North Kitsap Herald Sports Briefs | Sept. 27

Vikings boys tennis earns shutout win over buccaneers

On Monday the inter-district boys tennis teams met up on the North Kitsap High courts, and the Vikings swung their way to a shutout 7-0 victory.

No. 1 singles: Zach Fohn defeated Jerol Bird, 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 singles: Rex Olsen defeated Nick Anderson, 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 singles: David Gerstenberger defeated Sam Shoemaker, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3; No. 1 doubles: Jordan Seth, Conner Gallagher defeated Cody Combs, Loren Klemsrud, 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 doubles: Shaun McBurney, Alex Olsen defeated Josh Arara, Austin Dennis, 6-3, 6-3; No. 3 doubles: Zach Turley, Sebastian Ford defeated Nathan Hirsh, Cameron Groh, 6-0, 6-1; and No. 4 doubles: Chris Gracey, Steven Breitmayer defeated Brady Sunquist, Eric Reichert, 6-1, 6-3, 10-7.

On Wednesday the Vikings away match against North Mason was canceled because of rain. On Friday the Vikes hosted Klahowya, and Kingston traveled to Bremerton. Results of the matches weren’t available at press time.

Buc volleyball

hits tough times

On Tuesday the Bucs hosted the Sequim Wolves and won one set, but lost the overall match.

Set 1, 25-22 Sequim; set 2, 25-14 Sequim; set 3, 25-21 Kingston; and set 4, 25-12 Sequim.

Rachel Bishop, seven kills and 11 digs; Rachel Daniels 18 digs; Anna Finlon 19 digs and seven kills; and Jordan Tapp 16 assists.

NK Volleyball keeps

up its winning ways

On Sept. 20 the Viking volleyball team traveled to a tournament in Yelm and won it all. The Vikes defeated Lincoln, 25-19, 21-25, 15-11; White Rock 25-21, 24-26, 15-13; and Kalama 23-25, 25-18, 15-11. In the playoffs the Vikes defeated Yelm, 25-8, 25-9; in the semi finals defeated Shelton, 23-25, 15-16, 15-4; and in the finals defeated Lincoln 34-32, 25-21.

“Everyone contributed in a positive way. I was impressed with how the girls would reach deep for some energy and focus when they felt tired and worn down,” head coach Tim French wrote in an e-mail. “They know how to battle.”

On Tuesday North hosted Port Angeles and won in three, 25-21, 25-13, 25-21

Sarah Baugh, 14 kills, 18 assists, and five digs; Taylor Ottomano, 11 kills; Lindsay Kocker, seven kills and five digs; and Haley Fidler 16 of 16 serving and four digs.

On Thursday North traveled to Bremerton and also won in three, 25-12, 25-9, 25-8.

Baugh, five kills, 15 assists and three aces; Ottomano, eight kills; Claire Torstenbo, five kills and two blocks; Alanna Shores, six digs; and Jordan Denning, eight assists.

On Friday the Vikings, 10-2, hosted Bainbridge, results of the match weren’t available at press time.

Buc cross country

sure can run

On Wednesday traveled to Port Townsend to run against PT and Port Angeles. Once again Kingston’s got the runners to beat.

Girls varsity results, three miles: first place, Ruby Roberts, 18 minutes, 14.47 seconds; second place, Marina Roberts, 18:27.15; third place, Rose Bishop, 18:50.69; seventh place, Chloe Stamper, 21:08.77; and eighth place, Megan Raney, 21:10.88.

Boys varsity results, three miles: fifth place, Justin Doud, 15:43.99; eighth place, Nick Schippers, 16:38.02; and ninth place Austin Cherry, 15:54.13.

Today the Bucs travel to the Tomahawk Invite in Marysville.

NK soccer establishing itself as the team to beat

On Tuesday the Vikes hosted Port Angeles at the North Kitsap Stadium and kicked its way to a huge, 7-1 victory.

Stats: Minute six Madison Taylor scored, assist by Siara Byers; minute 14 Siara Byers scored assist by Taylor; Minute 20, Siara Byers scored assist by

Elya Le; minute 25, Delanee Nilles scored assist by Cami Krema; minute 28, Siara Byers scored, assist by Nilles; minute 32, Ashley Cole score assist by Le; and minute 70, Nilles scored unassisted.

On Thursday the Vikes traveled to Bremerton and nabbed its first shutout of the season, 3-0.

Minute 14, Byers headed the goal assist by Syndey Byers; minute 54, Nilles scored on an unassisted 25-yard shot; and minute 70 Siara Byers scored, assist by Krema.

Keeper Christine Parker ensured the Vikes shutout.

On Tuesday the Vikes travel to Sequim.

Kingston swimming

paddles away and

North swimmers break school record, again

On Thursday the Bucs and the Vikings traveled to Olympic for a double-dual meet. Olympic defeated Kingston 118-31 and North defeated Olympic, 86-79.

Kingston results: Olympic placed first in all events.

North results: Stephanie Longmate qualified for state in 200 and 500-yard freestyle events, and the 400-free relay of Ingrid Reeves, Bethany Aban, Longmate and Sarah Waderich set a new school record, eclipsing the old record by 2 seconds.

200-medley relay, first place, NK Waderich, Reeves, Aban, Jordan Anderson, 2:14.60; 200-freestyle, first place NK Longmate, 2:01.96 state qualify and PR; 200-individual medley, first place NK Aban, 2:23.23 district qualify and PR; 50-free, first place OHS Kelsey Strickland, 28.09; 100-fly, first place OHS, Kirstie Brace 1:17.37; 100-freestyle, first place NK Aban, 58.69 district qualify and PR; 500-freestyle, first place NK Longmate, 5:22.41 state qualify and PR; 200-free relay, first place OHS, 1:59.49; 100-back, first place OHS, Strickland, 1:10.74; 100-breaststroke, first place OHS, Sammi Hayes, 1:33.85; and 400-free relay, first place NK Reeves, Aban, Longmate Waderich, 4:03.46 district qualify and school record.

On Thursday the Bucs and Vikings host Bremerton in a double-dual meet at 3 p.m. at the NK pool.

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