Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Carter Droz of Port Angeles competes in the 500-yard freestyle event during Tuesday’s meet against Olympic at Wiliam Shore Memorial Pool. (took second)

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Carter Droz of Port Angeles competes in the 500-yard freestyle event during Tuesday’s meet against Olympic at Wiliam Shore Memorial Pool. (took second)

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Trojans swim past Riders

PORT ANGELES — Olympic splashed past Port Angeles 110-62 in an Olympic League boys swim and dive meet at William Shore Memorial Pool on Tuesday.

The Roughriders did enjoy some triumphs at the meet.

Cameron Butler won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2 minutes, 8.81 seconds.

Butler also posted his second individual district qualifying time, this time in the 100 breaststroke, by placing second with a time of 1:09.36. Butler previously qualified for the district meet in the 200 individual medley earlier this season.

Andrew Methner won the 1-meter dive with a total of 176.55 points for Port Angeles.

Riders swim and dive coach Rich Butler also pointed out the performance of Carter Droz.

“Carter Droz competed in his first 500 free[style] of his high school career,” Butler said. “Carter managed to make up a half-pool lead in the last 100 [yards] to pull ahead of Olympic’s second-place swimmer and earn the second place spot six seconds ahead of third place. Carter’s final time was 6:44.22.”

Port Angeles (0-2) will compete at the Falcon Relays at Foss High School in Tacoma at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Girls Basketball Mary M. Knight 45, Crescent 26

JOYCE — The Loggers got to work in practice in preparation for facing the Owls and it showed, according to Crescent coach Kelly Serrianne.

“We took our first two games into account and had three intense, closed gym practices,” she said.

“We cleared distractions from the gym and focused on how we could get better. The girls worked really hard in practice and it showed in a much improved offensive and defensive game.”

Jasmine O’Neel had 14 rebounds for Crescent.

and Grace Baillargeon led the Loggers with seven points and added nine rebounds. Chloe Mandeville added five points.

“We opened up our offense with 21 3-point attempts,” Serrianne said. “The girls were able to get shots up this game, and they will start falling in our favor. With our opened offense and deeper understanding of our new defense, I expect even more improvement in the future. These girls are dedicated to getting better and I am very proud of their hard work.”

The Loggers (0-3) host Lake Quinault on Friday.

Mary M. Knight 45, Crescent 26

MMK 14 6 15 10— 45

Crescent 7 0 15 4— 26

Mary M. Knight (45) — Davidson 14, Sowle 14, Skinner 11, Koonrad 5, Diggle 4.

Crescent (26) — Baillargeon 7, Mandeville 5, Westfall 4, Lee 4, Strean 3, Conat 3.

Clallam Bay 41, Quilcene 18

CLALLAM BAY — The Bruins got the upper hand on the Rangers in a contest between two youthful teams.

Clallam Bay has five freshman on its roster, Quilcene has four freshman and four sophomores.

Miriam Wonderly scored 13 points and hauled down nine rebounds to lead the Bruins. Hannah Olson added 10 points and eight steals for Clallam Bay.

Bruins freshmen Jada Clemmons and Cedar Johnson scored eight and six points, respectively.

Kendra Anderson added 11 rebounds and two points.

Clallam Bay coach Michael Maines said it was a good showing for his young Bruins.

“Great team defense and rebounding,” Maines said. “I’m looking forward to the test of Forks varsity on Friday and Mary M. Knight on Saturday.

Quilcene coach Briana Weller said she’s looking at some changes before the Rangers play again.

“It was a rough one for us,” Weller said. “Looking to review game dynamics and make some major adjustments in our game to prepare for a better showing against Pope John Paul II [today]. Sydney Brown led Quilcene with six points and Abby Weller, Gina Brown and Marissa Kieffer all added four points apiece.

Clallam Bay 41, Quilcene 18

Quilcene 4 2 10 11— 18

Clallam Bay 11 8 10 11— 41

Quilcene (18) — S. Brown 6, Weller 4, G. Brown 4, Kieffer 4.

Clallam Bay (41) — Wonderly 13, Olson 10, Clemmons 8, Johnson 6, Anderson 2, Signor 2.

Boys Basketball Mary M. Knight 43, Crescent 37

JOYCE — The Loggers came close to earning their first win of the season, entering the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game tied 30-30 with the Owls. But Mary M. Knight outscored Crescent 13-7 in the final frame to triumph.

“We had two rough quarters where we only scored four and seven and kind of got away from doing the little things that made us successful,” Loggers coach Chris Ferrier said.

“We were in the ball game the entire time just had some lapses that made us end up on the short end of the scoreboard.

My guys played really hard, they play so hard for me, it’s so nice to have a group of guys who do their best to do whatever I ask of them,

KC Spencer led the Loggers with 17 points and also had four steals.

“KC was fantastic, he scored 17, all in the second half after fighting a little foul trouble in the first half,” Ferrier said.

“We were down three at halftime so we were doing plenty of things right.

“But he really carried us in the second half.”

Eric Emery added seven points and 13 rebounds for Crescent.

“We got some good minutes from Kylan Scheid and some good defense from Kyle Buchanan,” Ferrier said.

“We’re coming around, starting to get a few more baskets to go down and we will be fine.”

The Loggers (0-3) visit Quilcene on Friday.

Mary M. Knight 43, Crescent 37

MMK 8 11 11 13— 43

Crescent 12 4 14 7— 37

Crescent (37) — Spencer 17, Emery 7, Scheid 5, Buchanan 4, Lee 2, Mattix 2, Simpson, Bergstrom, Owens.

________

Compiled from team reports. Email scores to sports@peninsuladailynews.com or phone 360-417-3525.

More in Sports

OUTDOORS: Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby tickets on sale online

OLYMPIC PENINSULA SALMON Derby tickets are on sale now online at www.gardinersalmonderby.org,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Sequim’s Bobbi Sparks, top, and Neah Bay’s Courtney Swan battle for a loose ball in the closing minutes of Tuesday night’s matchup at Sequim High School.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Neah Bay shows resolve in win over Sequim

For a team that starts three freshmen and has two… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sequim attacks rim in win over Neah Bay

Sequim attacked inside offensively and shut down a short-handed Neah… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Razor clam digs to ring in the new year

RAZOR CLAM DIGGERS can make New Year’s plans as the state Department… Continue reading

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, Payton Glasser, Sequim basketball

Payton Glasser is off to a roaring start for the Sequim Wolves… Continue reading

Most Read