Stanwood High School

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)
Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett attempts over Arlington defense Saturday evening at during the 3A District 1 Title game at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )

February Athlete of the Month: Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett

The 6-foot-4 junior was a force on offense and defense for a Spartans team that reached the final day of the Hardwood Classic.

Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett attempts over Arlington defense Saturday evening at during the 3A District 1 Title game at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Arlington’s Riley Ryan, left, and Reagan Ryan with their father Patrick Ryan, Stanwood’s head coach Monday afternoon at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on April 11, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For one local family, softball game includes friendly rivalry

Patrick Ryan is Stanwood’s coach while daughters Riley and Reagan play for Arlington.

Arlington’s Riley Ryan, left, and Reagan Ryan with their father Patrick Ryan, Stanwood’s head coach Monday afternoon at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on April 11, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The 2022 All-Area girls basketball team, back row from left, Monroe’s Adria Lincoln, Stanwood’s Vivienne Barrett, Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin, and front row from left, Arlington’s Keira Marsh, Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and Arlington’s Jenna Villa are pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The 2022 All-Area girls basketball team, back row from left, Monroe’s Adria Lincoln, Stanwood’s Vivienne Barrett, Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin, and front row from left, Arlington’s Keira Marsh, Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and Arlington’s Jenna Villa are pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett tries to back down a defender against Mead Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 3A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood girls fade in 4th in loss to top-ranked Mead

The Spartans give the No. 1-seed Panthers a stiff battle, but lose 52-33 in the 3A girls state quarterfinals.

Stanwood’s Vivienne Berrett tries to back down a defender against Mead Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 3A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Stanwood's bench the action of the floor against Auburn Wednesday evening in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Spartans advance with their 53-39- victory over the Trojans. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood girls overcome choppy start, beat Auburn to advance

The Spartans pull away in the second half to win 53-39 and will face No. 1 Mead in the 3A quarterfinals on Thursday.

Stanwood's bench the action of the floor against Auburn Wednesday evening in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Spartans advance with their 53-39- victory over the Trojans. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas takes the ball across the half court line against Eastlake Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas takes the ball across the half court line against Eastlake Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin drives the baseline with Mountlake Terrace’s Cameron Dunn defending Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin drives the baseline with Mountlake Terrace’s Cameron Dunn defending Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Shorecrest’s Newton Pepple celebrates their win over Stanwood Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )

Shorecrest boys rally past Stanwood, clinch state berth

The Scots overcome a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Stanwood 59-56.

Shorecrest’s Newton Pepple celebrates their win over Stanwood Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Arlington's Jenna Villa and Keira Marsh celebrate in the closing second of play Saturday evening at during the 3A District 1 Title game against Stanwood at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )

Arlington girls race past rival Stanwood for district title

The Eagles beat the Spartans 52-39, but both teams will advance to the state tournament.

Arlington's Jenna Villa and Keira Marsh celebrate in the closing second of play Saturday evening at during the 3A District 1 Title game against Stanwood at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Ferndale’s Jazen Guillory drives through the paint and goes for a layup against Stanwood Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood boys fall to surging Ferndale in district semis

The Spartans lose 72-65 to the Golden Eagles, who clinch their first state berth since 1996.

Ferndale’s Jazen Guillory drives through the paint and goes for a layup against Stanwood Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood girls knock off Snohomish to earn 3A state berth

Vivienne Berrett poured in 27 points and the Spartans advanced to the 3A District 1 title game.

Stanwood's Kaeden McGlothin yells after stealing the ball from Mountlake Terrace's Adison Mattix to seal the win for Stanwood on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stanwood pulls out ‘gritty’ win over Mountlake Terrace

The Spartans answered every Mountlake Terrace push in a tense fourth quarter for a 63-62 victory.

Stanwood's Kaeden McGlothin yells after stealing the ball from Mountlake Terrace's Adison Mattix to seal the win for Stanwood on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest's Parker Baumann gathers a loose dribble with Stanwood's John Floyd defending Thursday evening at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on January 13, 2022. The Highlanders won 88-68. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shorecrest boys race past Stanwood in key league clash

Devon Nehring has a career night as the Scots improve to 10-1 with an 88-68 win over the Spartans.

Shorecrest's Parker Baumann gathers a loose dribble with Stanwood's John Floyd defending Thursday evening at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, Washington on January 13, 2022. The Highlanders won 88-68. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Sophie Willis, left, and Stanwood's Vivienne Berrett look for a rebound at Arlington High School Saturday evening in Arlington, Washington on January 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Arlington girls pull away to beat Stanwood in rivalry showdown

Jenna Villa kickstarts a late 10-0 run, leading the Eagles to a 57-47 victory in a key league clash.

Arlington's Sophie Willis, left, and Stanwood's Vivienne Berrett look for a rebound at Arlington High School Saturday evening in Arlington, Washington on January 8, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)