East Jefferson Rival Akira Anderson (12) looks on as teammate Sophie Patterson hits the ball away from Vashon’s Lola Kuyper (17) during a Monday night game in Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

East Jefferson Rival Akira Anderson (12) looks on as teammate Sophie Patterson hits the ball away from Vashon’s Lola Kuyper (17) during a Monday night game in Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

PREP ROUNDUP: Rivals VB wins second straight; EJ soccer wins third out of four

PORT TOWNSEND — The East Jefferson volleyball team took three games to win its second match in a row, blanking Vashon 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-20) in a Nisqually League match Monday.

Akira Anderson led the Rivals with seven kills and two aces. Sophie Patterson had three kills and a block, while Jessi Hawley had three kills, two aces and a block.

Ellise Gardner added five aces and a block, while Alyssa Vandenberg had two aces and two blocks. Macy Aumock had a pair of aces.

The JV team also won 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 15-12). Makayla Vandenberg led the team with three aces, a kill and a block. Luna Moloitis had two kills, while Rowan Santerre and Sophia Petta each had two aces.

The Rivals (2-5) will next play at Bellevue Christian today in another league match.

Girls soccer East Jefferson 2, Life Christian 0

PORT TOWNSEND — The East Jefferson girls soccer team picked up its third win out of its past four games and its third shutout of the year with a 2-0 blanking of Life Christian on Monday.

It was the Rivals’ first game since Sept. 22. Two games had been canceled due to COVID contacting and shortage of players on other teams.

“We didn’t play our best. We may have been a little bit rusty,” said coach Robert Cantley.

“We controlled the game fairly effectively. We had a good run of play in the second half,” Cantley said. “We worked on strengthening our strengths and improving our weaknesses.”

Ava Shiflett scored the Rivals’ first goal in the 25th minute with an assist to Clare Johnson. Kaylen Pray had East Jefferson’s second goal in the 52nd minute, with the assist going to Audrey Matthes.

Goalkeeper Savanna Hoffman made a pair of saves to collect the shutout and the win.

Cantley said Iris Mattern also had a solid game in the midfield.

“She was definitely our strongest player. She controlled the flow of the game,” he said.

East Jefferson (3-3) has now gone 3-1 in its past four games after starting the season 0-2. The Rivals’ next game is hosting Charles Wright at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Field in Port Townsend.

Boys tennis Port Angeles 7, Olympic 0

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles tennis team got a break in the weather and hosted the Olympic Trojans on Monday and won 7-0, not losing a single set and dropping only five total games.

“The guys hadn’t played a match in a while, so they were excited to get back to it,” said coach Brian Gundersen.

No. 2 singles player Edun Bailey had a perfect match, winning 6-0, 6-0.

Port Angeles is scheduled to next play at 4 p.m. today against Bainbridge, weather permitting.

Port Angeles 7, Olympic 0

Match Report


No. 1: Reef Gelder (PA) def. Ashton Trottman (Oly.), 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Edun Bailey (PA) def. Jonathan Moosich (Oly.), 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Jacob Miller (PA) def. Freddy Enamorendo (Oly.), 6-1, 6-0


No. 1: Damon Gundersen-Mike Soule (PA) def. Chase Guerrero-Jessie Arsenor (Oly.), 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Zane Glassock-James Burkhardt (PA) def. Levi Caldwell-Warner Alexander (Oly.), 6-0, 6-1

No. 3: Kellen Garcelon-Zak Alton (PA) def. Theo Martin-Dylan Williams (Oly.), 6-0, 6-1

No. 4: Elijah Flodstrom-Nathan Basden won by forfeit

North Kitsap 4, Sequim 3

SEQUIM — The Sequim singles players all won against a powerful North Kitsap squad Monday, but the Wolves’ doubles teams struggled against the Vikings’ doubles, dropping all four matches as North Kitsap won the match 4-3.

No. 1 singles Garrett Little won his match 6-4, 6-3, while No. 3 singles Koda Robinson won 6-2, 7-5.

No. 2 singles player Connor Bear had the match of the day and was named Sequim’s player of the day by coach Mark Textor. Bear lost his first set to Andrew Myers 5-7, but bounced back to win the next two sets 7-5, 6-2 to take the match.

Sequim next plays at North Mason today.

North Kitsap 4, Sequim 3

Match Report


No. 1: Garrett Little (Seq.) def. Jason Hart (NK) 6-4, 6-3.

No. 2: Connor Bear (Seq.) def. Andrew Myers 5-7, 7-5, 6-2.

No. 3: Koda Robinson (Seq.) def. Indigo Gallagher Zapf (6-2, 7-5).


No. 1: Josh Smith/Deak Jones (NK) def. Jack VanDeWege/Henry Hughes (Seq.) 6-2, 6-0.

No. 2: Ethan Gillespie/Carl Burchill (NK) def. Kaiden Jones/Espn Judd (Seq.) 6-1, 6-2.

No. 3: Garrett Rhoads/Ryan Williams (NK) def. Adrian Brown/William Hughes (Seq.) 6-0, 6-2.

No. 4: Dayshawn Harpoer/Blake Hoepfinger (NK) def. Tyler Shefield/Ashton Smith (Seq.) 6-0, 6-0.

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