Local Marysville sports practice before season starts next week (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Local Marysville fall sports get practice in before the start of the season.

The Marysville-Pilchuck girls soccer team practices its kicks during a drill.

MARYSVILLE — Marysville Getchell girls soccer coach Wayne Nash is frank about his team’s season goals.

“Edmonds Woodway were state champs, and the team to beat this year,” he said.

One key player returning is senior midfielder Taylor Harris, who is also a “strong leader for the team,” Nash said.

Other returners are junior midfielder Lindsey Weikel, and sophomore forwards Hannah Jones and Oshinaye Taylor.

“Our goals this year are to be focused the entire match on the here and now,” Nash said. “And make practice more intense than any game we will play this year.”

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck volleyball team will be led by senior captains Courtney Fitzmaurice and Alisha Purdom. Other returners are junior Alexis Bundy and sophomores Bailey Nelson, Lexi McClinock and Kyla Morrison being led by

Coach Brittany Fitzmaurice goals for the team are seeding in the top two in districts and placing in the top eight in state.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck boys tennis team has seven returning players.

“We only have nine players currently on our roster so our goal is to grow our team to include more athletes,” coach Evan Shaw said.

Those returning are seniors Andy Hougan, Logan Plant, Connor Gross, Tyler Griffith and juniors Isaac Honeyman, Griffin Hubbert and Karl Anderson.



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