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Post Season Athletics November 11, 2019
Post Season Athletics November 11, 2019
Posted on 11/12/2019

Post Season Athletics Update 11/11


Junior High season 2 starts on Tuesday (11/12) with Girls Basketball and Wrestling. Once contests begin the JH schedules can be found at

Post season for the high school fall sports continues with a summary below.

Winter season has started with Bowling and Cheer last Monday, Gymnastics today, and the rest next Monday (B/G Basketball, Boys Swim/Dive, B/G Wrestling, Dance Team).


WIAA State Cross Country Meet

State XC was held on Saturday in Pasco and the PSD was well represented. In the Girls race Emerald Ridge placed 10th and Rogers finishing 16th. Roz Slichko (ERHS) finished in THIRD place overall, just 0.1 second behind the 2nd place runner. Slichko was 34th at the 1-mile mark, moved up to 12th at the 2-mile mark, and battled to third by the end of the race.

In the Boys race, Puyallup placed 13th. The top PSD finisher was Logan Miller (Rogers) at 43rd overall.

4A Boys Results4A Girls Results



Puyallup beat Auburn Mountainview 42-21 on Friday in the loser-out game to qualify for the state bracket. The Vikings are seeded 7th and will host #10 Eastlake on Friday (7pm at Sparks) in the first round of the WIAA State Bracket.

Emerald Ridge lost to a good Woodinville team 45-21. The Jaguars were down 31-0 at half, and made adjustments coming out for the second half to finish with many positive performances. ERHS finished the season 6-4, 3rd in the SPSL, and made the playoffs for the second time in school history.


Girls Soccer

Puyallup won two games last week, the first a 1-0 victory over Skyview to earn a spot in the WIAA State Bracket. The second win was a 2-0 victory over Olympia to finish as the #2 seed to state. The SPSL has FIVE of the sixteen teams in the state bracket.

Next up is the first round state game against another SPSL opponent, Curtis. The game will take place at Sparks Stadium on Wednesday starting at 7 pm. The winner travels to the Sumner/Glacier Peak winner at the end of the week (probably Saturday).

The final four is held Nov 22-23 at Sparks Stadium.

Rogers lost to #1 seed Auburn Riverside 5-1 and were eliminated.


Girls Swim and Dive: The state meet will be held Nov 15-16 at King County Aquatic Center. PSD students advancing to state:

ERHS: Lada DiMascolo, 4th in 200 Freestyle, 2nd in 500 Freestyle

PHS: 6th place 200 Freestyle Relay (Abby Sellman, Kaitlyn Liu, Carli Childress, Jenna Fitzsimmons), 6th place 400 Freestyle Relay (same team).

RHS: Heather Hopkins, 2nd in Diving

WIAA State Swim



The SPSL is a very competitive league, which was proven this past Saturday in the SPSL Tournament as the top-four seeds played some very tough matches. Emerald Ridge (entered #4 seed) defeated Rogers (#1 seed) in the semi-finals prior to losing in five sets to champion Graham-Kapowsin (entered as #3). Puyallup (entered as #2 seed) defeated Rogers in the third place game.

Final SPSL Tournament placings: 1st = GK, 2nd = Emerald Ridge, 3rd = Puyallup, 4th = Rogers

The teams now move on to the West Central District Tournament held at Curtis HS/JH this weekend where anything could happen. All three PSD schools will be challenging for a berth at state.


Water Polo

Puyallup won the Division 2 Tournament and has qualified for the Water Polo State Tournament this coming weekend at Curtis Aquatic Center. The Viks play Curtis on Thursday in the first round.

Emerald Ridge lost to Stadium 10-7, ending their season.