Assistant Sports Editor
Olympia High School’s Brendan McCauley played well and finished fifth at the Class 4A boys golf state tournament Wednesday at Camas Meadows.
Brooke Feldmeier will attempt not only to win as many as three individual state titles at Star Track XXXI this weekend, she could set state records.
It’s all mental to Madisen Bentley.
John Stormans thought his baseball days were long behind him.
SPANAWAY — For 15 minutes, Olympia High’s fastpitch season hung in the balance.
RIDGEFIELD — Golf is by its nature an individual sport – there’s no such thing as an “assist” – but it doesn’t hurt to be surrounded by people who also love the game.
YELM — The sharply hit ball was screaming toward the gap between center and right fields, appearing to be well out of Garrett Terrell’s reach.
SHELTON — The wind was strong in the faces of runners along the frontstretch, which slowed times but did little too deter Marcus Chambers or the sprint crew from Lakes in their last stop before the state meet.
EVERETT — Olympia High’s Michael Fairchild jumped all over a 1-2 pitch and his teammates sprinted out of the home dugout Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium in jubilation after they saw the ball soar out of the park.
Mount Si took advantage of four North Thurston errors Saturday to edge the Rams, 3-2, in the regional round of the Class 3A state baseball tournament at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.
Tumwater High School swept the boys and girls team titles at the 2A District IV track and field championships at Washougal’s Fishback Stadium.
SPANAWAY — Charles Porche couldn’t wait for his Timberline Blazers to retake the field at the 3A West Central/Southwest bidistrict fastpitch tournament Friday, especially after scoring 12 runs over the final three innings that led to an opening-round victory and a big momentum swing heading into the winner-to-state game afterward.
CENTRALIA — Britni Wilson did everything in her power to make sure the Capital Cougars’ fastpitch season didn’t end on the opening day of the 2A District IV tournament Thursday – even if her velocity was 5 mph slower than normal, the result of an aching ankle that was injured during a club game last weekend.
Okanogan scored three goals in the first 13 minutes and five in the first half to cruise to a 8-0 win over Rochester in Wednesday night’s Class 1A first-round state boys soccer playoff game at Tumwater District Stadium.