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North Kitsap junior Shaa Humphrey led the Vikings with 27 points in their opening night win over Clover Park. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Basketball Roundup: NK, CK boys win on opening night

BELFAIR — Elijah McGee and Austin McMinds scored 14 points each as Central Kitsap won its Monday night opener against North Mason, 64-54. The Cougars… Continue reading

 

North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard is a first-team All-League pick. He led the Vikings with nine goals this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Ten Buccaneers and Vikings on 2A Olympic All-League list

Peter Sustad, Ian Schmid, Adin Bowers, Nate Blanchard and Wyatt Murphy were named to the first team

 

<em>Kyle Green was named Olympic League MVP for 2018.</em>
                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap’s Kyle Green named Olympic League MVP

Four Vikings and Four Bucs are on the Olympic All-League team

 

North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

Danya Wallis makes Kitsap history

The North Kitsap senior became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state titles

North Kitsap’s Danya Wallis became the first Kitsap tennis player to win four state championships. Here she shares North Kitsap’s team title with teammate Anna Bronchal and head coach Jordan Prince. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
<em>North Kitsap huddles up before its first game against East Valley. </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap goes 1-2 at state, ends with loss to Sedro-Woolley

The Vikings won their first game, but lost the next two to end their run

<em>North Kitsap huddles up before its first game against East Valley. </em>Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
Sarah Smith tossed a shutout against White River in the district tournament. North Kitsap won three of its four games to qualify for state. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap returns to state tournament for the first time since 2006

The Vikings defeated Lindbergh, White River and Fife before falling to Port Angeles in the championship

Sarah Smith tossed a shutout against White River in the district tournament. North Kitsap won three of its four games to qualify for state. (Jacob Moore/Kitsap News Group)
NK senior Nate Blanchard unleashes a kick toward goal in the first half of the game against Archbishop Murphy on May 16. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News

Despite strong effort, Vikings’ season comes to an end

You wouldn’t know it by the final score, but North Kitsap dominated offensively

NK senior Nate Blanchard unleashes a kick toward goal in the first half of the game against Archbishop Murphy on May 16. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Nate Blanchard is embraced by his teammates after heading in a late, decisive goal against Fife on May 12. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

North Kitsap defeats PA, loses to Fife to get No. 2 district seed

The Vikings will play in the regional round of the state playoffs this weekend in Centralia

Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

North Kitsap advances to state tournament

The Vikings will play for the No. 3 seed Saturday against Fife at Franklin Pierce

NK junior pitcher Sarah Smith tosses a pitch in the third inning against Bremerton on May 3. She finished the game with 11 strikeouts. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
NK junior pitcher Sarah Smith tosses a pitch in the third inning against Bremerton on May 3. She finished the game with 11 strikeouts. Jacob Moore | Kitsap Daily News
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)
Alexandra Payne set a new meet record in the discus with a throw of 113-11. Payne is currently ranked second in the hammer throw, fourth in discus and ninth in shotput in 2A. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Alexandra Payne set a new meet record in the discus with a throw of 113-11. Payne is currently ranked second in the hammer throw, fourth in discus and ninth in shotput in 2A. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap second baseman Max Larsen lays down a bunt during his team’s 13-1 victory on April 18. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap second baseman Max Larsen lays down a bunt during his team’s 13-1 victory on April 18. (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
Mackenzie Wagner pitched five innings for North Kitsap and allowed just one run on four hits while striking out four. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Mackenzie Wagner pitched five innings for North Kitsap and allowed just one run on four hits while striking out four. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston celebrates a victory over North Kitsap following a save by keeper Ian Schmid in the seventh round of the penalty shootout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston celebrates a victory over North Kitsap following a save by keeper Ian Schmid in the seventh round of the penalty shootout. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Vikings junior Makenzie Wagner eyes a pitch up and out of the strike zone for a ball. She scored two runs on the day. </em>Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

Vikings softball comes back for 3-2 victory

North Kitsap junior Makenzie Wagner scored two late runs to help NK beat the Bulldogs

<em>Vikings junior Makenzie Wagner eyes a pitch up and out of the strike zone for a ball. She scored two runs on the day. </em>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