Last week of winter sports:

May 8 - finale


The Cougars finished the season with another close hard-fought game to North Creek. The Cougars were once again led by Myles Phillips and Jaiden Bernstein on offense and  Cody Petrin on defense. Unfortunately, the Cougars came up on the wrong side of the scoreboard.

We had an action-packed final gymnastics meet and could not be prouder of these amazing athletes.  This was a quad meet, so all four Northshore Schools were represented.  

On Vault, Bella Wooley took 10th place, Cora Taylor took 9th place and Melia Flores took 8th place.

On Bars, Emma Dennison took 10th place, Melia Flores took 9th place and Cora Taylor took 1st place.

On Beam, Cora Taylor took 2nd place.

On Floor, Angelina Fogliato took 10th place, Emma Dennison took 8th place, Bella Wooly took 6th place and Cora tied for 1st place.

All Around - Cora Taylor took 2nd place!
We as a team ended in 3rd place, just 1 point away from 2nd place, but did achieve our highest score as a team this season!  
Even though we had a short season, these girls achieved an incredible amount.  They competed with strength, their sportsmanship was outstanding, and their team bond was a wonderful thing to see.   Congratulations to these fine young athletes!

The Bothell JV-C Boys Basketball Team went into Inglemoor and dominated the game from the second quarter on to defeat--and sweep--the Inglemoor Vikings.  With a 23-point victory, the BHS "Cs" finished the season 4-2. What a crazy, challenging, and interesting month of hoops in this COVID driven season.  Rather than highlight individual players from Saturday's game, let's say it was a total team effort to get to this point. Thank you to all the people who made playing basketball possible this year.

Outstanding efforts ---and patience---this whole season by BHS "Cs":Mason McLaren, Andrew Peter, Jarell Fermon, Mingo Lemley, Toby Johnson, Saivon Soeum, Jackie Flamer III, Rico Clark, Jaspar Francis, Ezra Giesbrecht, and George West.

The Bothell Gymnastics team had a successful meet this weekend against NorthCreek.  
Vault - Emma Dennison took 10th, Angelina Fogliato took 7th, Erin Benefiel took 6th, Melia Flores and Josie Suckut tied for 3rd and Bella Wooley placed 1st.
Bars - Angelina Fogliato took 10th, Katie Kaleta took 8th, Melia Flores took 7th, Bella Wooley took 5th, Josie Suckut took 4th, Emma Dennison took 3rd and Cora Taylor placed 1st with a 9.7!
Beam - Emma Dennison took 10th, Josie Suckut took 8th, Bella Wooley took 5th and Cora Taylor took 4th place.
Floor - Josie Suckut took 10th, Bella Wooley took 9th, Melia Flores took 7th, Emma Dennison and Angelina Fogliato tied for 5th and Cora Taylor placed 1st with a 9.5!
In the All Around - Katie Kalete placed 9th, Angelina Fogliato placed 8th, Melia Flores placed 5th, Josie Suckut placed 4th, Emma Dennison placed 3rd and Bella Wooley placed 2nd!

Bothell came away with the win with a score of 162.3!  Way to go lady Cougs!!!

Week of April 26 - May 1

BASKETBALL:  First game of the season April 27

Lost a close one to Inglemoor. Jaiden Bernstein led with 11 rebounds, Myles Phillips led with 30 points.  The game was tied at half after a 15 point comeback.   
THIS IS THE EXCITING PART: Bothell was down 8 points with 58 seconds; 
48 seconds left 58 - 53; 
5.9 seconds left 61 - 59.  
BHS had a chance to tie at the buzzer. . . .  Final score 62 - 59!   The crowd (probably) went wild...   

WRESTLING:  Double Dual -- which means all four schools were in the same place and faced off on each other.
BHS vs WHS first -- 
First match Conner Tompkins Delacerda pinned his guy; Rudy Podany pins his guy;  Adrian Naranjo wins with a major decision; Brenda Zamorano Salmoran pins her opponent!  There were more wins/losses but those are my highlights.  Unfortunately we have some missing weight classes and WHS takes the match but only by 7 points so well wrestled!

BHS vs North Creek:  
Rudy and Adrian are both victorious; Cody Wright pinned his opponent; Conner pins his "victim" in the first minute! 
Fast and Furious has nothing on BHS Wrestling team!


The BHS "Cs" had a close one against Inglemoor Monday night.  Despite a noticeable off-shooting night, BHS got the win 48-39.  Jarell Fermon and Mason McLaren were calm and cool as they methodically advanced the ball up court in the fourth quarter despite desperate pressure by Inglemoor.  Both guards were clutch when it mattered making a combined 6 free throws in the final two minutes to seal the victory.  
With a few players out, others stepped up.  George West came off the bench to drain a huge 3-pointer and make several key shots.  George ended up leading Bothell's balanced scoring with 11pts.  Andrew Peter used his speed and smarts to chase down all the Inglemoor guards ---and was the key to Bothell's fourth quarter zone pressure D. 

The BHS "Cs" will wrap up the season on Saturday at 1PM @ IHS. The game should be streamed for those not able make it.

Week of April 19

During the last 12 months, if one ever missed the atmosphere/ intensity, you only get when your present at a sporting event---you got it Saturday afternoon.  Despite falling short 51-59the BHS "Cs" battled the North Creek "Cs" in a physical head-to-head game that was much closer than the final score. Jarell Fermon proved he could literally shoot from another zip code with deep 3-pt shots from Mill Creek, Lynnwood, and a few from Ellensburg.  He ended with a clutch 17 pts on 6/7 shooting.  Mason McLaren, despite a sore foot/knee, delivered the ball up-court under heavy and unrelenting physical pressure by NCHS. Mingo Lemley ignited a Cougar comeback by taking a rebound coast-coast for a physical three-point play--- that almost put a North Creek player through the hoop with the basketball.  The all-around hustle-and put-back-plays of Ezra Giesbrecht almost ended social distancing in the NSD--- by bringing all the Bothell parents together for high-fives and fist bumps....A very fun--and intense--game to watch.  The "Cs" will take on IHS Monday (4/26) @ 730 at BHS.

The Bothell Gymnastics Team had our first meet of the season and did an amazing job!
On Vault, Bella Wooley got 3rd, Josie Suckut got 7th, Angelina Fogliato, Melia Flores and Katie Kaleta all tied for 9th place.  

On Bars, Josie Suckut got 7th, Bella Wooley got 8th, Melia Flores got 9th and Angelina Fogliato got 10th place.  

On Beam, Angelina Fogliato got 2nd with an impressive 9.4, Katie Kaleta got 6th, Josie Suckut got 7th, Salima Mayanja got 8th and Melia Flores got 10th place.  

On Floor, Salima Mayanja got 4th with a 9.3, Angelina Fogliato and Melia Flores tied for 7th with a 9.2 and Katie Kaleta got 10th place.  All Around - Angelina Fogliato was in 5th Place, Melia Flores was in 7th Place, Josie Suckut was in 9th place and Bella Wooley was in 10th place. 
We ended the meet with a loss but an impressive score of 164.65!  We are so proud of these girls and know that we can improve next week.  We will be back at it again next Saturday at Bothell Gymnastics Center against North Creek High School.

Bothell Saturday night as the "Cs" lost one to NCHS.  In a game everyone just wished they could have a "do-over", Bothell missed the efforts of few players who just weren't able to participate Monday.  Mingo Lemley continued to power the ball down low and draw fouls on his opponents while Jarrell Fermon stepped up to handle pressure defense the whole game. The "Cs" will look forward to getting healthy and taking a better crack at the Jaguars Saturday (4/24).



Beyond ridiculously proud of the Georgia Bulldogs for winning the national championship this weekend in Waco TX - battling SMU in a nail biter to win their first title since 2014! 

Kaitlin and her fellow Dawgs are proud to wrap up the incredibly challenging pandemic year taking home the trophy to Athens GA. 

 April 12 - April 17:

April 17

Yes, in these strange seasons of Covid high school sports you're gonna have a few frustrations....and lows.... BUT----how often do you ever have the opportunity to beat your biggest rival twice in six days??

Outmanned 7 to 12, The Bothell "C's" invaded Woodinville High School Saturday and immediately fought their way to 11-5 early lead.  Mingo Lemley proved the game's most dominate force powering in 22 points in the paint and grabbing (at least) a dozen rebounds. Ezra Giesbrecht outhustled every player on the court! Six man and academic all-star, Andrew Peter, provided solid minutes and steady defense at several key moments in the game.
The "Cs" grinded out a 48-36 second win against the Falcons to go 2-0 on the year.  Next stop North Creek on Monday night.

JV Boys open their season against Woodinville.  Bothell came out strong in the first quarter but fell behind in the second. Woodinville's size proved to be a tough match up for Bothell and we were trailing by 10 at the half. 

Bothell came out with strong defensive effort in the second half cutting into the lead, to have Woodinville come back.  For most of the fourth quarter both teams traded baskets. In the end Woodinville took the win.  Proud of the effort Bothell displayed and looking to take one back on Saturday at home.

In their season opener, the Bothell C's got off to furious start outscoring Woodinville 13-0 to start the game.  Woodinville tried to climb back, but ultimately fell short 50-32.  Mingo Lemley was a physical force on both the offensive and defensive boards--proving too much for Woodinville.  Jarell Fermon and Mason McLaren handled the ball under pressure and provided a nice 1-2 scoring punch with 14 pts each. Timely hustle defense and rebounding by Ezra Giesbrecht gave Woodinville fits the whole game.  Jackie Flamer III was "as cool as the other side of the pillow", stepping up and draining a few jumpers to get Bothell off to a fast start.