Gig Harbor (14-3-3) will face a tough Snohomish (17-3-0) squad at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup at 2 p.m. Friday (May 26). The winner will face the winner of the Roosevelt and Garfield game in the state championship game on Saturday at 3 p.m., also at Sparks.
After watching his team’s lead slip away a bit in the first half of the fourth-annual Baggataway Bowl against crosstown rival Gig Harbor on Friday night at Roy Anderson Field, Peninsula boys lacrosse coach Courtney Mauzy wasn’t overly concerned.
Gig Harbor senior ace Jordan Adams doesn’t generally need much of a cushion to hold on to a lead on the mound. So when her team spotted her a 17-run lead by the fifth inning against crosstown rival Peninsula High at Sehmel Homestead Park on Friday evening, Adams felt pretty comfortable hanging on for the win.
Pete Pratz takes over coaching the Peninsula High softball team for Melissa Miller, who stepped down to spend more time with her children, similar to Pratz several years ago. And Miller was actually the coach who took over for Pratz.
Curtis' Lexi Ellis broke the state 4A meet record in the triple jump on Thursday, which edged River Ridge's LaShonda Christopher (River Ridge) for the state record and the beat teammate Saudia Heard for Thursday's triple jump championship.
Watch: Curtis' Lexi Ellis, Saudia Heard go 1-2 in 4A state triple jump final
Watch: Shot put state title brings South Kitsap's Nolan Van Amen to tears
Watch: Rogers' Omarei Gregory earns 4A triple jump state title