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Aiden Emerson | Arlington | Boys Cross Country

Emerson, a sophomore, was the top local finisher in the Varsity Boys Team Average Under 18:00 Race on Saturday at the Hole in the Wall Invitational at Lakewood High School. Emerson covered the 5,000-meter course in a personal-best time of 15 minutes, 34 seconds. He placed 10th overall.

Ben Fahey and Chase Harmon | Meadowdale | Boys tennis

Fahey and Harmon, both seniors, helped the Mavericks to a 5-2 non-conference victory over Marysville Pilchuck on Thursday by winning their No. 1 doubles match in three sets, with both the second and third sets going to tiebreakers. After winning the first set 6-4 and losing the second 7-6 with an 8-6 tiebreaker, Fahey and Harmon won 7-6 with a 9-7 tiebreaker. Fahey and Harmon are a newly minted doubles team after playing singles for the Mavericks most of the season.

Desmond Fox | Shorecrest | Football

Fox, a junior, intercepted three passes and returned two for third-quarter touchdowns — including a 98-yarder — in the Scots’ 42-0 victory over Stanwood on Friday.

Bree Nichols, Snohomish girls soccer

Nichols, a junior forward, scored two goals and added an assist Thursday as the Panthers blanked Arlington 4-0 in a Wesco 3A/2A battle.

400 Freestyle Relay Team | Meadowdale | Girls Swimming

Grace Morgan, Hayley Ross, Faith Urquhart and Jersey Razzano, the Mavericks’ 400 freestyle relay team, posted a winning time of 4:02.99 to provide the margin of victory in an 86-84 win over Mountlake Terrace in a Wesco South meet Thursday at Lynnwood Pool.

Michael Purl | Cascade | Football

Purl, a junior, rushed for 349 yards and four touchdowns on just 14 carries — averaging 24.9 yards per attempt — in the Bruins’ 39-14 win over Kamiak on Friday.

Ayana Sabbas, Marysville Pilchuck volleyball

Sabbas, a senior, did a little bit of everything in the Tomahawks’ five-set win over Shorewood on Oct. 8. She recorded 12 kills, 10 digs, 16 assists and five service aces. MP rebounded from losing the second and third sets to beat the Thunderbirds, 3-2.

Jordan Sims | Mountlake Terrace | Football

Sims, a junior, rushed for five touchdowns in the Hawks’ 41-12 non-conference victory over Sultan.

Naomi Smith | King’s | Girls Cross Country

Smith, a senior, was the top local finisher in the Varsity Girls Team Average Under 22:30 Race at the Hole in the Wall Invitational. She covered the 5,000-meter course in 17:37.5 to place sixth.


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