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Softball Roundup: South Kitsap, Olympic close regular season with victories

GRAHAM — The South Kitsap fastpitch team finished the regular season tied for second with Rogers thanks to an 11-1 victory over Graham-Kapowsin on Thursday.… Continue reading

Tanyr Gagnon entered the game in the third inning and struck out nine hitters as Klahowya came back to win 5-4 in extra innings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya survives an extra innings affair against Chimacum, will play Saturday to advance to state

TACOMA — Tanyr Gagnon had to crush his AP Psychology test before he could crush the competition. Klahowya began its 1A West Central District III… Continue reading

Tanyr Gagnon entered the game in the third inning and struck out nine hitters as Klahowya came back to win 5-4 in extra innings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Chris Schuchart drove in the tying and winning runs for North Kitsap in its district game against Eatonville. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Baseball roundup: North Kitsap is now one win away from reaching the state tournament; South Kitsap eliminated from districts by Kentlake

EAST BREMERTON — North Kitsap lives to fight another day after rallying for six runs in the final three innings against Eatonville. The Vikings trailed… Continue reading

Chris Schuchart drove in the tying and winning runs for North Kitsap in its district game against Eatonville. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap out-maneuvered by Kent-Meridian in district opener

AUBURN — Another magical run just wasn’t in the cards for the Wolves’ boys soccer team this season. They were hoping to take the same… Continue reading

Nathaniel Beers hit an opposite-field double that gave South Kitsap a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Tahoma 3-2 in district opener

The Wolves now must qualify for state by winning their next two games

Nathaniel Beers hit an opposite-field double that gave South Kitsap a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Tucker Gowin celebrates his three-run homer against Franklin Pierce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap splits first two games in district tournament

The Vikings beat Franklin Pierce, but lost to River Ridge

Tucker Gowin celebrates his three-run homer against Franklin Pierce. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Luis Clemen flicks a ball upfield against Renton in the first round of the 2A West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Soccer Roundup: North Kitsap, Central Kitsap, Bremerton all suffer defeats in the first round at districts

PARKLAND — The Vikings had all the momentum on their side as they entered the second half of their first round district game against Foss.… Continue reading

Bremerton’s Luis Clemen flicks a ball upfield against Renton in the first round of the 2A West Central District III tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Wyatt Murphy drives past a North Mason defender in his team’s final regular season game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Wyatt Murphy drives past a North Mason defender in his team’s final regular season game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Stefans Lusis will run for Pacific Lutheran University in the fall. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Stefans Lusis signs with PLU

Lusis is one of the top distance runners in Kitsap

Stefans Lusis will run for Pacific Lutheran University in the fall. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hector Infante threw 6 2/3 shutout innings in his final start for Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hector Infante threw 6 2/3 shutout innings in his final start for Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Raelee Moore signed to Lipscomb University in front of family and friends. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap’s Raelee Moore signs to Lipscomb University

POULSBO — Raelee Moore’s dream of signing with a Division I school finally came true, though not for the sport she originally imagined. Moore, a… Continue reading

Raelee Moore signed to Lipscomb University in front of family and friends. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Six Kitsap golfers qualify for 2A state tournament

SEQUIM — Two boys and four girls golfers from Kitsap qualified for the state tournament, and a whole host of others qualified for the district… Continue reading

Blake Mason gets congratulated by teammates Dylan Ruth and Brian Yand after scoring in the 62nd minute of the match against Bellarmine Prep. It was the only goal of the game in the South Kitsap victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Stayin’ alive! Blake Mason’s 62nd minute goal keeps Wolves in the playoff hunt

South Kitsap defeated Bellarmine Prep 1-0 to pick up an important three points

Blake Mason gets congratulated by teammates Dylan Ruth and Brian Yand after scoring in the 62nd minute of the match against Bellarmine Prep. It was the only goal of the game in the South Kitsap victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Makayla Stockman struck out nine hitters and gave up one run against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap captures first league championship since 2004

POULSBO — The long and winding road for North Kitsap’s senior softballers has finally led them to the summit of the Olympic League. The season… Continue reading

Makayla Stockman struck out nine hitters and gave up one run against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Alicia Goetz went 2 for 4 with a double in a 7-4 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Alicia Goetz went 2 for 4 with a double in a 7-4 win over North Mason. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Stratton Fazio picked up two hits in four at bats in the 9-5 loss to Puyallup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap falls to Puyallup, but will get another shot at an SPSL title

The Vikings prevailed 9-5, but the Wolves can still win the league championship by beating Rogers on Monday

Stratton Fazio picked up two hits in four at bats in the 9-5 loss to Puyallup. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Evan Frankowski scored with 12 minutes left in the match to give Bremerton a 2-1 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Frankowski’s late goal lifts Bremerton back into the postseason

The Knights won in regulation, 2-1, over Port Angeles to clinch a spot in the district tournament

Evan Frankowski scored with 12 minutes left in the match to give Bremerton a 2-1 win. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap freshman Sierrah VanGesen has committed to the University of Idaho. (Contributed photo: Jon VanGesen)

South Kitsap’s Sierrah VanGesen chooses University of Idaho

PORT ORCHARD — She may still have three more years of high school to go, but Sierrah VanGesen has already chosen her next home. VanGesen,… Continue reading

South Kitsap freshman Sierrah VanGesen has committed to the University of Idaho. (Contributed photo: Jon VanGesen)
Port Angeles Ethan Flodstrom, left, attempts to steal home as Kingston catcher Tyler Bates, cuts him off for an out during the third inning on Wednesday at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sports Roundup: Olympic baseball tops North Mason; South Kitsap takes down Bellarmine; CK, Bremerton, Kingston fall short against Sequim, PA, Capital; KTAC racquetball fall/winter ladder results

BELFAIR — The Trojans kept themselves alive for a playoff spot on Wednesday thanks to a three-run four inning and a solid relief effort from… Continue reading

Port Angeles Ethan Flodstrom, left, attempts to steal home as Kingston catcher Tyler Bates, cuts him off for an out during the third inning on Wednesday at Port Angeles Civic Field. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Keira Alvarez connects for a base hit against Klahowya. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kingston wins in walk-off fashion, 9-8, over Klahowya

Brandy Boure drove in four runs, including the game-winning sacrifice fly

Keira Alvarez connects for a base hit against Klahowya. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)