KINGSTON — The Sequim girls soccer team won 1-0 in a defensive battle on the road against Kingston.
Jessica Deitzman scored the lone goal of the game for the Wolves.
Coach Derek VanderVelde said the Sequim girls struggled to find their rhythm in the Thursday game, but played better in the second half.
“They played at a much higher pace with better quality in their passing and communication on the field.
“They battled for the balls, closed down space and played for one another,” VanderVelde said.
Sequim (4-1, 6-2) had 10 shots on goal in the win. four saves, one corner and three indirect kicks.
The Wolves host Bremerton on Tuesday.
North Mason 5, Port Angeles 0
BELFAIR – The Port Angeles Roughrider girls soccer team traveled to North Mason Thursday night and ran into a buzz saw, losing 5-0
“We were beat in all areas of the game — speed, skill, physicality and attitude. It was by far our poorest effort of the season,” said Coach Scott Moseley.
“We’ve been playing such good defense and then to have such a team letdown was shocking.”
Moseley praised the play of goalie Madelyn Wenzl and named her the defensive player of the game. She finished with six saves. Moseley also singled out midfielders Kyrsten McGuffey and Nicole Heaton. Both battled very physical opponents evenly throughout the game.
The Roughriders (2-3, 3-4) travel to North Kitsap Tuesday for a matchup against the second place Vikings.
Cross Country Port Angeles wins
PORT ANGELES – Port Angeles hosted Olympic and North Kitsap at Lincoln Park, and both the boys and girls team won. The Port Angeles girl finished with the top four finishes, led by race winner Gracie Long. Meanwhile, the boys had four out of the top five finishes, with Cameron Butler posting the top time.
“Cameron Butler was out in front alone, setting the pace for all the others,” said coach Rodger Johnson.
The Port Angeles boys dominated with a score of 25 to 32 for North Kitsap and 73 for Olympic. The girls did even better with a score of 19 to 43 for North Kitsap and 68 for Olympic.
Boys’ results: Cameron Butler, 1st, 17 minutes, 34.63 seconds; Tristin Butler, 3rd, 17:58.61; Tom Lismonde, 4th, 18:15.07; Gabriel Long, 5th, 18:20.10, Aj Fischer, 12th, 18:56.13; Aron Trubow, 14th, 19:19.42; Tommaso Begal, 18th, 19:50.55.
Girls’ results: Gracie Long, 1st, 19:49.87; Madelyn Dougherty, 2nd, 21:26.34; Ella Holland, 3rd, 21:37.29; Lael Butler, 4th, 22:14.93; Laura Nutter, 9th, 23:40.09; Ellie Hiigel, 11th, 24:09.90; Alisandra Baccus, 20th, 25:35.20; Jennifer Danielson, 27th, 28:03.92.
Volleyball Port Angeles 3, North Mason 1
PORT ANGELES – The Roughrider spikers beat North Mason 3-1 thanks to a combined 13 kills from Kiana Robideau and Nizhoni Wheeler.
Port Angeles won Thursday 25-18, 24-26, 25-11, 25-20. Wheeler led the way with seven kills, followed by Robideau’s six kills and 11 digs. Alyssa Sweet and Devin Edwards each added four kills, while Natalie Steinman tallied three kills and 13 digs. Callie Hall had 19 assists and 10 digs. Brennan Gray had 12 digs.
Port Angeles (4-1, 5-1) visits North Kitsap on Tuesday.
Port Angeles 147, Port Townsend 35
PORT ANGELES – Port Angeles swimmer Sierra Hunter won two events and the Roughriders finished first in 11 events in a meet with Port Townsend.
Thursday’s met was the final home meet for six senior swimmers: Jaine Macias, Kylee Reid, Hailey Scott, Karisma Sexton, Najelle Stevenson and Sarah Tiemersma.
Hunter won the 200-yard freestyle Thursday with a time of 2 minutes, 11.84 seconds and son the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:01.35.
Other winners included the 200 medley relay team of Kenzie Johnson, Macias, Felica Che and Nadia Cole with a time of 1:56.56; the 200 freestyle relay team of Johnson, Macias, Emma Murray and Che; the 400 freestyle relay team of Cole, Erin Edwards, Taylor Beebe and Reid; Beebe, 50 freestyle, 26.82; Murray, 100 butterfly, 1:06.19; Johnson, 100 backstroke, 1:04.34; Macias, 100 breaststroke, 1:12.55.
Cassii Middlestead also won the 1-meter diving event with 199.15 points.
The Roughriders’ next meet is at Bremerton Thursday.
North Kitsap 6, Port Angeles 1
POULSBO – Port Angeles fell to league-leading North Kitsap team 6-1. Coach Gilbert Stockton said the match was much closer than the score indicates.
”Many of the games went to deuce, to add, and back a number of times. There were single shots that could’ve gone either way that had a huge impact on the outcomes of many games. The players walked away feeling pretty good about the match even though they came up short,” he said.
Tyler Nickerson won his singles match, beating out Ian Lyons 6-2, 6-4.