SPORTS: Sequim and Port Angeles cross country teams split wins; other prep reports
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BELFAIR — Sequim and Port Angeles split their boys and girls cross country victories in a three-way Olympic League meet at North Mason on Wednesday.
The Wolves won the boys varsity race, beating out the Roughriders 30-38 for first place, but the Riders returned the favor in the girls race, defeating the Wolves 24-35.
The Bulldogs were a distant third in the boys competition and were incomplete in the girls race.
Sequim took three of the top four places with Adrian Clifford winning the 5,000-meter race in 17 minutes, 50.93 seconds.
Kyle Tupper of Port Angeles was runner-up in 17:51.16.
The Wolves took the next two places with Mikey Cobb third in 17:51.35 and Peter Ohnstad fourth in 17:51.54.
Both Cobb and Ohnstad are sophomores while Clifford and Tupper are seniors.
Port Angeles sophomore Peter Butler took sixth in 17:51.87 while teammates Tony Dalgardno (18:58.28) and Simon Shindler (18:12.12) were eighth and ninth, respectively.
Sequim freshman Jackson Oliver also finished in the top 10, taking 10th place in 19:14.92.
In the girls race, Elizabeth Stevenson of Port Angeles was way out in front for first place in 21:55.99 while Sequim freshman Emily Webb took third in 23:05.96.
Three sophomores took fourth through sixth with Dusti Lucas of the Riders fourth in 23:08.94, Sequim’s Siana Turner fifth in 23:09.16 and Annika Pederson of Port Angeles sixth in 23:09.33.
Sequim’s Amelia Ohnstad claimed seventh while Port Angeles’ Jolene Millsap, Willow Suess and Bailey Reader took eighth place through 10th, respectively.
Suess is a freshman.
NW Yeshiva 1
QUILCENE — The Rangers had a couple of firsts in Wednesday’s Sea-Tac League competition.
This is the first time Quilcene won in league this season and the first victory over Northwest Yeshiva.
The Rangers won by the scores of 25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 25-21.
“Our team is starting to communicate better and find more options on offense,” Quilcene coach Joni Crowell said.
Sophomore Sammy Rae made some key plays at the net and our outside hitters Katlyn Hitt and Emily Ward also hit well, Crowell said.
“Our back row is anticipating the hits, and their digging and serve-receive has steadily improved all season.”
Ward served 23 for 25 with three kills and four digs while Megan Weller served 11 for 13 with three digs and 11 assists.
Other highlights included Alex Johnson serving 21 for 22 with 14 digs and Hitt serving 8 for 9, including game-winning serves, and she had three kills.
Rae, meanwhile, had five blocks and 10 kills, and she served six aces, while Celsea Hughes had three blocks and seven kills, and Elysah Schryver had six assists and two kills.
Jerrica Viloria added five digs while Andrea Perez earned four digs for the Rangers.
North Mason 3, Port Townsend 2
PORT TOWNSEND — The Redskins took a 2-1 lead in games but the Bulldogs came back to win the final two games to take the Olympic League match.
North Mason won 25-16, 15-25, 21-25, 25-19, 16-14.
“To play 10 games in two days is a lot to ask for, but the girls played well,” Port Townsend coach Nettie Hawkins said.
Abby McGuire led the Rangers with 27 digs, 16 assists, three kills and five aces.
Megan Lee had 19 digs for the Redskins while Megan Juran earned 10 digs, two kills and two aces.
Rio Golden went low for eight digs, and she had two kills at the net while Addi Richert put down three kills and had two serving aces.
Also for Port Townsend, Trish Reeves had five kills and two aces while Codi Hallinan put together three kills and two blocks.
Avery Selisch and Baili Shaw had 10 digs each while Selish had four kills and Shaw had two kills.
Eatonville 3, Chimacum 0
CHIMACUM — The Cruisers beat the Cowboys 25-10, 25-21, 25-19 in Nisqually League action.
Lauren Thacker led Chimacum with 15 kills, 18 digs and two aces while Megan Dukek dished out 16 assists, and she had 10 digs.
Alyssa Hamilton earned 10 digs and two kills while teammates Olivia Baird had four kills and Audrey Thacker earned two blocks, two kills and she served three aces.
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