Boys soccer

Glacier Peak’s Katherine Streissgut competes in the pole vault during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

3 local spring sports teams claim academic state championships

The Glacier Peak girls track, Shorewood girls track and Kamiak boys soccer teams won academic state titles.

 

Shorecrest’s team lay dejected after loosing to Mount Vernon Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Scots lost 2-1 in sudden death. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shorecrest falls to Mt. Vernon in district soccer title game

The Bulldogs win 2-1 in double overtime in a matchup of the top two 3A teams according to RPI.

 

Monroe’s Diego Perez-Diaz, left, and Tanner Summers celebrate their win over Shorewood Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe boys clinch first state soccer berth since 2002

The Bearcats defeat Shorewood 2-0 in a winner-to-state, loser-out 3A District 1 Tournament match.

Monroe’s Diego Perez-Diaz, left, and Tanner Summers celebrate their win over Shorewood Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dramatic comeback lifts E-W boys soccer into state

The Warriors rally from two goals down to beat Arlington 4-2 in a 3A District 1 Tournament loser-out game.

Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak boys soccer beats Redmond in PKs, advances to state

After giving up a late match-tying goal, the Knights win a penalty-kick shootout to earn the 4A bi-district’s final state berth.

Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak can’t keep up with Skyline in 2nd half, falls in bi-district semis

The Knights were outshout 14-2 after the break, but they still have a chance to make state.

Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Mason Dougherty, front, is celebrated for a goal against Edmonds-Woodway High School Tuesday evening at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 3, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shorecrest’s undefeated boys soccer team enjoying a ‘magical season’

The senior-laden Scots are eyeing a deep playoff run after outscoring opponents 60-5 during a perfect 16-0 regular season.

Shorecrest’s Mason Dougherty, front, is celebrated for a goal against Edmonds-Woodway High School Tuesday evening at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 3, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe's Rafael Garnica goes up for a header during a game March 18 in Arlington. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Culture shift leads to big turnaround for Monroe boys soccer

After many years of losing, the Bearcats are hoping to earn the program’s first state berth in 20 years.

Monroe's Rafael Garnica goes up for a header during a game March 18 in Arlington. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Jack Machovina watches Monroe's Rafael Garnica heads the ball Friday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on March 18, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Monroe boys down Arlington on the pitch

The Bearcats beat the Eagles 3-1 in a Wesco 3A/2A soccer match on Friday night.

Arlington's Jack Machovina watches Monroe's Rafael Garnica heads the ball Friday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on March 18, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Azavier Coppin

The Glacier Peak sophomore scored 17 goals in just 10 matches to lead the Grizzlies to a 5-1-4 mark.

Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 All-Area high school boys soccer teams

A look at the top prep boys soccer players in the area during this abbreviated season.

Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Kamiak's Cade Weatherbie and Meadowdale's River Stewart fall while fighting for the ball during the game on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak shuts out Meadowdale in boys soccer

Westin Joyner and Junior Phomnath combine for the clean sheet in the Knights’ 3-0 win.

Kamiak's Cade Weatherbie and Meadowdale's River Stewart fall while fighting for the ball during the game on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Mukilteo, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales

Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales

The recent grad helped turn the boys soccer program around while also developing a love for music.

Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales
Marysville Pilchuck soccer player Edgar Martinez

Marysville Pilchuck soccer player Edgar Martinez

Standout defender also kicked for the football team and shares a name with a Seattle Mariners icon.

Marysville Pilchuck soccer player Edgar Martinez
Sultan High soccer striker Diego Hernandez on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Sultan, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Sultan boys soccer player Diego Hernandez

The senior forward plans to get a fire science degree and become a firefighter.

Sultan High soccer striker Diego Hernandez on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Sultan, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep notebook: Jackson names new girls soccer coach

Terry Ryan takes over for Sarah Smart, who guided the Timberwolves to 3 state berths in 4 seasons.

Meadowdale sophomore, River Stewart, totaled 32 goals and 10 assists while leading the Mavericks to a district title and the programs’s first state berth since 2005. Stewart is the Boys Soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

2019 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: River Stewart

The sophomore tallied 32 goals while helping Meadowdale reach state for the first time since 2005.

Meadowdale sophomore, River Stewart, totaled 32 goals and 10 assists while leading the Mavericks to a district title and the programs’s first state berth since 2005. Stewart is the Boys Soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Herald’s 2019 All-Area high school boys soccer teams

The Herald’s 2019 All-Area high school boys soccer teams

A look at the top prep boys soccer players in the area this season.

The Herald’s 2019 All-Area high school boys soccer teams
Jackson boys soccer’s run halted in 4A state semifinals

Jackson boys soccer’s run halted in 4A state semifinals

Puyallup played precision soccer in a 4-0 victory over the Timberwolves.

Jackson boys soccer’s run halted in 4A state semifinals