Photographer: Jack Gilday

Photo taken: May 28, 2022, at Gesa Stadium in Pasco

Photographer’s description: “Olympia High School wins its first state baseball championship ever! Olympia High School beats Puyallup 7-6 to claim the 4A state championship! After a hard-fought game, it all came down to a play at the plate, with Olympia tagging out Puyallup!”

Critique: “I saw a video clip of this and had to watch it a few times, just to soak in the moment. Your picture of ‘the tag’ is a rare example of a sports photo in Reader’s Lens, but this is great. It’s technically sound, and it tells us a story. You could get the reader’s eye to the action more quickly if you cropped off some of the top, and I would love to see a hint of home plate, but this is a good sports photo of a neat moment. Thanks for sharing!”

Below is a gallery of previous Reader’s Lens picks. Share your recent photo from around the Northwest. Submit online at seattletimes.com/submit-photos. Our favorite will appear in this spot next week. We judge the year’s best and award prizes in December.