Amber Bumbalough struck out ten Coupeville batters on March 28. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Amber Bumbalough struck out ten Coupeville batters on March 28. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Prep Roundup: North Kitsap fastpitch defeats North Mason on late run

Central Kitsap baseball shuts out North Thurston; Klahowya drops baseball, softball games to Coupeville

POULSBO — Makenzie Wagner scored on a fielder’s choice in the bottom of the sixth inning to give North Kitsap a 3-2 league win over North Mason.

Wagner went 2 for 3 and scored twice for North Kitsap, which had to battle back from a 2-0 deficit with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth. Wagner and Brianna Hoffman registered back-to-back hits and then came around to score to tie the game at two.

Sarah Smith went the distance for the Vikings, scattering eight hits in seven innings, picking up one strikeout.

Coupeville 15, Klahowya 1

A 10-run sixth inning, in which every Coupeville starter recorded a run, broke open the first of only two league games this season for each team. Klahowya was not without its opportunities — the team loaded the bases in the first, third and fourth innings, but could not push a run across. Amber Bumbalough was dominant for portions of the game, striking out ten batters in five innings of work, but could not prevent the floodgates from opening in the sixth. Hannah Bastian drove in the Eagles’ sole run with an RBI-groundout.

  • Peninsula 10, Central Kitsap 1

Baseball

Coupeville 13, Klahowya 3

Klahowya was behind the eight ball early as Coupeville scored seven runs in the first two innings on its way to a 13-3 win. Daykin Yates and Chris Danielson each drove in runs in the second inning, but the Eagles could not claw their way back into the game. Connor Trull added an RBI on a sac fly in the third.

Central Kitsap 6, North Thurston 0

The Cougars struck for three runs in the bottom of the second inning, and that would be enough for them to sweep the home-and-home with North Thurston. Kaden McDowell and Kade Coombe split pitching duties and combined for a shutout.

  • North Kitsap 3, North Mason 1

Boys Soccer

  • Olympic 2, White River 2

Girls Tennis

  • Olympic 6, Chimacum 1
  • North Kitsap 6, North Mason 1
  • Kingston 7, Port Angeles 0
  • Peninsula 5, South Kitsap 0

Boys Golf

  • Klahowya 191, Bremerton 191

March 29 schedule:

Baseball

  • Klahowya at Olympic, 3:15 p.m.
  • South Kitsap at Bellarmine Prep, 4 p.m.
  • Sequim at Kingston, 4:15 p.m.

Fastpitch

  • Sequim at Kingston, 4:15 p.m.

Boys Soccer

  • University Prep at Klahowya, 5:45 p.m.
  • North Kitsap at Port Angeles, 6:45 p.m.
  • Capital at Central Kitsap, 7 p.m.
  • South Kitsap at Bellarmine Prep, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Tennis

  • Puyallup at South Kitsap, 3:30 p.m.
  • North Mason at Klahowya, 4 p.m.
  • Olympic at North Kitsap, 4 p.m.

Girls Golf

  • Central Kitsap at North Thurston, 1 p.m.

— Mark Krulish is a reporter for Kitsap News Group. He can be reached at mkrulish@soundpublishing.com. Follow him on Twitter: @MKrulishKDN.

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