BURLINGTON — Burlington-Edison girls’ golfers Ashleigh Mason and Emily Larson finished in the top 20 Tuesday at the Bi-District 2A Tournament at Skagit Golf & Country Club to qualify for the Class 2A state tournament.

The Tigers’ Madeline Hundahl is the second alternate after finishing 22nd.

Burlington-Edison coach Greg Knutzen was pleased with how his girls played.

“The drought is over,” he said. “We haven’t been (to state) in two years. We aren’t going to know how to behave.

“But I’m really proud of both Ashleigh and Emily. It was a grind out there for two days.”

Mason led the county with her 14th-place finish after shooting a second-day round of 97 to finish with a two-day total of 198.

“She’s a senior and she’s never been (to state) before,” Knutzen said of Mason. “It’s pretty cool.”

Larson finished in three-way tie for 15th after shooting a 200. She shot 100 both days.

“She (Larson) just played consistent golf,” Knutzen said.

The Tigers were also named academic state champions for their 3.97 team grade-point average.

“That’s pretty good as well,” Knutzen said. “I really can’t say enough about this group overall. I am really proud of them all.”

Mount Vernon at 4A District Tournament

CAMANO ISLAND — Mount Vernon’s Ashley Bruland will be representing the Bulldogs at this year’s state golf tournament at Hangman Valley Golf Course in Spokane.

Bruland finished second overall at the tournament played at Camaloch Golf Course, finishing with a two-day total of 171.

“It was a special day for Ashley,” Mount Vernon coach Polly Hagg said. “She put together two great days of solid golf. It’s exciting to see a freshman qualify for state. It’s a fortunate situation because this team really supported her and she felt that.”

La Conner at Northwest 1A/2B/1B Bi-District Tournament

SEATTLE — Two La Conner golfers qualified for the state tournament after Tuesday’s action at Jackson Park Golf Course in Seattle.

Emma Worgum tied for second with an 82 and Raven Edwards shot a 111 to qualify for the state tournament to be held next week in Tumwater.

Boys’ Golf

Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Sedro-Woolley at Bi-District 2A Tournament

SNOHOMISH — Burlington-Edison’s Conrad Brown sat atop the leaderboard at Snohomish Golf Course.

Brown shot rounds of 77 and 72 for medalist honors.

“It was a very good day for us,” Burlington-Edison coach Charlie Herzberg said. “Conrad had a solid day. On the back nine coming home, he hit every fairway and hit the greens. We are very happy.”

The win secured Brown his spot at the state tournament along with the next 16 golfers.

Anacortes’ Brendan Hodgson finished tied for ninth with Sedro-Woolley’s Keenan Hofstad. Both shot a two-day total of 164.

Hodgson shot rounds of 84 and 80, while Hofstad shot rounds of 83 and 81.

Fellow Tigers Brayden Konkle, Erik Altenhofen and Andrew Henry will be joining Brown at the state tournament.

Konkle finished tied for 12th with a two-day 169. Altenhofen’s 170 tied him for 14th, while Henry’s 172 got him in at 16th.

Mount Vernon at 4A District Tournament

SNOHOMISH — Kyle Cooley is headed to next week’s state tournament.

The Bulldogs’ top golfer finished fourth overall with a two-day 143 at Snohomish Golf Course to qualify for the tournament.

He shot a first-round 73 and followed it with a 70.

Boys’ Soccer

Franklin Pierce Cardinals 1, Burlington-Edison Tigers 0

TACOMA — The Cardinals won in a shootout to end the Tigers’ season in the Class 2A state tournament.

The Tigers end the season 10-8-2.

It was their second straight year in the state tournament.

Despite numerous opportunities, the game remained scoreless through two overtimes and went to penalty kicks.

“The Franklin Pierce goalkeeper made some fantastic saves,” Tigers coach Ben MacKay said, “and they made their penalty kicks. They shot well.

“It’s something we’ve practiced, and were prepared for, but it wasn’t our day.”

MacKay said Aaron Fisher and Hernan Moreno gave inspired performances, as did Brian Beniez and Oscar Ibarra.

Girls’ Tennis

Mount Vernon at 4A District Tournament

Tuesday’s matches were rained out and will be made up today.

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