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Arlington wrestlers impressive
over multiple meets
The Arlington wrestling team added to its strong season by defeating Monroe in a dual meet on Friday Jan. 11. The Eagles went on the road to take down a perennial contender 52-22.
They followed that up with an excellent showing in the Marysville Premier wrestling tournament over the weekend, placing third out of 18 teams.
We had 10 guys place, said Coach Doug Byers. The guys did a great job.
Everybody on Arlington scored points for the Eagles during the event. Jesse Bosley, Chris Myers, and Mark Davis all found themselves wrestling in the finals of the event. All three placed second in their respective weight divisions.
Arlington also got impressive outings from Steven White, Dom Mangini, Nathan Shortt, and Richard Perkins. All four Eagles came in third in their weight classes. Jordan Anderson and Chris Berg came in fifth at 189 and 125 respectively.
stumble in second
half at Oak Harbor
After an impressive first half that saw the Eagles girls basketball team outscore Oak Harbor 28-26, everything went sour for Arlington. The Jan. 16 match-up pitted the 4-8 Eagles against a 10-2 dynamo in Oak Harbor and for one half it looked as if an upset was brewing. The second half told a different tale as the Eagles managed a mere five points after the break. Oak Harbor continued their strong play to win handily 61-33.
For the Eagles Alisha Murrin led the team with eight points, followed by Ginny Wilsons six. Whatever went right for the team in the first 16 minutes fell apart to give the home team an easy victory. Arlington falls to 1-8 in league.
Four Tomahawks scored in double figures as M-P won a road game at Everett 60-40.
Led by senior Jessica Masters 16 points, M-P improved to 5-4. Masters and senior guard Nicole Peterson each had a pair of three-pointers in the game, as Peterson accumulated 12 points. The Tomahawks leading scorer Britt Harris had 11 points and senior Shaelei Lucas had 10.
With 4-6 Cascade at their heels, M-P is currently in fourth place in the league, trailing Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Oak Harbor.
The Tomahawks have a tough stretch ahead of them, with another match looming against each of those teams. Theyll visit the 9-0 Lake Stevens squad Jan. 23 before facing Snohomish Jan. 26, Cascade Feb. 1 and Oak Harbor Feb. 6. Only the Snohomish game will in the Jim Linden Fieldhouse.
Arlington outgrapples M-P
Five Tomahawks won their matches, but it wasnt enough as Arlington handily won the Jan. 16 league competition, 40-18.
At 103 pounds, freshman Demitri Robinson was the only Tomahawk to pin his opponent, doing so in short order 31 seconds into the first round. The pin earned Marysville six points. Brian Donaldson (at 112 pounds), Matt Burns (at 125), Ryan Mead (at 171) and Tannon Hillis (at 215) pounds all won by decision, earning three points each for their team.
In a rematch of the heavyweight championship at the M-P Premier the previous weekend, Arlingtons Mark Davis won by a 5-2 decision over the Tomahawks Michael Pfeiff.
With the win, Arlington improved to 4-2 in conference. The Tomahawks are 3-4.
City taking signups for spring soccer
From now until Feb. 23, Marysville Parks and Recreation will accept registration for their spring soccer league for boys and girls, ages 7 to 14. Practice begins April 7 with games starting the end of that month. To register, stop by the Parks and Rec office at 6915 Armar Rd. The cost $57 for the first athlete and $51 for each additional family member. For more information, call Marysville Parks and Recreation at 360-363-8400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last chance registration for
Stilly Valley Little League
Thursday Jan. 24 is the last chance for baseball and softball players to sign up for Stilly Valley Little League. Sign-up will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Post Middle School.
All players must bring a copy of their birth certificate and three proofs of residency.
Tryouts will begin Feb. 2.