Emily Mekelburg spikes the ball in a recent playoffs match.

Emily Mekelburg spikes the ball in a recent playoffs match.

Arlington girls 6th at state

  • Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:21am
  • Sports

YAKIMA – Ferndale’s got Arlington’s number this year.

After beating the Eagles for the district championship last week, the Golden Eagles got them again Saturday, winning 3-1 to place fifth in state, with Arlington finishing sixth.

At the Sun Dome in Yakima, Ferndale beat the Eagles 25-22 in the first set, but Arlington tied it up in the second, winning 25-21. But the Golden Eagles finished off the local team 25-16 and 25-19 to take the trophy.

The Golden Eagles beat Arlington by the same 3-1 score for the district title. It was the first loss of the year for the Eagles.

Both teams advanced to the game by winning their first contests at state, losing in the quarterfinals, but winning their consolation matches Saturday morning.

Arlington beat Wesco rival Snohomish Saturday, losing the first set 24-26, but winning the next three 25-10, 25-17 and 25-14.

The Eagles were dropped to the consolation round by losing to Mount Spokane Friday night 23-25, 10-25 and 20-25. It was only their second loss of the year.

They won their opening match Friday morning, beating Peninsula 3-1. Arlington won the first game 25-18. The second game was the closest, with the Eagles pulling out a 26-24 victory. Then the Eagles lost their only set of the match 17-25. But they put the Seahawks away in the fourth set 25-16.

Ferndale advanced by beating Stadium 3-1, losing to Roosevelt 3-1, then beating Lakeside of Seattle 3-0.

Mount Spokane ended up winning the overall title 3-2 over Capitol.

Julia Parra serves in a recent game. (Steve Powell/File Photos)

Julia Parra serves in a recent game. (Steve Powell/File Photos)

More in Sports

Arianna Bilby, left, and Emily Mekelburg of Arlington made the all-league first team as hitters, but they also are versatile enough to play the backcourt, too. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Locals dominated All-Wesco North teams

Local fall sport athletes and coaches dominated All-Wesco 3A North honors announced… Continue reading

Arlington runner becomes a rower

ARLINGTON – When Jensyn Smith got burned out running she took to… Continue reading

Lakewood beats Arlington at Jamboree; home schedules to save

It seems like local high school fall sports just ended but there… Continue reading

Jared Taylor of Lakewood gets set to pass in a recent game. Taylor had some highs and lows against Hockinson. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lakewood loses heart-breaker to Hockinson

BATTLE GROUND — Sports fans sometimes wonder how much difference playoff experience… Continue reading

Jordan Justice runs for a score in a recent game. Justice had an interception and two TDs in the loss to Lincoln. (Steve Powell/File Photo)
M-P’s historic football season comes to an end

TACOMA — Marysville-Pilchuck’s historic football season came to an end Saturday, losing… Continue reading

Arlington Eagles show a range of emotions in a recent volleyball game. From left, Arianna Bilby, Teagan Sutherland, Emily Mekelburg and Taylor Pederson.
Arlington girls 6th at state

YAKIMA – Ferndale’s got Arlington’s number this year. After beating the Eagles… Continue reading

Dylan Carson of M-P scores the winning touchdown against Prairie. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
After winning a thriller, M-P faces another high-powered offense at Lincoln

MARYSVILLE – Edgar Martinez’s field goal sent the game into overtime then… Continue reading

Carson Chrisman goes in for one of his three scores against Sequim. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)
After win over Sequim, Lakewood takes on 2-time defending champs

LAKEWOOD — Jared Taylor connected with Carson Chrisman for three scores as… Continue reading

Arlington wins 2, plays Peninsula at state in Yakima (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – After losing its first match of the season, Arlington had… Continue reading

Despite state loss, rookie MG girls soccer coach proud of season (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – After riding a high since winning the Northwest 3A District… Continue reading

Undefeated Arlington volleyballers need a win Thursday at M-P to make state

ARLINGTON – The Eagles girls volleyball team continued its amazing season beating… Continue reading

4 locals sign to play ball in college

Arlington’s success in baseball the past few years is now showing up… Continue reading