PORT ORCHARD — In the battle of North vs. South, the North Kitsap Vikings defeated the Wolves 56-46 in a non-league game Dec. 6.
Although the Wolves struck first and took an early lead of 3-0, the Vikings fought back, scoring 10 unanswered points and didn’t stop there.
North Kitsap never conceded the lead and went on to win handily, pushing their record to 3-1 so far on the season. With this loss, the Wolves are 1-2.
In their opening match of the year against North Thurston, Nov. 30, South Kitsap won 55-48. Kaylee McEdward scored 19 points, Keyara Miller scored 11 points and Jiselle Woodson scored 13.
The Wolves next game is home against Emerald Ridge, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.
Although the girls basketball team came out to a rocky start, other South Kitsap sports also competed this week and earned the Wolves a few victories.
South Kitsap beat Olympia 1,962 pins to 1,674 Dec. 6. Sarah Stolle bowled high games of 218 and 223. Nicole Cottrell bowled a 227 game, and Abigail Rogers and Anabelle McElahaney both bowled season-high games to help the Wolves to victory.
The Wolves next match is Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. at Puyallup.
Boys Swim & Dive
In the South Kitsap meet against Sumner Dec. 6, 48 personal bests were achieved in the Wolves victory of 124-62. Within those personals bests included:
-SPSL championship cuts for: Francis Carlos in the 200-meter freestyle, Simon Martin in the 50-meter freestyle and Matthew Martin in the 50-meter freestyle.
-Districts championship cuts for: Dylan Macabitas in the 50-meter freestyle and the 100-meter butterfly.
-A new SK school record for: Jason Gleason 6-meter dive point total of 310.70.
During the meet, the Wolves swept the 50 free, 100 free and 100 back events.
South Kitsap lost to Olympia 79-62 Dec. 2. Although a disappointing showing, Izaijah Bryd scored 22 points, and James Buckley scored 20 points for the Wolves.
They also lost a close-fought game to Gig Harbor who went ahead with a three-pointer in the final minute of play. Leading scorers for the Wolves were James Buckley with 13 points and Deante Ward with 10 points.
The Wolves next matchup is at Emerald Ridge, Saturday Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.
The wrestling team finished in second place at the Auburn Invite Dec. 3. The following wrestlers all placed:
The Wolves will next compete in the Olympic Duals Dec. 10 at Kitsap Pavilliona at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.