SPORTS: Crescent beats Clallam Bay in North Olympic League volleyball; other prep reports

JOYCE — Every Crescent volleyball player got into the action as the Loggers rolled to their ninth straight victory Tuesday night.

Crescent remained perfect by pounding Clallam Bay 3-0 in North Olympic League play.

The Loggers improved to 3-0 in league and 9-0 overall by the scores of 25-10, 25-20, 25-12.

“We came out very strong and we dominated from the beginning,” Crescent coach Alex Baker said.

“All 11 players got to play.”

The younger players received valuable experience, Baker said.

Baker used all three of his setters, giving his two sophomore setters experience on the varsity level.

“That will play off for us later,” he said.

Bonny Hazelett had a great match at the net and serving for the Loggers, making nine of 10 serves with an ace, and also pounding seven kills and earning a tip at the net.

Sara Moore had six kills and she was 8 of 10 serving with an ace.

Libero Kellie Belford was perfect serving at 16 of 16 with three aces.

“Kellie had an excellent match in the back row with great passes all night,” Baker said.

Freshman Shannon Williams had another powerful night at the net with four blocks, two kills and a tip, and she also was 6 of 9 serving with three aces.

Starting setter Rachel Bowen had 16 assists and was a perfect 9 of 9 serving with an ace in just 1½ games.

Sophomore setter Devanie Christie had six assists and a kill. She set for one game.

Catherine Youngman was 9 of 11 serving for the Loggers with four aces and four kills.

Jessica Criss played middle in the third game and went 1 for 1 in serving with a kill, block and an assist.

The Loggers next put their perfect mark on the line with a nonleague date at 2A Klahowya (4-5) of the Olympic League in a 1B-2A varsity vs. varsity match Thursday.

Port Angeles 3, Bremerton 0

BREMERTON — The Roughriders breezed through the Olympic League match to stay unbeaten on the year at 4-0, 10-0 in Tuesday action.

The game scores were 25-13, 25-11, 25-16.

Kiah Jones led the Riders at the net with 14 kills and 10 digs while setter Emily Drake dished out 19 assists and had eight digs and three aces.

Lauren Norton earned nine digs while Kendra Harvey had five aces and three digs. Darian Foley added eight kills.

The Riders now host North Mason in league action Thursday night.

North Kitsap 3, Sequim 1

SEQUIM — The Vikings, in a three-way tie with Sequim and Port Angeles for first in the Olympic League, knocked the Wolves into second place Tuesday.

North Kitsap won 23-25, 25-21, 25-11, 25-20.

The Wolves fell to 3-1 in league and 8-2 overall while the Vikings improved to 4-0 in conference.

Setter Taylor Balkan had 22 assists for Sequim, 12 digs and a stuffed block while Haleigh Harrison had five stuffed blocks of her own, 10 kills, 13 digs and nine perfect passes.

Kyla Martin added 10 kills and nine digs while Hannah Hudson got down for 12 digs and had 12 perfect passes.

Alexas Besand was the top server for the day by going 19 for 19 with three perfect passes.

The Wolves next play at Port Townsend on Thursday.

Forks 3, Elma 0

FORKS — The Spartans (5-4, 6-4) had little trouble dispatching the SWL-Evergreen Division’s last place Eagles (0-9, 0-9) on Tuesday night.

Forks maintained its grip on fourth place in league with the 25-19, 25-12, 25-23 victory.

Casey Williams led the team with six kills in the win while Sydney Christensen added five kills and Addie Reed three aces. Setter Jillian Raben spread the ball around with eight assists and also had three aces serving.

Forks travels to Rochester on Thursday before hosting its annual breast cancer awareness match next Tuesday night against Montesano.

North Mason 3, Port Townsend 0

BELFAIR — The Redskins (0-5, 0-11) were dealt another Olympic League setback on the road Tuesday night, falling 25-11, 25-14, 25-18.

Abbie McGuire had three digs, six assists, three kills and two aces in the loss, and teammate Christine Unrue had four digs and seven assists.

Ellie Forbes and Megan Lee each came up with seven digs for the Redskins. Enani Rubio added three kills and two digs.

Port Townsend, which has lost 25 straight matches, hosts Sequim on Thursday.

Girls Soccer

Port Angeles 1, Bremerton 1

BREMERTON — The Roughriders tied the Olympic League-leading Knights on Tuesday.

Port Angeles, now 1-1-2 in league and 5-4-3 overall, has a good opportunity to make the playoffs, coach Scott Moseley said.

Wins against their two next opponents would open the playoff door, according to the coach.

The Riders host North Mason on Thursday at Civic Field (6:45 p.m.) and then play archrival Sequim.

The Knights outshot the Riders 10-7 in an evenly played game, taking the lead two minutes into the second half.

Kylee Jeffers tied the game with a goal in the 50th minute on a Kathryn Moseley corner kick.

The two teams stayed tied after 10 minutes of overtime.

Jeffers was named the offensive player of the game while Kathryn Moseley was picked as the transition player.

“Our entire defense played well but goalie Kearsten Cox played sure-handed and had an excellent game.”

Cox took defensive player honors with seven saves.

Elma 12, Forks 0

FORKS — The Spartans (0-8, 0-10) were kept winless on the season after falling to the Eagles in Tuesday night’s Southwest Washington League match.

Forks will next travel to Rochester on Thursday for another league game.

Elma 12, Forks 0

Elma 6 6 — 12

Forks 0 0 — 0

Port Townsend 4, North Mason 0

BELFAIR — Audrey McHugh dished out two assists and Irina Lyons had a goal and an assist to boost the Redskins to their first Olympic League win of the season Tuesday night.

Port Townsend (1-4-0, 4-7-0) broke a five-match losing streak with the win, with both of McHugh’s assists coming in the first 28 minutes on goals by Lyons and Taylor Mills.

The Redskins next host Sequim on Thursday.

Port Townsend 4, North Mason 0

Port Townsend 2 2 — 4

North Mason 0 0 — 0

Scoring Summary

First half: 1, Port Townsend, Lyons (McHugh), 10th; 2, Port Townsend, Mills (McHugh), 28th.

Second Half: 3, Port Townsend, Meek (Lyons), 71st; 4, Port Townsend, Whipple, 80th.

North Kitsap 6, Sequim 0

SEQUIM — Delanee Nilles scored two goals in the first four minutes to lead spark the Vikings to an Olympic League win over the Wolves (1-3-0, 2-8-0) on Tuesday night.

Sequim travels to Port Townsend for its next match on Thursday.

North Kitsap 6, Sequim 0

North Kitsap 4 2 — 6

Sequim 0 0 — 0

Scoring Summary

First half: 1, NK, Nilles, 1st, 2, NK, Nilles, 4th. 3, NK, Cole (Levato), 13th 4, NK, Wright (PK) 25th.

Second Half: 5, NK, Cates (Nilles) 63rd. 6, NK, Brennan (Cates) 70th.

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