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Highline Women Take First Place in Team, Singles, and Doubles

Highline Sweeps in Team Competition; Mia Rosa Wins in Singles; Celeste Parker and Mia Rosa Take Doubles Championship

From the NWAC Championship Report (May 15) : WENATCHEE, Wash. – The Highline College women’s tennis team and the Bellevue College men’s tennis team took home the NWAC Championship titles for their respective sides on Sunday at the Wenatchee Racquet & Athletic Club.

In the team format, Highline went 3-0 on the weekend, defeating Treasure Valley 9-0 and Bellevue 7-2 on Saturday before securing their first-ever team title with an 8-1 win over Spokane.

Highline’s Mia Rosa won the women’s No. 1 singles title as she went undefeated in the tournament. Rosa also paired up with teammate Celeste Parker to win the women’s No. 1 doubles championship. Bellevue took second place on the women’s side.

Highline head coach Laura Rosa and Bellevue head coach Micah Perron were named Co-Coaches of the Year on the women’s side.

Read the Thunderword article about the Women’s Championship.

NWAC Tennis Champions 2022


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Men’s Soccer Wins NWAC Championship

Defeats Whatcom 4-3 in Thriller

“That was about as good of a game
as it gets in a championship”
Highline Head Coach Steve Mohn

Nov. 14, 2021 – it was truly a contest worthy of a championship game, seeming to have a little of everything. A steady, wind-blown rain from a slate gray sky provided the atmosphere and the play provided the drama. There were exquisite passes, keepers making lunging saves, players slipping at key times on the wet turf, physical and at times chippy play (Whatcom with five yellow cards), shots clanging off crossbars, a penalty kick, a disallowed goal later allowed (it wasn’t offsides),  comebacks by both teams, and a winning goal by Highline’s Alex Velasco, assisted by Jesus Jeronimo in the 88th minute.
The championship is Highline’s third in the last seven years, following titles in 2014 and 2017, all under Head Coach Steve Mohn.

Read the NWAC story of the game.


Men Soccer Championship Team Photo 2021

“It doesn’t get much better than winning a championship. This one was a wild game. It never really gets old winning a championship.”

Highline Head Coach Steve Mohn

The Championship Goal

Alex Velasco (on the left) scores at 88 minutes to put Highline ahead for good in its 4-3 win over Whatcom in the championship game.

Men Soccer Championship Game photo