Got Game: Greater Seattle
Who's got game? Each month, ESPN Rise finds out. Here are athletes we recognized from the Seattle area in September:
Rogers -- Girls' Volleyball
Pollard is one of the top returning players in the state. She racked up the accolades last season, winning the South Puget Sound League MVP award for the second straight year as well as the Tacoma News Tribune All-Area Player of the Year. Pollard was also an honorable mention All- American pick by PrepVolleyball.com. Her season helped Rogers capture its second straight SPSL South regular season title. Pollard will look for conference title No. 3 this fall.
Redmond -- Girls' Cross Country
McMahon is only a junior, but in her first two seasons she has asserted herself as one of the top runners in the state. Last year, she finished second at the KingCo's 4A tournament, first at districts and fourth at state with a time of 18:55. McMahon has competed in national cross country events in New Mexico, Illinois and Rhode Island and finished in the Top 25 at a national event as a seventh- grader. McMahon looks to replicate her success this season.
Federal Way -- Football
Barrington missed a few games last season because of an ankle injury, but it didn't stop the running back from piling up close to 800 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns in seven games. With a clean bill of health now, the All-Area first team pick by ESPN RISE should be one of the top backs in the state. This year, Barrington looks to bring Federal Way back to state after a heartbreaking sixpoint loss last year in the qualifying round.