Decatur girls bowling head coach Mike David, third from left, won the title of 2018-19 NPSL 4A Girls Bowling Coach of the Year. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Decatur girls bowling head coach Mike David, third from left, won the title of 2018-19 NPSL 4A Girls Bowling Coach of the Year. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Striking gold: Girls bowling All-League awards, state results

Bowlers from all four Federal Way high schools receive All-League honors.

Thomas Jefferson stole the show this season and took fourth at the WIAA 4A State girls bowling tournament, following a second-place finish at districts on Jan. 26, and capturing the North Puget Sound League title on Jan. 16.

As a team, TJHS finished with 7,294 points at state and landed fourth behind Wenatchee (7,323), Pasco (7,371) and 4A champs Eastmont (7,477).

TJHS senior Madison McCord placed fifth in state with 1,083 points and TJHS senior Haylee Pollard finished eighth with 1,070 points.

The Federal Way High School girls bowling team took the 4A crown in academics, placing first in the 2018-19 WIAA Team Academic state championships. With six participants, FWHS averaged a GPA of 3.786.

The state girls bowling tournament was held Jan. 31-Feb. 2 at the Narrows Plaza Bowl in University Place.

2018-19 NPSL 4A Girls Bowling All-League awards

Most Valuable Player: Thomas Jefferson senior Whitney Lee

Coach of the Year: Decatur girls bowling head coach Mike David

First Team:

Decatur junior Ruth Magana

Decatur junior Natalie Hansen

Federal Way freshman Corina Aguon-Africa

Thomas Jefferson senior Kuu Esquerra

Thomas Jefferson senior Haylee Pollard

Second Team:

Todd Beamer senior Becca Francis

Federal Way sophomore Ylianna Walters

Thomas Jefferson senior Madison McCord

Honorable Mentions:

Todd Beamer sophomore Lorali Owens

Decatur senior CeCe Greene

Decatur senior Lindsay Cummings

Thomas Jefferson sophomore Emily DeBoer


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