SPORTS: Class 4A powerhouse South Kitsap nips Port Angeles girls 52-46

PORT ORCHARD — Jessica Madison scored her 1,500-plus career point and the Port Angeles girls basketball team came close to knocking off one of the top teams in the state Monday night.

The Class 2A Roughriders led the perfect 4A South Kitsap Wolves for the whole game until there were four minutes left in the nonleague game.

The Wolves remained undefeated at 9-0 with the 52-46 victory.

The Riders fell to 8-2, with their only losses against top 4A teams.

Port Angeles led 16-10 at the end of the first quarter, 27-21 at halftime and 40-39 going into the final period.

“We ran out of gas,” Port Angeles coach Mike Knowles said.

The Riders were held to six points in the fourth quarter while the Wolves scored 13.

Madison, who is close to breaking the school’s all-time scoring record, now has 1,517 points for her career after sinking a game-high 19.

She came in with 1,498 points after falling just two points short of 1,500 in the Riders’ last game last Thursday night.

Kiah Jones scored 11 points for the Riders while South Kitsap had two players with 15 points each

The Riders have an Olympic League bye today and next will play at Kingston on Friday night.

Monday nonleague game South Kitsap 52, Port Angeles 46

Port Angeles 16 11 13 6 — 46

South Kitsap 10 11 18 13 — 52

Individual Scoring

Port Angeles (46)

Madison 19, Kiah Jones 11, Knowles 8, Walker 2, Johnson 3, Jeffers 3.

South Kitsap (52)

Davis 4, Romonsky 6, Vakaklasi 2, Slitegier 15, Sunkel 15, Goularte 8.

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