Stanwood High School

Stanwood’s TJ McQuery works with a man on first during a playoff loss to Kentlake on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Kent Meridian High School in Kent, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Stanwood baseball’s bats go quiet in state loss to Kentlake

The Spartans manage just three hits as their season ends with a 5-0 loss to the Falcons.

Stanwood’s TJ McQuery works with a man on first during a playoff loss to Kentlake on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Kent Meridian High School in Kent, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace teammates dogpile on pitcher Owen Meek after his complete game victory against Edmonds-Woodway in the Class 3A District 1 baseball championship Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace teammates dogpile on pitcher Owen Meek after his complete game victory against Edmonds-Woodway in the Class 3A District 1 baseball championship Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish's Morgan Gibson returns the ball in her match against Stanwood's Ryann Reep on Friday, April 12, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Gibson lost the first set 4-6 but rallied back to win 6-2 in the second and 6-0 in the third. The Panthers bested the Spartans 5-2. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Snohomish's Morgan Gibson returns the ball in her match against Stanwood's Ryann Reep on Friday, April 12, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Gibson lost the first set 4-6 but rallied back to win 6-2 in the second and 6-0 in the third. The Panthers bested the Spartans 5-2. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Thomsen, Sherwood lead Jackson softball past Stanwood

The Timberwolves post their sixth shutout of the season in their victory over the Spartans.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Bella Hasan finishes at the rim with a driving layup against Stanwood on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Bella Hasan finishes at the rim with a driving layup against Stanwood on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell’s Shawn Etheridge (2) runs to catch the ball during a game between Marysville-Getchell and Stanwood at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023. Marysville-Getchell won, 21-20. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell’s Shawn Etheridge (2) runs to catch the ball during a game between Marysville-Getchell and Stanwood at Stanwood High School in Stanwood, Washington on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023. Marysville-Getchell won, 21-20. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Arlington players lift the Stilly Cup in the air after beating Stanwood on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington reclaims Stilly Cup after short hiatus, routs Stanwood 42-7

Leyton Martin registers 277 yards, 4 TDs as Eagles notch fifth straight game with at least six TDs.

Arlington players lift the Stilly Cup in the air after beating Stanwood on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington’s Emme Shaffer reacts to scoring point during the game against Stanwood on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington beats Stanwood in rivalry matchup

The Eagles earn a 3-1 win over the Spartans in the volleyball edition of the Stilly Cup.

Arlington’s Emme Shaffer reacts to scoring point during the game against Stanwood on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville Pilchuck’s Kenai Sinaphet (21) and Braxton Leiu-Sopi (62) celebrate during a football game between Marysville Pilchuck and Stanwood at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023. Marysville Pilchuck takes the win, 36-7. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

MP rolls past Stanwood in Wesco 3A North opener

Luke Shoemaker and Kenai Sinaphet account for five TDs, and the Tomahawk defense delivers a dominant effort in a 36-7 win.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Kenai Sinaphet (21) and Braxton Leiu-Sopi (62) celebrate during a football game between Marysville Pilchuck and Stanwood at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023. Marysville Pilchuck takes the win, 36-7. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Stanwood's Silas Turpin runs the ball during drills at practice on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New group hopes to keep rising Stanwood a force

After the exodus of many key seniors, the Spartans sport a strong junior class with hopes of a third straight state berth.

Stanwood's Silas Turpin runs the ball during drills at practice on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023 in Stanwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner yells in celebration after scoring a touchdown during the 3A quarterfinal game against Odea on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2022-23 Boys High School Athlete of the Year: Ryder Bumgarner

The UW-bound Stanwood star and team leader dominated on the football field and also earned a third-place medal at state wrestling.

Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner yells in celebration after scoring a touchdown during the 3A quarterfinal game against Odea on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Yanina Sherwood pitches during the game against Bothell on Friday, May 19, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Yanina Sherwood pitches during the game against Bothell on Friday, May 19, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Stanwood players celebrate during a game between Marysville Getchell and Stanwood at Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Stanwood won, 12-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Stanwood tops Marysville Getchell, earns state softball berth

The 12th-seeded Spartans’ surprising run through the district tournament ends with a 12-1 win and first state appearance since 2010.

Stanwood players celebrate during a game between Marysville Getchell and Stanwood at Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Stanwood won, 12-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Camryn Sage takes a hack while batting against Stanwood during the Class 3A District 1 softball tournament Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish secures 8th consecutive state berth with wins at districts

The Panthers pull away for wins over Everett and Stanwood to reach the Class 3A District 1 title game.

Snohomish’s Camryn Sage takes a hack while batting against Stanwood during the Class 3A District 1 softball tournament Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Monroe players begin to celebrate a victory over Stanwood in a winner-to-state consolation game on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Monroe overcomes early hole, beats Stanwood for 3A state berth

The Bearcats score six unanswered runs and work out of two bases-loaded jams in a 6-2 win.

Monroe players begin to celebrate a victory over Stanwood in a winner-to-state consolation game on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Pictured from left, Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are the girls 2022-23 All-Area basketball team. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Pictured from left, Aniya Hooker of Lynnwood, Adria Lincoln of Monroe, Vivienne Berrett of Stanwood, Jenna Villa of Arlington, Gia Powell of Meadowdale and Bella Hasan of Kamiak are the girls 2022-23 All-Area basketball team. Photographed on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Stanwood High School girls basketball team poses with their fourth-place trophy after beating Lincoln (Tacoma), 52-45, in the Class 3A Hardwood Classic on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Stanwood High School)

Stanwood girls top Lincoln, earn program-best 4th-place trophy

Vivienne Berrett scores a game-high 24 points and the Spartans pull away in the fourth quarter for the win.

The Stanwood High School girls basketball team poses with their fourth-place trophy after beating Lincoln (Tacoma), 52-45, in the Class 3A Hardwood Classic on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Stanwood High School)