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The Cougars prevailed in a shootout while the Vikings beat Cheney by one goal at their respective state tournaments Wednesday

Central Kitsap’s girls soccer team pulled off an upset when the Cougars beat Seattle Prep 5-4 in a shootout Wednesday night in the 3A state tournament.

The Cougars (8-4-3) and Lions (13-5-2) played to a 1-1 score in regulation and into overtime. Paris Agana, a junior, scored in the second half to give the Cougars a 1-0 lead. Seattle Prep countered late, pushing the game into overtime. 

Central will play Mountain View, a 2-0 winner over Marysville Getchell, in the quarterfinals. Match details have yet to be determined.

Audrey Zinn’s gamewinner came late but North Kitsap was just glad it came at all as the Vikings beat Cheney in the first-round of the 2A state girls soccer tournament Wednesday. 

Zinn scored in the 75th minute at Gonzaga Prep High School in Spokane. The Vikings will play in the state quarterfinals for the fourth straight year. North will play Selah. Match details have yet to be announced.

Klahowya soccer saw its season come to an end in the first round of the 1A tournament Tuesday. The Eagles (7-4-2) lost to Lynden Christian 1-0 in the last 10 minutes of the match at Klahowya. On Wednesday, Alyssa Peters signed her letter of intent to play at the University of Idaho next season. Idaho is part of the Big Sky Conference.

Bainbridge signing day sends four to college

Bainbridge held a signing day ceremony Wednesday morning for a handful of its student-athletes headed to play in college next season.

Senior guard Olivia Wikstrom signed her letter of intent to play at Northern Colorado University, a Division I program in Greeley, Colorado. The Bears play in the Big Sky Conference. 

Xaveria Rodriguez will swim for the University of Idaho, a Big Sky Conference team in Moscow.

Andrew Witty, a member of the three-time boys 3A state championship swim team, will head to Purdue University next fall. Purdue swims in the Big Ten Conference.

Jonah Giblin will play Pac-12 baseball at Oregon State University in Corvallis next season.

Central Kitsap cornerback Nigel Hardee announced his attention Monday to play football for the University of Puget Sound. 

Hardee, who tore his ACL in February, worked his way back to the field and put together an All-South Sound Conference first team season for the Cougars. Hardee finished with 22 tackles, 13 solo, seven pass breakups, three kickoff returns for 83 total yards, 10 punt returns for 171 yards and had six interceptions with 134 return yards. Offensively, Hardee had three rushes for 26 yards, and one reception for 52 yards.

Crosspoint’s Anderson named WIAA AOW

Crosspoint freshman outside hitter Ella Anderson was named a Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Athlete of the Week for 2B volleyball.

Anderson was nominated based on her performance at the Tribune-District tournament last week in LaConner. In the final match, Anderson led with seven aces, including four straight aces to secure the win. She also had five kill sand 18 digs in the win against Darrington. Against Auburn Adventist in the second game Anderson had three aces, 14 kills and 38 digs. In the loss to Auburn to start the tourney, Anderson had 17 digs, 10 kills and three aces.

Each week the WIAA honors student-athletes from each of the six classifications and receive a letter of recognition from the WIAA executive director, a certificate and promotional item.

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