August 27, 2008 · Updated 6:49 PM
standout places at state
Arlington senior Ivana Krommelova capped off a spectacular season in her first season on the Eagles tennis team with a second-place finish in the 3A state tennis singles tournament.
After topping each of her opponents in conference play throughout the season and helping lead the Arlington tennis team to a 6-9 regular season record, Krommelova won her way through the singles bracket into a championship match against Kamiakins Brittney Reed. It was there Krommelova finally met her match as Reed defeated Krommelova, 6-1, 6-3.
Bryson to jump on regional stage
Post middle schooler Max Bryson hopes to follow up his big high jump at an upcoming USA Track and Field meet.
The eighth-grader, who jumped 6-5 at a season-ending meet, will compete in the Junior Olympic Pacific Northwest Association meet in Seattle,x June 21-22. The top five qualifiers go on to a meet in Spokane, and the top three there qualify for a finals meet in Nebraska.
Scheller to compete at basketball festival
M-P senior Blake Scheller has been invited to compete in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio from July 21-27 based on his performance in a basketball competition at Bellevue Community College.
Scheller, the son of Greg and Carey Scheller, started at point guard for the Tomahawks in 2007-08 as M-P placed second in conference play and went 1-2 in the district tournament, defeating Jackson in the opener.
According to their release, USA Junior Nationals is a program offered to high-level athletes who want to develop their skills and techniques through statewide, national and international competition.
Lakewood kicker will play college soccer
Lakewood senior Jeneca Hoidal has committed to play soccer at Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Ore.
The high school basketball and track standout will attend the NAIA Division II school on a combination of soccer, academic and leadership scholarships.
I feel quite lucky to have had the opportunity to work with (ASB president) Jeneca as the ASB advisor and in other school arenas, said assistant principal Matt Blair.