Vashon senior Josh Hruska Myer was named the Nisqually League MVP for baseball for the 2015 season.
The Vashon High School boys’ lacrosse team ended its season last week after a loss in the playoffs to powerhouse Juanita High School.
The West Central District III Championships meet at North Mason High School served up equal helpings of exultation and frustration for the eight Pirate track and field athletes who tested their skills in 11 different events there last Friday and Saturday. The top two finalists in each event move on to compete in the WIAA State Championship meets this weekend.
The theme of the annual Opening Day boat parade at University of Washington’s Montlake Cut was Myths and Monsters with vessels wrapped in giant squids, chased by Loch Ness monsters and swarming with shimmering mermaids.
The Vashon Pirates baseball team faced a strenuous test last week, playing four critical league games in just five days. The team won three of the four, all in exciting nail-biting action, bringing their season record to 12 wins and just three losses.
For the third time this season, the Pirates made themselves at home on the campus of Charles Wright Academy for their track and field meet with the Tarriers and the four other schools who make up the Nisqually League on April 30.
Last weekend the Pirate wrestlers had an exceptionally tough schedule and came out on top after seven dual meets in a 24-hour period. At the end of the second full week of competition, the small Pirate squad had racked up an impressive 7-1 record.
Vashon’s Seals Swim Team learned about water polo to cap off a tough but successful summer swim season that ended two weeks ago. The upper-level swimmers learned water polo from Jennie Darling, a former member of the nationally ranked San Jose State University water polo team.
The Vashon Wrestlers went 10-1 at the Oregon State Team Wrestling Camp July 7 to 10, placing fifth out of 36 teams from Washington, Oregon and California.
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