Klahowya boys and girls drop double-header against Forks
The Eagles (0-2) dropped another tough game way out on the Washington coast on Dec. 1. Klahowya could not stop junior guard Cort Prose, whose dominant 23-point performance propelled Forks as the Eagles fell behind 24-17 at halftime. John Hartford led Klahowya with nine points and Lucas Becker and Garett Betzing added six.
The Eagles were led by junior John Hartford, who scored nine; and junior Lucas Becker, who scored six.
In the girls game, a furious charge by Klahowya (0-2) fell just short as Forks prevailed 36-31. Both teams struggled to score early, but Forks pulled ahead with an 11-4 third quarter. The Eagles scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, but could not seize the lead from their opponent.
Olympic boys basketball rebounds with two victories after opening loss
After dropping its opener to Fife, 62-60, the Trojans have rebounded with a pair of victories against Kennedy Catholic and Washington.
On Nov. 29, Olympic defeated Washington 75-44 behind a 22-point performance from junior Jaiden Mosley. The Trojans followed that up with a 72-50 victory over Kennedy Catholic in which Mosley again led his team with 19 points. Keaton Dean added 16 and Brandon Barron chipped in 11. The early season tests will continue in the coming week with Bremerton, Kingston and King’s Way Christian on the schedule before a Dec. 12 showdown with North Kitsap.
Klahowya wrestling takes second at Aberdeen Kickoff Classic
The Eagles finished second behind the host school Aberdeen at the Dec. 2 kickoff classic. Hayden Steele and Hunter Wallis were crowned champions at 132 pounds and 170 pounds respectively. Payton Hlebechuk took home second at 113 and Austin Stahl finished in second at 170. Klahowya also got third place performances from Michael Hubble (103), Jake McKeel (126), Dallin Stafford (138), Josiah Sorensen (145) and Karsten Jensen (152).
North Kitsap girls knock off Franklin Pierce
Bea Bato and Erin Pearson scored 14 points each as the Vikings knocked off Franklin Pierce 64-43 on Dec. 1. Pearson enjoyed a terrific night, shooting 75 percent (6-for-8) from the floor. Junior guard Raelee Moore added 13 points for North Kitsap and Noelani Barreith scored 11.
Olympic bowling gets off to solid start
After losing 7-0 to Klahowya in the opener, Olympic has won four straight matches over North Mason, Bremerton, Sequim and a rematch against the Eagles. In a 7-0 victory over Bremerton, Heather Huskinson bowled a 206 and Samantha Stump threw a 195, both of which were clean games with no opens and helped propel the Trojans to an 860 total. Olympic will get a good test at the Tower Classic on Dec. 9 at Tower Lanes in Tacoma.
Boys basketball weekend scoreboard (Dec. 1-3)
- Forks 52, Klahowya 30
- Lynnwood 66, Kingston 50
- North Kitsap 65, Decatur 38
- Olympic 72, Kennedy Catholic 50
- Stadium 55, Central Kitsap 52
- Olympia 49, South Kitsap 37
Girls basketball weekend scoreboard (Dec. 1-3)
- Mount Tahoma 47, Central Kitsap 40
- Olympia 51, South Kitsap 45
- South Kitsap 59, Bonney Lake 51
- Forks 36, Klahowya 31
- Archbishop Murphy 74, Kingston 35
- North Kitsap 64, Franklin Pierce 43
- Roseville 53, Olympic 24