King’s lost to Seattle Academy 4-1 in the championship match. The Knights had already clinched a spot in the 1A state tournament. South Whidbey defeated Meridian 2-0 in a loser-out match.

Girls swimming and diving

Kamiak’s Elli Straume and Ava Collinge qualified for the 4A state meet in two individual events and helped the Knights finish in first place at the Wesco 4A district meet at the Snohomish Aquatic Center.

Straume swam the 100-yard freestyle in 51.56 seconds to establish a new meet record and also won the 200 freestyle. Collinge turned in state-qualifying times in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly. Both also were part of the Knights’ 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams which each set a meet record.

Shorecrest’s Anna Sargent won two individual events and took part on two first-place relay teams as the Scots claimed top team honors at the Wesco 3A district meet at the Snohomish Aquatic Center.

Sargent won the 200-yard freestyle and 500 freestyle and was on the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.

Marysville Getchell’s Bindi Petersen swam the 200 individual medley in 2 minutes, 6.79 seconds to establish a new meet record.

Archbishop Murphy’s Kelsey Bassett scored 333.20 points to win the diving competition and qualify for the state meet at the Northwest 2A district meet at Fidalgo Pool in Anacortes. The Wildcats’ Caroline Kowalchuk turned in state qualifying times in the 200 and 50-yard freestyle races. Mountlake Terrace’s Carly Stave also qualfied in the 50 freestyle race, and fellow Hawk Bre Enriquez advanced to the state meet in the 100 butterfly.


Oak Harbor beat visiting Seattle Prep 21-3 in a Week 10 Playoff game.

Everett lost to host Garfield 41-0 in a Week 10 Playoff game.

Stanwood fell to host Eastside Catholic 42-7 in a Week 10 Playoff game.

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