Shorewood headed for state volleyball tournament Nov. 9-10 after 3-0 victory over Stanwood in District championship match Thursday
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The Shorewood volleyball team will advance to the state 3A tournament as District champions after the Thunderbirds defeated Stanwood 3-0 for the Northwest District 3A championship Thursday at Glacier Peak High School.
The top three Northwest District 3A teams qualified for the State tournament Nov. 9-10 in Lacy.
Shorewood takes a 14-3 record into the State tournament at Saint Martin’s University and Timberline High School in Lacy, north of Olympia.
Glacier Peak defeated Everett 3-2 for the District’s No. 3 berth in the State tournament. In elimination matches earlier Thursday at Glacier Peak, Everett defeated Oak Harbor and Glacier Peak beat Meadowdale.
Shorewood reached the championship match with 3-0 victories over both Marysville-Pilchuck and Glacier Peak Tuesday at Glacier Peak. Stanwood won matches over Ferndale, 3-0, and Oak Harbor, 3-1, Tuesday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
Marianne Kellogg leads Shorewood into the state tournament after winning State 3A volleyball player of the week honors.
In the District title match, the Thundebrds won by game scores of 25-20, 25-19 and 25-11.
The District championship gave Shorewood its first trip to a state volleyball tournament.