Arlington High School

Arlington’s Leyton Martin looks for an open teammate to pass to during the 3A boys district championship game against Mountlake Terrace on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington boys top Mountlake Terrace for 3A district title

Leyton Martin scores 18 fourth-quarter points and makes key defensive stops late in the Eagles’ 61-53 win.

 

Arlington’s Rachel Snow takes a shot from deep against Lynnwood during the 3A District One Semifinals on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington rallies past Lynnwood in 3A district semis

The Eagles overcome an early hole and clinch their fifth straight district title game appearance.

 

Arlington’s Jackson Trotter drives to the hoop during the game against Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Late 3-pointer sends scrappy Arlington to state, 3A district title game

Jake Willis hit the go-ahead bucket in the final minutes to lift the Eagles to a 59-56 win over Mount Vernon.

Arlington’s Jackson Trotter drives to the hoop during the game against Mount Vernon on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett's Alana Washington (12) and Mae Washington (14) huddle together during a girls basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington won, 60-49.(Annie Barker / The Herald)

A twin thing: Everett, Arlington sisters grow connections on the court

Everett’s Washington sisters and Arlington’s Snow sisters are among several area twins playing prominent roles for their high school basketball teams.

Everett's Alana Washington (12) and Mae Washington (14) huddle together during a girls basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington won, 60-49.(Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s Rachel Snow (3) moves with the ball during a girls basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington won, 60-49.(Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s Rachel Snow (3) moves with the ball during a girls basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington won, 60-49.(Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s Jackson Trotter (3) moves with the ball during a boys basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington wins, 66-57.(Annie Barker / The Herald)

Arlington boys down Everett in Wesco 3A/2A tilt

The Eagles use a 19-11 advantage in the final quarter to secure a 66-57 victory.

Arlington’s Jackson Trotter (3) moves with the ball during a boys basketball game between Arlington and Everett at Everett High School on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Arlington wins, 66-57.(Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington senior Samara Morrow drives on a defender against Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington senior Samara Morrow drives on a defender against Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens players take photos with the championship trophy after their win over Graham-Kapowsin during the WIAA 4A Football State Championship on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens players take photos with the championship trophy after their win over Graham-Kapowsin during the WIAA 4A Football State Championship on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett Community College’s Ethan Martin (1) moves with the ball during a game against Tacoma at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Martin carries on family basketball legacy at Everett Community College

Ethan Martin, the grandson of legendary men’s coach Larry Walker, is excelling on the court that bears his grandfather’s name.

Everett Community College’s Ethan Martin (1) moves with the ball during a game against Tacoma at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s Jenna Villa reacts to a teammate drawing a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against Meadowdale on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community roundup: Arlington grad Villa earns 1st Pac-12 honor with WSU

Plus, a Silvertips center receives an invite to a prospects game, and the Edmonds College men’s hoops team surges up the NWAC rankings.

Arlington’s Jenna Villa reacts to a teammate drawing a foul call during the 3A quarterfinal game against Meadowdale on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington’s Rachel Snow dribbles the ball while being double teamed during the game against Lynnwood on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington downs Lynnwood in key Wesco 3A/2A clash

Kierra Reese scores 21 points and an all-around defensive effort helps the Eagles to a 63-56 win.

Arlington’s Rachel Snow dribbles the ball while being double teamed during the game against Lynnwood on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: MP grad Davis earns silver with Fiji national team

Trina Davis helps Fiji women’s soccer at the Pacific Games, hammer throwers earn All-American nod, and locals take home collegiate all-league honors.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington’s Dustin Baxter flexes after winning the 170 pound weight class match on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Extra time with clubs helps Arlington wrestlers Baxter, Haines excel

Before high school, Dustin Baxter and Tre Haines wrestled together on an Arlington-based club team.

Arlington’s Dustin Baxter flexes after winning the 170 pound weight class match on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington sophomore wrestler Tre Haines grabs the leg of his teammate during practice on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington wrestlers aim for more postseason success

The Eagles feature a standout trio of state placers from last season, including a state champion and runner-up.

Arlington sophomore wrestler Tre Haines grabs the leg of his teammate during practice on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Trey Hawkins drives to the hoop during the game against Arlington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Trey Hawkins drives to the hoop during the game against Arlington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington’s Stevie Balderas (81) is tackled during the Arlington and Bellevue Class 3A state quarterfinal game at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Arlington lost, 35-17. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Arlington’s unbeaten run ends in state quarterfinals vs. Bellevue

The Eagles find no answers for the Wolverines’ punishing rushing attack in a 35-17 loss.

Arlington’s Stevie Balderas (81) is tackled during the Arlington and Bellevue Class 3A state quarterfinal game at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Arlington lost, 35-17. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington’s defense stuffs Ferndale running back Talan Bungard on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stout Arlington defense ready for challenge against Bellevue

The shutdown unit believes its past experiences against the Wing-T will be a benefit against the Wolverines.

Arlington’s defense stuffs Ferndale running back Talan Bungard on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington senior defender Bookie Cramer comes up with a fumble recovery against Ridgeline during a playoff matchup Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

3A state quarterfinal capsule: Arlington vs. Bellevue

The Eagles host the Wolverines with a state semifinal berth up for grabs.

Arlington senior defender Bookie Cramer comes up with a fumble recovery against Ridgeline during a playoff matchup Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington players celebrate Chase Deberry’s fist quarter touchdown against Ridgeline during a playoff matchup Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington beats Ridgeline, earns 1st win at state in 18 years

Leyton Martin accounts for five touchdowns and Arlington’s defense forces six turnovers in a 35-13 victory.

Arlington players celebrate Chase Deberry’s fist quarter touchdown against Ridgeline during a playoff matchup Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)