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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

North Kitsap boys take top honors at Olympic League championships
North Kitsap boys take top honors at Olympic League championships
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
Amber Bumbalough struck out ten Coupeville batters on March 28. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Prep Roundup: North Kitsap fastpitch defeats North Mason on late run

Central Kitsap baseball shuts out North Thurston; Klahowya drops baseball, softball games to Coupeville

Amber Bumbalough struck out ten Coupeville batters on March 28. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Danya Wallis (foreground) played doubles against Kingston on March 26 with teammate Grace Hansen. Wallis is on a quest to win her fourth singles championship this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Danya Wallis, North Kitsap looking to repeat

Wallis is pursuing her fourth singles championship and the team is after its fifth-straight league title

Danya Wallis (foreground) played doubles against Kingston on March 26 with teammate Grace Hansen. Wallis is on a quest to win her fourth singles championship this season. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap boys win Port Angeles Invitational; girls tie for first

PORT ANGELES — The North Kitsap High boys and girls track teams were each part of a field of eight at the Port Angeles Invitational… Continue reading

<em>Vikings junior infielder Makenzie Wagner hustles to third base to get a tag down on Trojans senior Kiki Mitchell, who is stealing. She totaled four steals in the game.</em>                                Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News

Olympic shuts down North Kitsap, 5-0

North Kitsap couldn’t cross home plate once in the 5-0 loss

<em>Vikings junior infielder Makenzie Wagner hustles to third base to get a tag down on Trojans senior Kiki Mitchell, who is stealing. She totaled four steals in the game.</em>                                Jacob Moore / Kitsap Daily News
<em>Tucker Gowin hit two doubles and drove in two runs, including the game-winner, against Olympic on March 21.</em>                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
<em>Tucker Gowin hit two doubles and drove in two runs, including the game-winner, against Olympic on March 21.</em>                                Mark Krulish / Kitsap News Group
Isaac Richardson pitched well for North Kitsap, striking out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Isaac Richardson pitched well for North Kitsap, striking out six in 6 2/3 innings.
Kingston’s Jordan Sanchez looks upfield for a pass in his team’s 1-0 victory over North Kitsap on March 12. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston’s Jordan Sanchez looks upfield for a pass in his team’s 1-0 victory over North Kitsap on March 12. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)