Brandon Adam/Staff Photo Snohomish defenders try to contain Arlington’s Kirsten Phillips.

Lady Eagles grab 3A district soccer title

SHORELINE — A right corner kick bent into the goal in the second half by Arlington senior midfielder Courtney Arnold gave the girls soccer team the 3A district title over Snohomish 1-0 Nov. 5.

“Bending it is not that hard, but when you have two big girls up in front who finish pretty well” the goalkeeper isn’t going to focus on the kicker alone, coach Nathan Davis said.

It is Arlington’s first district title to Davis’ recollection.

“It’s great for these girls,” Davis said. “Last year they were all juniors, and the senior class was great. Well this year it’s been fun for this senior class to get part of a reward.”

Arlington’s defense did well for itself too — particularly junior goalkeeper Brielle Schrader, who has recorded 12 shutouts for the Eagles.

“Brielle’s playing great right now,” Davis said.

Arlington fell short of the championship last season to Edmonds-Woodway, and the Eagles went on to place fourth insState.

Having the district title this time around will give Arlington a little more momentum going into state, Davis said.

Arlington hosts Mercer Island, Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the first round of the 3A state tournament.

“We played Mercer Island before, and we scouted them—they’re intense,” Davis said.

More in News

Inslee: Stay home for 2 weeks

By Jerry Cornfield and Zachariah Bryan The Herald OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay… Continue reading

Fences have been put up around Marysville playgrounds to keep kids off. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
Marysville leaders concerned as (almost) everything’s closing

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – Within hours of Gov. Jay Inslee’s… Continue reading

Briefly

Beware of coronavirus scams SEATTLE – U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran is… Continue reading

Jennifer Thompson, left, and her father Ron Thompson secure a new remembrance plaque to the Oso slide site gate on Sunday, near Oso. Ron Thompson handcrafts a new plaque for the gate every year. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Community remembers Oso slide victims, survivors

By Ben Watanabe The Herald OSO — The power of remembering the… Continue reading

People gather to pick up special allergy meals before leaving Lakewood High School on Wednesday in Marysville. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Districts taking meals to students since schools are closed

By Stephanie Davey The Herald LAKEWOOD — Children wearing pajamas stood outside… Continue reading

Jon Nehring
Letter about coronavirus from Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring

This is an edited version of a letter Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring… Continue reading

DOUGLAS BUell/Staff Photos
                                Lead cook Keina Gowins with Presidents Elementary hands out free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches to students and parents outside the school Wednesday. Presidents and AHS serve as central kitchen sites for preparing meals, which starting next week will expand to 12 delivery sites from Silvana to Oso. Right, Arlington Food Bank executive director Carla Gastineau and Mike Simpson, food bank board president and owner of Arlington Grocery Outlet, partnered with the district with their Meals Til Monday program, and gave a woman a box of donated food while at Presidents.
Arlington students won’t go hungry during the COVID-19 school closures

ARLINGTON – Arlington schools are closed through April 24 to help fight… Continue reading

Scott Beebe hands out Chromebooks to people in their cars. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)
Marysville parents anxious to pick up school materials for kids

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – A few days ago Marysville schools… Continue reading

Jon Nehring
Marysville leaders’ trip to D.C. productive

MARYSVILLE – City leaders recently obtained advice on how to get more… Continue reading

Crews will blow garbage into the street and sweep it up over the next few weeks. The city is asking people to move their cars, trash cans and recycle bins when they come around to help them do a thorough job. (Courtesy Photo)
Marysville shuffles workers due to virus, seeks public’s help for sweepers next week

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe. MARYSVILLE – From working from home to teleconferencing… Continue reading

City of Arlington carries out operational changes to encourage social distancing

ARLINGTON – The city has made a series of operational changes in… Continue reading