Some area teams were named spring academic state champions.
The Curtis High School baseball team was named the 4A champion with a collective 3.541 grade-point average between its 15 players.
The Vikings (12-8; 7-5 4A SPSL South) aren’t just smart. They earned the No. 4 seed from the 4A SPSL South to the SPSL tournament. Curtis plays Kentlake at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Heritage Park in Puyallup.
Emerald Ridge was named the 4A boys golf academic state champion. It’s seven golfers had a collective 3.721 GPA.
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Another Puyallup-area school — Rogers — earned the 4A boys track and field academic state championship with a collective GPA between its 28 athletes of 3.627. Tumwater was named 2A academic champion with a 3.490 GPA between its 49 athletes.
Enumclaw took the 3A girls track and field academic state championship with 26 athletes averaging a 3.842 GPA. Lacey’s Northwest Christian is the 2B academic champion with a 3.920 GPA between its 16 athletes.
Tahoma’s boys tennis team had a collective GPA of 3.835 between its nine players — earning the 4A state academic championship in that sport.
The highest collective GPA of any spring sports team came from the Mount Spokane girls tennis team at 3.933 between its 10 players.