Soccer teams are eager to hit the pitch


Start times 7:30 p.m. unless noted

South Kitsap

Coach: Preston Greer

2022 record: 3-12-2, 2-10-1

Key returners: Seniors Dylan Guzman, Luke Ellis and Parker Medina

Outlook: SK was shut out in nine games last season. They return two of their top forwards, their goalie and top defenders.

Schedule: Mar. 24, at Olympia; Mar. 28, vs. Graham-Kapowsin; Mar. 30, vs. Bethel; Apr. 4, 7 p.m. at Curtis; Apr. 6, vs. Sumner; Apr. 10, vs. Puyallup; Apr. 13, 7 p.m. at Bellarmine Prep; Apr. 18, vs. Emerald Ridge; Apr. 20, at Sumner; Apr. 25, vs. Curtis; Apr. 28, at Puyallup; May 1, vs. Bellarmine Prep; May 3, at Rogers

Start times 6 p.m. unless noted


Coach: Jeff Quinn

2022 record: 2-12-1

Key returners: Seniors Joseph Lancaster and Carson Smith

Outlook: The Eagles had a young squad last year that looks to improve. However, they are lacking scorers as they failed to score in 11 of their games.

Schedule: Mar 14, 5 p.m. at Bellevue Christian; Mar. 16, vs. Cascade Christian; Mar. 18, 1:30 p.m. at Port Angeles; Mar. 21, vs. Charles Wright Academy; Mar. 23, vs. East Jefferson; Mar. 25, 3:30 p.m. at Seattle Christian; Mar. 29, vs. Bellevue Christian; Apr. 11, 5 p.m. at Annie Wright; Apr. 13, 7:30 p.m. at Cascade Christian; Apr. 18, 6:45 p.m. vs. Vashon Island; Apr. 20, vs. Life Christian Academy; Apr. 25, 4:30 p.m. at Charles Wright Academy; Apr. 27, 5:30 p.m. at East Jefferson; Apr. 29, vs. Seattle Christian; May 2, 5:45 p.m. at Vashon Island

Start times 7 p.m. unless noted

Central Kitsap

Coach: Patrick Leonard

2022 record: 14-5-1, 12-5-1

Key returners: Seniors Jake Mackenzie and Elijah Adkins

Outlook: The Cougars return one of the best scorers in Kitsap County and a lockdown goalie. If the Cougars can find the right pieces around them, they will find success once again.

Schedule: Mar. 11, 2 p.m. vs. North Kitsap; Mar. 16, at Peninsula; Mar. 21, at North Thurston; Mar. 23, at Gig Harbor; Mar. 28, at River Ridge; Mar. 30, vs. Timberline; Apr. 4, at Yelm; Apr. 6, at Capital; Apr. 11, vs. Peninsula; Apr. 13, vs. North Thurston; Apr. 18, vs. Gig Harbor; Apr. 20, vs. River Ridge; Apr. 25, at Timberline; Apr. 28, vs. Yelm; May 2, vs. Capital

Start times 6:45 p.m. unless noted


Coach: Randy Lund

2022 record: 13-7-1, 10-4-1

Key returner: Junior Malakiah Smith

Outlook: The Knights reached the state playoffs for the first time since 2011 last season. After losing most of its team this season, the Knights will need to find new leaders, goal scorers and playmakers.

Schedule: Mar. 14, vs. Olympic; Mar. 16, vs. North Kitsap; Mar. 17, vs. Shelton; Mar. 21, at Bainbridge; Mar. 28, vs. Kingston; Mar. 30, at Sequim; Apr. 11, vs. Port Angeles; Apr. 13, at Olympic; Apr. 18, 7 p.m. at North Kitsap; Apr. 25, vs. North Mason; Apr. 27, at Kingston; May 2, vs. Sequim; May 4, at Port Angeles


Coach: Troy Viveros

2022 record: 1-14-1, 1-13

Outlook: The Trojans have struggled to find the win column in the last few seasons.

Schedule: Mar. 14, at Bremerton; Mar. 16, vs. Kingston; Mar. 18, 2 p.m. at Sedro-Woolley; Mar. 21, at Sequim; Mar. 23, at Port Angeles; Mar. 28, at North Mason; Mar. 30, vs. North Kitsap; Apr. 11, vs. Bainbridge; Apr. 13, vs. Bremerton; Apr. 15, 1:45 p.m. vs. Rochester; Apr. 18, at Kingston; Apr. 20, vs. Sequim; Apr. 25, vs. Port Angeles; Apr. 27, vs. North Mason; May 2, at North Kitsap; May 4, at Bainbridge


Coach: Drew Keller

2022 record: 17-4-1, 15-3

Key returner: Damoni McKenna-Greenawalt

Outlook: After reaching the state playoffs, the soccer team loses both keepers and a handful of defenders and midfielders. However, they will have a few forwards returning.

Schedule: Mar. 14, vs. North Kitsap; Mar. 16, vs. North Mason; Mar. 21, vs. Bremerton; Mar. 23, at Kingston; Mar. 24, 7 p.m. vs. Skyline; Mar. 28, vs. Sequim; Mar. 31, vs. Port Angeles; Apr. 11, at Olympic; Apr. 13, at North Kitsap; Apr. 18, at North Mason; Apr. 22, 4 p.m. vs. Bellevue; Apr. 25, vs. Kingston; Apr. 27, at Sequim; May 2, at Port Angeles; May 4, vs. Olympic


Coach: Craig Smith

2022 record: 7-11, 6-9

Key returner: Junior Camden Singer

Outlook: The Kingston boys squad is losing its top defenders, which was their one strength last season.

Schedule: Mar. 14, vs. Port Angeles; Mar. 16, at Olympic; Mar. 21, 7 p.m. at North Kitsap; Mar. 23, vs. Bainbridge; Mar. 28, at Bremerton; Mar. 30, vs. North Mason; Apr. 11, vs. Sequim; Apr. 13, at Port Angeles; Apr. 18, vs. Olympic; Apr. 20, vs. North Kitsap; Apr. 25, at Bainbridge; Apr. 27, vs. Bremerton; May 2, at North Mason; May 4, at Sequim

North Kitsap

Coach: Greg St. Peter

2022 record: 12-5-1, 11-4

Key returners: Seniors Diego DeLuna, Blake Hoepfinger and Trevor Dill

Outlook: The Vikings reached the district tournament last season with several all-league selections leading the team. Most of them return.

Schedule: Mar. 11, 2 p.m. at Central Kitsap; Mar. 14, at Bainbridge; Mar. 16, at Bremerton; Mar. 21, 7 p.m. vs. Kingston; Mar. 23, 7 p.m. vs. Sequim; Mar. 28, at Port Angeles; Mar. 30, at Olympic; Apr. 11, at North Mason; Apr. 13, 7 p.m. vs. Bainbridge; Apr. 18, 7 p.m. vs. Bremerton; Apr. 20, at Kingston; Apr. 25, at Sequim; May 2, vs. Olympic; May 4, 7 p.m. vs. North Mason