SPORTS: Sequim golf teams sweep Klahowya; other prep reports
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BREMERTON — The Sequim boys and girls golf teams both opened their seasons with Olympic League victories over Klahowya at Gold Mountain Golf Club.
Both teams won on the road despite not winning medalist honors in either match Thursday.
In boys action, the Wolves’ top five finished within seven strokes of each other and all scored 49 or less in the nine-hole dual match to win 226-230 on the Cascade Course.
Klahowya’s Matt Phillips took medalist honors with a 41 while Sequim’s Travis Priest tied with Klahowya’s Aaron Holliday for second with 42 each.
Sequim’s Jesse Francis was right behind in fourth with 43 while freshman Jack Shea shot 44 for fifth in his first high school match.
Matt Cays claimed eighth place for the Wolves with a 48 while Anthony Pinza shot 49 for ninth place.
Pinza outshot Klahowya’s No. 5 golfer by five strokes.
The top five golfers on each team is counted in the score.
With only two players left on the course, the Wolves were trailing by eight strokes.
But Shea finished with a great round of 44 that beat his opponent by 15 shots to seal the victory.
Sequim’s next match will at home, The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course, this coming Wednesday against Bremerton.
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In girls golf, the Wolves opened 2013 action by beating the Eagles 261-306 playing stroke play and double-par pick up on the par-35 front nine on the Cascade Course.
Klahowya’s Sally Fletcher earned medalist honors with a 45, winning by five strokes. She finished 15 shots better than the second-best Eagle.
Sequim’s Annika Lawrence took runner-up honors with 50 while teammates Elisa Sallee and Caitlin Stofferahn tied for third place with 51 each.
The top five Wolves all finished within five strokes of each other.
Maddy Fisher took fifth with 54 while Brianna Kettel captured sixth with 55 to conclude top-five scoring.
Teammate Kailee Price was just a stroke behind at 56.
North Kitsap 258, Port Townsend 280
PORT TOWNSEND — Forrest Ohnhaus sparked the Vikings to the Olympic League win over the Redskins at Port Townsend Golf Club on Thursday.
Ohnhaus shot a medalist-low 48 in the nine-hole match.
Port Townsend’s Jack Bishop was a stroke behind with 49 for second while teammate Zachary Glover took third with 50.
Also scoring for the Redskins were Keegan Khile, eighth with 57, Grayson Pennell, 10th with 61 and Colby Martin, 11th with 63.
Last modified: March 09. 2013 5:12PM