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Kingston, North Kitsap prepare to battle for Regionals | Baseball

POULSBO — Both Kingston and North Kitsap varsity baseball teams are preparing for the District tournament.

The tournament begins May 8. Game 1 (Sumner and Sequim) and game 2 (Olympic and Fife) are at Franklin Pierce. Game 3 (Foster and Interlake) and game 4 (Kingston and Franklin Pierce) will be played at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.  Foster and Interlake play at 4 p.m. Kingston and Franklin Pierce play at 7 p.m.

The winner of the Kingston/Pierce game move on to play number 1 seed White River May 9 at the Fairgrounds at 7 p.m.North Kitsap plays the winner of the Sumner/Sequim game 2:30 p.m. May 9 at Franklin Pierce.

Kingston earned the number 9 seed into Districts with a 11-2 win over Sumner May 5.

North Kitsap earned the number 3 seed into Districts following a 1-0 loss to Lindbergh May 5. Both teams already had first-round byes in Districts.

Following the loss to Lindbergh, North Kitsap won 3-2 against Port Angeles. The loss seeded PA at number 4 in the second round of Districts.

The teams are in contention for placement in the regional tournament. Five of the 12 teams will advance.

Results

North Kitsap against Lindbergh

Final: Lindbergh 1, NK 0

Lind 000 000 000 000 01 — 1NK 000 000 000 000 00 — 0

Battery — NK: Milyard, Straight and Fisher. Lind: Stuart, Love and Gould. W: Love. L: Straight.

North Kitsap against Port Angeles

Final: NK 3, PA 2

NK 100 001 1 — 3PA 001 010 0 — 2

Battery — NK: Crowell and Fisher. PA: Giddings, Reandeau and Konopaski. W: Crowell. L: Reandeau.

Lead hitters — Reece 1-3, 3B, RBI; Urquhart 1-3, 2B.

Kingston against Sumner

Final: KHS 11, Sumner 2

KHS 300 061 1 — 11Sumner 100 010 0 — 2

Battery — KHS: McLeod, Syverson and Setterlund. Sumner: Christianson, Whitehead, Staley and Adkins. W: McLeod. L: Christianson.

Lead hitters — KHS: Marinan 3-4, 2 Runs, 3 RBI, 3(2B); McMullen 2-4, Run, 2 RBI; Rabedeaux 2-5, 2 Runs, 3B; Sander 2-3, 3 Runs, RBI; Vandergrift 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI.

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