by Portia White
Orcas Island High School student
The Lady Vikings took on Auburn Adventist on Nov. 5 in the first game of districts.
The team competed and played hard, but fell short losing 0-3. This game finished off their season, but have built a strong foundation for next year and beyond.
The Vikings headed into districts as the top seed from their league.
On Nov. 5, they played Puget Sound Adventist as the home team at Anacortes High School. Going into the second half, the score was tied 0-0, but the Vikings were able to come out and defeat Puget Sound 3-0, guaranteeing a spot in state.
The team played again in Anacortes, as the higher seed on Nov. 7, facing off against Life Christian. The Vikings were the first to score, but unfortunately after a hard fought battle, the team lost 2-3. The Vikings played in Sammamish on Nov. 9, and competed for third in districts.
They will be continuing on, as they head out for the first round of state Nov. 14-16, time and location to be determined.
On Nov. 2, the Vikings traveled to South Whidbey for districts. The team came out of the meet in third place overall, out of four teams.
With the top 14 runners headed to state, senior Jaydon Krisch finished in fourth, sending him to Pasco on Nov. 9.
Evan Kulper was very close in getting a spot, finishing in 16th place and Quinn Flemming improved his personal record by one minute.