High School Sports

Walker leads Ferndale’s district volleyball win over Snohomish

Ferndale’s Whitney Walker had 14 kills and zero errors in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 win over Snohomish in the 3A Northwest District Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Walker had a 70 percent hitting rate, a rare occurrence at the high school level, according to coach Patti Hoelzle. Hailey Pelton had 35 assists and Brittany Olinger and Julia Olson combined for 21 digs.

The match lasted only an hour, sped up by Ferndale jumping out to a 10-1 lead in the first set, which it won 25-11. The Golden Eagles took the next two sets 25-13 and 25-19.

In other 3A Northwest District Tournament play, Squalicum beat Stanwood 3-2.