Spring sports wrap up
By Joseph LaVigueur, Reporter
Girls tennis competed in their league tournament on May 9.
Paisley Lieske finished fourth overall in singles play and qualified for the district competition.
Tobin Vaughan and Lia Crawford played as a doubles team in the number one position, while Lauren Henley and Ashley McArthur played as a doubles team in the number two doubles position. The two teams then played one another for the third and fourth positions and qualified for districts.
The District tournament was on May 15 and 16.
There, Lieske faced off against Charles Wright Academy’s number two single, winning for fourth place.
Vaughan and Crawford beat the Olympic number two team, but lost to Charles Wright’s number one and two teams. They placed fourth.
Henley and McArthur came in eighth due to an injury sustained while warming up.
Track and Field
On May 10, 11, and 12, the school’s track and field team competed at the league championships. Hosted as a home game at Vashon high school for the first time in almost two decades. Twenty-five athletes competed, then proceeded to districts, held on May 17 and 18.
There, Jacquelyn Bostock placed second in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 12.71 seconds, Indigo Assink placed second with a four-foot, eight-inch high jump, and Payton Venturi placed seventh with a distance of 14 feet in the triple jump. All three girls advanced to the state championships.
At state, Bostock placed 15th with a 13.04-second, 100-meter sprint. Assink placed 12th with a four-foot, 10-inch high jump. Venturi placed 14th with a 13-foot, 10-inch triple jump.
Boys soccer advanced through the Nisqually league and then moved on to districts. At districts, the team won against Charles Wright Academy with a score of 2-0. Later, the team beat Klahowya with a score of 3-0 to reach the state tournament. At the state championship, the team played 4 games with final game played against Winlock/Toledo United. They won with a score of 3-1.
Many team members won awards at the Nisqually League level. Notably, Finley Oswald and Tommy Delargy won Nisqually League Co-MVPs, and the coach, Benjamin Bork, won the league’s Coach of the Year award.
The Vashon softball team won 5 games and lost 4, finishing the season second in the league. Vashon also won the Nisqually League sportsmanship award.
Seniors Mia Knight, Olivia Larson and Chloe Kuyper, along with sophomore Tamsen Henry made Nisqually league first team.
Varsity baseball finished the season with 6 wins and 6 losses, standing fourth out of five teams in the Nisqually League. Junior varsity won two games and lost one, standing first in the.
Alex Hitchcock, Aidan McCann, and Ary Dulfur made Nisqually League first team. Ryan Rice and Jack Cunningham made Nisqually League second team, and sophomore Mead Gill got an honorable mention.
Golf finished the season with a record of 2-8.
Koen Shaw was the only golfer to advance to districts, with a score of 84 on the Gold Mountain 18 hole course. Shaw then advanced to state as an alternate and was awarded second team in league.