KINGSTON — The Kingston Buccaneer varsity team is one win from tying for first in the Olympic League with the rival North Kitsap Vikings.
The Bucs (7-1-1-1) are trailing the Vikings (9-0-0-1) by three points, with 24.
The Bucs and Vikings play April 18 at North Kitsap Stadium.
Prior to the rivalry game, however, the Bucs play the Olympic Trojans (5-2-0-2) April 16.
The game against the Trojans will give the Bucs a chance to tie with the Vikings before going head-to-head April 18. If the Bucs defeat the Trojans outright — earning three points — they will go into the game tied for first in the league.
The Bucs further separated themselves from the Sequim Wolves April 12 with a 4-0 win over the North Mason Bulldogs.
The Vikings defeated the Trojans 2-0, April 12, in a revenge match. The Trojans are the only team to have defeated the Vikings.
Kingston against North Mason April 12
Final: KHS 4, NM 0
First half — 1, KHS< Burke, 27th.
Second half — 2, KHS, Boles (Hernandez), 52nd; 3, KHS, Hartman, 78th; 4, KHS, Childs (Larios), 79th.
North Kitsap against Olympic
Final: NK 2, Oly 0
First half — 1, NK, Norberg (Baldwin), 23rd.
Second half — 2, NK, Foster (Norberg), 65th.
North Kitsap (9-0-0-1) 27
Kingston (7-1-1-1) 24
Sequim (6-0-2-2) 20
Olympic (5-2-0-2) 19
Port Townsend (5-0-1-4) 16
Klahowya 4-0-0-6) 12
Bremerton (2-0-1-5) 7
North Mason (1-1-0-8) 5
Port Angeles (0-1-0-9) 2