STANWOOD — It took three sets, but Mitch Williamson finally clinched the 4A District 1 singles title.
Williamson of Jackson defeated Shorewood’s Scott McConnell 7-6 (7-4 in a tiebreaker), 2-6, 7-5 to earn the No. 1 seed to the state tournament in May. Both players will be in the tournament, as will a third player that is yet to be determined.
Trevor Amsberry (Monroe) and Andrew Lee (Kamiak) both won consolation semifinal matches and will face each other today at 3 p.m. at Mill Creek Tennis Club for the final singles spot.
In doubles, the Edmonds-Woodway team of Jake Lagucik and Youngha Kim defeated Joe Kim and Chris Raunio (Mountlake Terrace) 6-1, 6-3. Like the singles bracket, there will be another match today to determine the final doubles team to the state tournament. It will either be the team of Robin Choi and David Kim from Jackson or the Kamiak duo of Brian Ko and the other David Kim.
The final team standings were also decided, with Jackson taking the team title, dethroning last season’s champ Kamiak, which finished second. Edmonds-Woodway finished third followed by Shorewood and Mountlake Terrace, which tied for fourth.
At Stanwood H.S.
Championship—Mitch Williamson (Jack) def Scott McConnell (Shore) 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-5.
Consolation semifinals—Trevor Amsberry (Mon) def Chris Klaczynski (K) 6-3, 6-1; Andrew Lee (K) def Corey Coombs (MP) 6-4, 6-2.
Championship—Jake Lagucik &Youngha Kim (EW) def Joe Kim-Chris Raunio (MT) 6-1, 6-3.
Consolation semifinals—Robin Choi-David Kim (J) def Chris Gilmore-Teague Nelson (Stan) 6-3, 6-1; David Kim-Brian Ko (K) def Marty Thordarson-Austin Taylor (Arl) 6-1, 6-1.
Shoreline Christian 3, North Sound Christian 2: At Mountlake Terrace, Hyun Soo Bok scored the game-winning goal in the 71st minute off a Keith Jacobs assist to lead Shoreline Christian to the 1B/2B District 1 tournament win. The Crusaders, who also had goals by Dustin Thomas (Jacobs assist) and Austin Kight (Jin Suk Seo), will move on to face Mount Vernon Christian, a 2-1 winner over Lopez Island, to determine the Nos. 3 and 4 seeds to the Tri-district tournament. North Sound Christian (4-6-1 overall), led by goals from Nick Bae (15th minute) and Sang Kim (50th minute), will play Lopez Island for the No. 5 seed.
King’s 3, Lynden Christian 1: At Shoreline, The King’s Knights defeated Lynden Christian 3-1 Thursday, and in the process punched their ticket to the 1A Tri-district tournament. The Knights meet Meridian at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Harbor H.S for District 1’s No. 1 seed to next week’s Tri-district tournament. King’s struck first in the 16th minute, as Taylor Hauck took a pass from Anna Diede and knocked 20-yard shot into the back of the net. In the 48th minute, the Knights doubled their lead when Hillary Zevenbergen scored on a 15-yard crossing pass from MacKenzie Graham. King’s (11-5 overall) put the game on ice in the 70th minute as Zevenbergen scored her second goal of the game, a header off a Hauck corner kick. Coyn Dajema scored in the 78th minute for the Lyncs (3-14) on an assist from April Mulder to spoil Knights’ goalkeeper Maddy McDevitt’s shutout bid. Lynden Christian’s goalkeeper was Louisa Brisbane, who was faced with 28 shots from the King’s offense.
Lakewood 3, Granite Falls 0: At Lakewood, Hailey Libel had 16 kills and Samantha Adams had 18 assists for Lakewood, which shut out Granite Falls 25-12, 25-21, 25-15 to claim the No. 3 seed in the Cascade Conference. Kaylee Diggs added eight digs for Lakewood, which will play in the district tournament on Wednesday. Monesa Moore led Granite Falls with 10 digs, and the Tigers face a play-in game against the No. 5 seed from the Northwest Conference on Monday.
Darrington 3, Mount Vernon Christian 0: At Darrington, the Loggers won decisively 25-16, 25-16, 25-17 on senior night, led by senior setter Kolby Fanning with 29 assists and Lizzie Smith with 16 digs. Caresse Baker led the Loggers with 10 kills and Jessica Brooks added nine kills for the Loggers (9-3 league, 11-3 overall). Mount Vernon Christian is now 5-6, 6-7. The win, combined with Shoreline Christian 3-0 loss to La Conner, gives Darrington the Northwest 1A/2B League’s second seed to the Tri-district playoffs.