• State sprint champion Zach Keene of Cedar Park Christian caught eight passes during the football season, each for a touchdown.
Performances Kristi Kingma from Jackson of Mill Creek scored a record 43 points in a final-day loss at the 4A state tournament.
• Sara Elliott from Cascade of Everett rolled a perfect 300 game in a qualifying event for the state bowling tournament.
• Cedar Park Christian, a 1A school in Bothell, went to a holiday basketball tournament in Orange County, Calif., and wound up playing three Washington teams, including fellow Eastside schools Eastlake and Redmond.
• Pasco basketball player Kelsey Ramsey suffered season-ending knee injuries when she was jumping up and down to celebrate her winning shot in a winner-to-state game against Moses Lake.
• At a Class 4A baseball regional in Kent, Bothell beat South Kitsap 23-2 then lost to Kentlake by the identical 23-2 score.
• The bus carrying the Garfield softball team back from a loss to Lake Washington in Kirkland crashed when the driver steered the 12-foot tall bus into a 9-foot underpass.
• Michael Mangrum (145 pounds) of 3A Auburn Riverside won his 100th consecutive wrestling match and his third straight state title. • Mount Rainier senior Ryan Prentice won the 3A cross-country title despite losing considerable training time after being bitten in the rear end by a pit bull while on an August training run.
He won the two distance events at the state track meet last week.
With the last state championship decided, it's time to look in the rear-view mirror at a newsy school year of high-school sports.
It will be remembered for the national reach of three stories. The happy story was the national play a video of Auburn cheerleader Cali Kaltschmidt received.
He died after hitting his head on the gym floor during an indoor practice and became the first Washington fatality in the track-and-field event.