Kalama senior Emily Mickelson was named the Defensive MVP for Central 2B League girls soccer after a recent balloting of league coaches.

Also named to the league’s first-team were Kalama forward Melanie Martinez, midfielder Lily Given, defender Madeline Norton, and Winlock goalie Cheleena Squibb. Toledo midfielder Kyleigh Holmes was named to the second-team, and defender Ashlyn Rustan of Toledo placed on the honorable mention team.

Adna’s Payton Aselton was named the league’s Offensive MVP. Juli Aselton of Adna, and Napavine’s Emily Boettcher shared Coach of the Year accolades.

McMullen is a

Coastal 2B MVP

Ilwaco senior Brandon McMullen, who rushed for 1,198 yards and 13 touchdowns, was named the Offensive MVP for the Coastal 2B League in a recent vote of league coaches.

Also named to the league’s first-team were receiver/defensive back Alex Kaino, offensive/defensive lineman Royce Murry, offensive lineman Marcus O’Connor, and linebacker McMullen. Placing on the second-team for Ilwaco were receiver Jeb Sheldon, and linebacker Allan Chetwood.

Ben Byington of South Bend was named the league’s Defensive MVP. Sharing Coach of the Year honors were Luke Abbott of Raymond, and South Bend’s Shane Byington.

‘Nooks, Ducks, Mules top C2BL

Two players each from Kalama and Toutle Lake, along with one player from Wahkiakum earned all-Central 2B League first-team honors in volleyball after a vote of league coaches.

Kalama outside hitter Danica Killinen and setter Amanda Killinen, TL libero Mahayla Kruse and setter Taylor Gould, and Wahkiakum outside hitter Macie Elliott placed on the first-team. Placing on the second-team were middle hitters Kapio Wetmore of Kalama, and Wahkiakum’s Ellie Leitz.

Named to the honorable mention team were Kalama outside hitter Marlee Vickers; Toledo middle hitter Rylie Pliler; Toutle Lake middle hitter Nikara Smith, setter Sienna Rudd, and defensive specialist Kaylee Florek; and Wahkiakum libero McKensi Fluckiger, and setter MJ Neves.

Napavine middle hitter Mollie Olson was named the league’s Most Valuable Player, and Monica Dailey of Napavine was selected Coach of the Year.

Sarysz, Werner,

Woodland honored

Nicholas Sarysz of R.A. Long, Kameron Werner of Mark Morris, and Woodland’s McKenna Flanagan and Natalie Biddix were named to the Greater St. Helens 2A League’s first-team in cross country after a vote of league coaches.

Named to the second-team were RAL’s Mitchell Bergquist for the boys, and RAL’s Kierrla Yates and MM’s Megan Slind for the girls.

Kyle Radosevich of Ridgefield was named the Boys Runner of the Year, and Amelia Pullen of Washougal was tabbed the Girls Runner of the Year. RAL’s Keli Davenport was selected Boys Coach of the Year, and Rebecca Ferguson of Hockison was named Girls Coach of the Year.

CR has two


Castle Rock midfielder Maddie Epperson and defender Taylor Spears VanCamp were named to the all-Trico 1A League second-team in girls soccer after a balloting of league coaches.

Kiya Gere of Seton Catholic was named the league’s Player of the Year, and King’s Way players Elise Schey and Amber Kolb were tabbed the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. Josie Partridge of Seton Catholic, and Kennedy O’Mahoney of Stevenson were selected co-Goalkeepers of the Year.

Tina Ellertson of King’s Way and Bill LaCombe of Stevenson were named co-Coaches of the Year.

MM’s Pereault

named all-GSHL

Mark Morris swimmer Kiara Pereault earned Greater St. Helens 2A League girls swimming second-team honors in the 100 backstroke after a vote of league coaches.

Placing on the honorable mention team were Alyssa Davis (500 free), Bella Schafer (100 breast), and Miranda Roseman (200 individual medley).

Kara Noftsker of Columbia River was named Swimmer of the Year, and Richard Carr of MM was selected Coach of the Year.

The full list of all-area teams, including teams that have already ran in print editions of The Daily News can be found at tdnpreps.com


Rick is a 29-year veteran of The Daily News, and the lead Lower Columbia College athletics reporter. In addition, he tracks former area prep athletes and assists several other beats. He is a Mark Morris grad with a business management degree from LCC.

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