PREP SPORTS: Port Townsend softball earns first win; other area reports
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Port Townsend’s Gen Polizzi does a stand-up slide into third as Klahowya’s Amanda Shultz loses the ball.
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Port Angeles first baseman Sarah Steinman fields a grounder during the Roughriders’ win over Olympic.
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Port Angeles pitcher Jordan Shepherd delivers to the plate during the Roughriders’ 10-9 loss to Olympic.

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PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend softball team earned its first win of the year by routing Klahowya 10-1 at Blue Heron Middle School.

“Defensively, we were very solid and each game our hitting has improved immensely,” Redskins coach Kelli Parcher said.

Port Townsend pitchers Gen Polizzi and Megan Lee combined to hold the Eagles to one run.

At the plate, Rilke Rutenbeck went 3 for 4 and Malia Henderson was 3 for 3.

The Redskins (0-2) play at Kingston (2-1) today.



Port Angeles 15, Olympic 3

SILVERDALE — Ashlee Reid was 4 for 5 with a homer, two triples, five RBIs and three runs scored as the Roughriders trounced the Trojans.

“We crushed the ball at the plate, played solid defense and our pitchers were hitting their spots,” Port Angeles coach Randy Steinman said.

The Riders scored eight runs in the first two innings and added a six-spot in the sixth inning.

Haley Gray was 3 for 5 with four RBIs, Tori Kuch was 3 for 4, Cara Cristion was 2 for 4 and Carly Gouge was 2 for 5 with a triple.

Sarah Steinman earned the win, allowing just two hits and no runs in five innings and striking out eight.

Port Angeles (1-0, 1-2) hosts North Mason on Friday.

Port Angeles 15, Olympic 3
Port Angeles 2 6 1 0 0 6 0 — 15 18 1

Olympic 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 —3 5 6

WP- Sarah Steinman

Pitching Statistics

Port Angeles: Steinman 5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 9 K; Cristion 2 IP, 2 ER, K.

Hitting Statistics

Port Angeles: Reid 4-5, HR, 2 3B, 5 RBIs; Kuch 3-4; Gray 3-5, 4 RBIs; Steinman 2-5, 2B; Cristion 2-4; Gouge 2-5, 3B.



Sequim 4, Kingston 3

SEQUIM — The Wolves overcame four errors and held off the Buccaneers.

Makayla Bentz pitched a complete-game four-hitter for Sequim, walking three and striking out nine Kingston batters.

Bentz threw 127 pitches, 84 for strikes.

Shelby Lott was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double and an RBI for the Wolves.

Tia Bourm was 2 for 3 as well, with two runs scored and an RBI.

Sequim (2-0, 4-1) visits North Kitsap today.

Sequim 4, Kingston 3
Kingston 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 — 3 4 0

Sequim 0 0 0 2 1 1 x — 4 9 4

WP- Makayla Bentz; LP- Hilse

Pitching Statistics

Sequim: Bentz 7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 9 K.

Kingston: Hilse 6 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K.

Hitting Statistics

Sequim: Lott 2-3, 2B, RBI; Bourm 2-3, 2 R, RBI; Kirsch 1-3, 2B; Besand 2 BB.

Kingston: Garcia 1-4, RBI; Langerar 1-2, 2B, BB.



Baseball
Olympic 10, Port Angeles 9


BREMERTON — In only their second game of the season, the Roughriders took the Trojans to the brink before falling in Olympic League action.

Port Angeles trailed 9-2 after Olympic plated five runs in the fifth inning, but the Riders scored seven straight runs to even the score.

Sophomore Eathen Boyer drove in the tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Boyer was 2 for 5 at the plate with an RBI. Fellow sophomore Jace Bohman had two hits and drove in three runs.

“Those sophomores, Bohman and Boyer, had big RBIs and clutch hits in our rally,” Port Angeles coach Vic Reykdal said of Monday’s game.

Senior Jordan Shepherd went 3 for 4 with two doubles. On the mound he allowed seven hits and for runs in four innings.

Port Angeles (0-2) hosts Bainbridge Island for a doubleheader today, starting at 4 p.m. at Civic Field.

Olympic 10, Port Angeles 9
Port Angeles 0 1 1 0 2 3 2 — 9 10 2

Olympic 2 0 1 1 5 0 1 — 10 9 2

WP- Matheny; LP- Mudd

Pitching Statistics

Port Angeles: Shepherd 4 IP, 7 H, 4 ER; Paynter IP, 4 BB; Mudd 1 2/3 IP, ER, 2H.

Hitting Statistics

Port Angeles: Shepherd 3-4, 2 2B; Bohman 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI; Boyer 2-5, RBI.

Olympic: Matheny 2-3, 3 R; Shelton 3-3, 3 R.



Girls Lacrosse
Mountaineers drop pair on road


BELLINGHAM — The North Olympic Peninsula Mountaineers had a rough doubleheader in Bellingham over the weekend.

North Olympic lost to Puyallup 17-0 and to Bellingham 18-1.

The Mountaineers’ lone goal was scored by Olivia Barrell.

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