Where: Sun Willows Golf Course, Pasco
Past results: Here.
Schedule: B girls, 10 a.m.; 1A girls, 10:30 a.m.;
2A girls 11 a.m.; B boys 11:30 a.m.; 1A boys, noon; 3A girls, 12:30
p.m.; 4A girls, 1 p.m.; 2A boys, 1:30 p.m.; 3A boys, 2 p.m.; 4A
boys, 2:30 p.m.
Local entrants: South Kitsap girls qualified as a
team — Paxton DePoe, Kristina Ihlen, Breann Ewing, Eva
Knowles, Brielle Smith, Emily Nass, Cassandra Hebert. Jacob Simon,
Outlook: The SK girls take a team with four
freshman, a sophomore and a junior to state. The Gig Harbor boys
are two-time defending champs, but are ranked 10th in the coaches
poll. The Camas girls are ranked No. 1 and looking for a third
Local entrants: Central Kitsap qualified both its
boys (Cameron Carroll, Jason Gordon, Aidan Anderson, Christian
Schwieterman, Luke Arnold, Bluke Trujillo, Caleb Giesbrecht) and
girls (Molly Fischer, Mackenzie Claeys, Mya King, Sophia Kohler,
Lucinda King, McKenzie Perkes, Julia Claeys) teams.
Outlook: The Central Kitsap boys are ranked fourth
in state and they have a podium (top-four finish) in mind. They
took fifth last year. Cougars think they can challenge for state
title, but they’ll have to get past North Central of Spokane, which
is going for its 10th straight state title. The CK girls are headed
to state for the fifth straight year and are ranked sixth.
Bainbridge qualified its boys team (Ryan Cox, Sebastian Belkin,
Johan Griesser, Carlo Ruggerio, Benn Scott, Devon Reynolds, Cole
Local entrants: Boys, Sequim (Jackson Oliver,
Brendon Despain, Ash Francis, Wendall Lorenzen, Chris Jeffko, CJ
Daniels, Christian Ash) and Kingston (Alexander Winn, Tor Sather,
Andrew Simon, Alexander Robertson, Henry Larson, Gerrad Morgan,
Aaron Rovik) qualified as teams. Bremerton’s Jacob Burton and North
Mason’s Jeremiah Lambert made it as individuals. Girls, Sequim
(Waverly Shreffler, Audrey Shingleton, Kiara Pierson, Elizabeth
Rosales, Emily Webb, Noelle Bittner, Alexis Cromer) mad it as a
team. Kingston’s Claire Larson, North Kitsap’s Anneli Seaberg,
Olympic’s Ahnalee Smestad and Port Angeles’ Madelyn Dougherty and
Lael Butler made it as individuals.
Outlook: The Sequim boys are ranked No. 2 in the
state. That’s where they finished last year and return all but one
runner. They’ll have to knock off No. 1 Sehome, who is going for
its fourth straight title. The Sehome girls are also going for four
in a row.
Local entrants: Boys, Port Townsend’s River
Yearian and Jake Vande Griend and Klahowya’s Kyle Daykin made it as
individuals. Girls, Klahowya (Holly Rouse, Madison Godsey,
Cassandra Pastori, Savannah Smith, Breanna Wischhoefer, Noemi
Ventura, Jeanette Murphy) qualified as a team. Port Townsend’s Ally
Bradley made it as an individual.
Outlook: The Klahowya girls are at state as a team
for the first time since 2006. Rouse and Pastori went last year as
individuals. Lakeside, ranked No. 4 in the girls poll, are looking
for their third straight tile as are the Medical Lake boys, who are
Local entrants: Crosspoint (Tyler Hoyle, Seth
Huschka, Henry Moore, Jonas Berney, Joshua Lee, Solomon Moore,
Chris VanYe) qualified as a team.
Outlook: The Crosspoint boys are headed to state
for the seventh consecutive year. Their highest finish during that
run at state is ninth, which they did twice. The are ranked ninth
in the state coaches poll. The Northwest Christian girls are ranked
No. 2 and looking for its 10th straight title. Two schools named
Northwest Christian are ranked 1-2 for the boys. No. 1 is the
school in Lacey and No. 2 is the school in Colbert (north of