Picture Perfect / WIAA

Picture Perfect: Snohomish Panthers repeat as 4A state champions


The Snohomish Panthers rallied with three goals in the second half to repeat as 4A state champs with a 3-1 win over the Central Valley Bears of Spokane.

“The reason we come back is everyone doesn’t get too uptight, and we don’t start worrying,” said defender Blake Crutchfield. “We keep calm, collected in the head. Ultimately just fight back.” (King 5).

This is Snohomish’s fourth state title in 17 trips to the state tournament. It is the first time Snohomish has won back-to-back, and the last time a 4A school won two in a row was Decatur in 2002.

“These guys worked hard for it,” said Snohomish coach Dan Pingrey. “People didn’t truly believe they could do it again. It is tough. To be down the last two games and come back and be successful, I can’t tell you how proud I am of them.”

4A Match Gallery: by GolazoPhotography.com (Dave Miller)

Other Champs: 3A – Interlake, 2A – Archbishop Murphy, 1A – Highland.









One thought on “Picture Perfect: Snohomish Panthers repeat as 4A state champions

  1. Pingback: Steelheads FC congratulate four County high schools advancing to State semifinals – Snohomish County Football Club

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s