Skagit Valley Herald Boys’ Soccer Player of the Year: Brendan Woods

On the soccer field, Sedro-Woolley’s Brendan Woods may not be the biggest or fastest player. Source: Skagit Valley Herald Boys’ Soccer Player of the Year: Brendan Woods What he is is efficient, calculating and, maybe most of all, a team player. For his efforts on the field this season, Woods is the Skagit Valley Herald Boys’ Soccer Player of the Year. Continue reading Skagit Valley Herald Boys’ Soccer Player of the Year: Brendan Woods

Frausto, Gomez and Palma to play for Skagit Valley College

SUNNYSIDE — SHS seniors Antonio Frausto, Diego Gomez and Enrique Palma, bound together by an on-field brotherhood pledge, will remain united in their collegiate pursuits as they signed their letters of intent to play NWAC soccer at Skagit Valley Community College. Source: Frausto, Gomez and Palma to play for Skagit Valley College Continue reading Frausto, Gomez and Palma to play for Skagit Valley College

Prep Girls Soccer: W.F. West Captures Battle on the Blacktop Title

TENINO — The Beavers played host to six teams throughout the weekend and were able to reach the championship game, but it was W.F. West with a 1-0 win against the Beavers that took the Battle on the Blacktop prep girls soccer tournament. Source: Prep Girls Soccer: W.F. West Captures Battle on the Blacktop Title Continue reading Prep Girls Soccer: W.F. West Captures Battle on the Blacktop Title

Davies is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Mount Si Wildcats 2019 graduate Jared Davies will continue his soccer career just 47 miles away from his hometown. Davies committed to the Pacific Lutheran University men’s soccer team this past year. PLU, which is located in Parkland, is a NCAA Division III school that competes in the Northwest Conference. Source: Davies is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record Continue reading Davies is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Forget soccer IQ, North Thurston midfielder Harrison is gifted with soccer ESP

North Thurston High School’s holding midfielder Jack Harrison has a knack for reading games almost sounds like extra sensory perception. It’s why he’s The Olympian high school soccer player of the year. Source: Forget soccer IQ, North Thurston midfielder Harrison is gifted with soccer ESP Continue reading Forget soccer IQ, North Thurston midfielder Harrison is gifted with soccer ESP

Seattle Prep’s Bea Franklin named Gatorade Washington Girls Soccer Player of the Year

CHICAGO (June 13, 2019) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Bea Franklin of Seattle Preparatory High School as its Gatorade Washington Girls Soccer Player of the 2018-19 School … Continue reading Seattle Prep’s Bea Franklin named Gatorade Washington Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Puyallup High’s Logan Oyama named Gatorade Washington Boys Soccer Player of the Year

CHICAGO (June 6, 2019) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Logan Oyama of Puyallup High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Washington Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Oyama … Continue reading Puyallup High’s Logan Oyama named Gatorade Washington Boys Soccer Player of the Year

State soccer: Justin Blachman comes up big to deliver Lakeside a championship

He had a goal and an assist as the Lions handed Bellevue its first lost of the season, 2-0. Source: State soccer: Justin Blachman comes up big to deliver Lakeside a championship PUYALLUP — There’s no doubt how much Lakeside boys soccer coach Mark Szabo already appreciated the talents of senior forward Justin Blachman. The level of appreciation was just elevated Saturday. Blachman’s teammate Joe-Joe Richardson concurs. Blachman, strong and elusive up front, delivered a gold-star performance with a goal and an assist — in the first half — as Lakeside ran past a defensive-driven Bellevue team 2-0 in the … Continue reading State soccer: Justin Blachman comes up big to deliver Lakeside a championship

Sehome boys soccer secures third state championship in program history

Julius Ellison hits eventual game winner in 33rd minute Source: Sehome boys soccer secures third state championship in program history SUMNER — The last 10 minutes of the 2A boys soccer title game saw Sehome with its back against the wall. Defending champion Columbia River was well in control toward the end of the game with the Mariners clinging on to a 1-0 lead. Continue reading Sehome boys soccer secures third state championship in program history

State soccer: Puyallup denies Mount Si and coach Darren Brown a storybook ending

The longtime coach is retiring after the best finish for a soccer team in school history. PUYALLUP — The memories won’t be of an agonizing sequence but of a journey and a bond shared. The Mount Si boys soccer team had hoped to give outgoing coach Darren Brown a memorable conclusion to his 15-year tenure, capped by a state title. But Puyallup had other plans. Junior Logan Oyama sizzled home a 20-yard free kick just in time — in the 79th minute — to give his school its first state title with a 2-1 win to send Mount Si home … Continue reading State soccer: Puyallup denies Mount Si and coach Darren Brown a storybook ending

‘There is no time to waste time’ | Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland resident, O’Dea student keeps busy on and off the soccer field. Source: ‘There is no time to waste time’ | Kirkland Reporter Matthew Suk is always on the move, like a well-oiled soccer squad delivering crisp passes up field toward the net. On the field and beyond, the Kirkland resident and senior at O’Dea High in Seattle maintains a busy schedule. He wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s just kind of my thing, I just don’t like to sit still for too long,” he said. “My motto in my life is ‘There is no time to waste time.’ … Continue reading ‘There is no time to waste time’ | Kirkland Reporter

When things get weird, the Sequim boys go pro | Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — What did the Sequim boys soccer team do after setting a number of single-season school scoring records, winning 14 games and advancing to the state tournament quarterfinals in 2018? Source: PREP SOCCER PLAYOFFS: When things get weird, the Sequim boys go pro | Peninsula Daily News Continue reading When things get weird, the Sequim boys go pro | Peninsula Daily News

All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer

Soccer is the Thrall family business. And business is booming. Source: All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer “Some people go to the beach. Some people take vacations. We play soccer,” Woodland freshman Treyson Thrall said. Treyson, Jesse (a sophomore) and Aidan (a junior) have transformed a once defunct Beavers’ boys soccer program into a perennial contender. After a state first-round exit last season, Woodland and the Thralls are thinking even bigger. “They got a bitter taste in their mouth against Highline last year,” coach Bryan Vogel said of the 3-1 season-ending loss in the first round … Continue reading All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer

Prep boys soccer: Ferris advances to 4A district title game with win over Gonzaga Prep

Roundup of Saturday’s prep boys soccer action from across the region. Source: Prep boys soccer: Ferris advances to 4A district title game with win over Gonzaga Prep Ferris 4, Gonzaga Prep 0: Soloman Katumbi and Caden Martin scored two goals apiece and the fourth-seeded Saxons (15-2-0) beat the visiting eighth-seeded Bullpups (10-8-0) in a District 8 4A semifinal on Saturday. Jadon Bowton made five saves for the shutout. Ferris advances to play Pasco in the championship game on May 11. G-Prep faces a loser-out against Richland on Tuesday. Continue reading Prep boys soccer: Ferris advances to 4A district title game with win over Gonzaga Prep

All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer

Soccer is the Thrall family business. And business is booming. Source: All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer “Some people go to the beach. Some people take vacations. We play soccer,” Woodland freshman Treyson Thrall said. Treyson, Jesse (a sophomore) and Aidan (a junior) have transformed a once defunct Beavers’ boys soccer program into a perennial contender. After a state first-round exit last season, Woodland and the Thralls are thinking even bigger. “They got a bitter taste in their mouth against Highline last year,” coach Bryan Vogel said of the 3-1 season-ending loss in the first round … Continue reading All in the Family: Thrall brothers help transform Woodland soccer

Didomenico is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Mount Si senior will continue soccer career at Cal State East Bay. Source: Didomenico is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record One-on-one battles are a game within a game in almost every team sport. Having the ability to get the better of your opponent in front of you can make all the difference between a win and a loss for your team. Mount Si Wildcats senior midfielder Mateo Didomenico thrives in one-on-one battles. “He is one of the best 1-v-1 defenders there is. He is dangerous going both ways (offense, defense). When we get him … Continue reading Didomenico is a dominant force on the soccer pitch | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Wolverines remain undefeated on the soccer pitch | Bellevue Reporter

Jed Michael scores two goals against Juanita. Source: Wolverines remain undefeated on the soccer pitch | Bellevue Reporter The Bellevue Wolverines kept their unbeaten streak alive courtesy of a 2-0 win against the Juanita Rebels in a 3A KingCo matchup on April 25 at Bellevue High School. The Wolverines improved their overall record to 10-0-3 with the win while Juanita dropped to 2-7-3 overall. Continue reading Wolverines remain undefeated on the soccer pitch | Bellevue Reporter