Sports

Knights, Vikings play for No. 1 seed to Districts May 3 | Baseball

POULSBO — The Bremerton Knights and North Kitsap Vikings varsity teams will battle for the No. 1 seed to the West Central District tournament May 3.

The two teams play at 7 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds during the Olympic League Baseball Tournament.

If the Knights (15-1) win May 3 during the league tournament, the Knights will head to Districts as the No. 1 seed. The Vikings (13-2) will be No. 2 to Districts.

If the Vikings defeat the Knights May 3, a second game will be played May 4. A win May 3 will give the Vikings a chance to move above the Knights, and the No. 1 seed to Districts.

The District tournament begins May 7, where four of five teams seeding from the Olympic League play. The No. 1 seed from the league tournament gets a first-round bye and plays May 8.

All five teams in the league tournament will play in Districts.  The other teams in the league tournament are the Klahowya Eagles (8-7), Olympic Trojans (10-6), and Port Angeles Roughriders (9-7). The Trojans earned the No. 3 seed into the tournament. The Roughriders have the No. 4 seed. The Eagles have the No. 5 seed.

The Eagles and Roughriders play the first game of the league tournament May 1.

Standings

Bremerton 15-1
North Kitsap 13-2
Olympic 10-6
Klahowya 8-7
Port Angeles 9-7
North Mason 7-9
Kingston 3-12
Sequim 4-11
Port Townsend 1-15

Fastpitch tourney is still a wait-and-see situation

POULSBO — Though the top four teams in Olympic League fastpitch have earned a spot in the league tournament, the bracket still have a spot to fill.

The No. 5 seed, which would currently go to the North Kitsap Vikings, is still up for grabs.

The Vikings (5-8) have one less loss than the North Mason Bulldogs (5-9), and two fewer than the Bremerton Knights (5-10).

There are still two days of fastpitch left, however.

The Vikings are scheduled to play Port Angeles (12-2), May 1, and the Bulldogs, May 6.

The Bulldogs play Port Townsend (1-13) May 1, before playing the Vikings.The Knights play the Kingston Buccaneers (9-4) May 1, and has a bye May 6. Both the Knights and Bulldogs have a shot at passing the Vikings and taking the No. 5 seed to the tournament.

Because the Knights have a bye May 6, the team will need to win their game against the Bucs to have a shot at seeding into the tournament.

The Sequim Wolves (13-0), Port Angeles Roughriders (12-2), Olympic Trojans (10-4) and Bucs (9-4) have secured seeds to the league tournament.

The fastpitch tournament will determine seeding into the District tournament, May 17.

Standings

Sequim 13-0
Port Angeles 12-2
Olympic 10-4
Kingston 9-4
North Kitsap 5-8
North Mason 5-9
Bremerton 5-10
Klahowya 2-12
Port Townsend 1-13

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates