Sports Shorts

Honors for track team

The Cedarcrest girls' track and field team recently received the honor of 3A State Academic Champions for their combined grade-point average of 3.762. This is the second year in a row the girls have earned this award.

Players make all-league

Mount Si soccer players Drew Arenth and Jeff Stone recently were named to the second, 3A KingCo All-League team for their outstanding efforts on this year's varsity squad.

Jed McDaniels and Justin Isackson received honorable mention.

McDonald honored

Cedarcrest baseball player Sean McDonald was recently presented with KingCo 3A First Team All-League honors for playing outstandingly as the team's utility player. Seniors Dan Amador, Nick Blanchard, Matt Geiger and Nick Rich received honorable mention.

CHS players go to all-state

Baseball players Matt Geiger and Nick Blanchard of Cedarcrest were selected by the coaches in the 3A KingCo League to play in this year's senior all-state feeder game to be held at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 31 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue.

They will be two of 18 players from the league who will play in two games with other seniors from 4A schools.

Race needs volunteers

Friends of Youth is looking for volunteers to help with the Alpine Days road race to be held on Aug. 11. Volunteers are needed to help organize, get out brochures and help out on race day with various duties.

For more information, contact Kristy Sullivan at (425) 869-6490 ext. 308, or at, or call Garney Gallagher at (425) 888-4305 or garneyg@juno


School hosts b-ball camp

The Mount Si girls' hoop camp is accepting applications for girls in grades 3 through 9. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25-28 at the Mount Si High School gymnasium.

Players will learn skill development, team concepts and sportsmanship through daily games and competitions. Mount Si coaches and players will teach the camp.

Players should bring athletic clothing, basketball shoes, a lunch and a water bottle. The registration fee is $50 before June 15, and $55 after June 15 and at the door. Checks can be made payable to Mount Si Girls Basketball Camp and sent to 43010 S.E. North Bend Way, No. 47, North Bend, WA. 98045.

For more information, call Dirk Hansen at (425) 831-8172.

Youth soccer holds sign-ups

The Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association is still holding registration for its 2001 season.

In Fall City, register from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 at the Family Grocer. Contact Linda Adams at (425) 333-6631 for more information.

Registration for the Snoqualmie, North Bend, Carnation and Duvall teams has already been held. For more information, please contact Michael Lloyd in Snoqualmie at (425) 888-4644, Steve Clearman in North Bend at (425) 831-2026, Susan Porter in Carnation at (425) 880-6036 or John Lambert in Duvall at(425) 788-4270.

Show off your baseball skills

The Baseball Factory, the leading college-placement service for high-school baseball players, is conducting a one-day showcase for players on June 25 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma. This event will draw local college coaches and professional scouts who will evaluate players that aspire to play at the next level.

For more information, call (800) 641-4487 or visit the Web site at The application deadline is June 11.

Golf event to help foundation

An 18-hole golf tournament will be held at noon Sept. 8 at the Carnation Golf Course to benefit the Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Foundation in memory of Marta Connell.

Entry fee is $100 per two-person team, and the deadline to register is Aug. 11. Payments can be sent to Steve Wehmeyer at 4229 336th Ave. N.E., Carnation, WA 98014 and should be made payable to Marta Connell Golf Tournament.

For more information, or to sponsor a hole, contact Wehmeyer at (425) 333-5513 or by e-mail at

If you would like to submit information for "Sports shorts," call Becky Christopherson at (425) 888-2311, or e-mail her at

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