Editor’s note: The Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and All-Area teams were chosen by The Herald sports staff based on coach recommendations, season statistics and first-hand observations.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Raigan Reed, sr., G, Lake Stevens
Reed averaged 19.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game while leading the youth-laden Vikings to the Class 4A state regionals. The Boise State University signee scored a season-high 35 points in a win over Edmonds-Woodway and drained a school-record eight 3-pointers in a victory over Monroe.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Joe Marsh, Arlington
Marsh guided the Eagles to a 24-3 record, a district title and a third-place trophy in the 3A state tournament. Arlington rattled off an 18-game win streak to reach the state semifinals. Then after falling to eventual champion Garfield, the Eagles rebounded to beat top-seeded Eastside Catholic in the third-place game.
Raigan Reed, sr., G, Lake Stevens
Nakia Boston, sr., G, Lynnwood
Boston averaged 24.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game. The senior guard scored 30-plus points five times and at least 15 points in every game, including a 36-point performance against Shorecrest that tied a school record. Between points and assists, she accounted for more than 60% of her team’s total scoring.
Maya Erling, jr., G, Glacier Peak
Erling averaged 13 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals per game. The versatile junior guard helped lead the Grizzlies to an unbeaten mark in Wesco 4A and a third-place state trophy. She totaled 23 points and six assists in a state quarterfinal win over Chiawana.
Aaliyah Collins, jr., G, Glacier Peak
Collins averaged 12 points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals per game. The speedy point guard helped lead the Grizzlies to an unbeaten mark in Wesco 4A and a third-place state trophy. She totaled 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and five steals in a first-round Hardwood Classic win over Camas.
Hailey Hiatt, jr., G, Arlington
Hiatt averaged 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals per game while helping lead the Eagles to a district title and a third-place 3A state trophy. The junior sharpshooter shot 41% from 3-point range and tied a school record with nine made 3-pointers in one game. She also sank a game-winning jumper in the closing seconds of a state quarterfinal win over Shorecrest.
Mack Konig, soph., G, Jackson
Konig averaged 24.5 points, five rebounds, 4.5 assists and four steals per game. The sophomore standout scored a school-record 47 points in a win over Kamiak, netting one of the highest single-game point totals in Snohomish County history.
Keira Marsh, soph., G, Arlington
Marsh averaged 14 points, three rebounds, two assists and 3.5 steals per game while helping lead the Eagles to a district title and a third-place trophy at the 3A state tournament. She made seven 3-pointers during a 29-point performance in a win over Archbishop Murphy.
Amanda Lee, sr., G, Shorecrest
Lee averaged 13.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.8 steals per game while helping lead the Scots to the Wesco 3A/2A title and a 3A state quarterfinal appearance. She scored more than 20 points five times.
Julia Lucas, sr., F, Archbishop Murphy
Lucas averaged 12.7 points, 14.4 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game. She led the Wildcats to a third-place finish in Wesco 3A/2A.
Maddy Grandbois, sr., G/F, Marysville Getchell
Grandbois averaged 15 points and eight rebounds per game. The Central Washington University signee broke a school record with 15 rebounds in a game and scored double-digit points in all but three contests.
Irena Korolenko, sr., G, Cedar Park Christian
Korolenko averaged 18 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game while leading the Eagles to an 18-8 record and the program’s most wins in a season since 2010-11. The Seattle University signee was named the North Sound Conference’s most valuable player, marking the third consecutive year she received at least a share of the league’s MVP honors.
Ella Gallatin, soph., G, Snohomish
Gallatin averaged 14.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game to lead a Panthers team that fell one win short of the 3A state regionals.