Kyle Suits, coach of of Marysville Getchell’s soccer team, and Jaci LeGore-Hodgins, coach of the MG-Marysville Pilchuck girls swim team, won Coach of the Year honors in their respective sports in the WESCO 3A North selections.
Suits led MG to the state playoffs for the first time in the school’s history. Named to the first team as a forward as senior Oshinaye Taylor off his team. Other Chargers on the first team were: junior goalie Kaitlynn Knocke, senior defender Megan McReynolds and senior midfielder Hayli Huhta.
LeGore-Hodgins had three girls go to state, including two divers and junior Bindi Pedersen, who was second in state in the 200 individual medley.
Arlington dominated the football selections locally, with junior Anthony Whitis name the first-team quarterback. Campbell Hudson made the first team both as a receiver and defensive back. Michael Van Beek, another senior, also was a first-team pick for the offensive and defensive lines.
Senior Payton Bastien was an all-league first teamer at linebacker and made the second team as an offensive lineman. Returner Cade Younger was the first team returner.
AHS also dominated the cross country selections, with six making the first or second teams.
WESCO 3A NORTH
Quarterback: Anthony Whitis, jr., Arlington
Wide receivers: Campbell Hudson, sr., AHS
Offensive linemen: Michael Van Beek, sr., AHS
Defensive backs: Hudson, AHS
Defensive linemen: Van Beek, AHS
Linebackers: Payton Bastien, sr., AHS
Returner: Cade Younger, soph., AHS
Wide receivers: Cooper Cummings, sr., AHS
Offensive linemen: Bastien, AHS; Cade Tucker, jr., Marysville-Pilchuck
Defensive backs: Bryan Sanders, jr., M-P
Linebackers: Tucker Bovard, sr., and Jake Hubbard, sr., both AHS
Coach of the Year: Kyle Suits, MG
Forwards: Oshinaye Taylor, sr., of MG and Trina Davis, jr., of M-P.
Midfielders: Hayli Huhta, sr., MG; Olivia Lee, M-P; Hailee Wrzesinski, sr., AHS.
Defenders: Megan McReynolds, sr., MG; Kristin Abraham, sr., AHS.
Goalkeepers: Kaitlynn Knocke, jr., MG
Second Team: Defenders: Dominique Jenkins, sr., and Elizabeth Erickson, sr., both M-P
First Team Boys: Dawson Andrews, sr., Blake Landry, jr., and Noah Loftis, jr., all AHS; Gregory Panther, sr., MG
Second Team: Favian Villanueva, jr., Quincy Fankhauser, fr., and Dallas Riddle-Stevens, soph., all AHS
First Team Girls: Mary Andrews, sr., AHS.
Second Team: Jensyn Smith, soph., and Charlize Beamer, jr., and Paige Nelson, soph., all AHS.
First Team: Arianna Bilby, soph., AHS, OH
Second Team: Alison Sievers, soph., MG, OH
Coach of the Year: Jaci LeGore-Hodgins, M-P/MG
First Team: 200 IM: Bindi Pedersen, jr., MG
First Team: (Singles) Conner Fochesato, sr., AHS