All-WESCO North standouts include 2 local coaches

Kyle Suits, coach of of Marysville Getchell’s soccer team, and Jaci LeGore-Hodgins, coach of the MG-Marysville Pilchuck girls swim team, won Coach of the Year honors in their respective sports in the WESCO 3A North selections.

Suits led MG to the state playoffs for the first time in the school’s history. Named to the first team as a forward as senior Oshinaye Taylor off his team. Other Chargers on the first team were: junior goalie Kaitlynn Knocke, senior defender Megan McReynolds and senior midfielder Hayli Huhta.

LeGore-Hodgins had three girls go to state, including two divers and junior Bindi Pedersen, who was second in state in the 200 individual medley.

Arlington dominated the football selections locally, with junior Anthony Whitis name the first-team quarterback. Campbell Hudson made the first team both as a receiver and defensive back. Michael Van Beek, another senior, also was a first-team pick for the offensive and defensive lines.

Senior Payton Bastien was an all-league first teamer at linebacker and made the second team as an offensive lineman. Returner Cade Younger was the first team returner.

AHS also dominated the cross country selections, with six making the first or second teams.

WESCO 3A NORTH

(Local all-stars)

FOOTBALL

First Team

Quarterback: Anthony Whitis, jr., Arlington

Wide receivers: Campbell Hudson, sr., AHS

Offensive linemen: Michael Van Beek, sr., AHS

Defensive backs: Hudson, AHS

Defensive linemen: Van Beek, AHS

Linebackers: Payton Bastien, sr., AHS

Returner: Cade Younger, soph., AHS

Second Team

Wide receivers: Cooper Cummings, sr., AHS

Offensive linemen: Bastien, AHS; Cade Tucker, jr., Marysville-Pilchuck

Defensive backs: Bryan Sanders, jr., M-P

Linebackers: Tucker Bovard, sr., and Jake Hubbard, sr., both AHS

SOCCER

Coach of the Year: Kyle Suits, MG

First Team

Forwards: Oshinaye Taylor, sr., of MG and Trina Davis, jr., of M-P.

Midfielders: Hayli Huhta, sr., MG; Olivia Lee, M-P; Hailee Wrzesinski, sr., AHS.

Defenders: Megan McReynolds, sr., MG; Kristin Abraham, sr., AHS.

Goalkeepers: Kaitlynn Knocke, jr., MG

Second Team: Defenders: Dominique Jenkins, sr., and Elizabeth Erickson, sr., both M-P

CROSS COUNTRY

First Team Boys: Dawson Andrews, sr., Blake Landry, jr., and Noah Loftis, jr., all AHS; Gregory Panther, sr., MG

Second Team: Favian Villanueva, jr., Quincy Fankhauser, fr., and Dallas Riddle-Stevens, soph., all AHS

First Team Girls: Mary Andrews, sr., AHS.

Second Team: Jensyn Smith, soph., and Charlize Beamer, jr., and Paige Nelson, soph., all AHS.

VOLLEYBALL

First Team: Arianna Bilby, soph., AHS, OH

Second Team: Alison Sievers, soph., MG, OH

GIRLS SWIMMING

Coach of the Year: Jaci LeGore-Hodgins, M-P/MG

First Team: 200 IM: Bindi Pedersen, jr., MG

TENNIS

First Team: (Singles) Conner Fochesato, sr., AHS

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