Central Kitsap Sports Preview

Central Kitsap girls tennis | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Ken Allen 2017 record: 4-7 Top returning players: Ally Payne, Madison Scruggs, Candice McKee. Outlook: The team finished in the middle of the… Continue reading

 

Klahowya Baseball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Dan Ericson 2017 RECORD: 8-1, 10-7 TOP RETURNERS: P/SS Ben Streck, Sr.; P/IF Conor Trull, Sr.; P/IF Tanyr Gagnon, Jr.; 2B/P Logan Prater,… Continue reading

 

Klahowya Softball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Jodie Gagnon 2017 RECORD: 4-5, 9-8 TOP RETURNERS: P/INF Amber Bumbalough, Sr.; C Emma Hough, Sr.; OF Karli Eberhard, Sr.; 3B Maile Lueck,… Continue reading

 

Klahowya Boys Golf | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Jerry Johnson 2017 RECORD: 5-3 TOP RETURNERS: Garett Betzing, Sr.; Gabe Garlit, Jr.; John Hartford, Jr.; Cooper Martinson, Jr.; Landon Betzing, So.; Aaron… Continue reading

Andrew Dickson, a junior, should be one of the top players on an Eagles team that returns plenty of talent from a year ago. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Jeff Quinn 2017 RECORD: 9-0, 14-4-1 TOP RETURNERS: MF/F Derek Carpenter, Sr.; D Andrew Dickson, Jr.; MF/F Darius Joe, Sr.; GK Parker Short,… Continue reading

Andrew Dickson, a junior, should be one of the top players on an Eagles team that returns plenty of talent from a year ago. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Senior right-hander Evan Turnquist eyes a pitch before fouling it off during a March 9 practice at Olympic High School. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Baseball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Nate Andrews 2016-17 RECORD: 13-12 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Dylan Heino, Cale Dower, Keaton Dean, Evan Turnquist, Kylen Pereira, Elijah Trottman, Taylor Andrews. KEY… Continue reading

Senior right-hander Evan Turnquist eyes a pitch before fouling it off during a March 9 practice at Olympic High School. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
Junior Sydney Troy, right, watches as senior Brooklyn Haro serves the ball in a March 6 practice at the Olympic High School tennis courts. Haro and Troy went to state last year as a doubles team. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Girls Tennis | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Jeff Trainer 2016-17 RECORD: 11-2 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Marissa Nameth Jr., junior; Brooklyn Haro, senior; Sydney Troy, junior; Sarah Polsin, senior; Karli Taylor,… Continue reading

Junior Sydney Troy, right, watches as senior Brooklyn Haro serves the ball in a March 6 practice at the Olympic High School tennis courts. Haro and Troy went to state last year as a doubles team. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
Ryan Geier, left, amps up before releasing a powerful shot toward goalkeeper Caden Kinsfather during a March 9 practice at Gordon Field. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Michael Wright 2016-17 RECORD: 0-15 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Collin Rogers, senior; Josh Frey, junior. KEY NEWCOMERS: Owen Lewis, freshman; Josh Kennedy, freshman; Malik… Continue reading

Ryan Geier, left, amps up before releasing a powerful shot toward goalkeeper Caden Kinsfather during a March 9 practice at Gordon Field. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
Sophomore Morgan Kroeber in the batter’s box to face senior Dani Snyder, who tosses a pitch during a March 6 practice at Olympic High School. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Softball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Jessica Cabato 2016-17 RECORD: 12-9 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Infielder Kaira Cabato, senior; utility player Kiki Mitchell, senior; outfielder Ashlyn Morris, senior; pitcher Dani… Continue reading

Sophomore Morgan Kroeber in the batter’s box to face senior Dani Snyder, who tosses a pitch during a March 6 practice at Olympic High School. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
Senior golfer Allen Ignacio in full swing during a March 9 practice at Rolling Hills Golf Course. Head coach Miles Hemmersbach said Ignacio is a top returning athlete this season. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Boys Golf | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Miles Hemmersbach 2016-17 RECORD: 9-1 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Allen Ignacio, senior; Brandon Myers, senior; Nathan Peterson-Scheer, junior; Adrian Basaliza, sophomore. KEY NEWCOMERS: Gage… Continue reading

Senior golfer Allen Ignacio in full swing during a March 9 practice at Rolling Hills Golf Course. Head coach Miles Hemmersbach said Ignacio is a top returning athlete this season. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Central Kitsap Girls Golf | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Tyler Hunt 2016-17 RECORD: 7-2 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Brittany Kwon, junior; Aryana Bhanji, junior. OUTLOOK: Hopes are high for the Central Kitsap girls… Continue reading

Senior catcher Calli Frisinger hops and throws the ball toward first base in a practice drill at Linder Softball Field on March 12.

Central Kitsap Softball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Courtney Cotter 2016-17 RECORD: 4-14 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Zee Young, senior; Calli Frisinger, senior; Melina Polzin, senior. KEY NEWCOMERS: Paris Agana, freshman; Annika… Continue reading

Senior catcher Calli Frisinger hops and throws the ball toward first base in a practice drill at Linder Softball Field on March 12.
Senior Connor Lowe putting during a March 12 practice at Gold Mountain Golf Course while teammate Joel Angkico watches.

Central Kitsap Boys Golf | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Kevin McCarthy 2016-17 RECORD: 2-7 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Logan Jacobson, senior; Connor Lowe, senior; Collin Beil, junior. KEY NEWCOMERS: Caleb Beil, freshman; Justin… Continue reading

Senior Connor Lowe putting during a March 12 practice at Gold Mountain Golf Course while teammate Joel Angkico watches.
Junior Drew Diefendorf leads the ball in a March 9 practice at Silverdale Stadium.

Central Kitsap Boys Soccer | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Keith Sargent 2016-17 RECORD: 13-5 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Matt Smith, senior; Liam Cashmore, senior; Drew Diefendorf, junior; Carter Nilsen, junior; Alex Lundberg, junior;… Continue reading

Junior Drew Diefendorf leads the ball in a March 9 practice at Silverdale Stadium.

Central Kitsap Baseball | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Bill Baxter 2016-17 RECORD: 14-11 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Fred Buckson, senior; Tristan Barr, senior; Rylee Orteza, senior; Austin McMinds, junior; Greyson McCormick, junior;… Continue reading

Olympic Boys and Girls Track | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Travis Quinn 2016-17 boys RECORD: 1-5; girls record: 5-1 OUTLOOK: Head coach Travis Quinn said his athletes are excited for another year of… Continue reading

Junior golfer Zoie Matheny tees off during a March 9 practice at Rolling Hills Golf Course. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group

Olympic Girls Golf | Spring Sports Preview

HEAD COACH: Laurie Shaw 2016-17 RECORD: 8-2 TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Juliana Ignacio, junior; Zoie Matheny, junior; Brilee Triggs, junior. KEY NEWCOMERS: Emily Dixon, freshman; Nya… Continue reading

Junior golfer Zoie Matheny tees off during a March 9 practice at Rolling Hills Golf Course. Jacob Moore | Kitsap News Group
<em>Senior runner Savannah Smith has qualified for state multiple times in her three-year career at Klahowya and will lead the team once again in 2018.</em> Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Klahowya Boys and Girls Track

HEAD COACH: James Felty TOP RETURNERS: Savannah Smith, Sr.; Lucas Becker, Jr.; Hannah Meehan, So.; Madison Godsey, Jr.; Dylan Jackson, So. KEY NEWCOMERS: Lucas Becker,… Continue reading

<em>Senior runner Savannah Smith has qualified for state multiple times in her three-year career at Klahowya and will lead the team once again in 2018.</em> Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Sophomore high jumper/sprinter Seth Tower practices the start of a sprint at Central Kitsap High School on March 9. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap track | Spring Sports Preview

Head coach: Mark Schultz Top returning players: Zion Archer, senior; Alex Refilong, junior; Zach Green, junior; Molly Fischer, senior; Sophia Kohler, junior, Olivia Krog, senior;… Continue reading

Sophomore high jumper/sprinter Seth Tower practices the start of a sprint at Central Kitsap High School on March 9. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Olympic boys basketball | Winter Sports Preview

Olympic boys basketball 2016-2017 record: 20-8 Top returning players: Jaiden Mosley, senior; Evan Turnquist, senior; Keaton Dean, senior. Key newcomers: Caleb Morgan, junior. Outlook: The… Continue reading