Sports

Freshman Cali Cull has had an instant impact on the Tomahawk track team.

Tomahawks rise to the top of the track pack

MARYSVILLE On an almost blindingly sunny Saturday, April 28, some 15 teams from around northwestern Washington descended on Marysville-Pilchuck High School to compete in the Tomahawk Track & Field Classic.

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Freshman Cali Cull has had an instant impact on the Tomahawk track team.
Senior Shane McKinley had two hits and three runs in the Tomahawks defeat of Arlington April 27.

M-P produces with big bats

MARYSVILLE In an offensive slugfest against Arlington, M-P came away with the win, 13-6.

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Senior Shane McKinley had two hits and three runs in the Tomahawks defeat of Arlington April 27.
Senior Miranda Rosebrook has earned more starts at pitcher late in the season. (She)s pitching really well

Rain dampens comeback effort

MARYSVILLE The dreary weather held off for six innings.

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Senior Miranda Rosebrook has earned more starts at pitcher late in the season. (She)s pitching really well
Brandon Carson will hang up his hat as M-Ps JV baseball coach to assume a new one: head football coach.

M-P names Carson new football coach

Brandon Carson wants you to know this falls M-P football team will not be like the ones of recent seasons.

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Brandon Carson will hang up his hat as M-Ps JV baseball coach to assume a new one: head football coach.
Sophomore Kami Girard strokes her way to a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke Saturday

M-P ladies swim and dive team finishes in style

FEDERAL WAY The M-P swim and dive team may have only had three representatives at the 2006 2A/4A state championships Nov. 9-11, but they made the most of it with a 25th place finish out of 36 teams.

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Sophomore Kami Girard strokes her way to a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke Saturday
Junior wide receiver Marcus Harkins

Lone representative of Cougar football team receives all-league honors

Junior wide receiver Marcus Harkins was selected by Cascade Conference coaches as an all-league player.

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Junior wide receiver Marcus Harkins
Although Lakewood 130-lb. senior Steve Edmonds may have been on top here versus Brad Perry of Snohomish

Lakewood finishes 13th at M-P Premier tournament

MARYSVILLE The Lakewood Cougars began the M-P Premier Wresting tournament with 11 energetic teens and 130-lb. senior Steve Edmonds was the lone man standing in the final round.

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Although Lakewood 130-lb. senior Steve Edmonds may have been on top here versus Brad Perry of Snohomish

Tommies to improve to 10-2 overall

MARYSVILLE After the Tomahawk junior varsity dispatched of Wesco North opponent Oak Harbor 60-25 Friday, Jan. 12, their varsity counterparts may have been given false hope of an easy victory.

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M-P sophomore Britt Mann powers his way to a third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle Thursday

M-P swim and dive cruises to victory

The M-P swim and dive team dominated their Thursday, Jan. 11, Wesco North home meet against the Stanwood Spartans with a 110-73 victory.

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M-P sophomore Britt Mann powers his way to a third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle Thursday
M-P 215-LB. senior Jason Wilder

M-P tallies 104 points in Premier tournament

MARYSVILLE One day after the M-P junior varsity wrestling squad pinned every single Cascade Bruin they faced and their varsity counterparts prevailed 40-33, the Tommies placed ninth out of 17-teams as the hosts of the M-P Premier Tournament.

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M-P 215-LB. senior Jason Wilder
Senior defender Kelvin Mansfield weaves through traffic with the ball.  Mansfields key goal propelled Lakewoods team to victory over Granite Falls

Mansfields brilliant strike spells doom for Granite Falls

LAKEWOOD What began as a low intensity soccer match, escalated into a defensive battle and produced a magnificent game-winning goal. The March 29 clash between the Granite Falls Tigers and Lakewood Cougars went Lakewoods way, 2-0.

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Senior defender Kelvin Mansfield weaves through traffic with the ball.  Mansfields key goal propelled Lakewoods team to victory over Granite Falls
After five innings of stalemate in a 3-3 tie

Cougars disappointed in extra innings

LAKEWOOD In a defensive staring match, the Lakewood baseball team held South Whidbey to a three-run tie from the fifth inning until the 10th, when the Cougars finally blinked and Falcon Lucas Yale ran in the first of two game-ending runs March 28 to hand Lakewood a 5-3 loss.

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After five innings of stalemate in a 3-3 tie
Kayla Desmond powers in a serve against her South Whidbey opponent Meole Zalewski during their match on March 26.

Lakewood wins battles, loses war

LAKEWOOD The Lakewood girls took on South Whidbey in a league tennis match on March 26.

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Kayla Desmond powers in a serve against her South Whidbey opponent Meole Zalewski during their match on March 26.
Becca Bean races to first base on a run-scoring single. Bean had three hits on the night.

Bean, Bustad shine as Lakewood pounds Coupeville

LAKEWOOD The bats came out in full force March 30 as the Lakewood fastpitch squad breezed to a 16-1 victory over Coupeville.

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Becca Bean races to first base on a run-scoring single. Bean had three hits on the night.

M-P girls run circles around competition

Thanks particularly to the heavy lifting of a corps of athletes on the girls side of the Marysville-Pilchuck track team, the Tomahawks handily defeated the visiting Cascade and Stanwood teams at Quil Ceda Stadium March 29.

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M-P freshman pitcher Jenifer Rosie had a busy day on both sides of the ball

Eight innings prove not so great for M-P fastpitch

MARYSVILLE The Marysville fastpitch team hosted Lake Stevens March 29 and what proved a close match-up went an extra inning before Lake Stevens Jordan Rumsey batted in the decisive run in the eighth to hand M-P a 4-3 loss and an 0-4 record in Wesco North play.

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M-P freshman pitcher Jenifer Rosie had a busy day on both sides of the ball

SPORTS BRIEFS

Logger volleyball has an up and down week

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Senior Terrence Ordonez sprints to the finish. He was the third senior to cross the finish line at the North County Invite and had a personal-best race

Lakewood boys win North County Invite

MARYSVILLE The annual North County Invite is not like most cross country meets.

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Senior Terrence Ordonez sprints to the finish. He was the third senior to cross the finish line at the North County Invite and had a personal-best race
Encouraged by teammate Brandon Nobach

M-P girls take third at home meet

MARYSVILLE Competition by grade played into the hands of the M-P girls cross country team, whose top five runners at the North County Invite were drawn from three different races and five top-10 finishes.

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Encouraged by teammate Brandon Nobach
Down 12 points with 25 seconds left

Unlucky draw ends Lakewood season

LAKEWOOD Losing to Lynden in their Feb. 21 playoff opener didnt seem like such a bad thing for Lakewood girls basketball.

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Down 12 points with 25 seconds left