MARYSVILLE — The Clallam Bay football team ran into a buzzsaw on the road, losing 51-23 to Tulalip Heritage, in its third-ever six-man game.
“We got dominated off the line. There were a lot of miscues on our part and their lines dominated ours. It was one thing after another,” said coach Cal Ritter, who added that his team is young and learning the new sport of six-man football. It also didn’t help when one of the team’s best players gut hurt early.
“Our workhorse Clayton Willis went down early with a knee injury. Hopefully, it isn’t anything serious,” Ritter said.
The Bruins gave up three interceptions and had a number of fumbles, Ritter said.
Ritter said Ryan McCoy did have a good rushing game at fullback.
The Bruins’ (1-2) next game is Saturday at Crescent.
Cross Country Port Angeles at Curtis Invite
UNIVERSITY PLACE — It was a blustery day for the Port Angeles cross country runners in the Curtis Invitational. Wind, rain and muddy conditions led to some slower than normal times.
Cameron Butler led the boys in the Saturday meet with a time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds.
Other boys’ times were: Tristin Butler, 18:38; Gabe Long, 18:54; Thomas Shaw, 19:11; Aron Trubow, 19:33; Drake Anderson, 20:46; Damon Ringgold, 21:28; Dane Deming, 21:29; Karson Nicpon, 22:52; Andrew Harper Smith, 23:33; Elliot Hill, 24:51; Mason Coppage, 25:27
For the girls, Port Angeles’ Gracie Long had the best time at 20:42, while Alisandra Baccus had a personal best time of 24:21 despite the poor conditions.
Other girls’ times were: Ella Holland, 21:33; Madelyn Dougherty, 21:34; Lael Butler, 22:23; Ellie Hiigel, 23:34; Laura Nutter, 23:37; Jennifer Danielson, 29:02.
Volleyball Quilcene wins three
QUILCENE — The Quilcene volleyball team was on a roll last week with three 3-0 victories over Chimacum, Crosspoint and Pope John Paul II.
Quilcene (6-0, 9-0) didn’t lose a single set in the three matches and is leading the Sea-Tac 1B league with a perfect record.
“We started to see Abbygael Weller start getting more kills [against Chimacum], which she continued into the PJPII game,” said coach Joni Crowell.
“Bailey Kieffer and Emily Hitt continued strong performances … bringing more strategy into their hitting and working harder angles. Allison Jones set strong all week and also hit several tip kills. Strong serving and defense from Katie Bailey this week really paid off,” Crowell said.
Quilcene beat Pope John Paul II 25-9, 25-22, 25-5 Friday. Bailey Kieffer had 10 kills and was 12-for-15 serving with five aces.
Allison Jones had 14 assists, four kills, four digs and served 19-for-19 with an ace.
Katie Bailey served 11-for-11 with two aces and six digs.
Emily Hitt had seven kills and five digs, while Sydney Brown served 8-for-9 with five digs.
Abbygael Weller served 6-for-9 with six aces, eight kills and five digs, while Maddie Coffey served 11-for-12 with two aces and three digs.
The Rangers beat Crosspoint on Sept. 27 25-10, 25-13, 25-12. Kieffer served 5-for-8 with eight kills and two blocks. Jones served 14-for-14 with 20 assists, seven digs and two kills, while Bailey served 14-for-14 with 10 digs and four aces. Hitt tallied 14 kills and eight digs, while Sydney Brown served 9-for-9 with two aces and Weller had five kills and 16 digs. Coffey served 10-for-11 with two aces and two digs and Kieffer had two assists and two blocks.
Quilcene beat Chimacum in a non-league match on Sept. 26 25-13, 25-12, 25-16.
Bailey served 12-for-13 with six aces and nine kills, while Jones had 14 assists and served 7-for-8. Bailey was perfect from the serve line, going 25-for-25 with four aces and five digs. Hitt had eight kills and five digs, while McKenzie Kieffer had four blocks. Weller added 11 digs and Coffey three blocks.
The Rangers play at 6 p.m. today at home against Puget Sound Adventist.