High school sports

Elyse Baker practices with the Lake Stevens High girls soccer team on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

September Athlete of the Month: Lake Stevens’ Elyse Baker

The standout senior is 4-year varsity player and key contributor for the Vikings.

 

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Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 23

Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 23: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results…

 

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 22

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 22: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report…

 

Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe tops Snohomish in OT for share of Wesco 3A South title

The Bearcats stop a 2-point attempt in OT and earn a share of the league crown with a wild 42-40 win.

Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 21

Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 21: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS 4A District 1 Tournament Day 2 At… Continue reading

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Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A fire took his family’s home, but Monroe QB has persevered

Evan Leggett and his family lost their home to a fire. But “I’ve still got what I love,” he says.

Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stanwood's Baylor Hezel, left to right, Olivia Rueckert and Grace Henken celebrate a point against Arlington Thursday night at Stanwood High School on October 21, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood defeats rival Arlington in 5-set volleyball thriller

The Spartans win the back-and-forth match 3-2 and take the inside track on the Wesco 3A/2A league title.

Stanwood's Baylor Hezel, left to right, Olivia Rueckert and Grace Henken celebrate a point against Arlington Thursday night at Stanwood High School on October 21, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar races for additional yardage after a reception with O'Dea's Trey Stokes trailing Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look at this week’s top local high school football matchups

The key Lake Stevens-Kamiak and Snohomish-Monroe league matchups highlight the Week 8 action.

Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar races for additional yardage after a reception with O'Dea's Trey Stokes trailing Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Holden Erken yells and high-fives a teammate after beating Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Associated Press high school football poll for Week 8

Arlington cracks the top 10 in Class 3A after a big win over Marysville Pilchuck.

Arlington's Holden Erken yells and high-fives a teammate after beating Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.

Prep football picks for Week 8

Local experts take a crack at picking the winners for this week’s games.

Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.
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Prep results for Wednesday, Oct. 20

Prep results for Wednesday, Oct. 20: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Northwest Conference Championships At Civic Field,… Continue reading

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Kamiak's Wesley Garrett leaps into the end zone for the touchdown as Kamiak beat Mariner 41-14 in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Week 8 prep football leaderboard

The top local passers, rushers and receivers heading into Week 8.

Kamiak's Wesley Garrett leaps into the end zone for the touchdown as Kamiak beat Mariner 41-14 in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Prep results for Tuesday, Oct. 19

Prep results for Tuesday, Oct. 19: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS 4A District 1 Tournament Day 1 At… Continue reading

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Kamiak's Jullian Notoa runs in for a touchdown as Kamiak led Mariner 28-7 at the half in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Kamiak tops Mariner, earns first playoff berth since 2014

Wesley Garrett scores four touchdowns as the Knights win 41-14 for their 10th straight win overall.

Kamiak's Jullian Notoa runs in for a touchdown as Kamiak led Mariner 28-7 at the half in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Glacier Peak and Snohomish swimmers cheer on their teammates on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GP beats Snohomish in first swimming meet between the programs

The closely knit teams, who for years practiced together, compete against each other for the first time.

Glacier Peak and Snohomish swimmers cheer on their teammates on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Oct. 11-17

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Oct. 11-17. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and in… Continue reading

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Prep results for Monday, Oct. 18

Prep results for Monday, Oct. 18: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) VOLLEYBALL Wesco 3A/2A Meadowdale 3, Edmonds-Woodway 0 LYNNWOOD —… Continue reading

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Arlington's Holden Erken escapes a tackle and runs down the sideline during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

3 takeaways from Week 7 of prep football in Snohomish County

Arlington made a massive statement in its upset of MP. Also, a look at where league races stand.

Arlington's Holden Erken escapes a tackle and runs down the sideline during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington's Levi Younger reaches out for a pass during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington stuns Marysville Pilchuck in Wesco 3A North showdown

The Eagles shut down 3A No. 3-ranked Marysville Pilchuck’s high-powered ground attack in a 28-14 win.

Arlington's Levi Younger reaches out for a pass during the game against Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 15

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 15 and Saturday, Oct. 16: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) WESCO 4A Lake Stevens… Continue reading

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)