High School Sports Buzz: EW soccer in loser-out playoff game Tuesday night

It’s playoff time, and sports teams from Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale high schools are in the thick of it this week. My Edmonds News sports correspondent Michael Johnson will provide a status report on how local teams fared as part of next week’s High School Sports Buzz, but here are few highlights:

-After losing 3-0 Monday night to Lake Stevens, Edmonds-Woodway’s boys soccer team (10-6-1) plays Snohomish (11-5-1) in a loser-out game at 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) at Edmonds Stadium.

– The E-W girls tennis team ended its season undefeated last Thursday, beating Glacier Peak 7-0. The Lady Warriors will play for their third straight Wesco South league title this week at Jackson High School.

Here’s a look at last week’s results:

Monday May 3


Edmonds-Woodway 7, Shorewood 5

Edmonds-Woodway: Austin Jones 3-3, 4 RBI, HR, R; Blaine Liukko, HR; Joe Lopresti 3-3, 2 2B.


Edmonds-Woodway 4, Meadowdale 1

EW- Ben Wilmot 23:00; Ben Wilmot 39:00; Cameron Burlin-Day (Zach Sakoi) 60:00

Tuesday May 4


Glacier Peak 2, Edmonds-Woodway 1

Edmonds-Woodway: Brooklyn Bailey 1-2, 2B; Roper 1-3, RBI


Edmonds-Woodway 6, Meadowdale 1

Singles: Josie Dow (M) d. Amanda Waldron 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; Jane Hong (EW) d. Olivia Bates 3-6, 6-4, 6-2; Michelle Nelson (EW) d. Isabel Reeb 6-1, 6-0; Michelle Tran (EW) d. Kayleigh Barrett 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Sophie Roben-Sarah Fine (EW) d. Natalie Buslach-Vanessa Woo 6-4, 7-5; Annie Wilson-Liz Wilson (EW) d. Sarah Hamburg-Jennifer Bishop 4-6, 6-2, 6-0; MacKenzie O’Brien-Mikala Valdez (EW) d. Brianna Bihop-Tessa Helber 6-1, 6-2.


At Nile GC (par 34)

Team scores: Edmonds-Woodway 119 points, Kamiak 123, Mariner 54.

Individuals: Seo Hee Moon, K, 32 points; 2, Paige Siegall, EW, 29; 3, Rachel Choi, K, 28; 4, Corey Rois, EW, 27; 5, (tie) Sarah Vlasic, EW, Estella Jung, EW, and Grace Choi, K, 24.

At Lynnwood G.C. (par 33)

Team scores: Shorewood 111, Jackson 102, Shorecrest, Meadowdale 54.

Individuals: Cassie McKinley, SW, 28; 2, Carolyn Stransky, SW, 27; 3, (tie) Taylor Mackay, J, and Allison Jones, SC, 24; 5, Lindsey Roberts, J, 23.

Wednesday May 5


Meadowdale 10, Shorecrest 1

Meadowdale: Milner, 1-4, 2 RBI, HR; Studioso, 1-4, RBI, HR, 7 IP, 2 H, ER, 13 K, 2 BB; Zenger 5-5, 3 R, 2 2B.


At Lynnwood Golf Course (par 36)

Team scores: Jackson 173, Shorewood 188, Meadowdale 201, Shorecrest 208.

Individuals: David Won, J, 32; T-2, Connor Miele, J, 34; T-2, Max McKinley, SW, 34; T-2, Chris Babcock, SW, 34; T-5, Trent Livingstone, J, 35; T-5, Kyle Cornett, J, 35.

At Useless Bay GC (par 72)

Team scores: South Whidbey 411 strokes, Edmonds-Woodway 502, Shorecrest 519.

Individuals: Shane Thompson, SW, 74 strokes; 2, Josh Yingling, SW, 80; 3, Harrison Price, SW, 81; 4, Connor Mock, SW, 87; 5, Jesse Portillo, SW, 89.

Thursday May 6


Jackson 7, Edmonds-Woodway 2

Friday May 7


Edmonds-Woodway 7, Glacier Peak 0

Singles: Amanda Waldron (EW) d. Catherine Jorgensen 6-3, 6-2; Jane Hong (EW) d. Nadean Al-Ali 6-1, 6-2; Michelle Nelson (EW) d. Amchelle Clendenin 6-1, 6-0; Michelle Tran (EW) def. Tabitha Babcock 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Sarah Fine-Karisa Gurtiza (EW) def. Monica Gillie-Sarah Desautels 7-5, 3-6, 6-2; Annie Wilson-Liz Wilson (EW) def. Sam Long-Sammi Boggs 6-2, 6-4; Mikala Valdez-Mackenzie O’Brien (EW) def. Anna Darling-Kelcie Ranniger 6-2, 6-0.

Kamiak 4, Meadowdale 3

Singles: Josie Dow, M, d. Alyssa Gilbert, 6-3, 7-6; Olivia Bates, M, d. Annie Young, 7-5, 6-2; Veronica Ahn, K, d.  Isabel Reeb, 6-1, 6-2; Angel Wu, K, d. Kayleigh Barnett, 6-3, 6-1. Doubles: Zoe Jovanovich-Abby Wegley, K, d. Vanessa Woo-Natalie Buslach, 6-4, 7-5; Sarah Hamburg-Jennifer Biship, B, d. Nahee Kwak-Alice Oh, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4; Joyce Kim-Christina Cho, K, d.  Brianna Bishop-Tessa Lelber, 6-4, 6-2.

Saturday May 8


Meadowdale 3, Sedro-Woolley 2

Meadowdale: Taylor Brennan 1-3, RBI,R, HR; Andrew Suh, 1-1, HR, 2 RBI, R; Sam Triece (W, 4-2) 7 IP, H, 2 ER, 12 K.


State leaders through May 5:

-Alec Fellows of Edmonds-Woodway has run the second-fastest time in the state in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.43.

-A.J. Maricich of Meadowdale has jumped the highest in the state so far this year with a height of 6-11; teammate Jeremy Beck is third with a height of 6-8.

-Baylee Mires of Meadowdale has a state best time of 2:11.98 in the 800.

-Tasha Clark of Meadowdale has jumped 12-3 in the pole vault which is highest in the state so far this year.

EWHS baseball team wins academic honors

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced its Academic State Champions for spring sports May 5, and the Edmonds-Woodway baseball team earned top honors for Class 4A, with a 3.562 grade-point average.

More on Blaine Hardy from Kansas City Royals website

I previously wrote an article about Blaine Hardy, a former pitcher and 2005 graduate of Edmonds-Woodway, who was drafted by the Kansas City Royals. Hardy moved up to Double-A baseball after playing a full season with the Burlington Bees, and now pitches for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, an affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. Check out the latest on Hardy in this article, written by Dave Sanford from the Royals scout website.

(Submitted by My Edmonds News sports columnist Michael Johnson)

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