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The Wolves will battle to keep their season going against Olympic on Saturday at Franklin Pierce.
Sequim (12-9) defeated the Olympic Trojans (12-10) twice during the Olympic League season.
Olympic dropped into the loser’s bracket after falling to Sumner 8-2 Wednesday.
The Wolves managed only four hits and struck out 15 times against Fife pitcher Tanner Knapp.
Sequim starter Nick Johnston had a solid outing, going the full seven innings and allowing six hits while striking out seven.
Fife’s Jaden Hassell led off the fourth inning with a home run to break a scoreless tie.
The Trojans added another run in the fourth and three more in the seventh.
Evan Hurn had two hits for Sequim and Dusty Bates and Dylan Lott had one hit each.
The Wolves and Olympic will play at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The winner advances to face the winner between Franklin Pierce and Klahowya at 4 p.m. in a winner to regionals game.
Fife 5, Sequim 0
Fife 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 — 5 6 0
Sequim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 — 0 4 2
WP- Knapp; LP- Johnston
Fife: Knapp 7 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 4 BB, 15 K.
Sequim: Johnston 7 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 7 K.
Fife: Hassell 1-3, HR; Anderson 1-3, R, RBI; Knutsen 1-3, RBI; Guerrero 1-3, R, RBI.
Sequim: Hurn 2-3; Bates 1-4; Lott 1-2.
Sequim 0, SO
KINGSTON — The showdown for the Olympic League’s top spot went to a shootout before the Buccaneers prevailed.
It was the third time this season Sequim and Kingston have faced off and all three games were decided by one goal.
Despite the loss, the Wolves (14-4) are still one win away from state.
They play Sumner (9-7) on Saturday in a loser-out, winner-to-state match at North Kitsap High School at noon.