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Solid contributions by Travis Priest (42 strokes) and Anthony Pinza (44) were also big parts of the victory.
Jesse Francis notched a 50 and Henry Markham a 51 to round out Sequim's top five.
Alex McCracken shot a 54 for the Wolves as every Sequim linksman bested their Bremerton opponent.
The Wolves (1-1) host Olympic at Cedars at Dungeness at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Gig Harbor 8, Port Angeles 2
GIG HARBOR — The Roughriders fell to 0-2 on the season after dropping this one to the Class 4A Tides.
Port Angeles tallied seven hits on offense but made three errors in the field in Monday's game.
Carly Gouge led the Riders with a 3 for 4 performance at the plate with one RBI.
Sarah Steinman rapped a double and Ashlee Reid was 1 for 3 and knocked home the other Port Angeles run.
The Roughriders' game at Klahowya Wednesday was rained out.
Port Angeles hosts Bremerton Friday.
Forks 4, 7 Port Angeles JV 14, 6
PORT ANGELES — Forks and the Port Angeles JV split Tuesday's doubleheader.
The Roughriders took the first game on the strength of a Nikki Price's double and single at the plate and three runs scored.
Hope Wegener picked up the win for Port Angeles.
The Spartans committed four errors and pitcher Sarah Adams threw five innings in the loss.
Forks took the second game, which was called after five innings due to poor playing conditions.
Hailey Engeseth picked up the win for the Spartans.
Price doubled and scored twice for the Riders and Kylee Reid scored a run, doubled and knocked in two RBIs.
The Spartans (0-1) visit Tenino for a doubleheader next Thursday.
Port Townsend 3, Klahowya 2
PORT TOWNSEND — Sophomore Patrick Charlton gathered a Max Meier pass and knocked a laser to the far post to give the Redskins a victory in the first 90 seconds of sudden death overtime.
“The game never should have gotten that close,” Port Townsend coach Steve Shively said.
The Redskins defense, led by senior Ian Hadden and junior Shilo Lamphear-Ramirez, held down the Eagles in the early going.
Redskins sophomore Beshir Little assisted on a Meier goal to open the scoring in the 34th minute.
Meier returned the favor just before halftime by centering a wide pass to the far post where Little sent the shot home for a 2-0 lead.
Klahowya answered back, picking up second-half scores to send the game to overtime.
Port Townsend (1-1) next travels to Bremerton (0-1) today.
Sequim 10, Foster 0
SEQUIM — The Wolves got their season off to a good start with a five-inning, three-hit shutout of the Bulldogs.
Daniel Harker struck out four and allowed a hit and a walk in his three innings on the mound to earn the win for Sequim.
Harker did well at the plate, going 2 for 2 and driving in a team-high three runs.
Brett Wright went 4 for 4 with two bunt singles and an RBI for the Wolves and Nigel Christian was 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.
Sequim visits Chimacum on Friday.
Sequim 10, Foster 0
Foster 0 0 0 0 0— 0 3 6
Sequim 5 4 0 0 1— 0 16 0
WP- Harker (1-0); LP- Forstyn
Sequim: Harker 3IP, 4K; Rigg 1IP; Christian 1IP, 3 K.
Sequim: Wright 4-4, RBI, 3 R; Harker 2-2, 3 RBI; Christian 3-3, 2B, BB, 2 RBI; Johnston 2-2, 2B, 2 R.
North Olympic 16, North Kitsap JV 10
POULSBO — The North Olympic Mountaineers beat North Kitsap JV 16-10.
Olivia Barrell and Skylar Tomason were the Mountaineers' leading scorers.
North Olympic improves to 1-1 on the season and next up has a doubleheader in Bellingham on Saturday.
Chimacum cancels softball season
Chimacum will not have a softball team this year due to a lack of participation, coach Lauralee Kiesel informed the Peninsula Daily News on Wednesday morning.
Chimacum athletic director Gary Coyan said the Cowboys had low numbers to begin with and then lost additional players.
“We did everything we could to salvage our season,” Coyan said in an email to media.
“We petitioned WIAA to bring up eighth-graders, but with only two skilled enough to play it just wasn't enough to help us.
“Softball numbers are down across the state. Others schools in the [Nisqually] League are using eighth-graders to salvage their seasons.
“We are going to work hard to have a softball team in the future.”
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