Shaun Scott

Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Dow delivers in the clutch for the Bulldogs

Issaquah 2016 grad is thriving on the softball field at Bellevue College.

Bellevue Bulldogs sophomore Tatum Dow has 10 home runs and 46 RBIs and is batting .554 through 25 games during the 2019 season thus far. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Mercer Island Islanders senior Dakota Promet, left, and Sammamish freshman Andrew Wilbert, right, battle for possession of the ball on March 26 at Sammamish High School. Mercer Island defeated Sammamish 1-0. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Totems display their resiliency in defeat against Islanders

Sammamish plays Mercer Island tough, but can’t score game-tying goal in second half.

Mercer Island Islanders senior Dakota Promet, left, and Sammamish freshman Andrew Wilbert, right, battle for possession of the ball on March 26 at Sammamish High School. Mercer Island defeated Sammamish 1-0. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

A coveted goal is attained

Relentless work ethic pays dividends.

Interlake Saints senior forward Cameron Rao, who has scored two goals through the first two games of the 2019 season thus far, is in his fourth season on the Interlake varsity soccer program this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Rao is a respected leader on the Saints soccer squad

Scoring goals comes naturally to Interlake senior.

Interlake Saints senior forward Cameron Rao, who has scored two goals through the first two games of the 2019 season thus far, is in his fourth season on the Interlake varsity soccer program this spring. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Newport Knights junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff is determined to lead her team back to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive season on the softball field this spring. Barashkoff went 2-for-2 at the plate in a loss against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14. Shaun Scott, staff photo

The center of attention on the softball field

Newport junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff wants her team to become a perennial powerhouse.

Newport Knights junior shortstop Alexis Barashkoff is determined to lead her team back to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive season on the softball field this spring. Barashkoff went 2-for-2 at the plate in a loss against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Newport Knights senior Alexis Khauv (pictured) hustles toward first base after laying down a bunt against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14 in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Panthers defeat Knights in nonleague softball matchup

Bonney Lake earns road victory against Newport.

Newport Knights senior Alexis Khauv (pictured) hustles toward first base after laying down a bunt against the Bonney Lake Panthers on March 14 in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Bellevue Christian head baseball coach Blane Berry said the 2019 roster is the most experienced team he’s ever coached during his tenure as the Viking skipper. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Vikings are poised for a breakthrough season on the diamond

Senior-laden squad possesses a plethora of depth on its roster.

Bellevue Christian head baseball coach Blane Berry said the 2019 roster is the most experienced team he’s ever coached during his tenure as the Viking skipper. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Optimism remains supreme in March for baseball fans

Home opener is on the horizon for the Seattle Mariners.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings girls basketball team earned fourth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 in Yakima. The Vikings defeated Elma 41-35 in the fourth-place/sixth-place game on March 2. Photo courtesy of Mark DeJonge

Vikings girls basketball team captures fourth place at state tourney

Bellevue Christian finishes the 2018-19 season with 24 victories.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings girls basketball team earned fourth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 in Yakima. The Vikings defeated Elma 41-35 in the fourth-place/sixth-place game on March 2. Photo courtesy of Mark DeJonge
The Bellevue Christian Vikings boys basketball team earned sixth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Brandon Kats

Bellevue Christian boys hoops team earns sixth place at state tourney

Senior-laden Vikings bring home hardware from Yakima.

The Bellevue Christian Vikings boys basketball team earned sixth place at the Class 1A state basketball tournament on March 2 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Brandon Kats
A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Mat Classic is an amazing spectacle

A simply special experience at the Tacoma Dome.

A view from the bleachers at the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15, 2019. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Bellevue Christian Vikings senior Andy Moyer (No. 22) soars to the rim against the Seton Catholic Cougars in a loser-out, regional playoff game on Feb. 23. The Vikings defeated the Cougars 58-48. Moyer, who finished with 12 points, scored nine points in the fourth quarter of play. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Vikings clinch a berth in the 1A state hoops tournament

Bellevue Christian senior Ken West scores a team-high 23 points.

Bellevue Christian Vikings senior Andy Moyer (No. 22) soars to the rim against the Seton Catholic Cougars in a loser-out, regional playoff game on Feb. 23. The Vikings defeated the Cougars 58-48. Moyer, who finished with 12 points, scored nine points in the fourth quarter of play. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Bellevue Christian defenders Sophia Bold, center, and Molly Olson, left, converge on a Meridian senior Alexis Groen, right, in the first quarter of a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Meridian defeated Bellevue Christian 40-26. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Trojans defeat Vikings in regional playoff game

Bellevue Christian will have chance to redeem itself at state tourney.

Bellevue Christian defenders Sophia Bold, center, and Molly Olson, left, converge on a Meridian senior Alexis Groen, right, in the first quarter of a regional playoff game on Feb. 23 at Issaquah High School. Meridian defeated Bellevue Christian 40-26. Shaun Scott, staff photo
Bellevue Wolverines junior Kara Choi, center, controls the ball while being defended by Holy Names Academy Cougars players Bria Stokes, right, and Stefanie Hale, left. Holy Names earned a 49-48 victory against Bellevue in a loser-out game on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Cougars defeat Wolverines in loser-out contest

Wolverines girls basketball team finishes season with 11 victories.

Bellevue Wolverines junior Kara Choi, center, controls the ball while being defended by Holy Names Academy Cougars players Bria Stokes, right, and Stefanie Hale, left. Holy Names earned a 49-48 victory against Bellevue in a loser-out game on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Bellevue Wolverines senior Hunter Hansen, right, and Bishop Blanchet’s Cade Prinizivalli, left, battle for a rebound in the paint on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Hansen scored a team-high 17 points for the Wolverines. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines conquer Braves in loser-out hoops contest

Bellevue senior Hunter Hansen scores a team-high 17 points in the win.

Bellevue Wolverines senior Hunter Hansen, right, and Bishop Blanchet’s Cade Prinizivalli, left, battle for a rebound in the paint on Feb. 14 at Bellevue High School. Hansen scored a team-high 17 points for the Wolverines. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Interlake Saints players mob sophomore center Derek Kramer, right, following their dramatic 51-50 win against the Lake Washington Kangaroos in a loser-out playoff game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Kramer hit two free throws with 5.7 seconds left in the game, giving his team a 51-50 lead. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Saints prevail in loser-out playoff game against Kangaroos

Interlake sophomore Derek Kramer knocks down game-winning free throw.

Interlake Saints players mob sophomore center Derek Kramer, right, following their dramatic 51-50 win against the Lake Washington Kangaroos in a loser-out playoff game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Kramer hit two free throws with 5.7 seconds left in the game, giving his team a 51-50 lead. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Bellevue Wolverines sophomore Sara Bowar, left, boxes out a Lake Washington player while trying to grab a rebound in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines lose to Kangaroos in 3A KingCo title contest

Bellevue guard Kara Choi scores a team-high 21 points.

Bellevue Wolverines sophomore Sara Bowar, left, boxes out a Lake Washington player while trying to grab a rebound in the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Bellevue Wolverines senior Jalen Love, left, dribbles down the court while being covered by Mercer Island guard Nigel Seda, right, during the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6. Love scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half of play. Mercer Island defeated Bellevue 44-41. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Mercer Island defeats Bellevue in 3A KingCo title game

Bellevue fourth-quarter comeback bid falls just short.

Bellevue Wolverines senior Jalen Love, left, dribbles down the court while being covered by Mercer Island guard Nigel Seda, right, during the 3A KingCo tournament championship game on Feb. 6. Love scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half of play. Mercer Island defeated Bellevue 44-41. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Newport Knights senior 113-pound wrestler Josh Lee defeated Bothell’s Kai Smith in the 4A KingCo 113-pound title match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Lee earns first place at 4A KingCo wrestling tournament

Newport senior attains an elusive goal on the mat.

Newport Knights senior 113-pound wrestler Josh Lee defeated Bothell’s Kai Smith in the 4A KingCo 113-pound title match on Feb. 2 at North Creek High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Bellevue Christian Vikings seniors Molly VandenBrink, left, and Molly Olson, right, are two of the Vikings five seniors on the varsity roster. Bellevue Christian currently has an overall record of 17-0. Shaun Scott, staff photo

Dynamic duo leads Vikings on the basketball court

Bellevue Christian is undefeated thus far during the 2018-19 season.

Bellevue Christian Vikings seniors Molly VandenBrink, left, and Molly Olson, right, are two of the Vikings five seniors on the varsity roster. Bellevue Christian currently has an overall record of 17-0. Shaun Scott, staff photo