Olympic’s McGee, Monzon star at Olympic League Championship Meet

North Kitsap dominated the Olympic League Championship Meet on its home course, but Olympic was not far behind.

The North Kitsap Vikings track and field team posted strong finishes – including first in five events – to win the Olympic League Championship Meet

The North Kitsap Vikings track and field team posted strong finishes – including first in five events – to win the Olympic League Championship Meet

Staff report

North Kitsap dominated the Olympic League Championship Meet on its home course, but Olympic was not far behind.

The Trojans’ girls finished second among 11 teams, while their boys team was third.

Olympic placed first in both 400-meter relay events. Its boys team, which is comprised of Ethan Szathmary, Jaleel Elmore, DeMarco Wilson and Keshun McGee, won the event in 44.19 seconds. The school’s girls team — Rachielle Abrigo, Stephanie Barr, Kristiana Holladay and Danielle Monzon — finished in 51.62, which was one-tenth of a second better than Coupeville.

Monzon also won the 100 dash in 12.72 and the long jump in 16 feet, 6 3/4 inches. The Trojans’ other female champion in an individual event was Sierra Adams, who won the shot put at 36-06.

On the boys side, McGee placed first in both the long jump (21-06 1/2) and the triple jump (46-0). Bremerton’s Malcolm Ransom was the other local champion — he won the 100 in 11.23.

Next for Bremerton, Klahowya and Olympic is the 2A Olympic League Sub District Meet on May 16 at Bremerton High School. The top five finishers in the Olympic League Subs go to West Central District III 1A-2A Track & Field Championships on May 22 and 23 at North Mason High School’s Phil Pugh Stadium. The 2A State Meet begins May 28.

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD

May 6

BASEBALL

• At Port Angeles 11, Olympic 1

FASTPITCH

• Central Kitsap 7, at Capital 4

May 7

BASEBALL

• At Klahowya 1, Coupeville 0: Jacob Gotchall struck out eight hitters during six innings of work and Tanner Zuber scored the Eagles’ lone run as they capped the record season with an undefeated (18-0 overall, 9-0 Class 1A Olympic League) record.

BOYS SOCCER

• At Sequim 4, Olympic 1

• Central Kitsap 3, at Shelton 0: Isaiah Roland, Kevin White and Logan Beachy scored goals to lead the Cougars to 3A Narrows League title.

FASTPITCH

• Coupeville 20, at Klahowya 4

• Bremerton 7, at North Mason 2: Kinsey Reed, Maddie Cole and Shelby Muhlman each produced two hits to lead the Knights to a 2A Olympic League win.

• At Port Angeles 4, Olympic 3: Adia Roberts hit a three-run homer, but that was all of the offense the Trojans could produce in a 2A Olympic League setback.

May 8

BASEBALL

• At Olympic 14, Port Townsend 4

BOYS SOCCER

• Olympic 4, at North Mason 2

May 9

BASEBALL

• Central Kitsap 2, Peninsula 1

• Central Kitsap 8, Wilson 3: Senior center fielder Evan Slate went 2 for 2 to help the Cougars advance to state for the first time since 2010 with the victory.

• Olympic 9, Washington 1: Ethan Goldizen went 3 for 4 to lead the Trojans to a victory in the first round of the Class 2A West Central District Tournament.

• Liberty 5, Olympic 0: Behind three fourth-inning runs, the Patriots knocked Olympic into the loser bracket of the district tournament.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

May 16

BASEBALL: Kelso vs. Central Kitsap (Auburn Mountainview), 10 a.m.

May 18

FASTPITCH: Puyallup vs. Central Kitsap (Fairgrounds), 4 p.m.

 

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