Sequim’s William Hughes returns a shot in tennis action in Sequim against Olympic on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim’s William Hughes returns a shot in tennis action in Sequim against Olympic on Tuesday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PREP ROUNDUP: Sequim, Port Angeles tennis win

Port Angeles swimmers dominate Klahowya

SEQUIM — The Sequim tennis team got great games from singles players Garrett Little and Sebastian Buhrer to help defeat Olympic 4-3.

Little, the No. 2 player in the state last year, won his match 6-0, 6-0 over Olympic’s No. 1 player Ryan Flatley. Buhrer also won in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.

Singles player Jack Crecilius and the doubles teams of Tom Laschet/William Hughes and Hunter Tennell/Lincoln Bear lost in the closely contested match. Sequim got a pair of forfeits from Mason Rapelje/Ryan Stites and Zach Post/Isaac McKeen to edge Olympic overall.

Sequim 4, Olympic 3

Match Report


No. 1: Garrett Little (Seq.) def. Ryan Flatley (Oly.) 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2: Cam Guess (Oly.) def. Jack Creilius (Seq.) 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3: Sebastion Buhrer (Seq.) def. Sam Lewis (Oly.) 6-1, 6-1.


No. 1: Colby Andrew/Drew Watter (Oly.) def. Tom Laschet/William Hughes (Seq.) 6-2, 6-4.

No. 2: Levi Caldwell/Dylan Williams (Oly.) def. Hunter Tennell/Lincoln Bear (6-3, 6-2).

No. 3: Mason Rapelje/Ryan Stites (Seq.) won by forfeit.

No. 4: Zach Post/Isaac McKeen (Seq.) won by forfeit.

Port Angeles 7, Kingston 0

KINGSTON — The Port Angeles boys tennis team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 7-0 sweep over Kingston on Tuesday.

Every singles player and doubles team won in straight sets. CJ Elliott and the doubles team of Luke Flodstrom/Tate Alton won their matches 6-0, 6-0, not losing a single game.

Port Angeles hosts Sequim (2-3) at 4 p.m. today.

Port Angeles 7, Kingston 0

Match Report


No. 1: Nathan Basden (PA) def. J. Hois (King.) 6-0, 6-1

No. 2: Matthew Miller (PA) def. C. Weller (King.) 7-5, 6-3

No. 3: CJ Elliott (PA) def. J. Munns (King.) 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Luke Flodstrom/Tate Alton (PA) def. J. Fortenbacher/R.Liegold (King.) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Reid Schmidt/Keatyn Hoch (PA) def. C. Kirkpatrick-A. Matteson (King.) 6-3, 6-2

No. 3: Austin Worthington/Grant Butterworth (PA) def. L. Boyd/A. Maskarian (King.) 6-1, 6-2

No. 4: Carter Gundersen/Carston Seibel (PA) def. R. Steele-P. Fitch (King.) 6-1, 6-0

Girls Swimming

Port Angeles 130, Klahowya 45

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles girls had a commanding 130-45 victory Tuesday over Klahowya.

The Riders took top spots in 11 out of 12 events.

The meet opened with an outstanding performance in the 200 medley relay. The team of Harper McGuire, Brooke St. Luise, Yau Fu and Lizzy Shaw clinched the first-place victory, outpacing Klahowya by a commanding 17 seconds.

Senior and co-captain McGuire’s exceptional skills were on full display as she dominated the 200 individual medley, finishing an impressive 10 seconds ahead of her Klahowya counterpart.

St. Luise showcased her speed in the 50 freestyle, outpacing her competition by five seconds. Amayah Nelson earned another first place for the Riders it the 100 freestyle.

Lynzee Reid delivered yet another outstanding performance in the 500 freestyle, improving her time from last week by eight seconds.

“Watching Lynzee achieve a PR in less than five days is truly inspiring. Her dedication to improvement shines through, and it’s a testament to her hard work and commitment,” said coach Sally Cole.

Shaw secured another first-place finish in the 100 backstroke, winning by six seconds.

In the 200 freestyle, the Riders pulled off a clean sweep, with Fu claiming first, Nelson second and Ava Fox third.

In diving, the Riders’ Fu took first, Reid second and St. Luise third.

Port Angeles continued its dominance in the 100 butterfly, with a one-two-three finish from McGuire, Olivia Mesen and Danika Asgeirsson.

The 200 freestyle relay team of Shaw, Fu, Asgeirsson and McGuire dominated their race, finishing an impressive 14 seconds ahead of Klahowya. The meet concluded with the 400 freestyle relay team of Nelson, Asgeirsson, Reid and St. Luise claiming another first.

Fu swam a new districts time in the 200 freestyle, while Nelson achieved the district milestone in the both the 200 freestyle and the 100 freestyle. McGuire set district times in the 200 IM and 100 fly.

The Roughriders next host Bremerton on Monday.


Sequim 3, Olympic 1

BREMERTON — The Sequim volleyball team overcame a slow start against Olympic, but got hot thanks to some solid serving from Kassi Montero, going on to beat the Trojans 3-1 (15-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18).

After that rough first game, Montero went on a 12-point serving run to get the Wolves going. She ended up serving 24-for-25 (96 percent) with three aces.

Arianna Stovall also had a good serving match, going 19-for-22 with four aces. She had runs of four, five and six points.

Jolene Vaara was again a force at the front with 16 kills and three stuff blocks. She added 14 digs and served 8-for-9.

Setter Sydney Clark served 11-for-12 with 19 assists. Ashton Reichner had 10 digs, Kenzi Berglund nine and Tiffany Lam seven.

The Wolves (3-0, 3-0) host league power North Kitsap (3-0, 3-2) at 6:45 p.m. today. Because the bleachers are still being worked on at the main high school gym, Sequim’s home matches will be played for the time being at the Sequim community gym across Fir Street from the high school.

North Mason 3, Port Angeles 2

BELFAIR — The Port Angeles volleyball team fell 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 24-26, 25-21, 16-14) in a 213-point marathon to North Mason on Tuesday night.

Port Angeles (1-2, 1-3) hosts Olympic (1-2, 2-5) at 6:45 p.m. today.