Noelani Helm

Walla Walla High School volleyball

Helm helped the Blue Devils to their first state tourney since 2002, as she had 23 kills, 14 assists and 13 digs in a 3-2 loser-out win over Central Valley. Helm then had 12 kills and 20 assists in a 3-1 win over Gonzaga Prep to advance to state.

Kenneth Rooks

College Place High School boys cross country

Rooks won the Washington state Class 1A championship, covering the 5,000-meter course at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco in 15:18.80. It was his second state title in three years, after winning the 1B/2B title in 2015.