Hoops season begins with Tipoff Tourney
PORT ANGELES — North Olympic Peninsula teams made it to two championship games in the Port Angeles Parks and Rec’s Tipoff Tournament youth basketball tournament this weekend.
The Sequim Wolves 6th-grade boys team and the Port Angeles Elite 7th-grade girls both made it to the finals.
More than 20 teams from as far away as Tacoma and Snohomish County participated.
Standings from the weekend tournament follows:
• Boys sixth-grade Division — NW Thunder Hoops (Lakewood), first; Sequim Wolves, second; Port Angeles White, third; Port Angeles Green, fourth. Championship Game: NW Thunder Hoops 53, Sequim 37.
• Boys seventh-grade Division — NW Thunder Blue, first; Net 2025 (Tacoma), second; NW Thunder White, third; Gig Harbor Tides Select, fourth; Port Angeles Green, fifth; Port Angeles White, sixth. Championship Game: Thunder Blue 56, Net 2025 36.
• Boys eighth-grade Division — Peninsula Seahawks, first; Snohomish Panthers, second; Port Angeles Green, third; Port Angeles White, fourth. Championship Game: Seahawks 51, Panthers 44.
• Girls seventh-grade Division — NW Thunder Hoops, first; Port Angeles Elite, second; Bainbridge Roots, third; North Thurston Hoops, fourth; S.P.A. Fire & Ice, fifth; NW Thunder Hoops, sixth. Championship Game: NW Thunder Hoops 39, P.A.Elite 18.
PC All-Stars named
VANCOUVER — Peninsula College head women’s soccer coach Kanyon Anderson was named the North Region Coach of the Year and the Pirates’ leading scorer Sam Oliveira was named the North Most Valuable Player.
Anderson has led the defending-champion Pirates to a 20-0-0 record and a North Division title going into the NWAC Final Four on Friday.
Oliveira has had a standout season in her sophomore year at Peninsula, leading the NWAC in both goals (21) and points (45).
Joining Oliveira on the North-East Region All-Star team are forward Miya Clarke, midfielders Grace Hipke and Sammy Howa, defender Toni Powsey and goalkeeper Andrea Kenagy.
The Peninsula men, also at the Final Four this weekend, got four players on the All-Star team.
Forward Hide Inoue, who is leading the NWAC in goals with 17 and is second in the conference in points with 36, was named to the North-East Region All-Star team. He is joined by teammates midfielder Mason Haubrich, defender Chunghwan Lee and goalkeeper Evan Scholes.
Both Peninsula College soccer teams play in the NWAC semifinals on Friday. If either team does not make the NWAC championship games on Sunday, their players can play in the All-Star games. The women all-stars play at noon Saturday and the men play at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Starfire Soccer Complex in Tukwila.
Forks footballers earn all-league honors
FORKS — Three Forks players earned Evergreen 1A All-League Football first-team honors in voting conducted by league coaches.
Spartans sophomore Hayden Queen was a first-team pick at receiver while junior offensive lineman Trey Baysinger and junior linebacker Hayden Baker also were selected to the first team for Forks.
Queen also headlined the list of Spartans earning honorable mention honors, receiving a nod for his play as a linebacker.
Junior Carter Windle was an honorable mention pick at quarterback and as a defensive lineman.
Sophomore Logan Olson earned honorable mention at wide receiver and defensive back.
Forks sophomore Ethan Bello was named honorable mention at placekicker and punter.
Montesano junior Trace Ridgway and senior Sam Winter shared League MVP honors.
Hoquiam senior Cameron Bumstead was voted Offensive MVP while Montesano senior Brent Hollatz was the Defensive MVP selection.
Montesano’s coaching staff was tabbed as Coaching Staff of the Year.
Spartan spikers honored
FORKS — Forks is well-represented on the Evergreen 1A All-League Volleyball Team in voting conducted by league coaches.
Spartans senior outside hitter Rian Peters was a first-team all-league selection.
Senior middle Elliahna Kilmer, junior right side Natalie Lausche and freshman middle/outside hitter Kyra Neel all made the second team for Forks.