The week in Northshore prep sports
Northshore prep sports teams finish season at state tourneys
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Spring prep sports saw their finales last weekend.
WOODINVILLE took third place in the State Championship with a 1-0 win over Rogers last weekend. The Falcons had fallen to Eastlake in the Semifinals 1-0.
Boys track and field
Athletes placing from Northshore at the State Meet included BOTHELL's Jason Fryberg in 3rd place in the 3200 in 9:23.82 and 4th place in the 1600m.
WOODINVILLE's Christian Niccum took 5th place in the high jump; and Falcon Dan Uffens placed 5th in the javelin.
Girls track and field
Team WOODINVILLE placed 7th at state in the 1600 relay in 4:04.60, BOTHELL's Sarah Axley took 4th in the 100 meters coming in at 12.66, and INGLEMOOR's Nicole Willis took 8th in the 300 hurdles in 48.18.
At the May 17 Wes-Sea-King district meet, Team Woodinville placed second in the 4X400 relay, coming in at 4:01.35, narrowly edged by Roosevelt's 4:00.93.
Other Northshore finishers at Wes-Sea-King: Bothell in 7th in 4X100; Nicole Willis (IHS; 8th, 100H; 5th, 300H); Axley (BHS; 2nd, 100m); Nikki Gerken (WHS; 4th, 300H); Brawn (WHS, 7th, 400); Weinz (WHS; 7th, 800).
Girls Fastpitch Softball
INGLEMOOR finished its season by placing third at the State Tournament, falling to eventual winners Columbia River 2-0, but topping Tumwater 2-1 and then Snohomish 5-2. The Vikings, Wes-Sea-King champions, had beaten Rogers 7-1 and Kamiak 5-1 Friday.
BOTHELL fell to Kentridge 1-0 in eight innings last Friday at state, and also to North Thurston 9-7 in 14 innings, the longest game in tourney history.
On the way to state, INGLEMOOR stopped Snohomish 3-0 to take the Wes-Sea-King championship title and advance to the state tournament.
BOTHELL lost on May 20 to Kamiak 5-0, but triumphed over Shorewood 8-1 to earn the last berth to the state tourney.