Baseball

Edmonds-Woodway High School grad Nick Hull (left) and Cascade grad Brett Gillis. Hull was selected in the seventh round of the 2022 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs and Gillis went to the Houston Astros in the eighth round. (Herald file photos)

2 former Snohomish County prep standouts taken on Day 2 of MLB draft

E-W alum Nick Hull was drafted in the 7th round by the Cubs and Cascade alum Brett Gillis in the 8th round by the Astros.

 

Jacob Erickson, a three-sport athlete at Glacier Peak High School and Boys Athlete of the Year, stands at his home football field on Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021-22 Boys High School Athlete of the Year: Jacob Erickson

Glacier Peak’s three-sport star won a state title in wrestling and was an all-league pick in football and baseball.

 

The Everett Merchants’ Cole Cramer, from Arlington, grounds the ball to the left side during a game against the Seattle Blackfins on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Summers in Everett means Merchants baseball

The summer baseball team is back in action for its 48th season under coach Harold Pyatte.

 

Kale Hammer pitches against Marysville-Getchell at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 7, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2022 All-Area high school baseball teams

A look at the top prep baseball players in the area this spring.

Kale Hammer pitches against Marysville-Getchell at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 7, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson senior slugger Dominic Hellman has committed to University of Oregon. Hellman finished the season with a batting average of .562 and eight home runs. Photographed in Mill Creek, Washington on June 17, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s Baseball Player of the Year: Dominic Hellman

Jackson’s slugging shortstop and potential MLB draft pick hit .562 and blasted 8 homers in another spectacular season.

Jackson senior slugger Dominic Hellman has committed to University of Oregon. Hellman finished the season with a batting average of .562 and eight home runs. Photographed in Mill Creek, Washington on June 17, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Daniel Kim tees off at the Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf & Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Spring 2022 All-Wesco teams

Athletes honored in baseball, boys soccer, golf, girls tennis, softball and track and field.

Kamiak’s Daniel Kim tees off at the Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf & Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood baseball’s strong season comes to rough end at state

The district champion Royals suffer an 11-1 mercy-rule loss to Mt. Spokane in a 3A state regional.

Lake Washington rallies to eliminate Ed.-Woodway baseball from state

The Kangaroos pull ahead with 3 runs in the 6th and hand the Warriors a season-ending 3-1 loss in a 3A state regional.

Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on May 10 in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on May 10 in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Gibby Marshall-Inman, left, and Jacob Gabler make up the Warriors pitching core. Photographed in Edmonds, Washington on May 19, 2022.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Golden arms: Edmonds-Woodway pitching duo is a lethal one-two punch

Senior aces Gibby Marshall-Inman and Jacob Gabler enter the state regionals having allowed just 7 earned runs over 102 innings.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Gibby Marshall-Inman, left, and Jacob Gabler make up the Warriors pitching core. Photographed in Edmonds, Washington on May 19, 2022.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway celebrates their win to advance in the state tournament against Gig Harbor Tuesday afternoon at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 2-1 in 8 innings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway baseball walks off in extras, advances to state regionals

The Warriors win on a walkoff sacrifice fly in the 8th inning to beat Gig Harbor 2-1 in a 3A state play-in round game.

Edmonds-Woodway celebrates their win to advance in the state tournament against Gig Harbor Tuesday afternoon at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 2-1 in 8 innings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Leyon Camantigue stops a ground ball hit past second base during the district semifinal game at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Brackets released for state high school baseball tournaments

Lynnwood, Edmonds-Woodway, Stanwood, Mountlake Terrace and Archbishop Murphy are headed to their respective state tourneys.

Lynnwood’s Leyon Camantigue stops a ground ball hit past second base during the district semifinal game at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Mason Goodson looks down to home plate while pitching against Meadowdale Saturday, May 14, 2022, during a 3A district matchup at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood baseball reaches state for just 3rd time in history

The Spartans beat Meadowdale 6-4 to clinch their first state berth since 1998.

Stanwood’s Mason Goodson looks down to home plate while pitching against Meadowdale Saturday, May 14, 2022, during a 3A district matchup at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Terrace routs Mt. Vernon to reach state baseball tournament

The Hawks win 11-1 in five innings in a winner-to-state, loser-out 3A District 1 Tournament game.

Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson baseball falls to Bothell in bi-district winner-to-state clash

The Wesco 4A champion Timberwolves suffer a 6-2 loss, but have one more chance to earn a state berth Saturday.

Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway players react to winning the district semifinal game against Mountlake Terrace to advance to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway baseball routs Terrace, clinches another state berth

The Warriors secure their 4th consecutive state trip with a mercy-rule 11-1 win over the Hawks in the 3A District 1 semis.

Edmonds-Woodway players react to winning the district semifinal game against Mountlake Terrace to advance to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood baseball edges Meadowdale, clinches state berth with tense win

The Royals escape numerous jams and punch their ticket to state with a 3-2 win over the Mavericks in the 3A District 1 semis.

Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Meadowdale shuts out Lynnwood as teams split league crown

Broderick Bluhm tosses a 2-hitter and the Mavs beat Lynnwood 5-0 for a shared Wesco 3A/2A South title.

Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Jordin Lee puts his body behind a throw to home against Archbishop Murphy Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood tops Murphy to clinch first league title since 1998

The red-hot Spartans close the regular season with 6 straight wins and a milestone achievement.

Stanwood’s Jordin Lee puts his body behind a throw to home against Archbishop Murphy Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)