Prep volleyball: Edmonds-Woodway locks up No. 1 seed

EDMONDS — Edmonds-Woodway is No. 1.

The Warriors locked up no worse than a tie for the Wesco South title and earned the South’s No. 1 seed to the 4A District 1 playoffs with a 25-11, 25-6, 25-5 victory over Glacier Peak Thursday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School.

“They really took care of things tonight,” Warriors head coach Mike Pittis said. “It’s a nice payoff for a good season.”

Hannah Lauber had 12 kills and Leigh Fishback had 24 assists to lead Edmonds-Woodway (8-0 in league, 11-2 overall). Junior Haley Scott earned the game ball with nine kills, six aces and some “real strong defense” according to Pittis.

“It’s the first time we’ve ever had the (number) one seed going in so its nice,” Pittis said. “Hopefully, we’ll play up to that when we get there.”

No statistics were reported for Glacier Peak, which fell to 0-8, 0-13.

Kamiak 3, Mariner 0: At Everett, Bailey Jones had 12 kills, Jessica Ramos had 23 digs and Ally Bowles had 16 assists to lead Kamiak (7-1 league, 12-1 overall) to the 25-23, 25-10, 25-11 Wesco South victory. Mariner (1-7, 1-12) was led by Brittany Ruscha’s eight kills.

Shorecrest 3, Mountlake Terrace 1: At Mountlake Terrace, Jamie McDonald had 10 kills, five blocks and four aces, Kerry Clavadetscher had 18 assists, 11 digs and nine kills and Gloria Tseng had nine kills and 10 digs to lead Shorecrest (6-2 in league, 8-4 overall) to the 25-18, 21-25, 25-16, 25-17 Wesco South win. Leah Lechtenberg and Jenna Donahue each had 13 kills for Mountlake Terrace (4-4, 6-7). Christine Jenson added 33 assists and Stephanie McGee had 22 digs for the Hawks, who have already clinched a 4A district 1 playoff berth.

Meadowdale 3, Jackson 1: At Mill Creek, Meadowdale won the Wesco South match in four close sets 25-19, 25-23, 23-25, 27-25 and prevented Jackson from clinching a 4A District 1 playoff berth. Mara Eberth had 12 kills, Megan Nelson had 37 assists and Madi Seeger had 20 digs to lead the Mavericks (5-3 in league, 6-7 overall). Jackson (3-5, 4-9) was led by Christy Cain and Leigh-Ann Haataja who had 14 and 13 kills, respectively, and Kelsey Fitzpatrick, who added 10 kills and two aces.

Shorewood 3, Lynnwood 2: At Lynnwood, in a back-and-forth game that went into five sets, Shorewood came from behind to win the Wesco South match, 19-25, 29-27, 23-25, 25-17, 16-14. Kelsey England (14 kills, six blocks), Ashley Baker (13 kills and 13 digs) and Hannah Stoeve (11 kills and three blocks) all had double-figure kill totals for Shorewood (3-5 in league, 6-7 overall). Erin Hill had 24 assists, 10 digs and three aces, Laura Postor had 19 digs and Carolyn Stransky added 12 assists, three blocks and six kills for the Thunderbirds. Also for Shorewood, Kelsey Meyer had 17 digs and Marina Lutsky had five blocks. Lynnwood (3-5, 7-6) was led by the 25 kills and 10 digs of Jessika Barlow. Laycee Hill had 51 assists, Kelsey McCartney had 12 kills and eight digs and Annie Ogle added 13 kills for the Royals.

Arlington 3, Stanwood 1: At Arlington, Arlington’s Kelsey Czaban had 38 assists, Bre Covey had 18 kills and Kirsten Wright had 30 digs as the Eagles (2-5 league, 5-8 overall) won the Wesco North match against Stanwood 25-21, 13-25, 25-21, 25-22. Stanwood (3-5, 8-6) was led by Leah Titus with 25 digs and three aces, Chelsea Campbell with 32 assists and four aces, Kaci Jones with 12 kills and Shelly Dowrey with 11 kills, 11 digs and three aces.

Everett 3, Lake Stevens 1: At Lake Stevens, Lake Stevens (3-5 league, 4-8 overall) had to put its 4A District 1 playoff hopes on hold after Everett (4-3 league, 8-5 overall) pulled off a 22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-11 Wesco North victory behind Emily Liger’s 23 kills. Marchelle Bostic had 35 assists in the loss.

Shoreline Christian 3, Orcas Island 1: At Shoreline, Anne Marie Visser had 29 assists and seven digs to help lead Shoreline Christian (8-4 league, 9-5 overall) to the 19-25, 25-10, 25-15, 26-24 Northwest 1A/2B League win over Orcas Island (5-6, 5-6) in its final regular season match. Shoreline Christian’s Laura Kredit added eight service aces, 15 kills and three blocks and Angie DeKoekkoek had 17 kills and three blocks. Shoreline Christian will advance to the 2B Tri-District tournament as the No. 3 seed.

La Conner 3, Darrington 0: At Darrington, La Conner (12-0 league, 14-0 overall) swept the three matches 25-14, 25-23, 25-17 to take first place in the Northwest 1A/2B League. With the loss, Darrington (10-2, 10-4) finished the season in second place. Hailey Wales had 11 kills, four aces and three blocks for Darrington and Mandy Powell added 26 digs and served 11-for-11. Both teams advance to the tri-district playoffs.

North Sound Christian 3, Grace Academy 0: At Marysville, Maylisa Chung had 15 assists and seven aces, Chantelle Meeks had six kills and Heidi Bennett had five kills to lead North Sound Christian (6-0 league, 14-1 overall) to the 25-14, 25-18, 25-21 Northwest 1B League win over Grace Academy (1-5, 1-13). With the win, North Sound clinched the league championship.

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