Edmonds-Woodway HIgh School

Scenes during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Southridge at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Saturday May 20, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 3-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway soccer set for showdown in state semifinals

The Warriors will face top-seeded and unbeaten Lincoln of Seattle on Friday afternoon.

Scenes during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Southridge at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Saturday May 20, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 3-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Scenes during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Southridge at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Saturday May 20, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 3-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

E-W dominates Southridge to reach state soccer semifinals

The Warriors jump ahead early and stroll to a 3-0 win and will face top-seeded Lincoln (Seattle) in the final four on Friday.

Scenes during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Southridge at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Saturday May 20, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 3-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
An Edmonds-Woodway hitter bats during a 3A state second-round game against Southridge on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway baseball ousted in state quarterfinals

The sixth-seeded Warriors win a second-round game to open the day, but fall to No. 3 West Seattle in a tight 3-1 contest.

An Edmonds-Woodway hitter bats during a 3A state second-round game against Southridge on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the Southwest Athletic Complex in Seattle. (Evan Wiederspohn / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway players celebrate during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Mead at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Friday, May 19, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 2-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Warriors land late blow, advance in state soccer

Isaac Parreno and Ben Hanson lead Edmonds-Woodway past Mead 2-0 in the round of 16.

Edmonds-Woodway players celebrate during a game between Edmonds-Woodway and Mead at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Friday, May 19, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 2-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Drew Warner smacks a single to the outfield against Mountlake Terrace in the 3A District title game on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Drew Warner smacks a single to the outfield against Mountlake Terrace in the 3A District title game on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Shorewood players celebrate beating Edmonds-Woodway on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorewood boys soccer tops E-W to earn trip to state

The Stormrays win a 2-1 thriller care of a fluke goal with just two minutes remaining.

Shorewood players celebrate beating Edmonds-Woodway on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 in Shoreline, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Jens Simonsen opts to throw to first on a dribbler in front of the mound against Ferndale in a Wesco 3A District 1 semifinal on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Simonsen pitches no-hitter, Edmonds-Woodway clinches 5th straight state berth

The Warriors cruise to the district title game with a 10-0 victory over Ferndale in five innings.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Jens Simonsen opts to throw to first on a dribbler in front of the mound against Ferndale in a Wesco 3A District 1 semifinal on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Colorado wide receiver Daniel Arias, front, pulls in a pass in front of UCLA defensive back Devin Kirkwood in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Community roundup: 3 locals earn shots with NFL teams

Ali Gaye and Daniel Arias sign undrafted free-agent contracts and Josh Johnston receives a rookie camp invite, plus much more.

Colorado wide receiver Daniel Arias, front, pulls in a pass in front of UCLA defensive back Devin Kirkwood in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Edmonds’ Kincaid Sund and teammate Alex Plumis celebrate beating Everett to end their season undefeated on Monday, May 1, 2023 in Edmonds, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Sund’s golden goal lifts Edmonds-Woodway to 1st league title in 20 years

The Warriors rally for a 4-3 double overtime win over Everett to cap an unbeaten regular season.

Edmonds’ Kincaid Sund and teammate Alex Plumis celebrate beating Everett to end their season undefeated on Monday, May 1, 2023 in Edmonds, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
LSU defensive end Ali Gaye (11) celebrates a sack during an NCAA football game against New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

E-W grad Gaye will have big rooting section during NFL draft

‘Genuinely a nice and giving person,’ Gaye’s long journey took him from Gambia to Lynnwood to LSU.

LSU defensive end Ali Gaye (11) celebrates a sack during an NCAA football game against New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
ECC’s Elyon Zevenbergen (34) shoots the ball during a men’s game between the Everett Community College Trojans and Edmonds College Tritons at Seaview Gymnasium at Edmonds College in Lynnwood, Washington on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2023. The Tritons won, 91-84. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Community roundup: EdC’s Zevenbergen named NABC All-American

Plus, Edmonds-Woodway graduate Sota Kitahara earning playing time with Sounders, locals earn weekly awards and more.

ECC’s Elyon Zevenbergen (34) shoots the ball during a men’s game between the Everett Community College Trojans and Edmonds College Tritons at Seaview Gymnasium at Edmonds College in Lynnwood, Washington on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2023. The Tritons won, 91-84. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Shorewood forward Jackson Smith bullies Edmonds-Woodway’s Anthony Pellegrini off the ball during a match on Friday, April 21, 2023, at Edmonds Stadium in Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Shorewood, E-W battle to tie in boys soccer thriller

The Stormrays and Warriors remain in a first-place tie in Wesco 3A/2A following Friday’s 1-1 draw.

Shorewood forward Jackson Smith bullies Edmonds-Woodway’s Anthony Pellegrini off the ball during a match on Friday, April 21, 2023, at Edmonds Stadium in Edmonds, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Young children play basketball in front of the Funko store during Everett 3on3 Saturday, July 9, 2022, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Young children play basketball in front of the Funko store during Everett 3on3 Saturday, July 9, 2022, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver (6) summersaults through home during a baseball game between Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington on Thursday, April 13, 2023. The Warriors won, 5-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Pitching, timely hitting, stellar defense lift E-W past Terrace

Jens Simonsen allowes just one run and strikes out seven over 6.2 innings as the Warriors win 5-1 in a Wesco 3A/2A South tilt.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver (6) summersaults through home during a baseball game between Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington on Thursday, April 13, 2023. The Warriors won, 5-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy’s Sean Balen (7) kicks the ball during a boys soccer match between Archbishop Murphy and Edmonds-Woodway at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 4-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: E-W boys soccer downs Murphy, stays unbeaten

The Warriors storm to a 4-1 win and claim their fifth straight victory in league play.

Archbishop Murphy’s Sean Balen (7) kicks the ball during a boys soccer match between Archbishop Murphy and Edmonds-Woodway at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 4-1. (Annie Barker / 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: Mukilteo’s Beard nominated for youth award

Plus, locals receive D-I softball honors, Edmonds-Woodway alum Ali Gaye invited to NFL combine, and more.

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)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway’s Jude Haines tries to pull down Shorecrest’s Neta Navot on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington. (Ryan Berry / 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: Monroe alum Rybar named D-III All-American

Plus, Edmonds-Woodway graduate Ali Gaye decalares for the NFL draft, Jackson alum Jon Cook competes at the swim world championships and more.

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)
Sounders midfielder Sota Kitahara, an Edmonds-Woodway graduate. (Sounders FC photo)

Kitahara climbs every rung of Sounders organization to 1st team

The Edmonds-Woodway grad, who recently signed a first-team contract, joined the team’s Discovery Program at age 12.

Sounders midfielder Sota Kitahara, an Edmonds-Woodway graduate. (Sounders FC photo)
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)
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)