<em>Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team.	 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team. Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

Five Vikings, one Buccaneer named to Olympic All-League teams

North Kitsap had four first-team players

KITSAP COUNTY — The Vikings fastpitch team landed five players on the Olympic League first and second teams. The lists are voted on by the league’s coaches.

And the best news is all five players will be back next year.

Four of the five players are first-teamers. Lamara Villiard hit .477 with nine double and four triples and drove in 28 runs. Her battery mate, Sarah Smith, a junior, struck out 101 hitters in 105 innings and also batted .300.

Leadoff hitter Alicia Goetz batted .443 with five doubles. She scored 29 runs as part of the potent North Kitsap offense. Junior Mackenzie Wagner batted .385 with 18 RBI and 20 walks, and also served as the No. 2 pitcher. Freshman Brianna Hoffman also made the list with a .312 average and 12 RBI.

Kingston’s representative was second-team infielder Lucy Schaeffer, who batted .459 for the Bucs in her junior season.

First Team

Pitcher — Sarah Smith, North Kitsap, junior.

Catcher — Lamara Villiard, North Kitsap, junior.

Infield — Alicia Goetz, North Kitsap, junior.

Outfield — Brianna Hoffman, North Kitsap, freshman.

Second Team

Infield — Lucy Schaeffer, Kingston, junior.

Utility — Mackenzie Wagner, North Kitsap, junior.

— Mark Krulish is a reporter for Kitsap News Group. He can be reached at mkrulish@soundpublishing.com.

<em>Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team.	 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team. Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

<em>Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team.	 </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

Alicia Goetz slides safely into third during the state tournament. The junior second baseman is one of five North Kitsap players named to an All-League team. Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

<em>Kingston junior Lucy Schaeffer batted .459 this season.</em>
                                Jacob Moore / Kitsap News Group

Kingston junior Lucy Schaeffer batted .459 this season. Jacob Moore / Kitsap News Group

<em>Kingston junior Lucy Schaeffer batted .459 this season.</em>
                                Jacob Moore / Kitsap News Group

Kingston junior Lucy Schaeffer batted .459 this season. Jacob Moore / Kitsap News Group

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