Emma Stamp made her mark with a two-home run, four-RBI day; NK earns win over Central in baseball battle; OL North Division volleyball first, second teams announced
South Kitsap earned an opening day win over Curtis 22-2 last Thursday in a South Puget Sound League softball game.
The Wolves were paced by the two home runs from sophomore Emma Stamp, who also drove in four RBIs, freshman Kamdyn Hagerty added three doubles with five RBIs and two home runs from sophomore Brooke Jett who had four no-hit innings on the mound.
Highlights: Mia Falotico drove in four runs to lead the Bremerton Knights to a 14-4 win over North Mason Thursday. Falotico used a walk in the second and a home run in the fifth to add to the lead. Audrey Johnson put the Bulldogs on the board first with a run-producing double in the first inning, 2-0. Bremerton then pulled away for good as Brooklyn Irvine, Marli Stodden, Falotico, a Kaylee-Bullard two-run double and Attianna Cabato all produced runs in the second. Falotico allowed four runs on nine hits over six innings, striking out four and no walks. … Port Angeles held off Sequim earlier this week 11-6, including a three-run home run by Natalie Robinson, and kept its perfect record intact at 5-0. Sequim fell to 5-1 followed by Bremerton, 3-1 and Olympic and North Kitsap at 3-2.
Michael Divano notched his second hat trick of the boys soccer season for Klahowya (3-2) but Port Angeles came out on top 5-3 in an high-scoring second half of the Olympic League match Saturday in PA.
The Roughriders led 1-0 at halftime on a goal by Josiah Long with an assist from Dayton Williams.
Divano scored three goals for the Eagles in the second half. But it was PA’s Williams who tested Klahowya’s defense and brought the Roughriders the win. Williams scored four goals in the final 45 minutes. … Bainbridge and Sequim remained on top of the OL standings at 3-0 each.
South Kitsap earned a 7-3 win over Gig Harbor Saturday in a South Puget Sound League game this week. Daulton Lynam shut down the Tides after coming in in relief, Rylen Bayne’s home run added to SK’s score and Noah Deese’s double put the game out of reach.
Highlights: North Kitsap battled Central Kitsap to a 12-6 win Saturday. The Vikings held a 2-0 lead early but Central tied it 2-2 after getting runners on with a walk, fielders choice and a hit. The Cougars increased its lead to 5-2 in the second inning. North got a run back when Zach Edwards drew a one-out walk followed by a double from Jaxson Gore and a hit by pitch put Colton Bower on first. Butler sliced a shot past third to score Edwards, 5-3. Noah Sorensen tied the score for the Vikings after his hit scored Gore and Bower before Central got out of the inning. CK didn’t flinch in the next inning as the Cougars score to take the lead back 6-5, and North tied it again in the bottom half on an RBI by Gore, 6-6. Dalton Brockett of North then drove in Butler, who reached with two outs, for a 7-6 NK lead. Errors creeped in and did damage to CK’s effort in the fifth as NK went ahead 12-6 and that would be the final. …. Port Angeles defeated Olympic 3-1 Saturday. Elijah Flodstrom had a leadoff walk and later scored before Ty Bradow added an RBI single to bring in Jake Felton for the Riders in the sixth. … Port Angeles also topped previously-unbeaten Bainbridge 8-4 earlier this week. Bainbridge held a 3-2 lead on a double by Breckin Hadley, but a three-run double by John Vaara gave the Roughriders a 5-3 lead in the third. It was a lead Bainbridge couldn’t overcome as errors mounted as the game progressed. … North Kitsap sits atop the league standings at 5-0 with Central Kitsap, Port Angeles and Klahowya all tied at 4-1.
Kingston’s Marion Stejer was named the Olympic League North Division volleyball MVP this past season.
Stejer, an outside hitter, was joined on the first team by teammates Morgan Halady, a middle blocker, along with Suzanne Skinner at right side, and Olivia Call was named the defensive player of the year at libero.
Also added to the first team were Kalli Walker, a setter from Sequim, Emi Halberg, outside hitter from Port Angeles, kendal Hastings, a middle blocker from Sequim, Klahowya’s Katie Cooper at outside hitter, Olympic’s Alani Pajimula at middle blocker, Lily Halberg of Port Angeles at outside hitter and Pa’s Jaida Wood at middle blocker. Klahowya’s Bella Young was named to the team as a right side, defensive specialist, setter.
The OL North Division second team included Katie Ballard, East Jefferson, MB; McKenna Hastings, Sequim, OH; Katie McCabe, Kingston, OH; Nizhoni Price, Kingston, MB; Akira Anderson, East Jefferson, S/OH; Jayla Julmist, Sequim, MB; Kaiya Moore, Olympic, OH; Jessica Asselin, Sequim, DS; Emma Olsen, Port Angeles, L/DS, Alyssa Hintz, Klahowya, OH; Grace Mosco, Kingston, L; Taylor Madle, Klahowya, S.