Baseball

Sam Canton comes to the plate to celebrate after hitting a leadoff home run against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Canton’s blast sparks South Kitsap’s 9-2 win over Graham-Kapowsin

Nathaniel Beers, P.J. Moritz and Stratton Fazio each drove in a pair of runs

 

South Kitsap pours on the runs in 12-1 victory over Kentwood

The Wolves collected 12 hits in the five-inning mercy rule game

 

Logan O’Neil struck out nine hitters in five innings in Olympic’s 8-2 win over Bremerton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Trojans grab first league win, defeat Bremerton 8-2

BREMERTON — A classic early-season pitching battle turned into a big win as the Trojans exploded for five runs in the top of the sixth… Continue reading

 

Central Kitsap sophomore Chandler Lindstrom came on in relief against North Kitsap and tossed four innings of shutout ball, giving up just one hit and no runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Lindstrom shuts the door as Central Kitsap overcomes three-run deficit to defeat North Kitsap

Chandler Lindstrom threw four shutout innings to close out the game as the offense rallied from behind

Central Kitsap sophomore Chandler Lindstrom came on in relief against North Kitsap and tossed four innings of shutout ball, giving up just one hit and no runs. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Two days after father’s death, O’Neil throws no-hitter

BREMERTON — Logan O’Neil has been challenged plenty of times in his life. The strong, competitive, soon-to-be junior at Olympic High has always been able… Continue reading

Thunder Doty took the mound in game one with Kitsap AA trailing 7-1 in the fifth inning and gave up just one unearned run as his team completed a comeback victory. Doty also went 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap AA sweeps Lower Columbia, keeps state tournament hopes alive

Kitsap erased a seven-run deficit in game one and then held on for a 7-6 win in game two

Thunder Doty took the mound in game one with Kitsap AA trailing 7-1 in the fifth inning and gave up just one unearned run as his team completed a comeback victory. Doty also went 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Renegades 15U squad goes 4-0 in GSL Tournament

KITSAP COUNTY — The Demarini Renegades 15U team, made up almost entirely of young high school players from Kitsap County, had a weekend to remember.… Continue reading

Andy McMartin drives a single into the outfield against Klahowya. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Knights pitcher has sights set on comeback from Tommy John surgery

Junior Andy McMartin hasn’t been able to pitch for about one year.

Andy McMartin drives a single into the outfield against Klahowya. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Trojans senior catcher Kylen Pereira hammers a pitch in a game against North Kitsap on March 21. The Vikings won 3-2. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

Olympic cruises past Eatonville, 3-1, in elimination game

With the win, the Trojans stay alive in the postseason and it will play White River on Saturday

Trojans senior catcher Kylen Pereira hammers a pitch in a game against North Kitsap on March 21. The Vikings won 3-2. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News
Kingston senior infielder Ethan Sax takes a hack in the first inning of a game against White River on May 5. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Kingston senior infielder Ethan Sax takes a hack in the first inning of a game against White River on May 5. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Junior Geordan Kawahara slides into homeplate ahead of the high throw to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Central Kitsap walks off with a 3-2 win over Yelm

The Cougars finished tied for first with Capital and Gig Harbor in the South Sound Conference and will be seeded third in the upcoming bi-district tournament

Junior Geordan Kawahara slides into homeplate ahead of the high throw to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Bremerton’s Hector Infante picked up the win against Klahowya, pitching 3 1/3 innings and giving up just one earned run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton’s Hector Infante picked up the win against Klahowya, pitching 3 1/3 innings and giving up just one earned run. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Jason Sauer was dominant on the mound against Puyallup, striking out nine hitters in seven innings.
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Jason Sauer was dominant on the mound against Puyallup, striking out nine hitters in seven innings.
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North Kitsap DH Tucker Gowin drove in two runs for the Vikings in the 5-4 loss to Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap DH Tucker Gowin drove in two runs for the Vikings in the 5-4 loss to Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kyle Green and Isaac Richardson enter the dugout while receiving the silent treatment, a baseball custom for a first home run, after Green’s three-run homer. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Kyle Green and Isaac Richardson enter the dugout while receiving the silent treatment, a baseball custom for a first home run, after Green’s three-run homer. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Port Angeles-North Kitsap matchup postponed to Thursday

The top two teams in the Olympic League will have to wait another day

Junior Kaden McDowell, who entered the game as a pinch runner, races for home plate. He scored the winning run for Central Kitsap to complete his team’s comeback bid. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

CK baseball stings Capital on walkoff

Central Kitsap’s only lead of the game came when the team rallied for four runs in the last inning

Junior Kaden McDowell, who entered the game as a pinch runner, races for home plate. He scored the winning run for Central Kitsap to complete his team’s comeback bid. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
North Kitsap sophomore Nick Alexander attempts to come home on a two-out play in a game against Peninsula on March 30. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

NK baseball comes up short against Peninsula, 8-3

Vikings junior Isaac Richardson reached base three times in the contest

North Kitsap sophomore Nick Alexander attempts to come home on a two-out play in a game against Peninsula on March 30. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Senior outfielder Gage Updegrove races home to score in the third inning. Kingston won 7-4. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Kingston baseball takes down Trojans

Head coach Abe Lupkin said he’s beginning to see his team’s competitive attitude show

Senior outfielder Gage Updegrove races home to score in the third inning. Kingston won 7-4. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Cougars sophomore third baseman Kade Coombe dove, but missed the tag on Peninsula sophomore outfielder Peter King. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Central Kitsap comes up short in comeback bid against Peninsula

The Cougars lost 5-4 after nearly tying the game in the seventh

Cougars sophomore third baseman Kade Coombe dove, but missed the tag on Peninsula sophomore outfielder Peter King. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group