Shaun Scott

Bus brigade hasn’t deterred the Wildcats

Mount Si baseball program is familiar with being on the road.

 

Mount Si Wildcats senior infielders Spencer Marenco, left, and Trace Halvorson, right, have been part of the varsity baseball team since their freshman season in 2016. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Superb seniors lead Wildcats on diamond

Senior infielders lead the charge.

 

A coveted goal is attained

Relentless work ethic pays dividends.

 

Mount Si Wildcats senior boys basketball player Brett Williams (pictured) in the Class 4A quarterfinals against the Puyallup Vikings will continue his basketball career at Pacific Lutheran University. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Williams commits to Pacific Lutheran University men’s hoops program

Mount Si senior will continue his hoops career at the collegiate level.

Mount Si Wildcats senior boys basketball player Brett Williams (pictured) in the Class 4A quarterfinals against the Puyallup Vikings will continue his basketball career at Pacific Lutheran University. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats senior soccer player Drew Harris has returned to the Mount Si Wildcats high school soccer program after a two-year hiatus. Harris expects the Wildcats to make a deep run in the postseason this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo

A triumphant return on the soccer pitch

Wildcats senior forward Drew Harris is stoked for the 2019 season.

Mount Si Wildcats senior soccer player Drew Harris has returned to the Mount Si Wildcats high school soccer program after a two-year hiatus. Harris expects the Wildcats to make a deep run in the postseason this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Optimism remains supreme in March for baseball fans

Home opener is on the horizon for the Seattle Mariners.

Mount Si Wildcats senior Brett Williams, center, tries to block Gonzaga Prep’s Sheadon Byrd on a drive to the basket in the Class 4A state championship game on March 2 at the Tacoma Dome. Gonzaga Prep defeated Mount Si 69-43. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Bullpups defeat Wildcats in 4A state title game

Mount Si puts together a magical season on the hardwood.

Mount Si Wildcats senior Brett Williams, center, tries to block Gonzaga Prep’s Sheadon Byrd on a drive to the basket in the Class 4A state championship game on March 2 at the Tacoma Dome. Gonzaga Prep defeated Mount Si 69-43. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats celebrate along the bench just seconds following the final buzzer in the Class 4A state semifinals. Mount Si defeated the Curtis Vikings 53-46 in the Class 4A state semifinals on March 1 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Proficient perimeter play propels Wildcats to state title game

Mount Si defeats Curtis in state semifinals.

Mount Si Wildcats celebrate along the bench just seconds following the final buzzer in the Class 4A state semifinals. Mount Si defeated the Curtis Vikings 53-46 in the Class 4A state semifinals on March 1 at the Tacoma Dome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats player Jabe Mullins, pictured, scored 13 points against the Puyallup Vikings in the Class 4A state quarterfinals on Feb. 28 at the Tacoma Dome. Mount Si defeated Puyallup 45-40. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats advance to 4A state semifinals

Mount Si delivers down the stretch against Puyallup.

Mount Si Wildcats player Jabe Mullins, pictured, scored 13 points against the Puyallup Vikings in the Class 4A state quarterfinals on Feb. 28 at the Tacoma Dome. Mount Si defeated Puyallup 45-40. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Mat Classic is an amazing spectacle

A simply special experience at the Tacoma Dome.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Mount Si senior Jonny Barrett (No. 32) battles for position in the paint as Richland senior Colten Northrop corrals a rebound in a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Mount Si defeated Richland 60-54. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Wildcats clinch berth in state quarterfinals

Mount Si has won 18 consecutive games.

Mount Si senior Jonny Barrett (No. 32) battles for position in the paint as Richland senior Colten Northrop corrals a rebound in a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Mount Si defeated Richland 60-54. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Tryon Kaess earned first place in the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament in the 106-pound division. Kaess defeated Davis wrestler Jaden Sanchez 7-3 in the championship match on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Kaess reaches the absolute pinnacle on the mat

Mount Si sophomore Tryon Kaess captures a state title.

Mount Si Wildcats sophomore Tryon Kaess earned first place in the Mat Classic Class 4A state tournament in the 106-pound division. Kaess defeated Davis wrestler Jaden Sanchez 7-3 in the championship match on Feb. 16 at the Tacoma Dome. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Inglemoor junior Cecelia Bresee, right, is defended proficiently by Mount Si freshman forward Lauren Glazier, left, during a Wes-King 4A district playoff game on Feb. 7 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Vikings earn win against Wildcats in loser-out playoff game

Mount Si girls hoops team finishes the season with 11 wins.

Inglemoor junior Cecelia Bresee, right, is defended proficiently by Mount Si freshman forward Lauren Glazier, left, during a Wes-King 4A district playoff game on Feb. 7 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Mount Si Wildcats Athletic Director Darren Brown, who is in his second year as the school’s athletic director. Brown has worked in the Snoqualmie Valley School District since 2002. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Brown is a pillar of the community

Mount Si athletic director Darren Brown is committed to the valley.

Mount Si Wildcats Athletic Director Darren Brown, who is in his second year as the school’s athletic director. Brown has worked in the Snoqualmie Valley School District since 2002. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Carly Britton, right, tries to chase down Issaquah senior Luci Stewart, center, in a matchup between rivals on Jan. 25 in Issaquah. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 55-23. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles conquer Wildcats in 4A KingCo contest

Mount Si displays heart in loss on the road against Issaquah.

Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Carly Britton, right, tries to chase down Issaquah senior Luci Stewart, center, in a matchup between rivals on Jan. 25 in Issaquah. Issaquah defeated Mount Si 55-23. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Jabe Mullins takes the ball to the hoop in the fourth quarter against the Issaquah Eagles. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats dominate Eagles on the hardwood

Mount Si earns triumph on the road against Issaquah.

Mount Si Wildcats junior guard Jabe Mullins takes the ball to the hoop in the fourth quarter against the Issaquah Eagles. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 74-49 on Jan. 25 at Issaquah High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Mount Si Wildcats freshman Lauren Glazier, right, and senior Abigail Triou, left, box out a Newport player during a matchup on senior night on Jan. 16 in Snoqualmie. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Knights defeat Wildcats in 4A KingCo matchup

Mount Si loses to Newport on senior night.

Mount Si Wildcats freshman Lauren Glazier, right, and senior Abigail Triou, left, box out a Newport player during a matchup on senior night on Jan. 16 in Snoqualmie. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo

A memorable Vegas trip

Sportswriter Shaun Scott meets one of the best NBA players to ever lace up sneakers.

Sportswriter Shaun Scott and his friends Brian Walker and Tony Walker met NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada on Nov. 24. Courtesy photo
The Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team earned third place in the national division at the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational, which took place from Dec. 26-29 in Rancho Mirage, California. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Wildcats rise to the occasion in holiday tournament in California

Mount Si boys basketball team continues to improve.

The Mount Si Wildcats boys basketball team earned third place in the national division at the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational, which took place from Dec. 26-29 in Rancho Mirage, California. Shaun Scott/staff photo
The Mount Si High School stadium field received a makeover this summer. New synthetic artificial turf was installed in mid-July. It was the first time the playing surface at Mount Si High School had been replaced since 2005. Shaun Scott, staff photo

2018: The year in sports for the Mount Si region

Athletic success is a staple of the Snoqualmie/North Bend community.

The Mount Si High School stadium field received a makeover this summer. New synthetic artificial turf was installed in mid-July. It was the first time the playing surface at Mount Si High School had been replaced since 2005. Shaun Scott, staff photo