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Friday Harbor Wolverines boys top Mt. Baker Mountaineers

Coach Williamson discusses stragety with the team. John Stimpson photo

Friday Harbor High School Wolverines hosted the Mt. Baker Mountaineers in Turnbull gym Saturday, December 11. Friday Harbor led by a 10 to 20 points through most of the game. The fast-paced game tightened up. With four minutes left on the clock, the Mountaineers was closing the gap with several three-point shots. Friday Harbor's lead dwindled to two points. 

Wolverines cage Lions at home

Half time show from the Cheer Squad

Friday Harbor Wolverines boys and girls varsity teams beat Concrete Lions in league games Friday, December 10, 2021. The boys won 60-21; the girls  won 53-31.

Overlake hoopsters beat Wolverines boys and girls teams

Friday Harbor High School Wolverines hoopsters hosted the Overlake Owls on Friday December 3. The Owls beat both teams in the non-league games. They won 44-29 over the Wolverine girls. The boys game was closer. Friday Harbor was within 5 points late in the final period.  Overlake won 57-47. 

(Left) Cameron Wilson#3 with a two point jumper. (Right) Jasper Williamson #35 for a two point jumper. Photos by John Stimpson

SLIDESHOW: Orcas Island soccer team follows winning script to 1st state championship

Orcas Island’s soccer team clinched the 2021 Class 1B/2B State Championship Nov. 20 as if wrapping up a Hollywood script. The team finished the season winning three of four matches by shootout. The Vikings avenged their only two losses of the season by defeating cross-water rival Friday Harbor 2-0 in the Nov. 19 semifinal and then came from behind for a 2-1 (4-3) victory over Providence Classical Christian in the title match.


Viking Goalie blocks a Providence kick during shootout. Matt Pranger photos 

Orcas Island High School soccer team won the Class 1B/2B State Championship Game in a 4-3 shootout November 20, 2021 in Sumner.

Providence Classical Christian player Andrew Letsche scored in the first half.  The Vikings started making momentum in the second half and tied the game with 12 minutes left in regulation play when Viking Cadence Kraayeveld crossed the ball to Tommy Anderson-Cleveland who headed it in.

SLIDESHOW: Friday Harbor boys soccer team takes 4th at state tourney

Friday Harbor boys soccer wrapped up their 2021 season with a fourth-place finish at the Class 1B/2B State Championship Tournament in Sumner.  Crosspoint won the consolation game 2-0 over Friday Harbor and finished in third-place. 

This was the Wolverines (11-5)  seventh state tournament and their third final-four appearance. They finished third in Class 2B in 2014-15 and were fourth in Class 1A in 2003-04.

Friday Harbor senior Levi Buchanan holds the 4th-place trophy the Wolverines won at the State Championships.

Fifth-seeded Friday Harbor earned a state tourney berth with a 5-4 win over Auburn Adventist (7-6) on Nov. 1 in a District 1/2 Tournament loser-out contest. The Wolverines played Prescott (9-4) to a 2-2 tie after regulation and two overtime periods in a Nov. 12 quarterfinal but blanked the Eagles 3-0 in the shootout. In the semi-final game in Sumner on Friday, November 19, Orcas Island Vikings beat Friday Harbor 2-0. 

In the regular season, the Wolverines and Vikings split their Northwest 2B League meetings. Orcas shut out Friday Harbor 1-0 at home on Sept. 14 and one month later the Wolverines trimmed the visiting Vikings 2-1.

Orcas Vikings beat Friday Harbor Wolverines 2-0 at state; play for Championship at 5 p.m. Saturday

Orcas Island Vikings will be playing in the Class 1B/2B Boys State Soccer Championship game against Providence Classical Christian at 5 pm Saturday, Nov. 20 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner. The Vikings beat their inter-island rival the Friday Harbor Wolverines 2-0 in the semi-final game on Friday, November 19 to make it to the championship round.