Girls soccer

Athlete of the Week: Celina Madrid, South Kitsap girls soccer

No matter the opponent, no matter how big the moment was, Celina Madrid always found a way to come through for her team. The highlights… Continue reading

 

The Central Kitsap Cougars with their third place trophy — their first in program history. They beat Lakeside 1-0 in the third place match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap beats Lakeside to finish third at the 3A state tournament

PUYALLUP — Senior captain Marielle Arnold predicted her team would be ready to play Saturday morning as they took on Lakeside of Seattle in the… Continue reading

 

Central Kitsap junior Devon Graham looks upfield against Seattle Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap defeats Seattle Prep in penalty kicks to advance to the 3A state quarterfinals; North Kitsap defeats Cheney in 2A state tournament

SEATTLE — Central Kitsap nearly had their first match of the 3A state tournament in the bag when disaster struck. Nearly four minutes into extra… Continue reading

Central Kitsap junior Devon Graham looks upfield against Seattle Prep. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Sarah Newhard battles with a Lynden Christian player for the ball during their state tournament game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya falls to Lynden Christian in the first round of the 1A state tournament

SILVERDALE — The Eagles were hoping to make it back to the 1A state quarterfinals for the third consecutive year, but on their home field… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Sarah Newhard battles with a Lynden Christian player for the ball during their state tournament game. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District roundup: Klahowya wins 1A title; NK clinches 2A state berth; CK falls to Bonney Lake in semifinals

ORTING — In crunch time, you put the ball in the hands — or in this case, at the feet — of your best players… Continue reading

Mackenzie Weaver and her Klahowya teammates are once again 1A District 3 champions after defeating Cascade Christian, 3-1. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Athlete of the Week: Charlotte Bond, North Kitsap soccer

The North Kitsap girls soccer team is hoping to make a long playoff run this season and got it started on the right foot this… Continue reading

Central Kitsap freshman Ella Smith looks to move the ball upfield against Kelso in her team’s 1-0 playoff victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap advances to the 3A state tournament with a 1-0 win over Kelso

Paris Agana scored the Cougars’ only goal in the eighth minute of the match

Central Kitsap freshman Ella Smith looks to move the ball upfield against Kelso in her team’s 1-0 playoff victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Klahowya’s Tori Peters battles with Vashon Island’s Mari Kanagi for a loose ball in her team’s 3-1 victory on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

District roundup: Klahowya advances to championship game with 3-1 win over Vashon; North Kitsap falls 2-1 to Fife

SILVERDALE — The Eagles were in pretty firm control from start to finish in their opening match in the 1A District 3 tournament, defeating Vashon… Continue reading

Klahowya’s Tori Peters battles with Vashon Island’s Mari Kanagi for a loose ball in her team’s 3-1 victory on Tuesday. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap senior Charlotte Bond scored four goals against Franklin Pierce in her team’s district tournament opener. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap defeats Franklin Pierce 6-0 to move on to winner-to-state match

The Vikings play Fife on Tuesday night at Franklin Pierce High Schol

North Kitsap senior Charlotte Bond scored four goals against Franklin Pierce in her team’s district tournament opener. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Celina Madrid’s late goal earns South Kitsap a 1-1 tie against Emerald Ridge

The tie kept the Wolves alive momentarily, but were later eliminated from playoff contention after Rogers beat Graham-Kapowsin

Kamora McMillian keeps her defender at bay as she makes a pass to her teammate against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap defeats Port Angeles in penalty kicks to stay within striking distance of first place

POULSBO — The Vikings needed to take three points from Port Angeles in order to tie them for first place in the Olympic League on… Continue reading

Kamora McMillian keeps her defender at bay as she makes a pass to her teammate against Port Angeles. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Senior captain Marielle Arnold scored one of Central Kitsap’s four goals against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Central Kitsap knocks off Shelton 4-0 in a battle for a top two league spot

The Cougars are one point behind Gig Harbor and one point ahead of North Thurston with six matches to go

Senior captain Marielle Arnold scored one of Central Kitsap’s four goals against Shelton. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
South Kitsap’s Franqie Moppins sends a pass towards her winger against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

South Kitsap gets by with a little help in a 1-0 victory over Graham-Kapowsin

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap’s girls soccer team had spent 80 minutes trying to crack the Graham-Kapowsin defense when they finally got a break. In… Continue reading

South Kitsap’s Franqie Moppins sends a pass towards her winger against Graham-Kapowsin. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Midori Carrier

Athlete of the Week: Midori Carrier, Olympic girls soccer

Midori Carrier stepped up when her team needed her most in a recent match against Kingston. With the two teams tied at 2, and the… Continue reading

Midori Carrier
North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap prevails over Olympic on penalty kicks

The two teams went to a shootout for the seventh consecutive time

North Kitsap’s Elizabeth Kimmel scored the shootout winner over Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Midori Carrier’s hat trick lifts Olympic past Kingston

EAST BREMERTON — Olympic had just given up a 2-0 lead to Kingston early in the second half and looked to be lacking a spark… Continue reading

Midori Carrier scored a hat trick in Olympic’s 5-2 win over Kingston. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Klahowya battling through injuries and inexperience early in the season

SILVERDALE — For a while now, the Klahowya Eagles have been one of the most successful soccer teams in the West Sound; and they have… Continue reading

Hope Martin dribbles through the South Kitsap defense during a recent non-league match. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

North Kitsap Girls Soccer Head coach: Greg St. Peter 2018 record: 13-6-1 (10-2 Olympic) Key players: Sophia Pixton, sr., GK; Audrey Zinn sr., M/D; Charlotte… Continue reading

Kingston Girls Soccer | Fall Sports Preview

Kingston Girls Soccer Head coach: Craig Smith 2018 record: 3-13 (1-11 Olympic) Key players: Kaylee Dressler, sr., F/M; Kaye Lanfear, sr., D; Outlook: The league… Continue reading