Preps

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rough night for Sequim as Roughriders roll in rivalry tilt

The potential was there for a classic Rainshadow Rumble rivalry boys basketball matchup between Sequim and Port Angeles on Wednesday night. It… Continue reading

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles pitches rare first-half shutout in rivalry win

Port Angeles and its swarming defense achieved the rare feat of holding a team scoreless for an entire half as the Roughriders… 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 more playing long minutes as reserves Neah Bay displayed a wealth of poise… Continue reading

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Olson hits five treys in Forks’ win over Chimacum

The resurgent Forks girls used a stifling defense and got five 3-pointers from Jayden Olson in beating Chimacum in the first of a… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sequim attacks rim in win over Neah Bay

Sequim attacked inside offensively and shut down a short-handed Neah Bay boys basketball team to triumph 67-36 in a nonleague matchup. Wolves coach… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Port Townsend soars past Chimacum, Forks tops 2A Blaine

Port Townsend rolled out to a huge lead after one quarter and never looked back in a 79-36 boys basketball rivalry win… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles’ comeback bid denied in loss to North Kitsap

Port Angeles picked a bad time to play as poorly on defense as it had in years in a 48-41 loss to… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Neah Bay girls win season opener vs. Forks; Spartan boys top Red Devils

Neah Bay broke open a close contest in the opening minutes of the third quarter, extending a five-point halftime advantage to double… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks boys ride hot start to win over Port Townsend

A fast start, coupled with players stepping up and filling roles, if not space in the box score, lifted Forks to a 61-48… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Port Angeles stuffs Mount Tahoma

Port Angeles controlled the paint offensively and defensively and dispatched Class 3A Mount Tahoma with relative ease 55-32 in a nonleague boys… Continue reading

PREP ROUNDUP: Forks girls remain undefeated, Port Townsend boys win in wild finish

The Roughriders couldn’t keep 6-foot-2 Kirsten Ritchie out of the paint late and fell to the Class 3A Seahawks in a nonleague… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forks girls stand tall in win over Aberdeen

Forks made it two wins in two nights by toppling Class 2A Aberdeen 55-45 in a nonleague girls basketball game. The Spartans (2-0)… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles swamps Bainbridge in season opener

Port Angeles had a little trouble getting the layup line started in pregame warmups before its season-opening girls basketball contest with Class… Continue reading

PREP HOOPS: Forks boys, girls sweep North Beach

Forks started strong in its season opener, building up an early 10-0 lead against North Beach, downing the Hyaks 60-43 in a nonleague… Continue reading

BOYS BASKETBALL: Port Angeles rally from deep hole falls just short

Port Angeles found itself tested early in its season opener and showed flashes of potential on both ends of the floor in… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Gary Johnson passes off during the Port Angeles High School Jamboree Monday night. Pressuring on defense is Forks’ Cort Prose (13). Port Angeles won this game 24-16 as the jaboree also featured teams from Port Townsend and Chimacum. Prep basketball season is now underway as the Port Angeles boys played their first game of the year Tuesday against Bainbridge, while the Roughrider girls open up their season at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a home game against Bainbridge. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

CARMAN: What to watch for this prep hoops season

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL season tips off in earnest this week with nonleague action for most but not all of the 18 boys and girls basketball… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ Gary Johnson passes off during the Port Angeles High School Jamboree Monday night. Pressuring on defense is Forks’ Cort Prose (13). Port Angeles won this game 24-16 as the jaboree also featured teams from Port Townsend and Chimacum. Prep basketball season is now underway as the Port Angeles boys played their first game of the year Tuesday against Bainbridge, while the Roughrider girls open up their season at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a home game against Bainbridge. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)