Lyndy Davis, who grew up outside Woodinville and now lives in Portland, Oregon, took first place in the women’s division of Woodinville’s inaugural Wine Country Half Marathon on Sept. 19. As Davis crossed the finish line, the announcers noted that her grandmother, Evelyn McCants of Woodinville, was there to cheer her on.
Woodinville resident Janci Mannington will be participating in the Women Painters of Washington upcoming show “Painting Poetry” running Sept. 15-Dec. 31 in downtown Seattle. Mannington will show her piece “Harvest Wheat” inspired by the poem “Ballad of an Irish Wheat Field” by an unknown author about the beauty, necessity and reverent purpose of wheat. More information can be found at www.womenpainters.com.
The Crossfire Select BU-13 O’Melia team, made up of players from Woodinville, Sammamish, Redmond and Kirkland, won the Mt Hood Nike Challenge Gold topflight Championship, defeating Portland FC B02, 2-0 in the title game. The first goal came from Garret Price, and Braden Hoare scored the final goal off a set piece from 30 yards out.
Pictured top row from left: Luca Andonian, Braden Young, Braden Hoare, Nicholas Hansen, Mason Mueller, Beau Hastings, Brett Seutter, Mason Garza, Kristof Deme, Sebastian Kolde. Bottom row from left: Jeremy Salmeron, Nicolas Guinasso, Aanyk Mann, Garrett Price, Brooks Frankel. The team is coached by Barry O’Melia with assistant coaches Raj Mann, Brian Mueller and Tim O’Melia. (Photo courtesy of Del Kolde)