Local teams dominate All-Olympic League selections

NK’s Sloman, Hammou earn top honors

Kitsap County high schools racked up a number of All-Olympic League selections for the 2022 fall season — led by North Kitsap’s Logan Sloman in football.

Sloman won Most Valuable Player honors for leading the Vikings to the state 2A semifinals with 60 receptions for 808 yards and 13 touchdowns. In addition, on defense he had 44 tackles and a team-high six interceptions.

Teammate Sofian Hammou earned defensive MVP honors with 66 tackles, 9.5 sacks and 28 tackles for loss.

Olympic quarterback Justin Kelley earned the offensive MVP award with 1,972 passing yards and 16 touchdowns.

NK received multiple first-team offense honors. Quarterback Cole Edwards, running back Carter Dungy, wide receiver Jaxson Gore and offensive lineman Nate Thornton were on the first-team offense.

Bremerton’s Jayden Quenga and Olympic’s Joshua Gauyan rounded out the running back core while Bainbridge’s Luke Lavigne and Olympic’s Luke Silva completed the wide receivers.

Kingston’s Aaron Fitsemons was the only tight end on the first team. Other first-team linemen honors went to Olympic’s Dominic Price and DeQuan Freeland, Bremerton’s Bryce Ells and Kingston’s Tyler Rose.

Second-team offense honors were led by Kingston QB Brooks Arnim. Bremerton running back Oliver Christian, tight end John Vertefeulle and offensive lineman Malachi Coots made the team, too. Olympic offensive lineman Ben Cardot and NK offensive linemen EJ Vialolo and Cade Brown finished the second-team offense.

First-team defensive honors start with Bremerton lineman Bryce Ells, linebacker Oliver Christian and defensive back Trenton Bulmer. NK had six players on the team, including linemen EJ Vialolo and Jesus Mares, linebackers Jorden Reece and Billy Staley, and defensive backs Benen Lawler and Karson Walsh.

Olympic lineman Amileo Brown rounds out the defensive front while Olympic’s Silas McAvoy and Bainbridge’s Caleb Durrance finish the linebacker core. Defensive backs Tristan Bluitt of Olympic and Micah Bryant of Bainbridge were the final two on the first team defense.

Second-team linemen were Bremerton’s David Andrews and Bainbridge’s Charlie Odermat and Wyatt Goade. Linebackers were Kingston’s Camden Singer, NK’s Ethan Guerra, Olympic’s Riley McCoy and Bainbridge’s Jeff Utter. Quenga cracked the list as a defensive back as well as Olympic’s Xavier Valenzuela and Jeremiah Swain, NK’s Matt Oppliger and Bainbridge’s Johnny Breen.

NK’s Diego De Luna was first-team kicker, and Billy Staley won first-team long snapper. Bainbridge’s Jackson Berry earned first-team punter, Bremerton’s D’Shawn Harvison earned first-team kick/punt returner, and Evan Harvey was second-team kicker/punter.

Sportsmanship awards were given to Bainbridge’s Harris Intihar, Bremerton’s Madden Benson, Kingston’s Hugo Hall, NK’s Drew Wagner and Olympic’s Galu Tuitasi.


NK also dominated the awards in volleyball. Setter Sophia Baugh was the MVP while Sequim’s Kendall Hastings won offensive player of the year and Bainbridge’s Emma Pendleton won defensive player of the year.

The rest of the all-league first team included: NK’s Madeline Pryde, Mary Allen, Illiana Brockett, Sophia Call and Mackenzie Phillips. Kingston’s Grace Mosco was the lone Buccaneer, and Jameson Payne was the lone BHS Spartan on the first team.

Honorable mentions included: Kingston’s Lillian Wright, Lucy Pabricio and Ashley Barber; Bainbridge’s Lola Batcheiler; Olympic’s Abby Gesell, Serene Gonzalez and Ashley Barber; and Bremerton’s Helene Rode.

Winning sportsmanship awards were: NK’s Teegan DeVries, Kingston’s Kylie Sandstrom, Bainbridge’s Kily Taylor, Olympic’s Emilyn Coulter and Bremerton’s Helene Rode.


Bremerton’s Claire Warthen captured the all-league MVP in girls soccer. On the first team, NK had Evelyn Beers, Maegan Theriault and Tyra Zetty. Bainbridge’s Ellie Murray, Avery Pujolar and Grace Rich made the first team, too. Kingston’s Leighton Menge, Bremerton’s Elizabeth Garcia-Escobedo and Olympic’s Kaitlyn Richins completed the list.

Second-team all-league included Olympic’s Seraphina Bell; Bainbridge’s Arden De Lanoy, Maya Fletcher and Megan Hauschild; Bremerton’s Marisol Popoca-Pablo, NK’s Syleena Hogan, Caitlin Tobin and Ellie Young; and Kingston’s Katie Zehrung.

Sportsmanship awards were handed to Bainbridge’s Mia Hale, NK’s Sydnee Hogan, Bremerton’s Tulip Carter, Olympic’s Kaylee Cushman and Kingston’s Katie Zehrung.

Bainbridge’s football team got several all-league players throughout their lineup.

Bainbridge’s football team got several all-league players throughout their lineup.

North Kitsap’s soccer team racked up a few all-league selections.

North Kitsap’s soccer team racked up a few all-league selections.