BASEBALL: Central Kitsap Cougars capture district title

AUBURN — Andrew Thoresen and Collin Palau threw a combined four-hit shutout to lead Central Kitsap to a Class 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament championship with a 2-0 victory May 16 at Auburn Mountainview.

AUBURN — Andrew Thoresen and Collin Palau threw a combined four-hit shutout to lead Central Kitsap to a Class 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament championship with a 2-0 victory May 16 at Auburn Mountainview.

Catcher Bryce Higgins also hit a home run to help the Cougars (19-4) defeat Kelso 6-2 earlier that day.

Klahowya suffers first loss

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Klahowya’s 19-game winning streak came to an end May 15 with a 4-1 setback against Seattle Christian in the 1A West Central District Tournament championship game at Curtis.

Tanner Zuber went 2 for 3 to lead the Eagles (19-1). Klahowya will open the state tournament May 23.

BOYS SOCCER

Central Kitsap’s season ends

Central Kitsap’s season concluded with a 1-0 loss May 19 against defending 3A state champion Lakeside at Silverdale Stadium.

The Cougars (15-3-1) surrendered the contest’s lone goal in the 31st minute to Sharif Kombo.

Central needed a shootout to advance in the 3A West Central District/Southwest Bi-District Tournament with a 2-1 victory May 16 against Kennedy at Highline Stadium.

The Cougars had a 3-2 advantage in the shootout to advance to state.

During regulation, the Lancers’ Kaiden Boden scored a goal in the 61st minute, while Central’s Isaiah Roland responded with one six minutes later.

TRACK

Strong league meet for Cougars

SHELTON — Central Kitsap’s boys and girls track and field teams combined for a dozen first-place finishes during last week’s 3A Narrows League Championships at Highclimber Stadium.

The Cougars’ girls team placed first with 160 points, while fell just two points out of a championship behind Lincoln with 125.

Central’s female champions included Keyera Gaulden (100- and 200-meter dash), Sara Naumann (800), Molly Fischer (1,600), Starr Rodenhurst (javelin), Emily Carlson (high jump) and its 400- and 1,600-relay teams. The Cougars’ male first-place finishers were Cameron Carroll (400, 800, 1,600) and Hudson Keffer (javelin).

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

May 22

FASTPITCH: Sumner vs. Central Kitsap (at Sprinker Fields), noon; Olympic vs. Lindbergh (at Sprinker Fields), noon; Cascade Christian vs. Klahowya (at Sprinker Fields), 6 p.m.

TRACK: Central Kitsap at 3A West Central District meet (at Sunset Chev Stadium); Bremerton, Klahowya and Olympic at 2A/1A West Central District meet (at North Mason).

May 23

BASEBALL: Eastside Catholic vs. Central Kitsap (at Yelm), 1 p.m.; Nooksack Valley vs. Klahowya, 1 p.m.

TRACK: Central Kitsap at 3A West Central District meet (at Sunset Chev Stadium); Bremerton, Klahowya and Olympic at 2A/1A West Central District meet (at North Mason).

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