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The Cowboys improve to 3-6 on the season with the win.
“Our defense was especially strong, with great teamwork making the win happen,” Chimacum coach Sally Dankert said following Wednesday’s match.
Sisters Lauren and Audrey Thacker again starred for the Cowboys, with Lauren recording eight kills, three aces, three blocks and 10 digs, while Audrey had four kills, two blocks, nine digs and two assists.
Megan Dukek contributed 16 assists, three digs and an ace, and Olivia Baird had two kills, two blocks and 11 digs.
Alyssa Hamilton contributed two kills, one block, one ace, two assists and 12 digs.; Kiersten Snyder had three kills and seven digs; and Sophia Thurston finished with one kill, one ace and one dig.
Chimacum hosts Cedar Park Christian on Monday.
Sequim 3, North Mason 0
BELFAIR — The Wolves remained perfect in Olympic League volleyball play by beating the Bulldogs 25-22, 25-22, 25-14.
Alyse Armstrong had 22 assists and three kills for the Wolves, and Caitlin Stofferahn had 10 kills and three aces.
Emily Wallner contributed seven kills, two aces and served a perfect 7 for 7. Hannah Hudson added nine digs and six perfect passes, and Emma LeBlanc finished with nine digs and three perfect passes.
Katie Stevenson had six digs, two kills and at one point served 10 points in a row.
Also for Sequim (3-0, 6-3), Rylie Roberts five digs and two aces, and Sydney Munn contributed two kills and three digs.
Port Angeles 4, Kingston 3
KINGSTON — The Roughriders earned a big Olympic League road win behind the strength of their doubles play.
Port Angeles took three of the four doubles matches, and Ben Basden won the No. 3 singles match to clinch the win.
“We’ve got a pretty young team and [this match] was a sign that we’re headed in the right direction,” Riders coach Brian Gundersen said of Wednesday’s match.
The win moves Port Angeles to 3-1 in league play at 6-1 overall, while the Buccaneers fall to 4-2 and 5-2.
Gunderson selected No. 2 doubles duo Alex Brown and Jace Bohman as Port Angeles’ players of the match for their 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 win over Sean McCanna and Keenan Clark.
“Alex and Jace fell behind early, but they battled and won a thriller,” Gunderson said.
The Riders also took the No. 3 doubles match, with Tanner Gochnour and Janson Pederson defeating Justin Herrera and Patrick Daniels 6-2, 6-1.
Connor Heilman and Matt Hendry won the No. 4 doubles match over Brett Spencer and Andrew Shaw 6-4, 6-0.
Basden topped Jordan Mick 6-4, 7-6.
The Riders host Chimacum/Port Townsend on Friday.
PA’s Butler second at Klahowya
SILVERDALE — Port Angeles runner Peter Butler finished second in the boys varsity 5K race in a three-way Olympic League meet with Klahowya and North Kitsap.
Butler came in five seconds behind winner Trent Mazelli of Klahowya with a time of 17 minutes 51 seconds.
The Roughriders had three other runners finish in the top 10: Tristan Butler was fourth (18:22), Simon Schindler finished sixth (18:27) and Evan Herbert seventh (18:28).
The Port Angeles boys finished second in the team scores, finishing one point short of winner North Kitsap.
In the boys JV race, Port Angeles’ Cody Anderson took first with a time of 20:21. Teammate Elijah Baccus placed fourth (20:47).
Girls race protested
The results of the girls varsity race were contested because a pair of Port Angeles runners took an incorrect turn on the course.
The appeal was upheld by Olympic League athletic directors, so instead winning the three-way meet, the Riders finished second.
Annika Pederson was Port Angeles’ top official finisher, placing sixth with a time of 22:19.
The Riders also had the seventh-, eighth- and ninth-place finishers: Taylor Jones (22:24.41), Dove Lucas (22:26.68) and Jolene Millsap (22:35.04), respectively.
PT’s Clarke wins at Kingston
KINGSTON — Port Townsend junior runner won the boys varsity race at a three-way meet with Olympic and Kingston.
“Ryan Clarke ran a strategically smart race, pacing with front runners until the final 400 meters, then easily kicking in for the win,” Redskins coach Jeni Little said.
Mark Streett, Brennan LaBrie and Tristan Story finished 11th, 12th and 13th, respectively, for Port Townsend. Tristan Minnihan placed 17th and Alejandro Montanez was 18th.
In the girls race, Port Townsend had three top-10 finishers: Hanna Trailer was sixth with a time of 21:46, Peri Muellner was eighth (21:53) and Amelia Grant placed ninth (21:54).
Little said that Emily Skeel (27:21) and Shauna Lunch (29:50) both improved their race pace by over a minute.
Port Townsend’s next meet is Saturday at the Hole in the Wall Invitational at Lakewood High School near Arlington.
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