For the third straight year, Sehome High School earned the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Scholastic Cup in Class 2A. It marked the sixth time overall the Mariners have claimed the award recognizing the top school in each classification based on academic, athletic and sportsmanship excellence.
Sehome scored 1,490 points, beating out second-place Selah’s 1,345. The Mariners benefited from athletic state titles won by the boys cross-country team, boys tennis team and girls track and field team. Sehome also won academic state titles in dance/drill, gymnastics, and girls track and field and was among the top eight in a number of other activities.
Lynden Christian nearly gave Whatcom County two Scholastic Cup champions, as the Lyncs scored 1,160 points to finish just 15 behind Class 1A champion Freeman. Also winning titles were Mead (4A), Interlake (3A), Colbert Northwest Christian (2B) and Almira Coulee Hartline (1B).