The Mayor and members of the Mountlake Terrace City Council recently recognized the Mountlake Terrace Boys Baseball Team at their annual awards banquet. For the first time in the history of the baseball program, the team won a State Tournament game and advanced to the next round. The win featured a three-run comeback in the Hawks’ final at bat to overtake Central Kitsap and defeat them, 5-4.
Following a congratulatory message by the Mayor and Council, the City Clerk read a proclamation to memorialize the baseball team’s accomplishments including an outstanding record of 18 and 7 and #5 ranking of Division 4A teams in the State.
The players and coaches received individual copies of the proclamation and Varsity Coach, Andrew Watters, a long-time city employee in the parks department, thanked the team and their parents for a successful season.
“There’s a lot of pride growing in our community with so many Mountlake Terrace High School teams advancing to the state tournament,” said Mayor Jerry Smith. “I’m proud of the way this team fought throughout the season, especially with come from behind victories against Kamiak at the District Tournament and their win over Central Kitsap at State.”