Klahowya at North Kitsap March 27, South Kitsap hosts Gig Harbor March 28 | Lacrosse

POULSBO — Five North Kitsap lacrosse players scored and the Solis brothers snagged a combined 17 ground balls in their team’s 10-9 loss to Skyview, March 25 at Strawberry Field.

North Kitsap (2-1-0 league, 2-2-0 overall) is in second in the 1A/2A Olympic League of the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association. North Kitsap hosts Klahowya (1-3-0, 1-3-0) at 6 p.m. today — March 27.

Scoring for North Kitsap on March 25: Jordan Austin (2), Logan Cole (2), Kamiakin Gwinn (1), Daxton Solis (2), and Riley Solis (2).

Vinh Dawkins led scoring for Skyview with 3. Seven Skyview players scored.

North Kitsap is proving its mettle. The 19-member roster consists of five sophomores, 11 juniors, and three seniors. They had a rough start to the season, losing 25-8 on March 14 to senior-heavy Peninsula, which has a 35-member roster. North Kitsap shook it off to handily defeat Sequim 14-5 on March 17 and eke out an 11-10 win over Gig Harbor on March 22.

Skyview had an advantage of a larger roster to draw relievers from, and had a slight edge in experience as well — 20 of Skyview’s players are sophomores and juniors. North Kitsap’s Ian Poffenroth was kept busy at goal, facing 13 shots and making three saves.

Daxton Solis’ work gaining possession of the ball puts him on the top 10 list of most ground balls recovered thus far this season in the WHSBLA — that’s of all players on 81 teams in the association.

Notebook: Goalie Ashton Scott of South Kitsap is tied for fifth in minutes played (192) and is 17th in saves (34), 22nd in shots (65) and 23rd in save percentage (.523) in the WHSBLA.

Daxton Solis of North Kitsap is 10th in ground balls (35) in the WHSBLA. George Taala of South Kitsap is 18th (28). Joel Ingram of North Kitsap is 23rd (25).

LACROSSE SCHEDULES

NORTH KITSAP

  • March 14: North Kitsap 8 at Peninsula 25
  • March 17: Sequim 5 at North Kitsap 14
  • March 22: Gig Harbor 10 at North Kitsap 11
  • March 25: Skyview 10 at North Kitsap 9
  • March 27: Klahowya at North Kitsap, 6 p.m.
  • March 29: North Kitsap at Vashon, 5:30 p.m.
  • March 31: South Kitsap at North Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 11: Peninsula at North Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 14: North Kitsap at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 20: North Kitsap at South Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 25: North Kitsap at Sequim, 6 p.m.
  • April 28: Vashon at North Kitsap, 6 p.m.
  • May 2: North Kitsap at Gig Harbor, 7:30 p.m.

KLAHOWYA

  • March 15: Vashon 15 at Klahowya 2
  • March 17: Klahowya 1 at Peninsula 19
  • March 23: Klahowya 8 at South Kitsap 7
  • March 24: Klahowya 3 at Gig Harbor 13
  • March 27: Klahowya at North Kitsap, 6 p.m.
  • March 29: Sequim at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 12: Gig Harbor at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 14: North Kitsap at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 18: Klahowya at Sequim, 6 p.m.
  • April 22: Klahowya at Vashon, 12:30 p.m.
  • April 24: South Kitsap at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 28: Peninsula at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • May 1: Klahowya at White River, 7 p.m.
  • May 9: Klahowya at Bellarmine Prep, 6 p.m.

SOUTH KITSAP

  • March 14: South Kitsap 5 at Sequim 5
  • March 16: South Kitsap 2 at Gig Harbor 7
  • March 20: South Kitsap 3 at Vashon 11
  • March 23: Klahowya 8 at South Kitsap 7
  • March 28: Gig Harbor at South Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • March 31: South Kitsap at North Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 12: Sequim at South Kitsap, 6 p.m.
  • April 13: Olympia at South Kitsap, 7 p.m.
  • April 14: Orting at South Kitsap, 7 p.m.
  • April 18: Vashon at South Kitsap, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 20: North Kitsap at South Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 24: South Kitsap at Klahowya, 5:30 p.m.
  • April 26, Peninsula at South Kitsap, 7:30 p.m.
  • May 2: South Kitsap at Peninsula, 7:30 p.m.

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